Showing posts from February, 2017

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…

Paleo Shortbread Cookies with Coconut Butter Glaze

Today I have two amazing companies to share with you. These two combined made some AMAZING cookies and I hope you enjoy them as well. 
First, here's a little info about each company. My Coconut Kitchen Our coconut butters are surprisingly smooth. We have created a variety of unique and delicious flavors to suit every palate and use. Since wellness was at the heart of this endeavor, each delicious flavor was created without using ingredients that could possible cause damage to our bodies. Everything we make is from organic ingredients. Most flavors have no added sugar and are free from common food allergens like gluten, dairy, peanut and soy. All this without sacrificing flavor one bit! Best of all, you can be healthier and feel better when you eat them. Each jar of coconut butter is a pureed blend that contains the health benefits of coconut oil and has a creamier feel with lots of flavor that makes all your favorite foods even more delicious.  
We enjoyed pouring this coconut butte…

Friday Favorites!

It's time for another round of Friday Favorites!!! 
1. Berg Bites
"Buttery smooth, Sunflower Butter and Yogurt Chip Berg Bites combine the earthy goodness of sunflower seeds and the creamy texture of vanilla yogurt chips. Packed with heart healthy oats and Omega 3 powerhouses like chia and hemp seeds."
If you're short on time, and looking for a convenient healthy snack/dessert on the go that tastes homemade, these Berg Bites are just right for you! They are SUPER tasty and have lots of healthy fats to keep you properly fueled. These bites are unique because they have yogurt chips throughout! It provides the perfect balance of sweet and salty by using sunflower butter. These were so good and they were gone in like 2 days because we loved them so much!  *Tip: Try them in the fridge or even frozen*
Please go check out Berg Bites website and order some for yourself. They also have two other flavors, Chocolate Chip Madness and Almond Raisin Delight. You can also keep up w…

Cashew Coconut Bites, Maca Muffins and Freezer Fudge w/ Wild Foods Co

Boy, do I have quite the line up of healthy treats to share with you today! Thanks to Wild Foods Co for sending some goodies to inspire these recipes. 
First, I want to share part of Wild Foods Co philosophy from their website: Wild Foods was founded from a desire to bring together the best ingredients in the world to support health, performance and conscious food consumerism. Knowing where our ingredients come from, how they are made, and the impact they have on the world, is of paramount importance because we know that food is the most important aspect of health, body composition, performance and longevity.
How awesome is that?! Not only is their philosophy awesome, their food is incredible as well! The protein powder and maca used in these recipes was not chalky at all. The coconut oil was delicious. The sweet cacao nibs were thoroughly enjoyed by Jared when he mixed them into yogurt and oats. I am still coming up with more recipes, so keep your eyes on my Instagram page

Now, onto…

TigerNut Smoothie Mix Super Boost Protein Bars + Review

I recently discovered TigerNut while browsing through Instagram and had to check it out.  Did you know... TigerNuts are not nuts, they are small root vegetables which comprised 80% of our Paleo ancestors’ diet around 2 million years ago. This ancient superfood originates from Africa. It is currently cultivated in West Africa & Spain. 
Organic Gemini was kind enough to send some TigerNut Smoothie Mix for me to try! TigerNut Smoothie Mix is a powerful smoothie booster that improves the gut's well-being and potentially strengthens the immune system. The combination of energy-packed protein and prebiotic fibers controls cravings & makes you feel fuller longer.

We loved it mixed into our smoothie bowls! Smoothies don't usually hold Jared and I over for too long, but this really did make us feel fuller longer. It's not overly sweet, but it's not too "earthy" tasting either, like some other powders we've added into smoothies. 

Another way we enjoyed it was…

Creamy Spinach and Chicken Casserole + Nancy's Yogurt Review

This casserole is super creamy and cheesy. It's very easy to make and I like to call it healthy "comfort food" because it hits the spot, without a lot of heavy ingredients. Hope you enjoy!  

Creamy Spinach and Chicken Casserole

1 lb. ground chicken 16 oz. riced cauliflower 4oz baby spinach 1 large egg ½ cup Nancy's cream cheese ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese Garlic powder, Salt and pepper to taste

Directions: Preheat oven to 450°F. Boil the riced cauliflower. Heat ground chicken with olive oil on the stovetop until fully cooked and no longer pink. Drain cauliflower and Allow it to cool. Return back to the warm pot and mix in the spinach. After it's mixed well, squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Place the cauliflower mixture in a bowl and add the egg, Cream cheese, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Mix to combine. Transfer the mixture to a glass baking dish. Bake in the oven for about 18 minutes until a little browned on the edges. Top with mozzarella cheese. Ba…