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Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks
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50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making As a society, we have become over-reliant on “ready made” products. We have lost the ability to make things from scratch. Rather than blend up some peanuts to make delicious, tasty and fresh peanut butter, we’ll spend many dollars on a jar from the store that contains artificial preservatives, unnecessary packaging and that simply lines the pockets of huge, unethical multinational corporations. Aside from foods, you can also make your own personal care products, beauty and make up products, cleaning products and home accessories that taste, work or look better than store bought, without the harmful chemicals and toxins and free from excessive, earth damaging packaging. Foods Homemade Ketchup – This ketchup won’t brake the bank, tastes better than the real deal and contains no added sugar – so it’s nutritionally good for the whole family. Peanut Butter – It is so simple to make this pantry staple it would be silly to buy it. Want to learn more about making your own foods? Next Page >>>

126 Super Healthy Snacks (Low Calorie & High Protein) If you’re searching for healthy snacks it’s best to walk briskly past the snack aisle in stores. Many of them will be full of GMOs, preservatives, chemicals, and artificial flavors and sweeteners. This list of snack idea includes foods you can make at home, several in a matter of minutes so you can curb hunger before it gets the better of you. You’re sure to find a few favorites here, and a healthy twist on some old classics. Meaty Roll-Up A Fruit Roll-Up won’t get you too far in terms of satisfying you until it’s time for a full meal, but a Meat Roll-Up gets the job done. You’ll also be avoiding the sugar and chemicals that you’ll find in fruity packaged snacks at the store. What You Need: 2 Turkey slices (or sliced Chicken Breast, or lean Roast Beef) 1 Mini Carrot (or Celery Stalk, or Asparagus Spear) Steps: Roll the meat of your choice around the vegetable of your choice. It’s good to smell the roasted flavor and get good and ready for a snack right when the timer dings. What You Need:

Homemade Energy Drink I started out with the intention of coming up with a recipe for a homemade version of the store bought energy drinks, but after doing some research and discovering how unhealthy they are for you, I decided instead to try and design a less sugar/caffeine fueled way to help myself through the workday afternoon sleepy slump. What I landed on was a system of three drinks and some energy boosting ideas that are going a long way to helping me keep my energy up all day long! Here's the good on the drinks: The Fire Hydrant (left) - 3-4 8oz glasses throughout the day filtered water 1 slice lemon 1 pinch cayenne pepper Other than getting 7-8 hours of sleep a night, staying hydrated is the most important thing you can do to help keep your body functioning at optimum levels. *For an explanation of lemons' miraculous transition from acidic outside of the body, to alkaline once ingested, visit this link: The Heavy Lifter (right) - 1 glass in the morning

40 recipes for oranges for superfood meals Our Superfood Recipes Series gathers up great recipes for the most amazing superfoods, inspiring you to add these healthy ingredients to any meal. Oranges are one of the most healthful fruits around -- and one of the most versatile. On the health side of things, oranges are just chock full of vitamins. Known best for their extremely high vitamin C content, oranges also contain vitamin A, which is an important antioxidant, and B6, which helps with healthy skin and fighting fatigue. Oranges contain potassium and calcium, are a great source of fiber, and may even help lower cholesterol. While you get the most health benefits out of oranges by simply peeling them and eating them raw, that's not exactly the most inspired way to eat them. Breakfast: © Jaymi Heimbuch Vegan Orange-Cranberry Muffins with PecansRecipe: TreeHugger Vegan Banana Orange Nut LoafRecipe: eCurry Raspberry-Orange SunrisesRecipe: My Recipes Mandarin Orange Breakfast BitesRecipe: Taste of Home elisabet.s/CC BY-NC 2.0 the uff da!

30 Vegetarian recipes you can cook in 30 minutes or less We love healthy food, especially if it can be made quickly and easily on busy week nights. It doesn't always have to be summer salads that are quick to put together and serve up -- there is something in this list for any season of the year. Let us know any tips or tricks you have for quick meals made from scratch in the comments. © Jaymi HeimbuchSavory swiss chard and onion frittataSimple, savory, and so satisfying! © Jaymi HeimbuchCrispy zucchini pancakesThese little crispy snacks are great for brunches, or for a healthier way to satisfy that craving for some fried comfort food. © Jaymi HeimbuchYogurt parfaits in a mason jar for breakfasts on the goIf you already have your granola baked up, this healthy breakfast idea takes just a couple minutes to put together -- only long enough for you to cube some fruit or toss berries in a jar and cover it with yogurt and toppings. © Jaymi HeimbuchBaked avocado fries Yes, you read that right.

25 Must-See Diagrams That Will Make Cooking Super Easy 1. Make your own vinaigrette. cooksmarts.comDo this instead of buying it bottled — it’s healthier AND tastier, and simple to make. I LIKE simple! 2. / Via OK this list of substitutions is probably my favorite of all of them! 3. Chris Ritter / BuzzFeedOK, not sure I understand this one above that much, but some of you might. 4. So damn useful as well! 5. / Via I didn’t know half of that – did you? 6. I love to bake, so this is a keeper for me. 7. Who knew?! 8. Plainworks / 9. © 2011 Yumi Sakugawa, as first published on 10. Justine Zwiebel / BuzzFeed 11. Chris Ritter / Buzzfeed 12. / 13. Again, who knew all of this?! 14. / Now you know exactly which meats you need. 15. 16. Chris Ritter / BuzzFeedOnions are not all made equal. 17. 18. 19.

Avocado Toast Sandwich Recipe For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice. Today: Avocado toast may be so last year, but avocado toast sandwiches are the next big thing. Whether or not we have some earl to thank for it, the stacking of all of one’s favorite things between two slices of bread is an inspired activity. I uphold that a sandwich is one of those foods for which no substitute can be made. I have done my fair share of weird stuff in order to eat a sandwich. When I lived in Spain and could not find a proper deli to save my life, I would load Manchego, jamón, greens, and spicy mustard onto the long rolls my host family usually reserved for Nutella. Last week, under the influence of an early morning meat craving, I had an Italian beast for breakfast and straight up zero regrets. Monster Avocado Toast Sandwich Photos by James Ransom

Hoe werkt Deel Een Koe? - Deel een koe 4 Best Methods for Off-the-Grid Food Production For most of us producing all of our own food is just a fantasy. It evokes visions of multiple acres of fertile land, long work days, and expensive machinery. However, none of these are necessary to achieve self-sufficient food production. There are many gardening techniques that can produce an abundance of food for you and your family without requiring a lot of space, money or equipment. What each of these methods will require is your time, but not the dawn-to-dusk work hours associated with farming. Rather, you will need time to study and practice these methods and other food preparation skills such as learning to mill your own wheat or corn flour to make breads, tortillas, pastas from scratch, or learning to can, pickle, or preserve food in all its forms. Your diet should also be considered when planning for the best self-sufficient food production method. With dedication and proper planning, everyone has the ability to survive the looming food crisis by producing their own food. 1. 2.

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