healthy snacks

Healthy Holiday “Emergency Snack Kit”

With the Holidays in full swing, you will probably find yourself running around and not taking much time out of the day to eat. I can say that I have done this myself in previous years and it’s definitely not the healthiest thing to do. This year, I have gotten smarter about planning around Holiday shopping and parties, making sure that I eat a well-balanced breakfast and have my “emergency snack kit” on hand at all times. Not sure where to start on building your snack kit? My best advice is to go back to the basics – what are […]

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Homemade Granola

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

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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