Basic Granola

August 21, 2015

Granola is great. If done right, it’s way healthier than most commercially available trail mixes- otherwise known as candy with obstacles. Ingredients: 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup unfiltered apple juice 1 ripe banana Additional ingredients: almonds, cashews, pine nuts, raisins, […]

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June 12, 2015

A green smoothie that you actually want to drink?  Try this version with Mango and Lime! Mango Lime Smoothie Ingredients: 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 cups stemmed and chopped collard greens, spinach, or kale 1 1/2 cups mango, frozen (The freezer section of your supermarket is your best friend!) 1 cup green grapes, frozen […]

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Kale Chips

March 27, 2015

The first time I made Kale Chips they were a revelation. They were so simple and delicious I was kicking myself for having written them off before. They’re also super adaptable so if garlic powder and parmesan isn’t your thing try cayenne, onion powder, or nutritional yeast. Also, if that’s not enough to convinve you […]

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Simple Hummus

July 25, 2014

You had an awesome workout at Portland Team fitness and now you’re looking for a post-workout snack. You could reach for a granola bar or a protein shake, but why would you when you can have real food instead? With a food processor and a few minutes you can make protein-packed hummus to have on […]

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