April 23, 2013
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
3/4 cup honey
4 cups crispy brown rice cereal
1/2 cup raisins
1 1/2 cups walnuts, chopped
1/2 cup cranberries, dried
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Melt the peanut butter and honey over medium heat in a large saucepan. Stir constantly to prevent scorching.
Once the mixture begins to boil, cook for one minute. Remove from the heat.
Stir in the salt and vanilla extract. Using a spatula, stir in the cereal, raisins, walnuts, cranberries and chocolate chips.
Spread the mixture evenly into a 13x9x2 inch pan. Place a piece of waxed paper over mixture and smooth with a rolling pin.
Cover with a plastic lid and refrigerate for a couple hours. Once the mixture has been refrigerated, cut into bars and wrap pieces in wax and plastic zipper bags.
Store in an airtight container.
April 13, 2013
1/2 cup almond butter
4 bananas, sliced
1 1/3 cups granola
1/4 cup honey
4 whole wheat tortillas
Spread 2 tablespoons of the almond butter on a tortilla shell.
Arrange 1 sliced banana on top of almond butter in the middle of the shell.
Use 1/3 cup granola and sprinkle that on top of banana and then drizzle with 1 tablespoon honey.
Roll up the tortilla. Repeat until ingredients are gone.
January 24, 2013
1 hard-boiled egg
1 Tbsp salsa
1 tsp chopped parsley
Cut the hard-boiled egg in half and remove the yolk to a small bowl (set whites on a small plate.)
To the yolk, add the salsa and smash until smooth with a fork.
Spoon the mixture into the empty egg whites.
Sprinkle with parsley.
Double, triple, or quadruple this to enjoy more than one snack.
Use homemade salsa or salsa made with all natural ingredients to enjoy a very healthy snack.