healthy snack ideas

Coconut Chili Lime Popcorn

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As things begin to thaw out from the torrid winter months, we might be thinking about those “eating healthier” promises we made to ourselves oh so many months ago. Let’s be honest, everyone signed up for new gym memberships, pinned dozens of “green smoothie” recipes, and promised themselves that THIS was going to be the year that they were going to be the best version of themselves, but here in the real world, that is HARD! Because right alongside those green smoothie pins are recipes for salted caramel fudge brownies, and there’s a froyo place right by the gym (“I […]

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Reduced Calorie Lemon Blueberry Muffins

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Once Summer is approaching, my cravings for chocolate tend to go away and thoughts of light flavors always come to mind. I go crazy for anything lemon, which is perfect for these hot Florida days. I’m always searching for new breakfast or snack items, so I decided to take my lemon cravings and kick it up a little by making lemon blueberry muffins. I know that muffins aren’t the healthiest for you, so I tweaked this recipe to cut down on the sugar and calorie content. My main swap is using coconut oil instead of butter – amazing! I’m now […]

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Alternative to Chips: Apple Chips

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Fall is upon us and that means it is time to break out all of our favorite fall foods! One of my personal favorites is apples, but lately I’m bored with fruit. I have also been looking for an alternative to unhealthy snacks. This recipe is the perfect solution. Apple Chip Recipe Ingredients: 4 large apples 4 tbsp. sugar 2 tsp. cinnamon Kelapo Coconut Oil (Makes 4 cups) Directions: Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Thinly slice apples crosswise about 1/8 inch thick with a sharp knife. Arrange apple slices in a single layer on two parchment-lined rimmed baking sheets. […]

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