Blueberry Lemon Oat Bars

Too Many Lemons Blueberry Lemon Oat Bars Just because a protein or granola bar is labeled “healthy”, “natural”, and “organic”, doesn’t mean it’s good for you.  Even if it is in the refrigerated section and “fresh”, it’s still pre-packaged and manufactured outside your home.  A much healthier snack option would be to make your own bars.  These blueberry lemon oat bars are so very tasty, … Continue reading Blueberry Lemon Oat Bars

Butternut Oat Survival Muffins (with vegan option)

It’s not always the energy needed before a long run that matters. It’s the power needed to survive the rest of the day! After a 10+ mile run, all I can think about is getting food in me as soon as possible and I’ll grab whatever’s at arm’s reach, like my boyfriend’s barbeque chips.   Not necessarily my first choice, or a habit I’d like to … Continue reading Butternut Oat Survival Muffins (with vegan option)

Peanut Butter Power Balls (GF, V)

Last weekend, I met up with my dear ol’ best friend J for a beach strand walk and chat, where along the way, we stopped in an upscale cold-press juice shop for a snack.  J left the shop nibbling on their peanut butter protein balls declaring, in satisfaction, how delectable they were, and perhaps I could concoct something of the kind.  With a ping, I … Continue reading Peanut Butter Power Balls (GF, V)

Persimmon Power Cookies- Vegan, GF

Disclaimer: Although this recipe title has the word “cookies” in it, it’s really not meant to be a dessert. Well, for me it kind of is, but a normal person would be terribly disappointed. If you want a sweet kind of persimmon cookie, stop here and return to Google. But if the idea of creating your own healthy nutritious power snack rather than reaching for … Continue reading Persimmon Power Cookies- Vegan, GF

Sweet Raw Power Balls- V, GF

Forget those pricey, sugary, processed, and often unhealthy granola, protein, or otherwise labeled as, energy bars. It’s easy, cost effective, and way healthier to make your own! Whether it’s an after meal sweet, a before and after workout energizer, or just a light “pick-me-up” during the day to keep up the activities with a smile, these savory wholesome nuggets are sure to satisfy. Ingredients: 2 … Continue reading Sweet Raw Power Balls- V, GF