Non-Candy Treat Ideas to Hand Out on Halloween Halloween is less than 3 weeks away and now is the perfect time to start planning what kind of treats you want to hand out to trick or treaters. Rather than passing out traditional candy that contains high amounts of sugar and processed ingredients, we recommend choosing a non-candy treat. There are so many options to choose from that are both delicious and nutritious for kids! 1. Popcorn Who doesn't love Popcorn?! Nowadays, you can various types of alternative popcorns in the grocery store that contain ingredients like avocado or coconut oil, rather than traditional butter. Popcorn is known for being high in fiber and contains antioxidants that improve digestion + control blood sugar. 2....
Healthy Recipe Idea: Smoothie Bowl with Cookies
Looking for a quick, healthy recipe to make for breakfast or a mid-afternoon snack? Check out this yummy smoothie bowl that Megan (@sayimafoodie) created using Mmmly's Banana Chocolate Chip soft cookies. The cookies are a great source of prebiotic fiber and healthy fats!
1.5 frozen bananas
1 cookie from Mmmly
1 tbsp cacao powder
1 tbsp almond butter
1/2 tbsp maple syrup
Blend until smooth. Spoon into a bowl.Chocolate ShellMicrowave 2 tbsp dark chocolate chips with 1/2 tsp coconut oil, stirring at 30 second intervals.Drizzle chocolate over smoothie bowl, and watch it magically harden! Enjoy!
1/3 cup almond milk
3 Healthy Snack Ideas For Kids! Now that school is back in session, healthy after school snacks are important to refuel your kids from a long day. With after school activities and homework responsibilities, finding a quick snack that’s both functional and nutrition is key. It may be easier to grab an unhealthy snack for your kids, like chips or processed foods, but we put together a list of healthy snack ideas that won’t break the bank and can easily be prepared. Trail Mix Trail mix is a great snack idea because it can either be purchased in a premixed bag, or customized at home by mixing together your favorite dried fruits, nuts and seeds that suit your taste...
The Best Sweet and Salty Low-Carb Snacks! People are shifting to a low-carb diet these days because of the unique health benefits it has. In fact, low-carb diets are scientifically proven to achieve significant weight loss compared to a fat-free diet. Many snacks on the grocery shelves, like granola bars, chips, and almost all sweet treats are packed with carbs, making snacking a nightmare! But if you can look past these snacks, you’ll see that there are so many delicious and healthy low-carb snacks you can put together with little effort that taste delicious! So keep reading, because we put together a list of the best sweet and salty low-carb snacks to keep you healthy and satisfied: Sweet 1. Berry...
4 Benefits of Cutting Back on Sugar Almost everything we eat contains some amount of sugar in it - fruits, vegetables, and even carbohydrates like rice and bread. Sugar metabolizes very slowly and therefore is a great supply of energy for our bodies. However dangers arise when we start consuming added sugars, the sugar manufacturers put in all of our processed snacks and foods. Although it might taste amazing, added sugars aren’t quite known for their amazing health benefits. In fact, these added sugars are known to lead to heart problems and diseases. Eliminating these added sugars found in most processed foods has the potential to radically change your health. Keep reading to discover 4 amazing health benefits you can start...