Posts Tagged "snacks"

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Snacks for Shopping

Snacks for Shopping

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25 Days to a Healthier Holiday continues with snacks for shopping! It’s important to keep yourself full during those long hours of holiday shopping this season. Shopping on an empty stomach can lead to poor food choices or overindulging on calories later. Stash some emergency snacks in your purse of in your car to tide you over while you make your way through holiday shopping crowds and...

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Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips

Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips

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If you are like me, you tend to forget about some of the produce in your refrigerator every now and then and it starts to go bad. I had tons of apples this season from my trip to the orchard and unfortunately, I neglected a few for so long that they were no longer crisp or appetizing to eat. However, the good news is that I you don’t have to waste them or throw them away. Simply turn on the...

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Banana-Oat Cookies

Banana-Oat Cookies

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I made these cookies last weekend and couldn’t help but make them again this weekend because they were so good! Here’s how can you make these delicious treats! Banana Oat Cookies¬† vegetarian, soy-free, tree nut-free,¬†seed-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free, nightshade-free, bean & legume-free Ingredients: 1 banana, mashed 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter 1/2 cup honey 1 tsp vanilla 1...

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Favorite Larabar Flavors

Favorite Larabar Flavors

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Check out these new Larabar flavors I tried this week! First of all, I was really uncertain about the Pistachio because I am not a pistachio person and was certain I would hate it. However, because it was a blend of dates, pistachios, and cashews, it was actually really good! I enjoyed it WAY more than I anticipated. Secondly, the Peanut Butter and Jelly flavor is one of my new favorites, it...

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Post-Run Snack

Post-Run Snack

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After today’s run I decided to give Runner’s Granola a try! This granola is hand-made in Omaha, Nebraska by a local runner who decided to create the perfect post-run snack. The granola has approximately a 4:1 carb to protein ratio to aid post-run recovery, however athletes of all kinds can appreciate it. I thought it was stange that the calories were not listed on the Nutrition...

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Barney Butter!

Barney Butter!

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Look what came in the mail today! Free samples of Barney Butter! Barney Butter comes in both crunchy and smooth varieties. After all the rave I’ve heard about Barney Butter from fellow bloggers, I can’t wait to finally try it out...

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Larabars!!!

Larabars!!!

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When I got home from work this package was waiting for me! Larabar sent me a variety pack of some new flavors to try out! Everything from Peanut Butter and Jelly to Cashew Cookie; Im so excited to try them all I don’t know where to start! I will definitely keep you all posted as to which are my favs as I make my way through the box! Any recommendations on what flavor to try...

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Snack Food Quiz!

Snack Food Quiz!

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Test your junk-food smarts with this Snack Food Quiz from MSN delish! I don’t know if my 50% is a good thing or bad thing… How well do you know America’s famous junk-foods? Share your score with...

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The Perfect Healthy Snack

The Perfect Healthy Snack

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Mid-morning I had time to make these tasty little guys! Almond butter spread upon one banana topped with crushed Corn Flakes and coconut. It was the perfect blend of flavors, textures and healthy nutrients! Packed full of protein, potassium, and healthy fat this delicious snack held me over for a good 3 hours until lunch. And of course for days when snack time is more limited, I have a growing...

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

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Studies have shown that adults need betwen 6 to 8 hours of sleep a night. Too little sleep may increase your risk for obesity, depression, diabetes, and memory problems. If if takes you more than 15 minutes to fall asleep at night, try changing your eating habits! Avoid high-fat meals before bedtime Avoid spicy foods: especially if you are prone to heartburn that may cause discomfort when you...

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Top 20 Grab-and-Go Snacks

Top 20 Grab-and-Go Snacks

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Stay energized throughout your busiest days with these portable healthy snacks ideas! Create your own trail mix Hard boil eggs in advance Mix fresh or frozen berries into low-fat or fat-free yogurt Cut reduced fat cheese into cubes or try a cheese stick Make a sandwich with lean turkey or chicken breast Choose whole grain crackers Pop some low-fat popcorn Take a handful of pretzels Grab a...