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Snacks

The Essentials of a Healthy Game Day Spread

“Da – Da – Da – Da .  .  . Doo – Doo – Doo – Doo .  .  . Shu-Gah-Duh-Shuh-Gah-Duh .  .  . Duhnuhnuhnuh .  .  . “ ^ That was my attempt at the NFL theme song.  Needs work.  The point is: The […]

Chunky, Spicy Guacamole

Chunky, Spicy Guacamole

When I think of guacamole, I think of all the afternoons I spent avoiding homework and trying to make a healthy snack that everyone in my family enjoyed. I’d make heaps of it only for it to all be eaten before dinner time. It was […]

Cool Cantaloupe Smoothie Bowl

Cool Cantaloupe Smoothie Bowl

We all know melons and summertime go hand in hand, but Shah Mofid (Dad) took it to another level this year. He insisted I take home a cantaloupe the size of the Death Star and my first thought, actually my second thought was that I […]

Spiced Granola

Spiced Granola

This granola recipe includes all my favorite things! Turns out that all my favorite things are very “Fall.” Let me explain: oats, nuts, dried fruit, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and maple syrup. Screaming “Fall!” All we’re missing is the pumpkin spice . . . don’t tempt […]

Vegan Curry Popcorn

Vegan Curry Popcorn

Popcorn is one of yummiest, healthiest snacks in the world (Okay, not the “WORLD,” but I’m dramatic) and often, it gets ruined by hydrogenated oils, chemicals, and too much salt. Without all that added mess, popcorn is is considered a healthy whole grain that is […]