This is one of my all-time favorite snacks. So simple to make but so delicious and so nutritious. Only two ingredients and takes less than 15 minutes to put together to pop into my watering mouth! The nuttiness of the walnut pairs perfectly with the natural sweetness of dates to give you that wonderful yummy pop in your mouth with every bite. Walnuts probably don’t get the attention it deserves compared to almonds and cashews but this recipes is a game changer!
Here is another healthy snack for those of us snackers out there! This Matcha Energy Bites recipe is a popular favorite. Matcha is rich and intense in flavor and is packed with antioxidants. Regular consumption of matcha powder has been shown to have positive impacts on your body’s metabolism and therefore helps you burn calories and lose weight. You might want to give this recipe a try and you will be surprised at how delicious healthy matcha can be with the sweetness from the honey and shredded coconut.
Are you like me and love crunchy things? Like potato chips and tortilla chips? But we know that neither of these is very healthy for you. As kale became more and more popular, someone came up with a brilliant idea to add another way we can consume kale. And I love that someone for it. In this crispy kale chips recipe, I am using the curly green kale. For seasonings, just like potato chips, feel free to use different spices each time you make this recipe. Serve as finger food or enjoy as a snack. Don’t forget to share!
Chickpeas are also known as garbanzo beans. However you prefer to call them, they are extremely healthy for you. Chickpeas have a nutty taste and wonderfully delicious and are also very nutritious for you. They are a great food source of a wide array of essential vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes an excellent main, side or snack dish. You can vary the flavor profile by adding some cayenne pepper this time or adding some paprika the next time. The possibilities are endless!
Snack away today with this wonderful chocolate peppermint fat bomb! Try this easy, no fuss low-calorie recipe for a delicious and satisfying treat. Peppermint is one herb that never fails to make me feel refreshed and energized. Peppermint not only smells and tastes good, but it is also very medicinal. The other star ingredient is the cocoa powder for that rich chocolate flavor that we all love. Together this combo will have you coming back for more!
Cranberries should not be the star only during Thanksgiving with all the warm fuzzy feelings of the holiday season. That’s because they easily live up to their title as a superfood. Cranberries are packed full of antioxidants and are extremely low in calories. They also contain excellent amounts of vitamins A, C, and K. Regular consumption of cranberries are shown to prevent a wide range of diseases like recurring urinary tract infections and so much more.
This is a very festive fall recipe that I love to make and bring to my Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner gathering. It features very simple and accessible ingredients that are usually available all year round but the final result looks so posh that your friends and family will be so impressed with your kitchen skills! And not to mention how good they will feel after munching down on this Stuffed Butternut Squash dish. Let this simple yet festive dish brighten up your holiday table!
Preserved lemons are cured simply in a salt brine and come in all shapes and sizes depending on the culinary applications. Home cooks and chefs get creative by adding a variety of different spices to give their preserved lemons a unique flavor. You can use preserved lemons in almost everything from stews to soups to even stir-fries. Their lemony flavor is surprisingly accessible for the typical palate, and you can enjoy eating the entire fruit from the skin to pulp.
I love the notion of using vegetables as a substitute for grains for those people with grain sensitivities or following a Paleo diet! Also, I am always exploring creative ways to sneak in the extra veggies in my diet and even a surprisingly kid-friendly substitute. When the cauliflower rice frenzy began, I was on board! Consuming cauliflower-rice is an enjoyable and satisfying way to promote many health benefits.
This green fruit offers so much healthy promoting and heart-friendly benefits. Avocados are a nutrient-dense food providing over 20 essential nutrients, including an excellent source of fiber, potassium, folate, B-vitamins and vitamin E.