Treat Yourself

These heart-healthy recipes are a breeze to make and don’t require any cooking. By making your own treats, you can adjust the ingredients and swap saturated fats for beneficial unsaturated fats. Chocolate makes life a little sweeter, so share with someone you love! Dark Chocolate Cherry No-Bake Bites These bite-sized snacks are easy to make […]

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Treat Or Snack? A Vocab Lesson

Although my kids are now in high school, the first days of school always make me a bit nostalgic for when they were younger and I was more involved in their day to day studies.  One of my favorite activities with them was vocabulary. I’ve always loved words and their meanings and the interesting nuances […]

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Easy & Customizable energy bars: save money and boost nutrition!

These are so delicious it’s hard to believe they are good for you. If you are like my family and spend too much money on packaged energy bars such as Kind, Cliff, Luna, or Lara, you may want to try to whip up your own. I know what you’re thinking—won’t this take hours and dirty […]

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Sunflower Butter Blondies

There are all kind of ‘black bean brownie’ recipes out there. But today, blondes are stealing the show and having all the fun! These blondies are completely flourless. The secret ingredient that gives the batter a great texture and subtle savory flavor is…chickpeas! You won’t even know they are there. These little peas pack a lot of […]

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