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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All About Chickpeas + Recipe

Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), originally cultivated in the middle east and Mediterranean, have made their culinary influence all around the world. Chickpeas are perversely occurring in Italian, Greek, Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean diets. While the most common type of chickpea is a beige color and round, there are other varieties that include colors such […]

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DIY Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast sandwiches are an easy option when you get them from the drive thru, but are loaded with calories, fat and salt. When you make a breakfast sandwich at home, you can use healthier ingredients, but it can be time consuming. This recipe combines the best of both – eggs you can make ahead and […]

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Quinoa: It’s what’s for breakfast, lunch, AND dinner!

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-WAH) is everywhere you look these days, and for good reason! It’s been so popular over the last few years that 2013 was deemed ‘The International Year of Quinoa.’ Understandably so! The nutrient profile is pretty impressive, and the health benefits are evident. So what’s all the hype? Quinoa is an ancient grain […]

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