Posts tagged ‘almond butter’

March 27th, 2014

Almond Joy Protein Bars {No-Bake!}

by Chrissy

Almond Joy Protein Bars_LYK2

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...

June 28th, 2013

Almond Butter, Coconut & Chocolate Chip Cookies {Gluten-free}

by Chrissy

Almond Butter Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies_LYK1

Did you catch our previously posted Chocolate & Coconut Almond Butter Spread? Didya?

Almond Butter Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies_LYK3

If you already whipped some up, and if by some miracle you have some left-over, here’s a great way to use it up so you don’t end up eating the rest of the jar by the spoonful…oops.

Almond Butter Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies_LYK4

Although we aren’t gluten-free, it’s fun to take on a challenge once in a while. A couple of our close friends are gluten-free so this is for you people. … Read more...

June 24th, 2013

Chocolate & Coconut Almond Butter Spread

by Chrissy

Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Spread_LYK9

I don’t know which is the lesser evil: shoveling in raw whole almonds as a “small” snack until you realized you’ve gone through your week’s supply in less than 5 minutes… orrrr taking a jar of homemade almond butter, foregoing the apple slices, and guzzling it down by the spoonful.

Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Spread_LYK8

I guess, pick your poison, right?

{YOLO.}

Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Spread_LYK2

They are both good and evil. Good in small quantities, and evil if you greatly lack self control in the snack department.… Read more...

June 17th, 2013

Mango, Banana & Almond Butter Smoothie

by Chrissy

Fruit Almond Butter Smoothie_LYK8

I spent all weekend out in the beautiful sunshine. I think the only times that I came inside was to eat a real meal and to sleep.

peach at beach_lyk1

Between surfing down at my favorite long boarder’s spot and biking down the boardwalk several miles in an attempt to avoid jammed up parking lots, so I could play beach volleyball, there was barely time for anything else.

Fruit Almond Butter Smoothie_LYK4

I normally pack my beach bag with some snacks, but after expending energy all day … Read more...

June 12th, 2013

{Vanilla + Cinnamon} Almond Butter

by Chrissy

Vanilla Cinnamon Almond Butter_LYK10

For all of you peanut butter fans, bear with me. Almond butter is the new peanut butter. Just get used to it.

Bold statement, I know, but you will see what I mean after you grab a spoon of this nutty spread.

Vanilla Cinnamon Almond Butter_LYK12

This isn’t just any nut butter. This is a glorious mix of roasted almonds, pure vanilla extract, and a hint of cinnamon.

It will change your life.

Vanilla Cinnamon Almond Butter_LYK11

It can be slapped on fruit slices, toast, or crackers for … Read more...