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Best Healthy Super Bowl Snacks - mindbodygreen. Best Vegan Chili Cheese Nachos Recipe - mindbodygreen. We’re always looking to find the best functional food—that also tastes drool-worthy and delicious.

Best Vegan Chili Cheese Nachos Recipe - mindbodygreen

In our new series, we’re taking to the kitchen and teaming up with some of the food world’s superstars to find the absolute best recipe in a number of categories, from comfort food classics to health food staples. In the upcoming weeks, we’ll be sharing the Ultimate Healthy Grilled Cheese, the Ultimate Healthy Doughnut, the Ultimate Healthy Creamy Salad Dressing and more. Want to see us make something over? Email liz@mindbodygreen.com to add your request to the list! Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, we’re starting off with The Ultimate Healthy Chili Cheese Nachos, courtesy of Angela Liddon, the author of the amazing Oh She Glows Everyday. The Ultimate Healthy Nachos Growing up, I was a huge fan of Wendy's Chili and Cheese Nachos (remember the 99-cent menu?). Chili Cheese Nachos Serves 8 to 10 Ingredients Method In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat.

Nacho Cheese Sauce Ingredients. Addictive Fruited Energy Bars. Paleo Salt and Pepper Crackers Recipe. MIRACLE SESAME CRACKERS. Spicy Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip. November 20, 2015 Do you serve appetizers before the Thanksgiving dinner, or do you forgo the small bites to leave room before the big feast?

Spicy Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip

In my family, there’s no such thing as “saving room” for dinner. We just eat all the time. That’s why the appetizers are just as important as the main event. For whatever reason, one of my sisters has brought a cheesy spinach artichoke dip to our last few family gatherings. I made a lighter version by leaving out on the cheese and sour cream and mixing in some cashew cream instead. 4 Ingredient Zucchini Tater Tots - She Likes Food. I think we all can agree that tater tots are the best use of potatoes in the world!

4 Ingredient Zucchini Tater Tots - She Likes Food

They are crispy, salty and if you make homemade tater tots you can put a bunch of awesome flavors into them. My first experience with homemade tater tots was with these smoked gouda and green apple tater tots I made last year. They were some of the best tater tots I’ve ever eaten and much easier to make than I had expected. I’ve seen tater tots made many times on the Food Network and a lot of times they add extra things like eggs and breadcrumbs, but I’ve found that those additions aren’t really necessary. These zucchini tater tots only have 4 ingredients; potatoes, zucchini, salt and olive oil. In one of my last posts, I talked about how terrible of a gardener I am (I blame the desert for that though!) Crispy Cauliflower Buffalo Wings (Gluten-Free!) Elissa Goodman.

Mole Roasted Almonds - Avocado a Day. Mole roasted almonds with chocolate and chilies are the the perfect crunchy and slightly sweet snack!

Mole Roasted Almonds - Avocado a Day

Moley, moley, moley, moley! 15 Ways to Make Kale Chips - Simply Stacie. I’m struggling with late night cravings.

15 Ways to Make Kale Chips - Simply Stacie

I can do great all day eating healthy and not gorging myself on sweets and carbs. Then 8 o’clock rolls around and the hunger hits. Right now this is the hardest time of the day for me to stay on track. Vegan, gluten-free crackers. The Simple Snack That Alice Waters Makes For Her Friends. There’s nothing quite like roasting almonds or walnuts for creating atmosphere; they instantly invoke the sense that the kitchen is being cooked in, and give the room a wonderful, slightly caramel smell.

The Simple Snack That Alice Waters Makes For Her Friends

Whenever I’m feeling hungry for a little bite of something savory, or when I know friends are coming for dinner, I like to make a batch of roasted nuts tossed with herbs and sea salt. Guests instantly gravitate toward that plate: Perfectly toasted nuts are irresistible. Likewise, there’s hardly a better way to end a meal than with a plate of nut-packed dark chocolate bark, candied citrus peel, and dates stuffed with almond paste. Kale Chips. CLASSIC AMERICAN SOFT PRETZELS  5-Minute Homemade Energy Bars. While there are lots of natural ways to boost your energy, like increasing your protein intake, getting enough sleep, and reducing stress, something that is less talked about is supporting the adrenal glands.

5-Minute Homemade Energy Bars

The adrenal glands, which are two endocrine glands located on top of your kidneys, are responsible for helping your body deal with stress. Put very simply, after a prolonged period of stress, they can become fatigued and less able to properly produce enough of the right hormones to keep your body's energy in balance. Managing your diet is often not enough to repair your adrenals, which is where adaptogenic herbs come in. An adaptogenic herb is something that helps your body naturally adapt to physical stressors. One such herb is maca root, native to the Andean mountains in Peru, that has been shown to increase energy, not to mention boost libido. Homemade Energy Bar Recipe Makes 5 bars Ingredients. Perfect Weekday Lunch: Kale-Avocado Wrap With Dijon Dressing - mindbodygreen.com. This super simple wrap is easy to make and great to bring for lunch to work or school!

Perfect Weekday Lunch: Kale-Avocado Wrap With Dijon Dressing - mindbodygreen.com

It's filled with kale, cucumbers, avocados and a homemade mustard dressing. The perfect summer wrap, on-the-go! 5 Healthy Desk Snack Ideas (With Recipes!) - mindbodygreen.com. Snack cravings can arise while you’re working to meet a deadline or during that mid-morning lull before a lunch meeting.

5 Healthy Desk Snack Ideas (With Recipes!) - mindbodygreen.com

Whenever it hits, the hunger comes on fast and fierce. While hummus and fresh vegetables or nut butter and fresh fruit make great snacks, these are likely unrealistic options for those of us looking to keep a small stash of "desk snacks" handy in a drawer. While there are endless shelf-stable snack options, most contain questionable preservatives and lack healthy fats or protein to keep you satisfied.

Even though healthier snack options are becoming more widely available, making your own stash of desk snacks is a breeze. Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas Chickpeas have fiber and protein — two nutrients that are key to healthy snacking. Makes 3 servings Ingredients 1 can (14 oz) chickpeas 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon za’atar Pinch cayenne (optional) Preparation 1. Cayenne + Lime Pepitas.