{Nourish} Salted Chocolate Walnut Brownie Bites

Salted Chocolate Walnut BrowniesThis is my seventh season working with the Philadelphia Phillies but considering the young team, it often feels like my first year, so I have been spending a lot of time at the ballpark getting to know the players. They are not always eager to chat me up so I have been bringing them homemade snacks as a way to open up conversation. They love simple, energizing snacks like these no-bake Chocolate Walnut Brownie bites. They are a healthy snack and sweet treat all wrapped into one. Whether you are curbing your sweet tooth or fueling your little athlete–you want to make these! Continue reading “{Nourish} Salted Chocolate Walnut Brownie Bites”

{Nourish} Turmeric Super Seed and Nut butter

NutButterHave you ever made your own nut butter? If not, you should. It’s fun, easy and really gratifying plus you can get really creative with your flavor profiles and add-ins. This turmeric butter is my latest concoction to follow the Cocoa Hazelnut Butter I created a few weeks back. I was craving something more savory and was eager to experiment with a variety of nuts and seeds. I had some fresh turmeric on hand and, well, this awesome spread is the result! Continue reading “{Nourish} Turmeric Super Seed and Nut butter”

{Nourish} DIY Chocolate Nut Butter

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Move over Nutella, there is a new spread in town! News Flash– Nutella, though decadently delicious, is really not great for you (sigh). The first ingredient is SUGAR which is followed by palm oil and finally hazelnuts–I could go on. This is not great considering your nut butter should be made with NUTS first and foremost and it should only contain minimal amounts of sugar–if any! So, one of my young cooking class clients, a 9 year old girl, LOVES Nutella (really all things chocolate–who doesn’t?). We recently worked together to recreate some of her favorite treats and this was the result: a nutrient dense, low sugar version of the super sweet spread! This revamped version is equally as delicious as the original and way better for you. Bonus–like most of my recipes–its really easy because there is rarely time for anything but easy! Continue reading “{Nourish} DIY Chocolate Nut Butter”