3 posts tagged healthy fat

Mixed Greens Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts

Do you ever go out to eat and order a dish that, when it comes to the table, you think, "Damn, I could do this at home and it would be so much better"? Not that it's bad at the restaurant! Just that you know that you could make it at home and you'd put your own spin on it. There's something about the restaurant experience that will forever make me adore going out to eat, but most of the time I finish my plate and think, "I'm going home and recreating this, except I'll use this instead of that ... Continue Reading

Easy Edamame Appetizers

At my house, folks tend to get the munchies around 5 or 6 pm. It's not quite dinner time (especially in the summer when it's almost 100% necessary to wait for the sun to set over the lake before heading inside to eat), but stomachs are growling. It's easy to pull out cheese and crackers. It's easy to grab a handful of chips. But with a little bit of effort and just a couple of minutes of work, you can snack on some delicious appetizers that won't ruin dinner and make you feel like you need to ... Continue Reading

Peanut Butter Power Bites

These Peanut Butter Power Balls are amazing. The down and dirty of it is simple: a ball of peanut butter rolled around in some super happy ingredients like coconut, dried fruit and dark chocolate chips. They are the perfect snack to help power you through a workout, give you a kick in the early-morning butt before work or even satisfy a sweet tooth craving something sinful before bed. Tucked in between a clothing boutique and a tattoo parlor lives  a cute, hipster-as-Kailua-gets ... Continue Reading