Peach Pie Overnight Oats

Mornings. What can be said about week-day mornings at your house? It’s back to school season and I know it’s left many of you with mornings of chaos. Maybe the adjectives that come to mind include hectic, stressful, rushed, tired, or hungry. I know this is the reality for so many of us, having a…

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What I Always Keep In My Purse When Traveling

  Whether I am traveling just for the weekend or any time longer, I always make sure I am prepared no matter the case. I’ve been wanting to do a post on what snacks I usually keep in my purse or backpack because so many people ask me how to travel while on a ‘healthy’…

Chilled Greek Chicken Orzo

Lunchtime on the go is always a bit tricky when it comes to meal logistics. The criteria check list includes minimal prep work, easy cleanup process, and something that doesn’t make a mess all over your office paperwork. You probably want something tasty, satisfying, and healthy but let’s face it—salad from the cafe bar only…

Poblano White Bean Hummus

  Ah yes! Spring is on it’s way, goodbye February and hello March! In with the warmer days and out with the frigid air. Welcome aboard sunshine and off ya go gloomy, chilly clouds. Spring is the season for farmers markets, flourishing gardens, and of course plenty of fresh veggies. Making dips, sauces, and side…

Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin, & Zucchini Muffins

It is just about that time of year again when the fall baking has begun and pumpkin flavor makes its big debut. Soon enough your kitchen will begin to smell like pumpkin spice and everything nice, but all those sweet pumpkin treats might add up quicker than you think. It seems you can’t go anywhere…

“Cranberry Walnut Energy Muffins”

Cranberry, walnuts, flax oh my! These muffins are so protein and energy packed they should be your next go-to snack to make. These little guys are great for two reasons, 1. they fill you up and 2. they don’t contain any refined oil, sugar, butter, dairy or soy. Okay so maybe that was six reasons…

Fruit n’ Nutty “Whole Grain Protein Bites”

When designing recipes and snacks for athletes, I realized many people have one question in common when it comes to building and maintaining muscle mass. They wonder what sources of protein they can eat without eating the typical meats such as chicken, steak, ham, pork chops, bacon, beans etc. People are constantly on the go,…

“Green Goddess Smoothie”

4 Simple Ingredients, 1 Thirst Quenching Drink Carrot Juice: Daucus Carota Contains: Vitamin A, Fiber, Vitamin C, Potassium, & Carotenoids. What it Does: Beneficial for eye vision, prevents night blindness and protects against sun-skin damage. Frozen Bananas: Musa Balbisiana Contains: Potassium, Pyridoxine, Vitamin C, Fiber, & Magnesium. What it Does: Offers the ideal balance of potassium…

“Grab n’ Go” Granola Bars

I love making granola bars in the beginning of the week to last throughout the busy schedules around our house. I’ve got a husband who never ceases to travel for work, giving me the task of preparing snacks for his journeys. When I was studying at Texas A&M  University, I would be gone for 6-7…