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Super Bowl Snackage & Favorite Ads

Good morning! I hope ya’ll aren’t too tired today after the Super Bowl last night! Matt and I were debating heading to a friend’s place to watch it but decided to be lazy and stay home instead and have our own party! I made us a small version of my Healthy Seven Layer Dip — but I had to leave out the yogurt layer because I thought we Continue Reading …

A Meat-Free Lunch & Sweetgreen Bethesda

Good morning! Yesterday began as most other days of my winter break have — a healthy breakfast followed by some computer work, followed by a good workout. Yesterday’s workout was a 4 mile run + some weights/abs. Before I knew it, it was time for lunch! I’ve been eating a lot more meat than usual over break, so I was really in the mood for Continue Reading …

Hidden Veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie Recipe

I have a new obsession. It’s been so hot here that pretty much all I want to eat are smoothies. I may have had one for dinner last night. Don’t judge. (Some pita chips and hummus made the cut, too. I’m so classy.) My new favorite smoothie? A hidden veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie. You’ve got your protein (milk and yogurt), veggies Continue Reading …

Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars Recipe

A few weeks ago, I got an email request from a reader for a recipe for some nut butter-free portable granola bars. Introducing: Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars! Super easy to make, whole grain, low in sugar, and completely delicious. The email actually came at the perfect time, because I had already worked out a recipe for some (inspired Continue Reading …

Vegan Figgy Apricot Spelt Bread Recipe

I have a delicious new bread recipe to share with you guys this morning! Introducing: Vegan Figgy Apricot Spelt Bread: Yummmm! A couple months ago, the co-op grocery store near me was selling this really good bread with chopped up figs and apricots in it, and ever since I’ve been meaning to re-create it at home. I’d say this was a major Continue Reading …

Healthy & Delicious Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls

Yummm! I’m always working on creating quick, easy, and healthy on-the-go snack recipes, and this one is definitely a winner. Introducing: Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls! Oh, yes. If you like chocolate, almonds, and coconut, you will LOVE these :) They taste a bit like the new chocolate variety of Larabars! Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls Continue Reading …

LARABAR Love

A couple weeks ago, I got an email from LÄRABAR asking if I’d be interested in reviewing some of their bars on my blog. I responded immediately — hell, yes! I love me some LARABAR. When I don’t have time to make my own bars, LARABARs are one of my go-to brands  because they aren’t candy bars disguised as healthy snack bars. Continue Reading …

Healthy On the Go Snack: Peanut Cinnamon Date Balls

With two tests this week, convenience is the name of the game! Enter these delicious, nutritious, and super quick and easy Peanut Cinnamon Date Balls. Just like a Larabar, but cheaper :) I was craving some sort of nut/fruit bar the other day but didn’t have any, so I decided to bust out my new food processor and make some of my own! Continue Reading …