Roasted nuts are a staple in our house. This is a great way to mix it up for a tasty and healthy treat. These cinnamon coconut cashews are so good! Ryan and I always have a variety of nuts on hand and I love experimenting with different flavor combinations when roasting nuts on my own….
What a difference chocolate chips make! This morning my breakfast included a bowl of Flax-Z-Snax butter pecan hot cereal. I stirred in a tablespoon of cocoa powder and sprinkled the bowl with chocolate chips before digging in. Though there weren’t a bazillion chocolate chips in the bowl, the small amount added some seriously rich and…
Sometimes Healthy Living Means Saying No
Good morning! Hello from St. Pete! My mom’s birthday flowers are still in full bloom. What a beautiful thing to look at as you eat breakfast, no? Today’s breakfast included blueberry-topped protein oatmeal (oatmeal prepared normally with a scoop of chocolate protein powder stirred in at the end) served with a side of mixed nuts….
Jelly + Cheese is the Way to Be
A three day rest from the gym definitely rejuvenated my workout mojo. I was more than ready to get back in the gym this morning after a weekend filled with wedding cake, champagne, wine and cheesecake. While those are all wonderful things, they are things that leave me feeling a bit sluggish when enjoyed in…