Posts tagged ‘almonds’

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 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...

March 4th, 2013

Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk {with a touch of maple and cinnamon}

by Chrissy

Vanilla Almond Milk_LYK11Back in the summer, we did a post on milk vs. alternative (non-dairy) milks. Although the whole point was to highlight a one ingredient product, versus a ~12 ingredient product, containing chemicals and preservatives, we learned that homemade nut milk is about 8273 times better than the store-bought kind.

Obviously, non-dairy milks came out to be the back guy. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Make it yourself and you’ve just eliminated all the bad additives that … Read more...

October 15th, 2012

Pumpkin Pie Roasted Almonds

by Chrissy

I have a new addiction. It happens to be to these Pumpkin Pie Roasted Almonds.

I…I….I…..just don’t know what to say. They are perfectly crunchy, pleasantly pumpkin-spiced, and they have a great balance between salty and sweet.

These almonds are subtle. They don’t walk into a room and yell obnoxious things, but rather they are comforting and pleasant to be around. This is why I have been keeping a little jar of them with me at all times.

When I’m … Read more...