Hydrate Smart This Summer

Health Tips, Healthy Drink Recipes, 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 Drink Recipes, 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

Almond Butter Delight

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

1 cup nonfat ricotta cheese 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. ground cinnamon 1 ½ Tbsps. honey ¼ cup almond butter (without added salt) Combine all ingredients in a blender container and puree until smooth. Chill in refrigerator until ready to use. Spread atop whole wheat crackers like Ak-Mak, brown rice thins or celery. Taken … Read More

Homemade Gluten-free Trail Bars

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

1 cup almond butter 1 cup brown rice syrup or honey ¾ cup chopped walnuts 1 cup dried cherries 1 2/3 cups puffed millet 1 2/3 cups puffed rice ¼ cup pumpkin seeds ¼ cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup quinoa flakes Canola oil Lightly coat a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with canola oil. Combine … Read More