Are you a 2:oo p.m. espresso and chocolate biscotti junkie? If you are, then these healthy macaroons may have a place in your pantry or glove compartment. Coffee Bean Snackaroons by The Laughing Giraffe, are heavenly bites of organic coconut, dark chocolate and coffee beans, that also deliver an impressive shot of nutrition for your
Ever wondered about using a Paleo protein bar or other paleo-focused snack? If you are following an AIP, Paleo, Ketogenic or other diet that restricts your consumption of certain carbs, finding a great snack bar that doesn’t have added sugar, grains, or dried fruit can be a real challenge. Julian Bakery, known for their passionate commitment
March is National Nutrition month! So, rather than reviewing a snack off the store shelf, I thought I would focus on my favorite kinds of snacks. These aren’t nutrition bars, or healthy cookies, or chips. I’m talking about good old whole food. The best way to celebrate National Nutrition Month is to celebrate nutrition the way nature intended!
Snacking is a thing for most of our clients at Vibrant Living Wellness Center. So, whenever I find a snack that satisfies the “crunchy salty” while actually delivering some high quality nutrition at the same time, I jump on it. Enter Sacha Inchi Seeds! Also known as an “Inca Peanut,” the Sacha Inchi is a
When you were a kid, did your mom ever give you a spoonful of honey as a healthy treat? My mom was kind of a health food nut, even back in the 70’s when eating honey, carob, and juicing was more obscure. If there had been a Trader Joe’s in our area back then, she
You have heard the sayings, “less is more,” or “great things come in small packages,” right? Finding a healthful cookie with a dream nutritional profile is next to impossible, let’s be honest. So, the next best thing is to enjoy the best quality you can find in small doses. Emmy’s Organics makes a great line
Who out there does not get excited about the smell of fresh baked cookies? Candies, pies, and cakes are often the reward for something great. We use sugar filled baked goods to celebrate everything from milestones like birthdays to graduations and retirements. Special events do not happen every day, but what about that everyday sugar we consume?
Finding a good kale chip that isn’t loaded with the wrong kind of added oils and sodium from
processing can be a little challenging. But Trader Joe’s has come up with a pretty great solution. Their Zesty Nacho Kale Chips are an air-dried kale chip that is raw and vegan. Fresh kale pieces are dehydrated at very low temperatures to
Digestion is one of those bodily functions that occur without thought -unless it’s going poorly. Most people go through their day letting their autonomic nervous system go through its various functions breaking down and digesting food. But, when symptoms like constipation, heartburn, stomach pain, and bloating occur, it’s time to look at how to improve digestion, discovering the underlying causes.
Finding satisfying snacks that are low-carb or carb-free is a common challenge with many of our clients. Suzie’s Thin rice cakes deliver the satiating crunch of a rice cake, but just scaled down a bit when it comes to the thickness and the carbohydrates!
Suzie’s Thin Cakes are about a third the thickness of a traditional rice