Posts tagged with "coconut"

Chocolate Coconut Banana Trail Mix

Posted July 31, 2014 in snack, coconut, dark chocolate and 9 more

I LOVE trail mix. It's such a satisfying and delicious snack that provides you with lots of energy. 

But when I buy a bag of trail mix or make a large batch at home, it's hard to stick to just one serving size. A serving of trail mix is usually just 1/4 of a cup or so.

That's why I like to make a single serving of trail mix for a quick afternoon snack, to eat before a workout or to satisfy my sweet tooth.

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Orange Coconut Macaroons

Posted June 2, 2015 in recipe, macaroons, coconut and 3 more

I've been hosting a 30 Day Clean Eating Challenge on Facebook, and I'm going to be real...I miss sweets!

The challenge came at the perfect time for me - after two weeks of indulging in sweet treats for my birthday celebrations. Cake, cookies, champagne cocktails, French macarons and more! Once I start having real sugar, I crave it ALL the time.

When I cut out refined sugar, my sweet tooth isn't as crazy. But it does take me awhile to detox from the sugar.

We're about halfway through the clean eating challenge, and while I don't crave sugar like I was after my birthday extravaganza, I've still been craving sweets after dinner. I even caved and had a mini shake from a fast food place. I felt super sick after from the sugar. I am obviously in need of some healthy sweet treats that are made without refined sugar.

So I made coconut macaroons!

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