• Fab Food & Drinks,  Fitness & Wellness

    “Healthy-ish” Peanut Butter Cups

    These “healthy-ish” Peanut butter cups are really tasty, loaded with protein and refined sugar-free these peanut butter cups are sure to please. These are a great snack with a cup of tea or perfect for the kids lunches!  Makes 6-8 Peanut Butter Cups Ingredients Chocolate Layer 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup cocoa powder 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon vanilla In a mixing bowl, Mix together the coconut oil, cocoa powder, maple syrup and vanilla until combined. Layer into a square baking dish or muffin tin (since these are for valentines day you can use a heart shaped mold!). and place into the freezer for 15-20 minutes.  Peanut…

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    Baked Broccoli

    This is one of our most favorite sides. Baking the broccoli brings out a somewhat “nutty” flavor and it can be the perfect addition to a salad, pasta dish or just have it as a side dish. This recipe is simple, foolproof and well, downright delish. Preheat oven to 400 degrees 3 cups broccoli, trimmed into bite-sized pieces (I usually make them smaller if they’re going into a salad) 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper Place Broccoli in a mixing bowl, toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Bake 20-25 minutes Warning: Once this comes out of the oven a few pieces will inevitably be consumed…

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    Fancified Avocado Toast

    Step up your brunch game with this outside the box take on Avocado toast. Instead of using “toast” we opted for mini waffles. They sure are a crowd-pleaser, they’re hearty, healthy and they look super cute too!  Waffles 1 1/4 Cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled 1 1/2 Tablespoons sugar 1 Teaspoon baking powder 1/4 Teaspoon salt 1/2 Cup 1/2 Cup plain greek yogurt 4 Tablespoons butter, melted Topping 4 eggs 3 small tomatoes 1 small avocado Salt Pepper Place waffle batter in a large bowl, whisk all ingredients together until smooth and combined. Drop spoonfuls onto waffle iron and cook to your desired “done-ness”  Place 1 waffle on a…

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    Corned Beef, Cabbage,​ and Sweet Potato Pizza!

    This is a St. Patty’s day tradition in our house, I make it almost every year and we always say “we should make this more often”! It’s a fun twist on a traditional Irish classic! Making the dish in “pizza” form is fun and interactive, you could even do mini pizzas for a party too! 3 carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 1 (about 3 lbs) corned beef brisket already brined.     1/4 cup mozzarella cheese 2 cauliflower pizza crusts (you can use regular too!)  2 Tablespoons truffle oil.  6 cups water 1 lb bag shredded cabbage…

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    Green Goodness Smoothie

    Need a great, nutrition-packed smoothie? This is just the ticket. It is really tasty, and you can make it sweeter depending upon your tastes (just add some agave nectar). Healthy, delicious and bursting with superfoods! This can be your new go-to recipe when you’re craving a smoothie. 1 cup vanilla almond milk 2 handfuls spinach 1 handful kale 1/2 large banana 1/2 frozen blueberries 1/2 plain or vanilla greek yogurt 1/2 cup orange juice Ready for a really complicated process? Put everything blender, and… drumroll, please? Blend it up!  Pour into your favorite glass and savor the healthy, deliciousness! Note: depending upon your blender you may have to add the spinach and kale in batches…

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    Fresh and Fab Carrot Orange Smoothie

    This smoothie is SO delicious. It’s sweet and slightly nutty from the hemp seeds. Great for breakfast or a mid-day pick me up or just your daily dose of vitamins!  Makes 4 smoothies 1/4 cup Hemp Seeds 1/2 Teaspoon Tumeric 3/4 cup yogurt 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 scoop vanilla protein powder 1 scoop collagen powder 1/2 banana 1/3 cup chopped carrot 1/2 cup orange, peeled and cut into small pieces 1/2 teaspoon orange zest 1 cup frozen mango  Place all ingredients in blender, blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve! Enjoy this tasty treat! xx, T (Peanut Butter & Jelly Chronicles)

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    Summertime Fish Tacos

    These tacos are great for a hot summer evening, they don’t require very much cooking and best of all, most of this recipe can be made ahead of time. All you need is a margarita and some cute summertime cocktail napkins and you’re good to go!  Fish: 1 1/2 lbs cod or white fish 2 tablespoons taco seasoning 1 lime, juice and zest Place fish in a ziplock bag, sprinkle with taco seasoning and add lime zest and juice, let marinate for at least 4 hours or more.  Salsa:  2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 3 cloves garlic, crushed in a garlic press 1 cup frozen fire-roasted corn or regular frozen…

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    Rainbow Smoothie

    Lately, we have been trying to “eat the rainbow” everyday! Focusing on healthy food choices and eating as many fruits and veggies as possible. This smoothie contains all the colors, Red berries, Orange zest, Yellow banana and mango, green spinach, and Blueberries! Not only is it nutritious but it tastes great too! Makes 4, 1 cup servings 1/2 cup greek yogurt 1 1/4 cups almond milk 1 cup frozen blueberries 1/2 cup frozen fruit medley (we used mango, banana, strawberry medley, you can use any berry assortment that you like) 3 tablespoons oats 2 big handfuls spinach (definitely an official measurement!) 1/4 teaspoon orange zest 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (really good…

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    Superfood Breakfast Cookies

    This is the perfect ‘grab and go’ cookie. They are not only nutritious and loaded with superfoods like pumpkin, flax seeds, cinnamon and of course some chocolate but they’re also really durable, I like to pop one into a baggy and toss it into my purse to curb my afternoon “hangriness”! Preheat oven to 325 1 cup oats 1 cup flour 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup pepitas 1/2 cup rasins 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoon flax seeds 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Pinch salt (about 1/4 teaspoon)  1 cup canned pumpkin 2 tablespoons butter, melted  1 teaspoon vanilla 3 tablespoons agave nectar  1 tablespoon milk Combine dry…

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    Salmon “Nicoise” Salad

    I’m a HUGE fan of ‘main course’ salads, Nicoise Salad definitely fits that bill. Since I love salmon I decided to mix it up a bit and use salmon for the fish! I also opted to use asparagus, another springtime staple in my house and when I walk by it at the grocery store, I just can’t resist it! This salad will be your new favorite way to get your greens!  1.5 lbs Wild Caught Salmon (For purchasing tips check out this website)  Salt  Pepper 2 tablespoons butter 2 lemon slices Preheat oven to 425. Rinse and pat dry salmon, line a cookie sheet with foil. Cook salmon at 425 for 15…