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Homemade Energy/Protein Bars

{jcomments on}Energy bars and protein bars can make good snacks or mini meals. I eat them occasionally because the are very convenient and can have a good mix of carbohydrates and protein. But it can be difficult to find an energy or protein bar that has healthy and...

New Snack Finds

A few days ago, I wandered into a small sandwich shop in Malibu for lunch and happened upon some awesome high volume snacks! Heading to the movie theater this weekend? Going to need some high volume, low calorie snacks to get you through a long Friday work day? Here...

New Chip Substitution

Last night while shopping at Whole Foods, I happened upon a new crunchy, savory snack – Lundberg’s Tamari with Seaweed Organic Rice Cakes. Each large rice cake is sixty calories, with zero fat grams, one gram of protein and only seventy-five milligrams of...

Snacks for Children

Once I mention that I have two kids at home, two things happen: I see stunned faces that people actually think I am old enough to have children They ask me for snack ideas for their own children First, I am older than I look. Second, I love to give snack ideas! I...

Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds make a great addition to many different meals and snacks. They are highly nutritious and contain phytochemicals that help reduce various diseases. Pumpkin seeds contain fiber and healthy fats which serve to reduce LDL or bad cholesterol while raising HDL...

Pumpkin Hummus

I confessed my love for pumpkin in a few months ago in this post where I gave you lots of fun ideas on how to use it. But I might have a new favorite! For Thanksgiving I was put in charge of appetizers and tried a variation on hummus (although I called it bean dip or...