Lime Coconut No Bake Energy Bites

lime coconut no bake energy bites

Chocolate energy bites, flax energy bites, pumpkin energy bites.  Seems like there’s so many these days.  Well, they’re everywhere for 3 reasons. They’re healthy They’re easy They are sooooo tasty. I found this recipe for lime coconut no bake energy bites from Oprah.com that are refreshingly different.  The only thing I changed was substituting almond milk for coconut milk.  They’re a great protein snack for summertime. I’ve been snacking on these things for a week and they fill me up....

Mango Yogurt Popsicles

mango yogurt popsicles

My daughter loves Rosanna Pansino and one of our pastimes is to watch Nerdy Nummies on Kids YouTube together.  One day she made pureed watermelon popsicles using a Zoku.  She said it’s the easiest thing in the world and it makes popsicles in 8 minutes.  I was so excited I jumped on Amazon and got one.  And here I am with mango yogurt popsicles. You don’t have to pull out a big instruction booklet to figure out how to use...

Frothy Chai Smoothie

frothy chai smoothie

If you’re craving a Frappuccino and you just don’t want the calories or get in your car and sit in a long line at Starbucks, this is a great alternative.  An ice cold frothy chai smoothie is just the ticket on a hot summer day. Sometimes, I want a little treat that isn’t fruity.  I know it has bananas in it.  But, I put a banana in nearly every one of my smoothies.  And, even if you’re not into them,...

No Guilt Mint Chocolate Mousse

no guilt mint chocolate mousse

I first tried a similar recipe for this chocolate mousse about a year ago when I was on a detox and it’s my go to chocolate treat in the evening whether I’m detoxing or not!  It’s completely healthy so you’re only getting benefits when you eat this. I decided to try it with chlorophyll to add a minty flavor and it’s fantastic! With avocado, cacao and chlorophyll as the key ingredients, this recipe is completely dairy and refined sugar free.  No...

Iced Matcha Latte

iced matcha latte

If you’re a green tea fan, you’ll love this iced matcha latte.  Matcha is a specially grown and processed form of green tea that’s finely ground into a powder.  During growth the plant produces theanine and caffeine.  This particular combination produces a calming energy.  Versus the nervousness we get from straight caffeine. Because it’s a powder, it’s not generally found in a tea bag.  We dissolve it in water to consume it.  I personally like the flavor better than straight...

Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressing

apple cider vinegar dressing

Follow Me! So, I’ve gone into the health benefits of apple cider vinegar.  1 tablespoon a day is magic for the body.  This salad dressing contains the perfect balance with all the benefits! Apple cider vinegar also helps with belly bloat.  Something we all want to get rid of before swimsuit season gets here I don’t know about you, but many times a salad is the perfect lunch.  And if you have greens in your fridge, some sort of protein such as...

Gluten Free Waffles

gluten free waffles

Follow Me! I got this recipe for gluten free waffles from my wonderful (and extremely fit) sister-in-law.  Thanks Bethany!  She made these for my niece’s first birthday party and they were a hit! Why is gluten free a thing? At first I was just curious what all the hype was about.  So,  I tried it. Slowly, I switched the carbs I ate toward less gluten.  Then, went totally gluten free for a while.  I noticed a lot of less swelling in...

Lavender Coffee Creamer

Follow Me! We were on a trip recently when I tried lavender creamer in my coffee.  I was hooked.  So, I came home and played around with some ingredients and came up with my own recipe! All you need for one weeks worth of luscious creamer for your coffee is 1 can of Coconut Milk, 1 Tablespoon of Lavender and 2 Tablespoons of Maple syrup. Pour your can of coconut milk in a small saucepan.  The coconut milk separates so it’s...