Move over chocolate covered strawberries, my strawberry energy bites are about to win over hearts! Packed with protein and natural sweetness, this is one recipe for keeps!
If you are around here, I have a big sweet tooth. Most of the recipes I share are of the sweet nature. Last Valentine’s I shared two of my favorite homemade chocolate candies. This year I’m sharing a recipe I made just for my husband.
When I make energy bites, I always go peanut butter, chocolate or both because those are my favorite flavors. I like rich and dark sweets. My husband though, he loves fruit sweetness. I decided using my knowledge on energy bites I would create a strawberry ball for him.
Using sunflower butter instead of peanut butter really lets the strawberry flavor come through on these bites. You can also use cashew butter to get the same effect.
If your post holiday sweet detox is begging for just one more cookie then whip up a pan of my chocolate chip almond oatmeal bake. Just enough chocolate to satisfy your sweet tooth but healthy enough to feel guilt-free! Click to keep reading and snag the recipe!
With all things fall comes the pumpkin spice latte craze. My Protein PSL recipe is easy and one you’ll want to make over and over again! The very first Pinterest recipe I ever made was my own pumpkin spice latte. I was so excited to make my own syrup infused with pumpkin puree, clove, and cinnamon. It became a staple I made every fall! I do not drink as many sugary coffee drinks anymore but I am still #TeamPSL. I wanted to create a version that was a little healthier and possibly a meal replacement. Just by adding a few […]
Adding vegetables creates a pumpkin soup that is savory without the cream! Read on to get this vegetarian and vegan friendly recipe! While InstaPots are making room in our hearts and kitchens, I am still a fan of the crock pot. Having a soup simmer on the countertop all day reminding my belly what is in store for later! One of my son’s favorite fall books is Pumpkin Soup. It is always fun to make some pumpkin soup of our own and read the book. This season I wanted to make a pumpkin soup that was not heavy with cream. […]
Call me basic but I all about the #allthingspumpkin train. This month I’m sharing healthy pumpkin recipes I’ve made recently-last week it was pumpkin spice energy bites. This week I have a yummy (and healthy) pumpkin bread plus my homemade pumpkin spice seasoning! My love for pumpkin goes way back to the 80’s; I’m pretty certain Thanksgiving originally became a favorite holiday only because the pumpkin pie. So yes, when the season even flirts with becoming fall I break out all the pumpkins. The first fall like temps gave me the itch for a pumpkin bread. The catch is I […]
Pumpkin Spice Energy bites are easy, delicious and a quick way to get that pumpkin spice fix! They are so good you might need to make a double batch! I am a big fan of everything pumpkin way before the millennials hash tagged and called it basic. Pumpkins are my go-to fall decoration and treat. This month I am sharing FOUR healthy pumpkin recipes that I make on repeat at home. Kicking it off is everyone’s favorite energy bites! This was the first time using Simple Truth plant based vanilla protein powder and I have to say, I am really […]
If it was acceptable and good for you, I am 99% sure I would only eat dark chocolate. I used to think that I had a sweet tooth, but nah- that girl is straight ’bout the chocolate. I try my best to keep better options for my cravings with like a protein bar or smoothie. Sometimes though, a gal just needs the good stuff like a peanut butter cup or a crunchy chocolate bite. With Valentine’s this week I thought I would share two healthier homemade chocolate candies that we make regularly at my house! Plus where you can grab supplies […]
A healthy twist on two classic fall recipes without the guilt. Protein pumpkin donut and hot chai acv cider are a must try! Keep reading for full details! One of my favorite activities to do when we visit my husband’s hometown in the fall is to hit up a cider mill for donuts and hot cider- I’m hoping to do that next month when we visit! Until then, I like to whip up baked donuts and warm spiked cider at home. Today I am sharing two of these recipes with a healthy twist in collaboration with the Cozy Fall Moments […]
I received quite the feedback after a few Instagram postings of the protein bars I enjoyed all summer; including a handful of requests to share the recipe. These protein bars are chewy, customizable and no-bake! Read on to how you can make this easy post workout treat!A snack we can all agree on in my house are protein balls. They satisfy my sweet tooth without feeling too guilty about it. As much as I enjoy consuming them, they are a labor of love rolling out all those little balls. Sometimes it’s not feasible in my week to make a batch […]
The husband and I have a new grilled obsession and I’m sure it’s going to be one of your summer favorite meals too! We first discovered this delicious vegetable sub over at a friend’s house for dinner. The eggplant and squash are so hearty that you don’t even miss the meat! Add the gooey cheese, fresh pesto and sautéed peppers- yum! This is a winning grilled sub! One of the best part is you can make this with whatever vegetables you ave on hand. We happen to have some asparagus we needed to use so we thew it on there! […]
Usually if I try to eat the same item every day, I get burned out quickly. I don’t know what Chobani puts in their coconut greek yogurt but I’ve ate this almost every day for breakfast for probably the last two years. The secret for me, I have to throw some texture in there. Almonds, chocolate chips, strawberries- whatever I have laying around. Lately though, since I’ve been nursing- this yogurt parfait has been my staple. Brewer’s Yeast and Flaxseed are full of milk-making supply goodness. By mixing it up in my yogurt, I can’t even taste […]