Nutty Oats and Banana – Clean Protein Bars

My quest to find a low sugar ‘more’ natural protein snack /bar came up short… so .. I decided to make my own.. Here is what I came up with… 1 cup Gluten Free  Rolled Oats – Raw 1 cup  Nut Butter.. I used  Mara Natha Raw Almond Butter 1 cup  Vanila flavored protein powder.. I …

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A big bowl of yummmm…. natural sorbet.

Did you know that juicer you have can make natural  whole fruit sorbet.. in less then a minute.. Its as simple as this… Freeze ( peeled)  fuit… see bowl of frozen mango chunks to left.. Take fruit as needed for serving.. and  run the  frozen fruit thru the juicer as you would for juice.. That’s it! …

Just right…. breakfast.

Tired of oatmeal and berries ,  want a change up from the green smoothie today?… try Quinoa Porridge for breakfast.. its JUST RIGHT ! So you made your big batch of Quinoa  on Sunday… and while you use it mostly for dinners as a side dish with a green and protein.. did you know you …

Pure Nutrition is my CHOICE ….

As a long time healthy lifestyle advocate and now a holistic health counselor.. one of the most common questions I get is “what supplements and vitamins do you use”?    And until recently my answer would usually be NONE.  Of course I have dabbled with taking many big name whole food vitamins and supplements to support …

and carrots too..

Did you know.. ?  Avocados have more of the carotenoid lutein than any other commonly consumed fruit. Lutein protects against macular degeneration and cataracts, two disabling age-related eye diseases. And lets not forget all the other benefits too.. FYI:   great in green smoothies too!! Create a great day !

SHUT UP About Nutrition Already!

Written by  Lea Frederichs  @  Karmavore Nutrition.. look for and like it on FB     Hello friends! Last week I talked a little about how to eat for optimum health. This week I want to delve into the question of WHY. I know so many of you see my rants and think, “Enough with the nutrition posts …

When you need a little crunch .. go green !

Looking for a great tasty healthy CRUNCHY snack just under 100 calories.. ?? Try a cup of  Steamed Fresh Green Beans with your favorite Lower Calorie Dipping Sauce..  I like peanut sauce or in this case Raspberry Vinaigrette. Important :    To retain the maximum number of health-promoting phytonutrients and vitamins and minerals found in …

any way you slice it..

So I was in target the other day and saw this gadget ( avocado slicer?)  on the clearance shelf (less than $2) and thought.. sure.. why not? I honestly could’nt wait to try it out.. but my avocado was  not ‘ready’ for slicing.. Today.. we are ready ! I must admit.. its an interesting concept.. …

FREE give a way ends 2-20-12 8pm EST

Yeah.. our first ever.. GIVE A WAY – FREE !   Totally FREE !! To show appreciation for the support of my new blog, Im giving away   one box of super FRESH and yummy  Christina’s Cookies… all natural and vegan too. Head over to The Happy Health Counselor’s Face Book Page to WIN…(link is …

super yummy healthy cookies – cherry, oat and banana

Whole Food Ingredients:  2 cups rolled oats 1/3 cup Organic apple sauce 3 ripe bananas 1 cup dried organic cherries or dates/raisins or even dried blueberries 2 tbsp MINI dark choc chips  (can use vegan )  or leave out if you prefer 1 tsp vanilla – I did NOT use.. I used MINI  chips instead …