Posts Tagged“snacks”

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A little story to preface why I made my own granola and cereal this weekend. Matt: “How much was your organic gluten-free granola thing from the health food store?” Me: “Uh, 10 bucks I think” Matt: “…So if you buy that every week you’ll have spent over $550 on granola this year.” Me: “!!!!” Oh hells no. That’s a few outfits at Club Monaco right there. So this weekend’s project was to make my own. It was very easy, it is very delicious, it’s healthier than store-bought, and baking it makes the house smell good so triple bonus right there…

That colossal amount of nuts and dried fruit is for the week, not just that day

As a gal who loves to train on my lunch breaks during the work week, my appetite can be quite voracious. I eat more often than my 6’4 fiance. Seriously. But I keep the pounds off by choosing healthy snacks with nutritious benefits. Here’s an example: MORNING Tall glass of water and lemon. My fav green juice. Herbal or green tea. Then a bowl of organic or home made gluten-free cereal or granola with almond milk. 1st SNACK A vegetable and fruit smoothie 2nd SNACK Berries GYM Aerobics, dancing, weigh training, yoga, whatever makes me happy that day! Followed by…

Humus is the perfect snack to bring to work and munch on with gluten-free crackers or rice cakes. This versatile legume from the Middle East is high in fibre and protein and has a low glycemic index, which helps control with weight control. No humus recipe is the same in our house, as you can easily add stuff and play with flavours. Here’s a recent tasty combo: – 1 can of chick peas – 1 garlic clove – 1/4 cup tahini – Just less than 1/4 cup EVOO – Zest and juice of lemon – Sea salt and pepper –…