I really try to avoid buying/eating store bought granola and cereal bars for several reasons: 1) The are loaded with extra sugar 2) They often contain processed soy and protein derivatives 3) They are overpriced I have posted recipes for homemade bars in the past, but I think these bites are a great alternative, and slightly more convenient to store and travel with. For me, most of these ingredients are staples in my pantry, making this an accessible snack anytime. If you are
Now that I am a full grown adult (boring) paying for my own food (boring), with my hard-ish earned cash, I make it a priority not to waste a crumb... and the holidays are no exception. We stuck to the traditional christian/jewish family tradition of dying brown, cage-free eggs (with all natural rice vinegar of course...what do you expect to find in a dietitian’s kitchen?) and now we have tons of eggs (and green finger nails) to use up for the week. The thought of a seven day
Did you guess veggies? Lame. What about chips? Less Lame. Put them together for a guilt free snack that will add fiber, nutrients and satiety to your late night snack attack. You can finally have your cake (errr.....veggie chip) and it too. I usually tell my clients that there is no restriction or tracking required for veggies. At 35 calories per cup, sky is the limit. I used zucchini this time because that was in my fridge and on borrowed time. Any veggie can be used. Sweet
For the record, I also think that shoes, chocolate, vacations and flowers are a nice way to say, “I love you", but if you are looking for a nice DIY approach, try one of the following mindfully decadent brunch options. Banana split: A twist on the traditional creamery favorite. Cut the banana in half long ways and top with light yogurt, nuts, fruit salsa and slivers of dark chocolate for an antioxidant kick. Turkey bacon.....but in a heart. Because every brunch needs bacon..
It's 3 pm, the workday is not yet done and your motivation is seriously lacking. Are you headed to the vending machine? Not so fast! If you are looking for a mid-afternoon snack to get you through a few more hours of emails and meetings, try one of one of these natural energy boosting snacks! 1) Popcorn: A lot goes a long way. 3-4 cups of this fiber rich, antioxidant packed snack will only set you back about 100 calories. Try air popped, sans butter, and add your own season