Archive for ‘Snacks & Dips’

July 30th, 2014

Coconut & Oat Banana Bread {nut and dairy-free}

by Chrissy

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Recently, I have been finding myself scouring the kitchen for a little snack that didn’t involve ice cream. I found some all-too-ripe-bananas, so naturally, banana bread was calling. Coincidentally, my man had been asking for some of that homemade goodness for over a few weeks now, but it was just too darn hot to bring myself to turn the oven on to bake bread.

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Well, after my voracious snack hunt went down, I caved and used the mushy bananas … Read more...

June 3rd, 2014

Coconut Milk Chia Seed Pudding {with Blueberries}

by Chrissy

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I blogged this as soon as I finished the last bite. SO GOOD. You need this, you all need this in your life.

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Last night it took 5 quick minutes to throw all the ingredients in a jar, shake it up, and wait for it to set  overnight into that chia seed pudding glory. If that isn’t the definition of simple, I don’t know what is.

I am a busy little bee these days and I need simple, quick, … Read more...

May 12th, 2014

Roasted Turkey, Brie & Apple Butter Wrap

by Chrissy

Turkey Apple Brie Wrap_LYK4

For Mother’s Day weekend, although I wasn’t able to be with my Momma, I know she would have loved these tasty wraps. The smokey roasted turkey, and the sweet and tangy spiced apple butter spread remind me a little bit like the holidays and cooking in the kitchen together. The creamy brie and the crisp apple are the perfect fillings.

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Now that I think of it, this is kind of like a cheese board wrapped up in a carb cloak. … Read more...

March 27th, 2014

Almond Joy Protein Bars {No-Bake!}

by Chrissy

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These days, I need all the little on-the-go snacks I can get my hands on. I’ve been working like a mad woman, running around like crazy trying to finish out the transition from my old job to the new gig, of owning my own business.

In short, these little protein bars are the perfect energy source to keep me going.

Almond Joy Protein Bars_LYK3

I don’t know about you, but the chocolate, coconut, & almond combo is one that I can’t resist. Just writing … Read more...

March 11th, 2014

Mocha Chia Seed Pudding

by Lauren

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Chris hates coffee, but he will take a quick shot of espresso in one gulp to get a boost. I think the fancy new coffee machine by parents got me for my birthday is wearing him down, bit by bit. Soon, I’ll have him sipping a whole cup slowly on Saturday mornings with me.

I thought adding chocolate to coffee would help ease him into it. My math skills failed me yet again though: chocolate + anything = great. Nope, … Read more...