Category: Snacks

9 Skinny Root Beer Float Recipes

9 Skinny Root Beer Float Recipes

Did you know that August 6th is National Root Beer Float day? I know I know, who needs a declared national day to enjoy a good root beer float. Root beer floats are often referred to as “black cow” or “brown cow”. Whether it is the nostalgic memories of sitting

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42 Healthy Watermelon Recipes (1)

42 Healthy Watermelon Recipes to Try on National Watermelon Day

Watermelon is the perfect treat for a hot summer afternoon. August 3rd is National Watermelon day and we thought it would be fun to share some of our favorite healthy watermelon treats. This popular summer fruit is made up of 90% water. Each bite is filled with the perfect sweetness without

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The Best Healthy Cream Pie Yogurt Popsicles

The Best Healthy Cream Pie Yogurt Popsicles

This post is sponsored by Dannon® Oikos® Traditional Greek Yogurt but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. It has been a hot, dry summer here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Temperatures have been over 100 and one afternoon temperatures peaked out at 112. I can’t remember the

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45+ Healthy Homemade Popsicles to Try This Summer

45+ Healthy Homemade Popsicles to Try This Summer

How is your summer going? Is it hot where you are? In Texas, we have already seen temperatures hovering around the upper 90s and even in the 100s. When it is that hot outside, we tend to stay indoors or head to the swimming pool to cool off. During the

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22 Healthy Easter Desserts for the Entire Family

22 Healthy Easter Desserts for the Entire Family

Are you still searching for the best healthy Easter desserts to serve at your Easter’s celebration? We know that traditional Easter desserts include fun treats from cakes, cookies, and other sugar-laden treats. While an occasional treat isn’t a huge deal but eating too many sweets isn’t healthy. That is why

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17 Healthy Valentine’s Day Desserts

17 Healthy Valentine’s Day Desserts

What do you have planned for Valentine’s day? Valentine’s day during the week makes it harder to sneak out on a date night so we usually opt to go before or after. Both my husband and I, always enjoy a good dessert. However, we are watching our weight, dessert has

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26 Healthy Carrot Cake Inspired Recipes

26 Healthy Carrot Cake Inspired Recipes to Prepare on National Carrot Cake Day

Do you love carrot cake? Guess what, February 3rd has been reserved for National Carrot Cake Day. We wanted to share these healthy versions of this popular dessert dating back the medieval period. Historians believe that carrot cake evolved from carrot pudding. During the middle ages, sugar was hard to

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22 Healthy Eggnog Recipes to Satisfy Your Cravings

22 Healthy Eggnog Recipes to Satisfy Your Cravings

Do you enjoy eggnog during the holidays? Eggnog is a delicious treat that I will drink occasionally during the holiday season. I will get a small bottle of it because last Christmas I took one look at the number of calories and fat in a serving. Holy crap! Eggnog is so

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6 Healthy Holiday Desserts That Will Wow Your Guests

6 Healthy Holiday Desserts That Will Wow Your Guests

Halloween marks the beginning of the holiday season. It is also a period of time that is filled with unhealthy, sugary treats. Consuming too much sugar isn’t healthy, especially for your child’s body, and can wreak havoc on health including your smile. An occasional treat is harmless for the most part

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5 Healthy Halloween Treats for the Entire Family

5 Healthy Halloween Treats for the Entire Family

Are you looking for some fun, healthy Halloween treats to serve as after-school snacks, dinners, or just fun treats during the month of October? Then look no further, because we know a dentist in Twin Falls who has this great list of treats to share with you. Halloween is a

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Swap Unhealthy Potato Chips for these Crunchy Vegetables

Swap Unhealthy Potato Chips for these Crunchy Vegetables

Last week, I decided to restart my weight loss journey since I gained 15 pounds in three months. As I was making my lunch today, was tempted to reach for my usual chips but quickly decided it wasn’t a good idea. Chips are loaded with salt, preservatives, loaded with grease,

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5 Guilt-Free Red White and Blue Festive Desserts

5 Guilt-Free Red White and Blue Festive Desserts

Independence day is an important part of US  history and it is a day of celebration, get together’s, buffets full of food, and fireworks. When you are trying to lose weight, holidays seem to be difficult and tempting to eat everything in sight. Even if you are planning on using

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5 Reasons Why We Love Garden Lites Muffins

5 Reasons Why We Love Garden Lites Muffins

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and helps set the tone for the rest of your day. After the birth of my oldest son, I learned that it is very important to take the time out of your busy morning and eat breakfast. It provides the necessary

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6 Fail-Proof Ways to Host a Healthy Christmas Party or Gathering

6 Fail-Proof Ways to Host a Healthy Christmas Party or Gathering

Are you looking for some ways to make your Christmas party healthier? I love going to Christmas parties but most of the time the food that is served isn’t always the healthy. It is so much easier to serve healthy foods when you are the host and can plan out

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8 Health and Fitness Lessons from the Dog

Did you know that dogs can teach you health and fitness lessons? Do you have a dog? We have two dogs in our family, and they are pretty spoiled too. When I get up in the morning and come out of our bedroom, the dogs immediately start barking because they

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5 Powerful Raw Vegan Smoothies

5 Powerful Raw Vegan Smoothies

If you are on a health kick, or just enjoy fruity drinks, you will love these raw vegan smoothie recipes. They are so easy to make, and I find them perfect for those days when you do not have the time for your 5-a-day. You will get them all in

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Healthy Christmas Cookies to Leave For Santa Claus This Year

Healthy Christmas Cookies to Leave For Santa Claus This Year

Santa Claus is coming to town in a little over a week. Do you leave him cookies or other fun treats? We all know how many cookies Santa eats on Christmas Eve. Try these healthy Christmas cookies to leave for Santa Claus This Year. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate

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10 Healthy New Year's Eve Appetizers

10 Healthy New Year’s Eve Appetizers

I can’t believe that we are already half way through the month of December. Before you know it, we will be busy celebrating the New Year. I always love this time of the year because I get to spend more time with my family. For New Year’s Eve, we usually

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