Homemade Walnut Butter

I am a huge nut butter fan. I love nut butters so much that my pantry is filled with them! Some of my favorites include cinnamon raisin peanut butter, coconut almond butter, and chocolate hazelnut butter. Unfortunately, the only butter that I cannot find in the store is walnut butter. As walnuts are the nuts with…

Grain-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

  These grain-free peanut butter cookies are great for breakfast or for an afternoon snack. I tend to snack on these when I am short on time in the morning or when I need an afternoon energy boost. They are high in protein and potassium and taste amazing! They are also dairy-free, wheat-free and gluten-free. There are…

Flourless Cinnamon Raisin Muffins

If you are a commuter like me, you need a quick breakfast in the morning… no time to waste. On a typical day, I wake up, jump out of bed, wash up, hit the coffee maker switch, throw on my clothes that I picked out the night before, grab my lunch from the fridge, grab…

Paleo Brownie Bites  

I often have a hard time finding paleo or grain -free desserts that are low in calories. These little chocolate bites are so delicious, you won’t even miss the flour! They are high in protein, low in sugar, gluten free, high in potassium and antioxidants {And… each muffin is below 100 calories with only a few carbs}….

Mini Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins

Peanut Butter and Jelly is an all time favorite of mine. My dad loves apple jelly and is always eating it as his jelly of choice. However, I never use apple jelly in my sandwiches and always gravitate toward the strawberry and raspberry jellies. This time I was adventurous and gave the jar of chunky…

Peanut Butter Cup Greek Yogurt

I love any food with peanut butter, especially peanut butter cups. Justin’s makes natural dark chocolate peanuts butter cups that are incredible. Instead of having peanut butter ice cream, I made a healthier version with greek yogurt. It is still delicious, creamy and filled with peanut butter flavor! You will need: 1 cup plain greek yogurt…

Peanut Butter Granola Apple-wich

You will need: 1/4 an apple 2 tbsp granola 2 tbsp peanut butter (I used Peanut Butter & Co.) Slice the apple into chip-like pieces. Spread the peanut butter onto one piece and top with granola. Awesome afternoon snack.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Stuffed Berries with Granola

This is a great snack or dessert. It is so easy that it takes less than 1 minute. I sometimes come home from work and need a sweet snack. I am clearly a peanut butter fanatic so this made me very happy. The granola gives it a nice crunch and the peanut butter is nice…

Spicy Peanut Yellow Squash Noodles

I always wanted to try vegetable noodles with peanut sauce. I was considering cooking the noodles, but that would eliminate the fabulous crunch. So, these are raw. Since peanut noodles are often cold, this worked out well. You will need: 1 yellow squash 2 tbsp sesame seeds 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp PB2 3…

Hazelnut Chocolate Ice Cream

We have had a brutal winter this year. I spent the cold months making soups and hearty meals to keep myself warm. I cannot wait for the hot summer sun to bless us with its appearance. In my attempt to prepare for the warm months ahead, I made ice cream! I tried out a new…

Strawberry Banana Breakfast Wrap

My breakfast usually consists of oatmeal, eggs or pancakes. However, it is nice to have something different for a change. This wrap is light and easy to assemble. This recipe was inspired by my mom and step dad. They love greek yogurt. The drawer in their fridge is filled will various greek yogurt flavors. Next…

No-Bake Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

I had these bars years ago while in sleep away camp. I always wondered how they were made. I took a chance and made them with my own version. They were even better than I remembered. You will need: 2 cups rice krispies cereal 2 cups peanut butter 2 cups powdered sugar 1  1/4 sticks…