• Life,  Recipes

    Homemade Spiced Chai Mix

    There’s nothing more cozy than sitting by the fire with a hot cup of chai on a cold day. Or walking though the snow with a hot mug full of the creamy, spiced drink. Mmm I can see the steam rising as I type this. YUM! I have been making this chai mix recipe as long as I can remember. It is delicious and perfectly warming for those cold winter days. It also makes a great gift! Just put the mix in a jar and add a homemade label on a pretty ribbon. Without further ado, here is the recipe for my favorite winter drink! Spiced Chai Mix Ingredients: 3…

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    Quick & Easy Energy Balls

    I am a snacker. Chips, popcorn, nuts, crackers, apples slices, cut-up veggies with hummus…you name it. My go-to snacks are basically anything that I can eat on the go or while I’m working. These energy balls are super quick and easy to whip up, take no cooking whatsoever, taste delicious, and are good for you! Win WIn WIN! THE RECIPE 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips 1/2 cup ground flaxseed meal 1/2 cup peanut putter 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp vanilla Instructions: Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Once combined, use a small spoon to form into 1″ balls. Place on a baking sheet covered in waxed…

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    Superfood Protein Salad

    Are you looking for a delicious plant-based, high protein meal full of nutrients? If so, then this salad recipe is for you! It has 20 grams of protein per serving that keep you full for hours, plus loads of flavor. AND it’s pretty quick and easy, too!   The Recipe: Total Time: 15-20 minutes Servings: 3 entree salads Nutrition: 334 calories and 20g protein per serving   Ingredients: Chili-Roasted Almonds 1 cup raw almonds About 1-2 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp sea salt Salad 4 large handfuls mixed greens 1 cup cooked, chilled quinoa 1/2 cup cooked, shelled edamame 1/2 cup kidney beans…

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    Coffee Smoothie

    First of all, who doesn’t like coffee? Especially in Seattle…during autumn! Even if you don’t drink regular coffee, you might still sip on some decaf from time to time. After all, studies have shown that coffee-drinkers live longer than those who don’t consume the caffeinated beverage. And it doesn’t matter what kind of coffee you drink – you can still reap the longevity benefits and make this delicious and healthy breakfast smoothie! I love it because it only has five ingredients, kind of tastes like a chocolate shake (even though there’s no chocolate in it), and is under 300 calories! You can even make it the night before a busy…

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    Rhubarb + Rose Iced Rooibos Tea

    Iced tea is one of the many things I get excited about come warmer weather. There are so many different flavors and recipes to try, caffeinated ones give the perfect mid-afternoon energy boost, and they are so refreshing. Our rhubarb plant is thriving this year, which means that it is huge haha! If you have a rhubarb plant, you’ll know what I mean. I’ve been wanting to try a new recipe, and one that uses rhubarb only seemed fitting. I also LOVE tea, so a rhubarb iced tea seemed perfect! Also, rhubarb recipes always look so pretty and pink (although this one turned out orange)! And who doesn’t want to…