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Chicken Sweet Potato Poppers

Snack time can be tricky for a lot of people. It’s the one time of day where low blood pressure and cravings can lead to unhealthy choices and binges, with people commonly reaching for sugar or simple carbohydrates as a quick source of fuel. Avoid these late day binges by having protein-rich, healthy snacks readily […]

Blueberry Banana Blender Muffins

Healthy, fiber-rich muffins are great to have on hand for a quick breakfast or a snack when you are on the go. These blueberry banana muffins are not only incredibly nutrient dense but are also crazy delicious – the perfect muffin combination! Made from rolled oats, these muffins require no flour. Instead, all of the […]

Superfood Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate is a comforting drink that nearly everyone loves, however traditional store-bought packages are riddled with artificial flavors and chemicals. While those types of cocoa mixes might work in a pinch to curb a craving, this homemade superfood hot chocolate is just as easy to make and much more nutritious! Instead of being filled […]

Cinnamon Baked Pears with Honey

A lot of people try to ignore their sugar cravings, which most of the time leads to unwanted binges late at night. Avoid the late night binge and guilt by instead treating yourself to something sweet yet also healthy! Easy enough to be enjoyed on your couch but still fancy enough to be served to […]

Strawberry Filled Cupcakes

Cupcakes make for great portion control. Each cupcake is literally a small serving of cake, which can come in handy for those of us who tend to slice ourselves a larger piece of cake than we should. These strawberry filled cupcakes are made without eggs or dairy and can very easily be made vegan if […]

Glazed Raspberry Scones

Scones can make for a delicious brunch item or healthy mid-day snack when done right. Instead of a traditional scone that is made with bleached all-purpose flour, these glazed raspberry scones are made with white whole-wheat flour as well as rolled oats, contributing whole grains and fiber to the pastry. While most scone recipes use […]

Single Serve Chocolate Chip Cookie

Have you ever gotten an immense craving for a warm chocolate chip cookie late at night? You think about baking up a batch but then you realize that an entire batch of warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies would spell disaster for today’s macros and severely test tomorrow’s will power. We aren’t always in full control […]

Kale Cornbread Muffins

These Kale Cornbread Muffins are a fun twist on traditional cornbread. Instead of being in the original form of a cake or bars, this cornbread is baked as muffins for the perfect portion control. They also contain a not so traditional ingredient – the super green kale! Kale is one of those superfoods that should […]

Turkey, Spinach and Cranberry Pinwheels

Pinwheels are a fun party appetizer that double as a ready made lunch or snack. While most pinwheels are considered to be “party food”, these turkey, spinach and cranberry pinwheels are much, much more. Made with a homemade herb cream cheese spread and topped with fresh spinach, turkey and dried cranberries, these pinwheels are sure […]

Strawberries N’ Cream Chia Pudding Parfait

Chia seeds are a powerful superfood. Tiny nutritional powerhouses that are packed with nutrients, these tiny seeds used to be a main source of energy for the Mayan people. It is said that chia seeds are so nutrient dense that Mayan warriors would often eat nothing but one tablespoon of chia seeds for 24 hours […]

Chocolate Orange Date Balls

Dates aren’t often thought of as a health food. Though they do contain a considerable amount of natural sugars, these sweet fruits also provide fiber, potassium and magnesium. One date contains almost 2 grams of fiber, which is both soluble and insoluble fiber. Fiber is essential for a healthy colon and regularity, however it is […]

Oatmeal Goji Berry Cookies

Goji berries are a small dried berry with an abundance of superfood benefits, ranging from improved immune system function to healthier skin. The majority of these benefits stem from the high amount of antioxidants found in the tiny berries, which help to fight off and prevent inflammation and the diseases that come along with it. […]

Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers

Bell peppers really don’t get the credit they deserve. Enjoyed mostly for their satisfying crunch or burst of color, bell peppers are actually extremely healthy. They are made up of over 90% water, though they do contain quite a few carbohydrates as well thanks to the glucose and fructose that makes them so sweet. The real star of […]

4 Ingredient Protein Brownies

There’s not much better than a warm, crumbly brownie except for maybe a warm, crumbly, healthy brownie. Made with just four simple ingredients and with no refined sugars or oil, the below protein brownie recipe is actually one that you can enjoy guilt-free. So what makes these brownies so good for you? First off they […]

Apple Streusel Muffins

You might not think of apples as being superior to other super fruits such as goji berries, but apples are actually quite high in antioxidants. In fact, apples are ranked second among popular consumed fruits in highest antioxidant activity. These antioxidants are what provide the majority of health benefits such as protecting against cancers, protecting brain […]