Energy bites are a convenient and efficient way to fuel up on the go, before a workout, or grab as a sweet snack on your way out of the house. Packed with fiber, healthy fats, and healthy carbs, these little bites provide long-lasting energy. As an added bonus, cinnamon promotes the regulation of blood sugar. Inspired by the snickerdoodle cookie, these energy bites will satisfy any dessert craving! Read More
Protein bars can be great for covering multiple bases: snack, treat, dessert, or mini-meal. Making your own protein bars is easy and economical, and you can really fine-tune protein, carbohydrate, and fat content depending on your nutritional goals. These Cake Batter protein bars are nutritionally well-rounded, don’t contain any “funky” ingredients, and really taste like dessert. Whether you wrap them up to take on-the-go or have them as a guilt-free dessert, you won’t be missing the store-bought version! Read More
Even in the cold months, FroYo always hits the spot. Dark chocolate and raspberries make a decadent combination, and Greek yogurt blended with cottage cheese keep calories low, protein high, and maintain a great rich texture. This healthy version of your favorite dessert will not have you missing late-night trips to the yogurt shop! Read More
An elegant table and nutritious food have something in common- neither need to be fussy to be fantastic. The simpler the preparation, the better when it comes to dressing up vegetables in a way that garners attention and begs people to gobble them down (with class). Gotta have potatoes at your holiday table? No problem. But, there’s no need to mash them with mounds of butter. Instead, make a Roast Potatoes, Parsnips and Carrots side dish flavored with garlic and rosemary that will make heads turn. Read More
It’s a pumpkin spice frenzy this fall. From cough suppressants and lip balm to boxes of fettuccini, pumpkin spice is flavoring all kinds of foods and scenting a wide array of products. Who can resist? The mix of cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg is warm and comforting when autumn’s chill sets in. There’s even a company that sells pumpkin spice detail spray for your car! You can try it all. But, chances are you’ll still come back to the place where it all started – a classic cup of Pumpkin Spice Latte.
It always seems to happen this way—we’re having fun outdoors, we’re getting a tan, we’re staying active and just loving the sun. Then, all of the sudden—it’s autumn. Sure, we love the fall season, but we want to get as much out of the warm summer months as we can.
So many different holiday beverages make their way onto our tables at this time of year, so it can be difficult to resist. While I do promote a lifestyle of everything in moderation, I’m also very much aware that a lot of the holiday drinks will contain alcohol and various other refined sugars, which isn’t so great to have in abundance. Read More
Even in the cold months, FroYo hits the spot. Dark chocolate and raspberries make a decadent combination. Greek yogurt blended with cottage cheese keep calories low, protein high, and maintain a great rich texture. This healthy version of your favorite dessert will not have you missing trips to the yogurt shop! Read More