Posts tagged ‘chia seeds’

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...

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...

October 17th, 2013

Toasted Coconut Chia Chai Banana Bread

by Chrissy

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Sometimes you have some pretty gnarly ripe bananas, but just don’t feel like making plain old banana bread with them, it’s time to get crafty. I like to change up the banana bread flavor, quite often. Here’s proof:

Mango & Chocolate Chip

Healthy Cranberry Flaxseed

Almond Joy

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Bread 

Healthy Banana Carrot bread with Cranberries

And a personal favorite: Dark Chocolate Banana bread w/ Coconut

DIY Coffee Canister_LYK

Besides getting crafting with banana bread, I got a little crafty with … 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.

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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...