Tag Archive: almonds

Dec 29

Comparing 10 Nuts: The Guide to Nuts [Infographic]

Nuts are packed with protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and healthy fats. Unless you’re allergic, it’s tough to beat nuts for a nutritious snack. Just about every nut is good for you. But some are better than others. Almonds may help lower cholesterol. They are considered the most nutritionally-dense nut. Brazil Nuts are a good source …

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Oct 15

Homemade Granola So Easy & Tasty, You’ll Never Buy Packaged Again

For the last 5 years my daily breakfast is 3 scoops of homemade granola, topped with plain yogurt and fresh diced fruit. I usually make a batch on a weekend, and it lasts for a week or so, serving my wife and me every day, and sometimes our 3 kids as well. We recently ran …

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Jun 16

Father’s Day Recipe – Dad’s Raw Energy Balls

Happy Father’s Day! Here’s a recipe for a snack that dads moms AND kids love. It has only 7 ingredients. The nutty crunch is balanced by the chewy dates and raisins – true flavor explosion in your mouth. These energy balls can replace chocolate candy, trail mix, and store bought bars. All the ingredients are …

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Mar 22

Cooking Mediterranean: Orange Fennel Salad Recipe

This is a guest post from Meri Raffetto, RD. It’s interesting seeing the reaction of people after all the recent buzz about the Mediterranean Diet. I’ve read posts where people think this means it’s time to pile on the pasta again and load up on cases of red wine (not quite the way it works), but mostly I’ve seen hesitation …

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