Cherry Chocolate Energy Bites

Energy Bites

I don’t know about you, but I tend to do less baking in the summer. Whenever I crave cookies, I make Energy Bites. Packed with dried fruit and nuts, they’re wonderful treats to take on a trips or hikes. I like to roll the dough in coconut flakes. Chopped pistachios or pecans would work well too. The possibilities are endless for these sweet little snacks.

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Blackberry Acai Smoothie


Acai Blackberry SmoothieHow to add chia seeds to a smoothie

Lately, I’ve been experimenting with chia seeds. The little seeds are known for their omega-3 fatty acids along with increasing your daily iron, fiber, calcium, and magnesium. I’ve read that adding chia seeds to smoothies is an easy way to get a daily serving. The trick is to soak the seeds in water before blending them into the drink.

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Saffron Risotto

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 A Sophisticated and Classic Italian Dish

When I’m cooking for a special guest, I like to impress them with my saffron risotto. The sweetness of saffron paired with the nuttiness of aged nut cheese transforms this risotto into a wonderful dish. You’ll be surprised at how easy risotto is to make. I found the key is using Vialone Nano rice as a base. Today, I’m excited to share my secret recipe with you. Continue reading “Saffron Risotto”