Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

I’m always looking for new healthy snacks to share with my family and friends.  Unfortunately many of the snack foods for sale in grocery stores are totally processed and full of junk.  But luckily there are endless options for delicious snacks to make at home.  These spicy roasted chickpeas are one of my favorites – they are so simple to make and … [Read more...]

Coconut Bliss Balls

Coconut Bliss Balls

Friends, I have another recipe up on Mind Body Green! This time, it's an absolutely delicious and guilt-free dessert. These coconut bliss balls are made with 100% pure whole foods ingredients and are dairy-free, sugar-free, and gluten-free. But instead of focusing on what they don’t have, let’s talk about what they do — lots of flavor, … [Read more...]

Almond & Oat Protein Balls

Almond and Oat Protein Balls

Finding healthy snacks always seems to be challenging.  I'm one of those people who needs to eat frequently.  If I go too long between meals I enter the land of hangry (hungry + angry) and it isn't pretty for anyone involved.  I try to keep lots of nuts, veggie snack bags, and fresh fruit on hand, but in my opinion you can never have too many … [Read more...]

Veggie Snack Bags

Veggie Snack Bags

Everyone knows that we should be eating more fruits and vegetables, but sometimes it’s hard to figure out how to actually make that happen.  I'm quite focused healthy eating, and even I sometimes find that I haven’t eaten enough on a given day.  One of my tricks is packing veggie snack bags.  I know it sounds like I’m in third grade, but some … [Read more...]

Cracking Walnuts

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It was a rainy day in southern France and I sat around cracking walnuts with my godfather. There is something deeply soothing about a repetitive motion like cracking nuts - it keeps the hands busy and allows the mind to wander. It is perfect for long conversations or contemplative thoughts. In this case it was the former, but when my hands are … [Read more...]