snack

Snacking On The Go~ Bento #164

August 29, 2014
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A great dip is essential when creating a snack lunch box.  Whenever I am snacking on fresh fruit, I enjoy dipping my fruit into a yummy dip. My dips normally have a yogurt base, then I add a sweet or savory jam to enhance the flavor. For this lunch box however, I decided to mix […]

Coconut Cashew Butter Granola

April 30, 2014
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I recently did a review for Stirred Crazy Creations Coconut Cashew Butter, and made a delicious granola recipe using this butter.  I love eating granola in the morning for breakfast, so I am always trying to create new granola recipes. This granola recipe is super easy to make, and crazy addictive. I had to control […]

Coconut-Cranberry Energy Bites

April 21, 2014
Coconut Cranberry Energy Bites

I recently did a review for the product Paleo MeeNut Butter, and had fun creating new recipes using this nut butter. One of the recipes I created were a batch of Coconut-Cranberry Energy Bites!! I work out a lot, and am always STARVING after my workouts, so these bites are perfect for me to eat […]

Paleo MeeNut Butter ~ A Review

April 21, 2014
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Paleo MeeNut Butter is made nut butter consisting of a quadruple nut power.  The quadruple nut power contains California almonds, California organic walnuts, pecans, and organic macadamia nuts.  It also contains 2% or less of organic golden flax seeds, organic sunflower seeds, organic virgin coconut oil, organic vanilla beans, and sonoma sea salt.  This nut […]

Myoatmeal.com ~ A Review

April 9, 2014
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As you know, I have been on a major oatmeal craze lately.  I seriously can’t get enough of it, and I am always trying to come up with new oatmeal creations.  Recently while browsing the web, I stumbled upon a “Healthy Oatmeal” site.  I was intrigued by the name, and decided to browse the site […]

Hazelnut Chocolate Energy Bars ~ Rawmio Review

February 26, 2014
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Eight months ago, I made a commitment to myself that I would workout everyday for at least 10 minutes.  Since making this commitment, I have lost over 20lbs, and am 2lbs away from my goal weight of 135.  Most of my workouts consist of cardio (running/aerobics classes), weight training, core, and stretching.  Before I start […]

Bananaberry Smoothie

February 25, 2014
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This is by far my FAVORITE smoothie. I can literally drink one of these smoothies everyday. I love how none of the flavors overpower each other. I also love the fact it’s super easy to make. In my Vitamix blender I added: 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries 2 frozen bananas (sliced) 1/2 cup frozen blackberries […]

Blackberry~Banana Smoothie

February 25, 2014
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Last week Meijer’s had a sweet deal on blackberries, so I decided to stock up on a few (12) cartons.  Not wanting all of my blackberries to go bad, I decided to freeze a few cartons, and use for smoothies. In my Vitamix, I blended up: 2 cups blackberries 1 banana (sliced) 1/2 cup vanilla […]