The following blog posts are categorized under Snacks

Raspberry Pecan Chia Pudding

I spoke recently about superfoods and smoothies at an event in Washington, DC, and I was surprised at how many people had never tried, or even heard of chia seeds. Is that you? Chia seeds benefit us with anti-inflammatory properties; they’re a healthy source of Omega 3 fatty acids, high in fiber and protein, and smoothie lovers appreciate how they thicken naturally when these tiny seeds are added to liquid. They taste almost like old school tapioca pudding. Here’s my latest version of chia pudding. I prefer using liquid stevia to keep my sugar intake in check, but you can use whatever healthy sweetener you have in the cupboard. Fresh raspberries are abundant right now, and southern pecans make me feel like summer. Here’s hoping you love it! Ingredients 2 cup coconut milk 15 drops liquid vanilla stevia (note: you can substitute 2 tsp of maple syrup or honey if you desire) 1/2 cup whole chia seeds 1 teaspoon vanilla extract pinch sea salt 1 teaspoon raw cacao powder 1 cup fresh raspberries plus extra for topping 1/4 cup chopped pecans for topping 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon for topping Preparation 1. In a 1-quart mason jar or other container with…

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Favorite Summer Snacks for Healthy Kids

While I believe that there’s too much emphasis put on snacks in our country, and in our schools, we all know sometimes you need them. What better time than in…

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Summer strawberry dips

  One of my favorite summer treats are fresh strawberries, a terrific source of vitamin C and bright red antioxidants, and there’s nothing like eating them right out of the…

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Pineapple Upsidedown Cake Smoothie

  This sweet smoothie is full of fresh, natural ingredients. Instead of using a processed protein powder, I’ve used raw cashews as the protein source. You don’t need a fancy…

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Spring Smoothie Roundup

  Now that spring is (finally!) here, it’s time to start using all the sweet seasonal produce to get creative with your morning smoothies and juices again. I know that…

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Guest Blogger: Joe the Juicer’s Morning Red Riser

  Joe Cross, aka Joe the Juicer inspires everybody. His story from down and out to brilliant health is a wonderful one, and his Aussie style is infectious. Joe read…

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Guest Blogger: Anjali Bhargava’s Spicy Green Juice

  What’s your Green Juice Style? Anjali Bhargava is the creator of Bija Bhar, a delicious snack treat that I am crazy for. She’s also a partner in our DYNS…

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Bitter Melon Juice for Beauty

  I bought a Bitter Melon at the market the other day, after reading about how incredibly nourishing this unusual looking this veggie is. I decided that I needed to…

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Healthy Snacks for a Year

  Hi friends! Our next giveaway is tomorrow, September 4th, and includes some of my favorite on-the-go snacks, valued at almost $350. What’s great is that they’re perfect for the…

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Guest Blogger: Catherine McCord’s Greek Nachos

  I first discovered Catherine McCord and Weelicious.com when I was looking for healthy recipes for my young son. I love how Catherine includes recipes for different styles of eating,…

 
 
 
 
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