Happy Blizzard Monday to all of my fellow East Coasters (I’m super jealous of all of you in warmer parts)!
When its cold and snowy out, I like to bake something, preferably in the form of a cookie. I decided to go with an old standby, Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies. But as this is a blog about improving your eating habits, I made a few healthy tweaks.
I love a good chia pudding… Hell, I’ll eat just about anything with chia seeds. For breakfast, dessert or a pre-workout snack, chia seeds are fantastic for filling you up without making you feel sick.
Personally, I like to eat a Mamma Chia Chia Squeeze before working out in the morning. It keeps me from feeling lightheaded and keeps me from getting sick (I can’t eat much for breakfast). Plus, they’re so freaking good (Banana Strawberry, Mango Coconut, etc….they’re some next level sh*t) and they’re surprisingly low in sugar. And their chia drinks are killer! (I promise this isn’t a sponsored post, I just really love their products.)
So last night, while I was grabbing ingredients to make my usual recipe, I remembered that I had an overripe banana and in a stroke of random genius, I came up with this: Continue reading
Me too little girl, me too. Image via Giphy
Ancient civilizations drank and worshipped it, the wealthy flaunted it and wars were fought over it (even today); it’s no exaggeration to say that the cocoa bean is one powerful little seed. And as a wise uncle once famously said, “With great power, comes great responsibility.”
Sorry for the lack of posts, this soon-to-be college graduate is up to her eyeballs in final projects, but fear not! I have a great recipe for your morning (or whenever!) enjoyment. Continue reading