Posts tagged ‘protein’

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...

January 7th, 2014

Stir Fryin’ it Up on TV!

by Chrissy

Veggie Stir Fry & Cauliflower Fried Rice_LYK4

Yesterday, we had the privilege of doing another live cooking demo on San Diego Living, Channel 6’s weekday morning segment.

Here it is!

(pretend that you can see the video here. I looks like the link on their website is unable to embed  so while I get it figured out, please click the link to view it! –> VIDEO: Meatless Monday Meal Swaps on Channel 6, San Diego Living)

And here we are, getting all prepped and ready in … 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...

January 22nd, 2013

Kale “Caesar” Salad {with Buttermilk-Parmesan Dressing}

by Chrissy

Kale Caesar Salad_LYK1

I used to love a good Caesar salad. Until one day I realized how shockingly fattening it really was. I think the Roman Empire also fell that day.

Kale Caesar Salad_LYK2

I finally found a way to incorporate the tasty Caesar dressing flavors and salad toppings back into my life. Everything looks just a little bit brighter, now.

Kale Caesar Salad_LYK3

This salad has quickly become one of my favorites. I’ve eaten this salad for days now and it hasn’t grown old on me yet (knock … Read more...

October 24th, 2012

Caramelized Onion, Prosciutto & Gorgonzola Omelet

by Chrissy

Omelets are pretty cool. Sometimes I try to trick myself into thinking that an egg scramble is just as good, but who would I be fooling.

Omelets are just so much fancier than a disheveled egg scramble. Think about it…a classy omelet on a pristine white place with a few drizzles of hot sauce, versus a caveman hash-like pile of eggs and everything else in the fridge thrown together.

Don’t get me wrong, they are both the tastiest things ever, … Read more...