15 No-Cook Snacks That’ll Satisfy Any Craving

No-Cook Snacks

No-cook snacks are the perfect solution to that feeling we all know far too well. It’s the one that creeps up on us in late morning, mid-afternoon, and late night. You feel hungry, but it’s too early for the next meal, but you’re too busy to cook up or bake a healthy snack. No-cook snacks are here to help! Whether you’re craving a salty snack, have a bit of a sweet-tooth, or want something fresh, Continue reading 15 No-Cook Snacks That’ll Satisfy Any Craving

Cool Off With These Healthy Ice Cream Alternatives

Cool Off With These Healthy Ice Cream Alternatives - Fit & Fresh Blog

Summer is just around the corner, even though it seems so far away. And what says summer more than a cone of ice cream? There’s so much to love about this creamy treat – but the high butterfat and sugar ​content may make you want to seek out other options to cool off. Yet, making your own ice cream is a combination of art and science. How can you get that same creamy mouthfeel with Continue reading Cool Off With These Healthy Ice Cream Alternatives

16 Unique Pie Recipes to Try

16 Unique Pie Recipes to Try for Pi Day - Fit & Fresh Blog

March 14th is Pi Day and we’ve got just the thing for you! Check out these 16 recipes we found that will allow you to eat pie for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Don’t forget to save room for dessert! Let’s start with the most important meal of the day 1. Pecan Pie Energy Bites Courtesy of Gluten Free Vegan Pantry As promised, i just posted these pecan pie energy bites #ontheblog. They're #vegan #glutenfree and Continue reading 16 Unique Pie Recipes to Try

8 Beautiful Breakfast Toasts – Layered to Please!

Breakfast toast has been completely re-vamped and is making a comeback – but you may not even recognize this old-time breakfast staple. Now with avocado, hummus, fresh fruits, and even salmon! Check out 8 of our favorite toast creations straight from Instagram – guaranteed to make you re-think your next breakfast! 1. So many options to choose from! Ok Monday, let’s do this! A photo posted by Vegan Life #vegan2me (@vegan2me) on Jan 16, 2017 Continue reading 8 Beautiful Breakfast Toasts – Layered to Please!

Super Bowl Snacks That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

Super Bowl Snacks That Won’t Ruin Your Diet - Fit & Fresh Blog

Who’s ready for a great game this Super Bowl Sunday? We’ll let the pros handle the football, but we’ve got the snacks covered! According Association for Psychological Science, Americans can consume as many as 2,400 calories during the four-hour game by snacking on pizza, hot wings, and other game day favorites. Yikes! We’ve found some awesome snack ideas that will give you the delicious flavors you’re looking for without hurting your health. We would love Continue reading Super Bowl Snacks That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

5 Fun & Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

5 Snack Ideas to Make Healthy Foods More Fun (1)

It’s no secret that kids prefer candy and potato chips over fruits and veggies, but sometimes it’s all about the presentation! We found these 5 creative snack ideas that will get your kids excited about eating healthier (and will make packing lunch a lot more fun)! SHOP: Fit & Fresh Bento Box Lunch Containers > 1. Sandwich Sushi Courtesy of 100 Real Days of Food Sandwiches are a lunch time staple – they’re easy to Continue reading 5 Fun & Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

5 Filling Salads for Your Work Week

5 filling salads

Bulk up your boring old salad routine with these 5 filling salads that are sure to please! We’ve discovered these creative salad recipes that are sure to keep you full all the way until dinner. Avoid that mid-afternoon slump by packing your on-the-go salad for lunch with filling protein as well as some tasty, colorful veggies! 1. Steak and Blue Cheese Salad via Beneficial Bento Steak isn’t just for dinner! Add some sliced on top Continue reading 5 Filling Salads for Your Work Week

Here’s A Vegetarian Chili To Help You Fight A Cold

When your you start feeling the sniffles, hot soup is a great way to feel better. And while chicken noodle soup is a classic, sometimes you’re looking for something a little bit heartier. Vegetarian chili, packed with nutrients and feel-good ingredients, is sure to help you feel better fast. What’s great about chili is how easily you can swap out ingredients. Hate mushrooms? You can throw in an extra half cup of peppers or toss in some chopped Continue reading Here’s A Vegetarian Chili To Help You Fight A Cold

2 Gluten-Free Holiday Side Dishes

Eating gluten-free can be especially challenging around the holidays. As the heaping baskets of fresh-baked rolls and piled-high casserole dishes make their rounds, you may wonder how you’ll be able to stay on track with your diet without sacrificing taste. Fortunately, there are many delicious gluten-free holiday side dishes out there for you to enjoy. Here are a couple of our favorites – and remember, leftovers can be packed away in Fit & Fresh containers Continue reading 2 Gluten-Free Holiday Side Dishes

Try This Chocolate Blended Chia Pudding Recipe

There is a long list of amazing chia seed puddings out there. Most of these recipes keep chia seeds in their original form, letting them soak up protein-dense almond milk or Greek yogurt to make pudding. While chia seeds are loaded with antioxidants, fiber and protein, they have a unique texture when they absorb liquid that takes some time for healthy eaters to get used to. That’s why this chocolate-y chia pudding is a great introduction for Continue reading Try This Chocolate Blended Chia Pudding Recipe

Meal Prep Recipes – Rice Bowls

Rice Bowls

When you have dozens of meetings and projects on your schedule, packing yourself a healthy lunch for work each day is one of the first tasks to be nixed from your to-do list. A little meal prep ahead of time, like making these rice bowls, can save you from a week of unhealthy take-out and sad vending machine lunches. Rice bowls are great lunches to pack ahead of time because they’re simple to assemble and contain Continue reading Meal Prep Recipes – Rice Bowls

Kid-Friendly Dessert Swaps

Have you ever known a kid who doesn’t like dessert? If you have, you’re lucky. But if not, you’ll need to come up with some smart swaps that will let your kids indulge their sweet tooth without going overboard. You may have considered eliminating dessert and other indulgences from your child’s diet altogether, however, conventional wisdom decrees that putting something off-limits sometimes makes people want that thing even more. A far better – and more Continue reading Kid-Friendly Dessert Swaps

How To Make No-Bake Energy Bites

Smart snacking throughout the day can help keep your metabolism up and steer you away from binging on unhealthy snacks when cravings strike. Energy bars are great for this purpose, however, many store-bought varieties are packed with so much sugar that they’re closer to being candy bars than a balanced snack! However, you can create your own energy bars and “bites” that are made with better-for-you ingredients. When you make the snack yourself, you know Continue reading How To Make No-Bake Energy Bites