January 8, 2016

Instead of reaching for the store bought energy bars, reach for healthier ones made from home. Store bought energy bars are often leaded with preservatives and too much added sugar. Try this Carrot Cake & Cashew Bar recipe! Tasty and loaded with fiber and omega 3's!

 

Makes 8 bars

Ingredients: 

 

* ½ cup dates, pitted 
* ¾ cup raw cashews (or a nut of your liking) 
* ¼ cup finely grated carrot 
* Dash sea salt - optional 

 


* 1 cup warm water - optional

* 1/2 cup of raisins- optional or in place of dates

 

Directions:

 

1. Combine the dates and...

April 9, 2015

 

To compliment yesterday's post here is a delicious ( or should I say bee-licious :-) ) smoothie recipe!

 

 

Ingredients: 

 

1 cup of one of these: water, coconut water, almond milk, or cashew milk 

2 bunches of organic kale

1/2 cup of arugula 

½ - 1 frozen banana 

½ - 1 cup *blueberries 

2-3 organic pitted dates 

2 TBSP chia or flax seeds 

2 TBSP Vegan protein powder (optional) 

Ice

 

Directions: Pour liquid into blender. (I recommend a NutriBullet or Vitamix to ground leaves and seeds.) Add remaining ingredients and blend on low 20-30 seconds, the...

September 11, 2014

Your mother was right! Breakfast IS the most important meal of the day. We've all heard this before, but has anyone ever told you that what you eat makes a huge difference in the way you feel for the rest of the day?? Hint, the "bee fit" motto: Food determines how we feel and heal! :-) And, yet, according to food industry studies, more than 30 million people in the U.S. skip breakfast on a regular basis!

 

Now, I am not talking about eating a breakfast of sugared Frosted Flakes or a plain bagel with loads of cream cheese. These kinds of...

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