snacks

Homemade Caramel Sauce and Caramel Apples

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Let me start by saying I love caramel sauce.  You can put it on so many things… ice cream, apples, brownies, cheesecake and just about any other fruit.  This time of year caramel apples are the perfect dessert, whether you’re just making one for a night in or a whole bunch for a Halloween party.  You can dress them up any way you want to, plus they are super quick and easy to make. I started looking for recipes for a homemade caramel sauce since I have never made one before.  I quickly found out that there was a ton of […]

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Healthy Holiday “Emergency Snack Kit”

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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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Coconut Chocolate Almond Butter

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Nut butters are all the rage right now, and for a good reason! When made properly, these butters serve as a phenomenal sweet tooth satisfier that pack a powerful protein punch. You can spread them on an apple or toast for a quick breakfast or add a scoop to a smoothie for a little extra boost. Want to eat a spoonful on its own? Go for it! I don’t judge! Now what if I told you that you can bump up that butter to another level simply by adding one ingredient.  Go on, guess what that ingredient is… you guessed […]

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