Protein Packed Energy Balls

Protein Packed Energy Balls

One thing I love to do is find different ways to increase protein in my meals. Sometimes I make protein shakes, sometimes I add collagen powder to my morning oats, and other times I like to bake with ingredients that help provide a powerful punch per serving. Voila! I was thinking about how I want … Continue reading “Protein Packed Energy Balls”

Recipe: 3 Ingredient DIY Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Recipe: 3 Ingredient DIY Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Healthier Peanut Butter Cups (…For Halloween!) Ingredients: 1. ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 2. 2 TBSP Extra virgin coconut oil 3. ½ cup crunchy peanut butter Note: I like to use Nuttzo peanut butter because they have a nutritious nut/seed butter blend full of healthy fats and antioxidants. Directions: 1. Line a 6-cup muffin tin … Continue reading “Recipe: 3 Ingredient DIY Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups”

Recipe: Cocoa + Coconut Chips Energy Bites

Recipe: Cocoa + Coconut Chips Energy Bites

I have been seeing TONS of recipes for energy bites all over the internet.  Sometimes I even get the targeted video recipes from Health or Tasty Buzzfeed.  A recent one from Well Done inspired me to concoct my own.  We always have dates on hand from visitors coming from India who transit through the Middle … Continue reading “Recipe: Cocoa + Coconut Chips Energy Bites”

Recipe: Oat Flour Apple Muffins

Recipe: Oat Flour Apple Muffins

Truthfully, this recipe came up because I wanted to eat something healthy and nutritious that also didn’t make me feel heavy given the summertime heat. That’s why I used Greek Yogurt for this recipe. It’s a great way to boost moistness while adding protein and healthy fat. The recipe is super-simple and is perfect to … Continue reading “Recipe: Oat Flour Apple Muffins”

Quick breakfast hacks

Quick Breakfast Hacks

Recipe: Mini vEGGie Frittatas

Recipe: Mini vEGGie Frittatas

Like the pun on the title? I know, it’s cheesy. For a few months now, I’ve been scouring the internet for a simple baked egg dish. While that seems like a no-brainer, I have specific criteria which I’ve listed below. – Should have eggs – Should have veggies – Should be freezer friendly – Should … Continue reading “Recipe: Mini vEGGie Frittatas”

8 Celebrity Eating Tips That Are Actually Pretty Legit

8 Celebrity Eating Tips That Are Actually Pretty Legit

We had experts vet celeb’s go-to food advice to see how they stacked up. Whether on the red carpet or on the way to the gym, it’s a pretty universal truth that celebrities tend to look great. And if they look great, they must know a thing or two about eating healthy too, right? After … Continue reading “8 Celebrity Eating Tips That Are Actually Pretty Legit”

Recipe: Greek Yogurt Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Recipe: Greek Yogurt Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

In case I haven’t beaten a dead horse enough with consuming Greek yogurt, here goes yet again! I love using Greek yogurt for baking breads or muffins because it adds moistness, increases the protein content and if you use flavored Greek yogurt you could potentially decrease the sugar you add into the recipe.  For example, … Continue reading “Recipe: Greek Yogurt Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins”

Recipe: Almond Butter Thumbprint Cookies

Recipe: Almond Butter Thumbprint Cookies

My inspiration for these cookies came from a bottle of unused *homemade* almond butter and the fact that my little man wants cookies ALL.THE.TIME.  (Thanks Peppa for your not so desirable dietary habits) I created a simple recipe with minimal ingredients and Voila! –> a tasty and nutritious snack for the family.  Almonds are a … Continue reading “Recipe: Almond Butter Thumbprint Cookies”

Recipe: Coconut Flour Pancakes

Recipe: Coconut Flour Pancakes

I was recently inspired to make some “wheat-free” recipes, and this is for two reasons.  First, we’re traveling to India and parking ourselves there and within India, coconut is quite popular – as an oil, as a flour, as an Ayurvedic remedy. Secondly, I would love to build some non-gluten favorites for our family to … Continue reading “Recipe: Coconut Flour Pancakes”

Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup

Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup

Even though it’s melting outside and all you want is ice cold hydration — I’ve noticed that many people are more susceptible to colds, coughs and increased phlegm.  I think it’s primarily due to the drastic change of your body temperature between indoors and outdoors.  You’re freezing inside, hiding under sweaters and then you go … Continue reading “Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup”

Recipe: Carrot Raisin Muffins

Recipe: Carrot Raisin Muffins

I’m always thinking of ways to incorporate vegetables into baked products so that my son will eat them willingly. To be honest, he’s a pretty good eater when it comes to vegetables, however, the more the better.  The first thing I do is look in my pantry and fridge to see what I have because … Continue reading “Recipe: Carrot Raisin Muffins”