Cucumber, Radish, and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

I love fresh cucumbers and radishes in the Summertime. These sandwiches are so creamy, and fresh garden flavors make this perfect for a picnic in the park, or tea time with friends.  Vegan Note: You can modify this recipe and use a tofu-based cream cheese. Yield: 2 sandwiches Ingredients: 4 slices of bread (rye, wheat, whole-grain, sprouted, any kind you like) 4 ounces’ cream cheese; … Continue reading Cucumber, Radish, and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

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Peanut Butter Protein Bars with Rolled Oats and Chocolate Chips

Warm Peanut butter, whole rolled oats, and chocolate chips. These bars are a great to make on a cool day, and a special treat to enjoy anytime! Yield:  8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup peanut butter (smooth or crunchy) 2/3 cup whole wheat flour ¼ cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup whole rolled oats 1 scoop protein powder ½ brown sugar; packed 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 … Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Bars with Rolled Oats and Chocolate Chips

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Blueberry Avocado Toast

Blueberry Avocado Toast This is a great snack for breakfast, and a great vegan option that’s full of good fats, and flavor. The blueberries give some sweetness, and together with the creamy avocado is a wonderful combination.  Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 4 slices of bread (any kind you like) 2 avocados; pitted ¼ cup blueberries 1 roma tomato ¼ red onion; minced ½ cup fresh … Continue reading Blueberry Avocado Toast

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Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil Hummus

Creamy chickpeas blended with rosemary, parsley, and fresh basil. I love hummus and this one is one of my favorites!  Yield: 2 cups of hummus For the Hummus: 1 can chickpeas; drained and rinsed 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 1/2 tsp. rosemary 1/2 a lemon; juiced salt; to taste olive oil, to taste; add as needed  Preparation: For the hummus:  Wash and pat … Continue reading Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil Hummus

Banana Muffins with Whole Wheat and Rye Flour

Banana Muffins with Whole Wheat and Rye Banana muffins are so great in the morning or as a snack after a workout. Packed with flavor, moist, and sweet. These are on a regular rotation for me. I make a batch of these and have them for a treat with my lunches at work! Yield: 8 muffins Ingredients: 2 bananas 2 tbsp. honey 1 egg ½ … Continue reading Banana Muffins with Whole Wheat and Rye Flour

Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

This no bake treat is so delicious. I’m a sucker for peanut butter, and this snack packs good protein punch. Shredded coconut flakes with sweet honey and pecans make this a real treat. Yield: 26 x 1″ balls Ingredients: 1 cup natural peanut butter 1 tbsp. crushed pecans 3 tbsp. honey 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut 1 1/2 cups whole rolled oats 2 tbsp. protein powder … Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

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Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary

I love, love, love hummus. It’s healthy, you can mix it with anything. It’s fast and easy to make. I love this dip with the sweetness of the yellow bell pepper, the fresh garlic, and rosemary to tie it altogether. Ingredients: 2 cans of chickpeas, or garbanzo beans; drained and rinsed 1 yellow bell pepper 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced olive oil 1/2 tbsp. … Continue reading Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary