All posts tagged: Snacks

Fireside Smoothie

What do you drink when it’s freezing outside, you want something more nutritious than hot cocoa but still want it to feel like a treat? This fireside smoothie! What first started as me throwing together some random ingredients quickly turned into the most delicious winter night smoothie ever. This recipe is meant to be for 2 but you could also save any extra in a mason jar and freeze it for another cold night. What you need: 2 Frozen Bananas 2 Dates 1 cup Coconut milk 1 heaping tablespoon Almond butter 2 pumps Cinnamon (or pumpkin pie spice mix) Directions: Add everything to a blender (preferably a Vitamix). Mix on HIGH for about a minute (or until blender runs smoothly). Pour into your favorite winter mug, enjoy alone or with a loved one ❤ merry merry ❤

Asian-Style Kale Chips

Kale chips are my favorite snack when I want something crunchy yet healthy. They are super easy and only require a few ingredients. The fun part is getting creative with seasoning them and trying different combinations. My favorite is an asian style. We all know that kale is super healthy for you but just as a reminder Kale is rich in Vitamins K, A and C and is also particularly high in minerals, including potassium, calcium, copper, iron and magnesium. You will need the following: Kale Tamari (soy sauce) Coconut oil Sesame seeds Directions: 1.Destem kale and place in large mixing bowl. 2.Lighting drizzle soy sauce and coconut oil onto kale and mix to coat. 3.Spread kale out evenly on baking sheet and sprinkle on sesame seeds. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until kale is nice and crispy. 4.Eat, savor, enjoy! Love, love Ash P.S. I’ve been completely obsessed with buttercup squash. It’s sooo yummy and creamy. I roast it in the oven with half an inch of water in the bottom of …