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
* 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
Your mom is 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 crucial difference to the way you feel the rest of the day? And yet, according to food industry studies, more than 30 million people in the U.S. skip breakfast on a regular basis.
Now, I’m not talking about eating a breakfast of coffee and Lucky Charms (or even Whole Wheat Cheerios) or a bagel and cream cheese with a skim-milk latte. These kinds of breakfasts start your day in a defi...