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Friday Faves 4/14/17

It's time for another round up of Friday Faves! 
High Brew Coffee
Jared is the coffee lover in our house and he said these were AWESOME. They are already made, so you can just grab them and head out the door. He enjoyed all of the unique flavors. He especially liked the Creamy Cappuccino with the extra protein! Here's a little info about High Brew Coffee from their website: We never apply heat, but use filtered, ambient temperature water instead to brew our coffee. Cold-brew coffee has a smoother, bolder, less acidic and bitter flavor due to the absence of heat in brewing process. High Brew cold-brew coffee contains a higher amount of caffeine due to an optimal coffee bean, grind, ratio of coffee to water and brewing process. Cold-brew is not to be confused with iced coffee, which is hot brewed coffee that has been poured over ice. Learn more HERE.

You can also follow High Brew Coffee on Twitter,Instagram, and Facebook

Soul Sprout Snacks If you're looking for some unique s…

Bilinski Sausage

Bilinski's Chicken is meat you can feel good about. Our chickens are raised humanely, are free range, and spend much of their time outdoors. Our pasture-raised chickens spend more than half of their lives outside in an unfenced pasture, where they can forage and roam outdoors, coming into the barn at night. All the chickens we use are fed GMO-free and antibiotic-free feed. They grow at natural rates, allowing them to lead happy, healthy lifestyles. Healthy chickens offer better nutrients, as well as better taste!
We were so grateful to try Bilinski's! Everything we ate was DELICIOUS!!!! 
First up, I made a sweet breakfast casserole using the Maple Chicken Sausage Patties. 
Maple Chicken Sausage & Sweet Potato Casserole

 Next, I used the Sun Dried Tomato Chicken sausage in this couscous casserole. It was a different way to enjoy the taste of pizza, but with couscous as the base!  Sun Dried Tomato Couscous Casserole
Lastly, I made this EPIC Mexican Breakfast Pizza using the Wild…

Nora Food Co

Nora Food Co has a great selection of paleo cookies, crackers, scones, and granola. 

First, here's a little about Nora Food Co from their website: With over 15 years of culinary experience, Chef Nora decided to use her culinary experience and passion for food to feed customers in a way that is truly healthy but still delicious! So the journey began to make unprocessed snacks that have no wheat, no grains, no oats, no dairy, no soy, and no GMO’s,  just 100% unrefined ingredients! Her commitment to customers is to always be transparent with ingredients and make each item with Love you can taste!
We enjoyed EVERYTHING so much! The ingredients are top notch and taste incredible. Pizza was made out of the crackers. We topped them with sauce, cheese, and chicken sausage. They were super easy and turned out very tasty! 

The cookies were the star of some super tasty smoothie bowls. 
Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Bowl

But, the absolute star of the show was this paleo crust fr…

Friday Faves

It's time for another round of Friday Faves! 
1. JARED WON A MINI TOUR EVENT!!!!! He played in Port Orange, FL, at the Crane Lakes Invitational. The best part about the entire weekend was that I actually got to watch and that it was JUST the two of us. It was a special weekend and one we will never forget. The wind was super crazy for both rounds and scores were super high, but Jared kept his score at even for round one and then had a crazy exciting finish with an EAGLE on 18 to take the lead!!! I jumped off the ground when the putt dropped. It was awesome! 

2. Watusee Foods  Chickpeatos snacks are yummy and they aren't filled with anything crazy. They just have chickpeas, olive oil, and spices. They are the perfect crunchy snack that is filled with a little protein, fiber, and healthy fats. That's a winning combo if you ask me! I'm going to add the Cinnamon Toast bag to my next smoothie bowl. 
They also make Chickpea Breadcrumbs! I was pumped when this bag was include…

Amazi Foods

Amazi Foods plantain chips are so delicious! They are made from simply plantains, olive or coconut oil, and whatever spices for each specific flavor. THAT'S IT! No crazy ingredients in these scrumptious chips. 

These were great straight out of the bag. They are crunchy and full of flavor. YUM! 
We also enjoyed them in a few different ways: Tropical Bowl of Oats

Breakfast Nachos
PB Plantain Energy Bites
We loved these chips and we know you will too! Check out their website, Facebook, and Instagram for more info and recipe ideas! 
Amazi Foods sent us free product in exchange for an honest review. We were not compensated monetarily, just sent product. All opinions are our own. 

Nutty Novelties

If you're in search of some delicious and adventurous flavors of nut butter, then Nutty Novelties is perfect for you! They have 15 different flavors. We were graciously sent All Almonds Almond Butter, Lightly Salted Cashew Butter, Dark Chocolate Almond Butter, and Butterscotch Peanut Butter. 

All of the nut butters we tried were super smooth and easy to spread. They were super creamy and absolutely delicious in our oatmeal and on top of waffles, but I also made quite a few snacks and treats with them. Hope you enjoy! 

Butterscotch Cake Bites

Tropical Oats
Mounds Bar Freezer Fudge
Please check out their website and order some for yourself! You can also keep up with them on Instagram.

Friday Faves

It's time for another round up of Friday Faves! 
1. I MADE wheat crackers! I followed a super simple recipe from Don't Waste The Crumbs Blog. Try them out sometime! 
My New Year's "intention" was to be more adventurous in the kitchen and make more things at home that we normally buy from the store. I am loving all the homemade stuff I've been making, and Jared is too! He keeps saying how excited he is that I am making more snacks and trying new things. <3 nbsp="" p="" yay="">
2. Can't stop eating this DELICIOUS granola. It's soooooo good. I also chose the winner for the giveaway, congrats @Mama_Lovin14! 
3. I have to prep my breakfast on the days I watch the baby in the mornings, so I made a waffle. I didn't have a container big enough to lay it flat, so I put my cashew butter + greek yogurt frosting in between two sections of the waffle and it was super easy to eat the next day. It was just a fun way to mix up…

Bee Free Warrior Mix

If you're looking for a granola that tastes like a soft baked cookie, then Bee Free Warrior Mix is just what you need! It's insanely delicious and we could have easily eaten the entire bag in one sitting. 

What we love the most about this granola is the ingredient list. It's jam packed full of super delicious ingredients that we can pronounce, and they're all very healthy! 

We definitely ate our fair share of handfuls straight from the bag, but we also enjoyed it on top of chia pudding, yogurt, and smoothie bowls as well. 

If you're interested in trying some of this for yourself, you can visit their website, or participate in my Instagram Giveaway by clicking HERE and have a shot at winning four full bags!!! 
You can also keep up with Bee Free on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Bee Free sent us free product in exchange for an honest review. We were not compensated monetarily for this post, just sent free product. All opinions are our own.

Pizza Casserole

Jared and I love to eat pizza, but we also like variety, so I came up with this Pizza Casserole! 

Ingredients: 13 oz. Fully Cooked Turkey smoked sausage 1 bag frozen Peppers & onions 1 Box of plain couscous 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup Pesto 1/2 cup pizza sauce 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese
Preheat oven to 350*F.
Pour two cups of water into a pot and boil, then add the whole box of couscous. (Be sure to read your specific box's instructions as they may differ in measurements)
Cut sausage into bite size pieces and brown in the skillet.
Sauté the peppers and onions in another skillet at the same time. When they're done cooking, drain the liquid.
In a large bowl combine couscous, peppers, Greek yogurt, garlic powder and sauces.
Pour into a greased 9x13 baking dish. Then, place sausage on top and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
Cover with aluminum foil and bake for about 15 min. Then, remove foil and cook another 10 min.

Hope you enjoy this recipe! 

Energy Bites, Donuts, and More with Binnie's Coconut Butter

If you're looking for a sweet spread that's healthy for you, then Binnie's Coconut Butter is just for you! It is made with just a few simple ingredients, but tastes like candy! The coolest part about this coconut butter is how SPREADABLE it is! It's perfect to top your favorite treats and snacks! 
If you're unsure of what coconut butter is, check out this info from their website: Coconut oil is the oil extracted from the coconut, while coconut butter is made from shredded coconut or the meat of the coconut and coconut oil. Similar to peanut butter, we use Binnie’s Coconut Butter as a superfood spread on toast, in smoothies, on pancakes or waffles, as a fruit dip, on sweet potatoes, and as a substitute for butter or toppings in baking! The possibilities are endless!
Coconut is full of medium-chain triglycerides which is saturated fat that is GOOD for you! It’s metabolized in the liver and used up as energy right away WHILE keeping you full and satisfied for longer. C…

Add some protein and collagen to your day with Vital Proteins!

Jared and I love fueling our body as best as we can. Vital Proteins are an awesome supplement to fill in the gaps that we can't always get through food. They are very important for muscle recovery, can reduce the risk of injuries, and even help your skin feel more youthful! 
Here's some info from Vital Proteins website:   Collagen peptides supply amino acids that are needed to build new collagen. Collagen peptides are high in specific amino acids such as Glycine and Proline that are especially needed for the production of new collagen. The collagen peptides stimulate certain cells (fibroblasts, osteoblasts) to build new collagen. Supplementation with collagen peptides can protect the degradation of the connecting tissues in athletes and could reduce the exercise induced increase of urinary collagen crosslinks. Supplementation with 30 – 70 grams of collagen peptides per day showed a reduction of risk for injuries on muscle, tendons, and ligaments in athletes.
Vital Proteins rest…