Tag Archives: healthy snacks

Spinach-Cucumber Hummus

Spinach-Cucumber Hummus

There’s something heavenly about homemade hummus. Creamy, tangy and as mild or punchy as you prefer, it can be made in minutes with just a few simple ingredients and a food processor. For the smoothest possible dip, here’s a trick: carefully peel the ...
My Five Favorite Healthy Foods

My Five Favorite Healthy Foods

I don’t typically divulge many details about my personal life, but I will share this tidbit with you today: I love food and I love to snack. I know I’m luckier than most, being constantly surrounded by healthy foods. Because of that, fast ...
What a Registered Dietitian Eats in a Day

What a Registered Dietitian Eats in a Day

As a registered and licensed dietitian, you can imagine how many times I’m asked, “So, Kristen, what do you eat to stay healthy?” You may have the notion that nutrition professionals are really strict with their diets and count ever ...
No-Bake Flax & Fruit Cookie Bars

No-Bake Flax & Fruit Cookie Bars

There’s something about the word “cookie” that makes us smile. Memories of childhood, perhaps, when our biggest worry focused on which cookie to choose from Grandma’s cookie jar? But we don’t always have time to bake in ...
Spicy Power Walnuts

Spicy Power Walnuts

A handful of nuts can really hit the spot, both in terms of satisfying hunger and packing in quality nutrition at snack time. If you choose walnuts, a palm-ful (about half a cup) brings in 9 grams of protein, plus omega-3 essential fatty acids, fiber ...