Easy Energy: Maple-Nut Bites

Easy Energy: Maple-Nut Bites

Running late for your long run with friends? You need good fuel, and you need it now! That’s when simple carbohydrates become your new best friends. By simple, I mean the kind of sugar that breaks down quickly to provide energy ASAP. A candy-bar suga ...
Maple-Drenched Monte Cristo

Maple-Drenched Monte Cristo

Of course, maple syrup goes over French toast, waffles and pancakes. But if you haven’t poured this sweet glaze over a sandwich, you haven’t had the best of breakfast. Of course, a syrup-soaked turkey burger probably wouldn’t work. The ever-popular M ...
Strawberries & Cream Protein Cake Pops

Strawberries & Cream Protein Cake Pops

Can’t have just a bite? What you need is a perfectly portioned cake pop. These fun-for-one treats pack a ton of flavor into a doughy little ball, courtesy of chickpeas and coconut butter. You’ll likely get your fill, but there’s no rule saying you ha ...
Black-Eyed Pea Hummus Collard Wraps

Black-Eyed Pea Hummus Collard Wraps

Midnight kisses, champagne toasts – these New Year’s traditions are sacred for some, but for others, the calendar change calls for certain superstitions to secure good fortune in the coming months. In the South, that means eating black-ey ...
Coconut-Almond Pancakes

Coconut-Almond Pancakes

Following a carb-restricted diet can leave you feeling like a basket case. You’re especially batty at breakfast time, when your mind wanders to wondrous places, filled with fluffy pancakes and syrup-drenched waffles. If you’d like to finally have you ...
Winter Snowman Sugar Cookies

Winter Snowman Sugar Cookies

The snow outside might be frightful, but the snowmen inside are absolutely delightful. Made from a combo of protein powder and almond flour, these Snowman Sugar Cookies are a light, gluten-free treat everyone can eat. Let the kiddos help you decorate ...
Vanilla-Blueberry Baby Cakes

Vanilla-Blueberry Baby Cakes

Can you have too much of a good thing? Here’s how I see it: if it’s truly virtuous, you should be satisfied with just “enough” – whatever that may be. Take these blueberry baby cakes, for instance. The copious amount of real blueberries means you get ...