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
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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

Tropical Granola Bars

Quick & Easy - NO Bake Banana, Nut Butter, Chocolate Granola Bars. Healthy snacks for folks on the go.

I want to share one of my favorite, newer recipes. I add chia and make this gluten free with the type of cereal flakes I incorporate. It's super quick and easy to make and it's a healthy go to for folks on the go and parents. Fast and easy snacks are a must for any parent or busy adult.  In these times, it's super important to have great nutrition especially a raw, non-bake recipe that is easily frozen with good, natural - balanced ingredients....more

Nothing Sweet For a Week

I am doing a challenge a week and this week in No sweets!...more