Pumpkin Crunch Trail Mix

Fruit/Snack, Healthy Snack Recipes

Makes 10 Servings (1/4 cup) 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1½ teaspoons coconut oil or grapeseed oil ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon allspice ½ teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1¼ cups dried cranberries Preheat oven to 300F. Lightly spray a baking sheet with coconut oil or grapeseed oil spray. Toss seeds … Read More

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

A coffee shop I am a fan of recently put out a pumpkin spice latte on their menu for the Fall. That drink has 50 grams of sugar in a 16-ounce cup; that’s a lot of sugar! You can skip the high sugary seasonal coffee drinks by making your own healthy version. Every fall I … Read More

Hydrate Smart This Summer

Health Tips, Healthy Snack Recipes

During the summer months, it is important that you and your family stay hydrated. According to the Mayo Clinic, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends that an adult man needs approximately 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) of fluids per day and an adult woman needs approximately 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) of fluids per … Read More

Flaxseed Paleo Bread

Healthy Lunch Recipes, Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

This bread is inspired by Elana’s Pantry, one of my favorite Paleo websites. It is a delicious addition for those of you following a low-carbohydrate diet. It pairs well with nut butter or as the base of any open-faced sandwich or melt. 1 1/2 cups blanched almond flour 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1/4 cup golden … Read More

Apple Pie Smoothie

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

1 cup coconut milk (or an unsweetened nut milk) ½ cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt ½ cup apple sauce, unsweetened 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (preferably vegan like Garden of Life) 1 pinch cinnamon, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, ground 1 cup ice cubes Blend and Enjoy!! Taken and tweaked from Jillian Michaels’ app.

“Cheezy” Kale Chips

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

1 cup raw cashews 2 bunches green or red curly kale 1/3 cup unsweetened soymilk, almond milk or rice milk, or water 1 cup chopped roasted red peppers ¼ cup nutritional yeast 3 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp. onion granules Juice of ½  lemon (about 1 Tbsp. juice) ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt Soak cashews in … Read More

PB & J Bites

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

1 ¼ cups rolled oats 1 ¼ cup dried currants ½ cup no-salt added unsweetened peanut butter or almond butter 2 Tbsp. pure vanilla extract ½ tsp. ground cinnamon Place oats, currants, peanut butter, vanilla and cinnamon in a food processor and process until smooth and sticking together. Drizzle in 2 to 3 tablespoons hot … Read More

Homemade Hummus

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

2 cans (15-ounce) chickpeas, one drained and one liquid ½ cup raw sesame seeds 1 Tbsp. olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tsp. cumin Salt Place all ingredients except salt in your Vitamix (or comparable blender like the Nutribullet). Select Frozen Dessert program if your machine has one or just blend until you reach … Read More