While this might sound like a less-than-appetizing combination, you can take our word for it that it is absolutely delicious. Your family and guests will swoon over this rich and yummy dessert, that can double as a power snack. The avocado is undetectable but adds an amazing creaminess and is an easy way to sneak NUTRIENTS into DESSERT, that no one will be the wiser. *Note- serve these the day they are made to prevent oxidation of the avocados.
This recipe will take you to the Carribbean. Turn up some calypso or reggae and enjoy making these yummy coconut shrimp! The outer coconut crispy coating is a total treat and then we've put together a nutrient packed Thai inspired sauce to use as a dip or a sauce. It's a match made in food (or belly) heaven! Work to chop and prep all your ingredients for sauce before starting it to starting it up. We call for a blender or using your immersion blender for it. If you want your sauce thinner, you can always add in a little water to water it out or enjoy it thick as a dip like our photo.
Chocolate, almonds, and coconut. Need we say more? Take yourself back to the sweetness of a candy bar, but with a clean ingredient list with this Almond Joy Bark. No high fructose corn syrup or fillers here, just three simple ingredients! For chips, we really love using the Enjoy Life brand for their simple ingredients and high quality.
You can really mix this up, but here's a great starting point for a no bake trail mix. Make this ahead of time and stash a serving in your car, or purse, for when you are on the go and need a nutrient boost. You can always take an extra step and lightly toast this trail mix in a low temp oven (keep nibs out, then add once toasted) for about 10 minutes at 250 F as well.
These Grab N Go Granola bars are beyond simple to make and kick the booty out of any store bought granola bar out there. Feel free to get creative with any goodies you want to add into these bars. You can wrap and store them individually in the fridge for up to a week, or a few months in the freezer. This recipe was inspired by Cookie and Kate with a few VFit Squad additions.
This is a simple to make, grab n go protein bar. While we are always advocates of getting most of your macro's from whole foods, a high quality protein powder (free from additives and sugars), can be an excellent supplement for the busiest of days. This bar will not only save you money from the expensive bars on the market, it will save you peace of mind knowing exactly what you are eating and all with only 7 ingredients.
Raise your hand if you want cookies for breakfast! Yep, that’s what we thought. These cookies can technically be eaten any time of day, but we figure why not with a big cup of coffee when the sun comes up? They’re loaded with fiber, omegas, and antioxidants. Adding a bowl of berries to this breakfast will take you to Nutrient Superstar status! Cookies can be stored for 4-5 days in an airtight container or frozen for up to 3 months. Recipe from chelseamessyapron.com
These are simple to make power balls great for on the go people. Simple grab one, pop it in your mouth and have the perfect mix of carbs, fat and fiber for any task you have to tackle. Kids also love these because of the natural sweetness from the dates. Feel free to get creative with spices and other dried fruit.
Have a sweet tooth and a few minutes to spare? These sweet little treats from SkinnyMs will surprise you – they only have 4 grams of sugar per serving, and are chock-full of nutrient rich foods such as unsweetened coconut, almonds, and dark chocolate! Yes, you can even consider this breakfast!