Category: snacks

Roasted Beet Hummus

I am a big fan of hummus, but sometimes I like to change up the flavors to keep it interesting. Adding roasted beets creates this

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Sweet Potato Nachos

Nachos. What is there not to love about them? well outside of the calories of course. An average portion of nachos (113 grams or 6-8 nachos) with cheese are 346 calories! Now think about adding sour cream and how many we actually consume when we sit down to dig in. I have attempted a variety of recipes to find that sweet spot between the nachos being packed with nutrition, while still meeting that gooey nacho craving.

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Sweet Potato Toast Bites

After all the holiday meals and treats, I like to lighten things up for New Years Eve celebrations. These sweet potato toast appetizers are easy to make, you can top them with anything you like, and they are a great gluten-free alternative. Sweet potatoes are no longer just for dinner. Sweet potato toast became pretty popular in 2016 and based on how you top them they can make a great breakfast or afternoon snack.

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Heirloom Tomato Caprese Skewers

You have most likely seen versions of these skewers before. These are one of my go-to appetizers as they are simple, easy and highlight beautiful tomatoes. For a holiday potluck or New Year’s eve appetizer, these are one of my favorites bites to lighten things up. Tomatoes are a very nutrient-rich food as they are a great source of a phytonutrient called lycopene.

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Ants-on-a-log: 6 Alternatives for allergy conscious schools

Ants on a log. An uncomplicated and fun way to get your kids to eat veggies and a plant-based protein, right? For some parents this snack still works, but for many, there are allergy considerations to take into account, and the need to comply with your school’s requirements to protect those children who can have severe allergic reactions.

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Hey, I’m Jo! As a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant, Practitioner and Raw Food Chef, I am passionate about creating simple, whole-food recipes that easily fit into your everyday life. I am committed to empowering you to find fulfillment in fueling your body to regain balance, reclaim health and rejoice in the most vibrant body possible.

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