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Recipe: Chocolate Carrot Truffles

Recipe: Chocolate Carrot Truffles

Here’s a simple recipe for a chocolate truffles that brings together carrots and chocolate. The original recipe uses peanut butter as a base, but any other nut butter will do too. Each piece comes out to about 40 calories and makes a nice portable snack. Keep them in an airtight container in the fridge. Chocolate...

Prairie Grass Cafe’s Ginger Cookie Recipe

Prairie Grass Cafe’s Ginger Cookie Recipe

Holiday cookies make great gifts and also wonderful to have around for entertaining family and friends. Here’s a recipe for ginger cookies courtesy of Prairie Grass Cafe of Northbrook, IL, that’s easy to make. The cookies feature a nice mix of spices with cinnamon, ginger, and clove and a bit of orange zest. Ingredients (makes...

PB2 Protein Oat Balls with Goji Berries

Here’s a recipe for peanut butter protein oat balls. I used PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter which is basically ground peanuts with most of the fat removed. It provides the peanut butter taste without the density and calories. Since it’s powdered, it mixes very easily in recipes and is also convenient in baking and smoothie recipes....

Recipe: Raw Fruit and Nut Energy Bites

Some of my favorite fruit and nut-based energy bars include Raw Revolution (Spirulina Dream!) and Larabar. They all contain minimal, natural ingredients, but when combined together, create bites of sweet deliciousness. The ingredient list is quite simple and so I figured I would try to make some on my own. Many of these energy bars...

Olive Muffins

I’m a big fan of olives – green olives, black olives, olives stuffed with pimento, etc. They are great when added to fresh salads or used as toppings for pizzas. Olives can be pureed into a delicious olive tapenade or spread, or simply enjoyed as is. Plus, olives are high in healthy monounsaturated fats and...

Snacking on Gogo Garlic Dip

I was delighted to try Gogo’s Garlic Dip in Dill flavor. I purchased some plain white pita bread to dip into the “Authentic Greek Scordalia,” and was impressed by its fresh, light flavor. I could immediately taste the dill infused in the dip, and, of course, the garlic. Moreover, I was surprised to learn, upon...

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