healthy snacks

Homemade Granola

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Now that summertime is creeping upon us, I have been brainstorming ideas of easy snacks and breakfast items that are simple to make and not time consuming. Granola has always been a favorite of mine, but buying boxes at a time can really start to add up cost wise. To help solve my granola dilemma, I decided to create a recipe of my own to make from scratch. I can’t begin to explain how much fun this was and not to mention, super easy! I love the fact that you can literally put in any of your favorite nuts or [...]

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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Clusters

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My fiancé and I both have an incredible sweet tooth, but I know I can’t constantly be grabbing a bar of chocolate each time I’m craving something sweet. Instead of whipping up a batch of cookies, I decided to play around with a few ingredients to make some sort of no bake protein dessert. Peanut butter and chocolate always mix well together, so those were my two main starting ingredients. I added oats into this recipe in order to hold everything together and coconut oil as my go-to ingredient for flavor. Adding coconut oil to this recipe not only helped [...]

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Quick and Simple Recipes to Keep you Going!

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Summer has come to an end, which means the kids are back in school and parents are back to their regular routines. Between dropping off, picking up, and after school activities, there is little time left over to plan out healthy meals. But “fast food” does not have to be unhealthy! Here are my 3 “go-to” meals that will keep you energized and will take you less than 10 minutes to make!   1)     Power Smoothie: Ingredients: -          1 cup of almond milk -          1 cup of ice -          1 scoop whey isolate protein powder -          ½ banana -          a [...]

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