{Honey Nut Trail Mix – high energy snaking on the go}

{Honey Nut Trail Mix – high energy snaking on the go}

Summary: As you might have suspected….I am a bit obsessed with nuts. I love almost every type….it has reached a point were the cashiers look at me weirdly as they scan pecans, walnuts, peanuts, cashews, slices almonds, whole almonds, lightly … Continue reading

{Yummy breakfast/snack spread: Banana-raisin nut butter}

Summary:  I am obsessed with peanut butter. It’s my favorite nut spread. I have it for breakfast with toast, add it to my smoothies or snack on it with fresh or dry fruit. Its savory and packed with protein. It … Continue reading

{Strawberry-rhubarb cream cheese spread: eat it as breakfast, snack or appetizer}

Summary:  Now I know what you must be thinking…don’t they sell strawberry flavored cream cheese? Yes they do. However, they use the regular cream cheese in the store bought kind, I prefer the 1/3 less fat kind. Plus I like … Continue reading

{A healthy and quick homemade jam recipe: Berry-licious Chia Jam v. 2.0}

Summary:  This is a modified recipe I’ve cooked up (and posted) before, with some added corrections.  Come this time during the year, you begin to see fresh berries at every corner… I can’t resist them. They are small, sweet and rich … Continue reading

{Easy 3 Ingredient Cluster Snack}

Summary: Have you ever read the labels from the snack/dessert/breakfast bars or 100-calorie bags? Even well recognized brands which claim to be “healthy” add at least 3-5 preservatives to the bars. I encourage you to look at the ingredients. I … Continue reading

{Negative Calorie Raw Shredded Salad – load up on this to curve hunger}

Summary:  Have you heard of negative calorie fruits and vegetables? For those who haven’t….you can eat these amazing items without feeling guilty since the amount of calories these veggies have are burned during the digestive process! At least most of … Continue reading

{Healthy Vegan Pesto}

Summary: Regular pesto usually contains a high amount of fat. Most are made with butter and lots and lots of cheese. So there are a couple of reasonable and tasty substitutions that can be made in order to reduce the … Continue reading

{Chickpea how do I love thee: Traditional Chickpea Hummus + Sweet & Spicy Beetroot Hummus}

Summary: Football season is here. Even if we don’t like it, guys are going to want to watch it. They even might call up their friends and get together. So instead of letting his friends scavenge through your fridge – prep … Continue reading

{Homemade Berry-licious Chia Jam}

Summary:  This recipe was adapted from Ohsheglows.com. This is a great vegan website (for those who haven’t visited it yet I highly suggest it!) This jam is naturally sweet plus it has all the added benefits of chia seeds. As … Continue reading

{Guacamole & Red Veggie Salsa}

{Guacamole & Red Veggie Salsa}

Summary: I love Mexican food. When done right, it can actually be very healthy. And for vegetarians it’s a great way of cooking with flavors. These sides also make great appetizers. My friends love my guacamole recipe. Serve it while … Continue reading