Father’s Day Recipe – Dad’s Raw Energy Balls

Father’s Day Recipe – Dad’s Raw Energy Balls

Happy Father’s Day! Here’s a recipe for a snack that dads moms AND kids love. It has only 7 ingredients. The nutty crunch is balanced by the chewy dates and raisins – true flavor explosion in your mouth. These energy … Continue reading

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Wonderful Walnuts

Wonderful Walnuts

Did you know that less than 10% of Americans consume tree nuts in their raw form?  Tree nuts include walnuts, brazil nuts, hazelnuts,cashews, pecans, pine nuts, almonds and pistachios.  Today we’ll talk about walnuts. Walnuts are simply wonderful. They’re tasty, affordable and … Continue reading

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Caveman Cookies? Paleo Hits the Snack Aisle

Caveman Cookies? Paleo Hits the Snack Aisle

Are you familiar with the Paleo diet? It’s a relatively new phenomenon that embraces the presumed diet of the Paleolithic era which lasted over 2.5 million years and ended about 10,000 years ago as humanity switched from hunter-gatherer foods to … Continue reading

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Snack Bar Smackdown: Clif vs. Lara

Snack Bar Smackdown: Clif vs. Lara

Yesterday we compared Kellogg’s Fiber Pus to Larabar. Despite the high amount of fiber in Kellogg’s bars, the clear nutrition winner was Larabar, with a short, understandable ingredient list and no added sugar. Many readers asked about Clif bars, so … Continue reading

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How to Choose Trail Mix

How to Choose Trail Mix

Image by Mr.Thomas via Flickr Hiking, biking, jogging, kayaking, or just strolling in the park, you begin to feel a bit hungry. Not dinner-time-hungry, and not even snack-time-hungry, rather just-one-bite-hungry. You satisfy that one bite, and 10 minutes later, you … Continue reading

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13 Pistachio Tidbits

13 Pistachio Tidbits

Image by Getty Images via Daylife It’s a shame that pistachios are being recalled en-mass due to a new salmonella outbreak. These are very healthy nuts! As we wait for the FDA recall list to fatten up, let’s learn about … Continue reading

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