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Almond Joy Energy Bites. This easy Almond Joy Energy Bites recipe taste just like the candy bar, but is naturally sweetened with dates and ready to go in less than 15 minutes!

Almond Joy Energy Bites

This post is also sponsored by Medjool Dates. Allow me to introduce you to my cute “dates” for Valentine’s Day. They’re sweet, they’re charming, they are nice and healthy, and they come bearing chocolate — a must for any Valentine’s Day, if you ask me. ;) Homemade Protein Bars. I mentioned last week that one of my current goals is to challenge myself to make more things from scratch.

Homemade Protein Bars

As we’re eating lots of protein bars as part of P90X, I wanted to see if I could create a yummy, healthful and nutritious protein bar from scratch. After scouring the internet for recipes, I ended up tweaking a recipe I found on the P90X forums. The result was the following recipe, which every single person in our family has dubbed as delicious.

Homemade Protein Bars 1 mashed banana1 1/2 cups dry oatmeal2 Tablespoons flax seed, ground2-4 scoops protein powder1/4 cup peanut butter1/4 cup shredded coconut1/4 cup coconut oil or butter, melted1/4 cup raisins1/4 cup water1 large chocolate bar (I used organic dark chocolate) or 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Gingerbread Lara Balls. Ahhh!

Gingerbread Lara Balls

The holidays are almost here!! Can you believe it? I’ve already finished almost all my shopping, and I SO wish I could say I was done it all. Oh procrastination, you’re my favourite. A baking blog: Copycat KIND Bars (GF) October has been full of unexpected things.

a baking blog: Copycat KIND Bars (GF)

A badly sprained ankle. A government shutdown (i.e. a disrupted paycheck schedule). A knee injury that happened in September, but is taking a long time to heal. Other unexpected medical tests. How to Make Homemade Granola Bars Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn. I am a self-professed granola bar fiend.

How to Make Homemade Granola Bars Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Maybe it's an ingrained snacking habit from the countless bars eaten in the back seat of the car before ballet practice all through grade school. Or maybe it's the fact that I tend to get hangry if I go too long between meals. Either way, I nearly always have a granola bar or two close at hand. Making my own from the assortment of oats, nuts, and dried fruits that are always in my cupboard was a natural next step. I've made a lot of granola bars over the years and have tried everything from honey to maple syrup to bind them together. KIND bars 2.0. How to Make Easy 3-Ingredient Energy Bars at Home Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn. Previous image Next image Power bars!

How to Make Easy 3-Ingredient Energy Bars at Home Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Make them at home with only three ingredients and a food processor. Prepare for your minds to be blown. Ready? I am a huge fan of chewy, nutty, fruit-filled energy bars of the sort made by Lärabar. I tinkered with ratios a bit, but in the end, I decided to take the most straight-forward path: equal parts dried fruits, nuts, and pitted dates. My favorite is still cherries, almonds, and dates (which are pictured here), but you can swap out the cherries and almonds for any dried fruit or nut. You can also play around with adding other ingredients into the mix: a few tablespoons of chia seeds, a handful of coconut, even some chocolate chips. Making energy bars really is that simple.

Weight Loss: Healthy Diet Power Bars - Losing Weight Made Easier! Do you ever have really crazy and hectic days?

Weight Loss: Healthy Diet Power Bars - Losing Weight Made Easier!

Where there is so much to be done and such little time to do it? Me too. But while on a weight loss diet, what do you do when you don’t really have time to cook and need something quick to eat so you can keep going? AND – most importantly, something that would not go against your weight loss diet that much? Three words: Healthy Power Bars. Losing weight, great for any diet as a healthy and filling snack. And there you have it. Weight loss can still be at your fingertips even on the busiest of days. So try out these healthy power bars today and be prepared for your busiest of days.

Weight Loss Diet Recipe: Healthy Diet Power Bars For Hectic Days Phase #1: Take out a nine inch pan and cover with aluminum foil. Phase #2: The next phase is to stir in a quarter cup of applesauce, three tablespoons of brown sugar, a quarter cup of honey, one well beaten egg and two tablespoons of vegetable oil. Phase #3: Try these for weight loss. Berries & Passion » Lifestyleblog about fashion, food, beauty, travels, fitnessguest blogger - homemade muesli cookies » Berries & Passion. Banana Peanut Butter Energy Balls.

Ett annat gott snack att ha till hands på eftermiddagen när energi behöver fyllas på.

Banana Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Här har jag använd mig av mogen mosad banan och jordnötssmör. En mycket god kombo! A good snack to have on hand in the afternoon when energy needs to be replenished. Here I have used ripe, mashed banana and peanut butter. It's a great combo! Banana Peanut Butter Energy Balls 1 dl rolled oats 1 banana, mashed 2 tbsp cocoa powder 0,5 dl peanut butter 10-15 drops stevia vanilla or other sweetener of choice Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Banan Jordnötssmör Energibollar 1 dl havregryn. The RD’s “Hot Dish”: Homemade Fruit & Nut Snack Bars. Homemade no-bake protein bars. Protein bars are actually really easy to make on a budget.

Homemade no-bake protein bars

You just need four basic ingredients: oatmeal, nut butter, cream and protein powder. That’s it - you combine all four, chill overnight and slice into bars. Homemade energy bars with only three ingredients. Homemade Almond Butter Balls. Homemade Almond Butter Balls Posted by admin on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 · 4,431 Comments I don’t know about you, but I love to have a little sweet treat after dinner every night.

Homemade Almond Butter Balls

Usually, it’s a piece of dark chocolate or a cookie, but I like to incorporate nutritious desserts into my diet on occasion, which was the motivation for creating these Almond Butter Balls. Made with satisfying and heart-healthy rolled oats and almonds, these Almond Butter Balls have just the right amount of sweetness along with a serious nutritional punch.

Nikki’s Healthy Cookies. Quick and Easy Peanut Butter Granola Bars via How Sweet It Is. Fun, Refreshing, Healthy with a touch of bacon on top. Yup, that is the food blog ‘How Sweet It Is’ that Jesscia Merchant created. Jessica is a former personal trainer who writes about food, fitness and living a healthy, balanced life at How Sweet It is. Blog Archive no-bake energy bites. I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days. Especially for my fellow small business owners who just gave half of their revenue back to the government. Good grief, I won’t even go there. Instead though, I thought I’d offer my idea of a more comforting alternative.