Archive for ‘Snacks & Dips’

February 11th, 2014

Chia Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips {NO oil, butter or yogurt}

by Chrissy

No oil or butter Chia Banana Bread with Choco Chips_LYK

I am SO excited to share this with you! I have a totally new level of banana bread love going on now; I was a fool for thinking it couldn’t get any better, because it just did.

Mind blown.

No oil or butter Chia Banana Bread with Choco Chips_LYK5

I can’t hold it in any longer. This banana bread recipe has to be the healthiest sweet bread out there. This recipe doesn’t employ the evil profile of butter or fatty oils (some are good, don’t get me wrong), but instead … Read more...

January 29th, 2014

Breakfast Cookies {with banana, coconut, chocolate and more!}

by Lauren

 

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I made these twice in 4 days. If that’s not proof of their convenience, simplicity, and delicious flavor, I’m not sure what is. You know those bananas that are the verge of death in your fruit bowl? Don’t you dare toss them – make breakfast cookies instead.

I know, these cookies have zero butter or sugar but that makes them breakfast-worthy and they do still taste like and resemble cookies. Chris gobbled up 3 in no less than 5 … Read more...

December 2nd, 2013

Smoked Paprika & Sriracha Pumpkin Seeds {toasted w/ coconut oil}

by Chrissy

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I’m about to head out on a much needed vacation with no agenda besides rainforest adventures, surfing, monkey-ing around (literally, I plan on sneaking a pet monkey back to San Diego), beach-bumming and relaxing. I couldn’t be more excited!!

Soon, I’ll be reunited with my amazing little sister, Sarah, who has been studying abroad there since August. Plus, my main man is coming along for all the fun…and the surf, mainly the surf, if we were being honest.

Smoked Paprika Sriracha Pumpkin Seeds_LYK6

With 10 … Read more...

October 10th, 2013

Sweet Potato & Broccoli Veggie Patties

by Chrissy

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These patties. They are deeeelicious!

Broccoli and cheese reminds me of childhood. I bet that’s because I probably wouldn’t eat my broccoli without some a ton of cheese melted over top.

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And I bet I’m not the only one who held this unspoken requirement.

I’ve grown up since then and dearly love my veggies, raw and plain or cooked and seasoned. Although I don’t need the cheese, it sure makes my heart happy! These patties are savory, slightly sweet and … Read more...

October 4th, 2013

Spiced Maple & Mango Dip

by Chrissy


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Happy happy Monday, Friends!

I don’t know about you, but I’m finding it a little hard to get into Fall…

I know it’s October, but I’d just like to savor these warm, summer-like days. It was 90 degrees yesterday, people. 90!

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I am not ready to embrace the boots or let myself splurge on the pumpkin. I mean, I’ll eat any and every pumpkin thing that comes my way, don’t get me wrong, but I’m just not ready to bake … Read more...