Blueberry Frozen Yogurt Bites

You know when you come home and are so starving you're ready to tear your house apart until you find something delicious to munch on?Yep, that's me every single day when I get home from work.The problem is I don't go for the healthy stuff. When I'm that hungry there is just no way I'm taking 10 seconds to cut up a cucumber to dip in hummus when there is a big bag of chips in the cupboard. So having easy, healthy, ready to go snacks that actually taste good around my house is crucial....more

10 Healthy Snacks for Lazy People Who Want to Eat Healthy

This post was inspired by my good friend, Melissa, who recently reached out to me needing some "EASY, HEALTHY snack ideas for LAZY people."In a perfect world we'd all have time to spend hours playing Top Chef in our kitchens, whipping up gourmet meals 24/7. However, that's normally not the case. It's more like, "Let me struggle to spread some peanut butter on some bread and run out the door."...more
Sometimes I just feel so uninspired with snack options. So many of these are snacks I encourage ...more

10 nutritious back-to-school snack ideas

It’s hard to believe it’s September already.  Time for a good old fashioned life update!Well, here it is: I’ll be going to grad school.  Again.  I’m trying to be all calm, cool and collected, but the truth is I’m freaking out a little!...more

Herbed Whipped Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers

Denise yea, we love mixing up different herb combos. So good!more

Nakd Bars Product Review

Disclaimer:  I was provided a complimentary box of Nakd Bars by Natural Balanced Foods in exchange for an honest review and that is what you are going to get.   ...more

Healthy Snack Idea: Cucumber Boats With Everything Bagel Seasoning

Ask anyone who knows me well, and they’ll tell you that I loooove me some snacks! If I have one dietary downfall, it’s snacking. By a long shot. When done right, snacking is a great way to fuel up in between meals. But the kind of snacking I’m talking about (and which I’m guilty of) usually involves processed, nutrient-poor foods eaten mindlessly for reasons other than hunger....more
WHOA. My mouth just watered.more

Ants on a log: Healthy snack idea for school or work

It might still feel like summer outside, but there’s no denying that it’s already back to school season.  Cue Debbie Downer music!  Although it’s been years since I last set foot in a classroom, I still get that optimistic, hopeful feeling whenever early September rolls around.  Living in a university town helps fuel that nostalgia and excitement, and I never get tired of it....more

Yummy Energy Bars!!

 Back from vacation, and back to normal eating!  We just did a grocery run and stocked up on some of our healthy favorites!...more

No Bake Healthy PROTEIN Snack Balls

No Bake PROTEIN BALLS...a perfect treat! A couple of years ago I found a few different recipes on Pinterest for protein balls and healthy treat balls. Through the years, I've tweaked the recipes and created recipes that my family and I like.  Here is a very simple recipe and one of our favorites.  Protein balls can be customized and changed in so many different ways....more

Whole Wheat Pretzels

I am always looking for new, fun snacks for my kids.  It keeps it fun for them.  But I always want them to healthful, whole grain snacks, too.  I've seen a lot of pretzel recipes on Pinterest and similar sites.  Most of them are fairly standard recipes.  I wanted to find a way to make them healthier and higher in protein and fiber.  So, meet my version for Whole Wheat Pretzels below!  They turned out great and my kids devoured them....more