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Dilly Dally Kale Chips


Dilly Dally Kale Chip Recipe

I know that kale chips are now old news in the recipe world, but crazily, I haven’t done a post about it…and I’ve been making these “chips” for five years.  Kale chips are perfect for when you get the mindless “munchies” and don’t want to break the calorie bank. It’s a great opportunity to STUFF yourself with Continue reading »

5 comments » | Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies


Chocolate Chip Cookies for an after school snack

I’m curious. Are there even people who don’t like chocolate chip cookies? I mean, who would pick a cookie with raisins or nuts over a cookie with chocolate chips? Seriously. Do people do that?

I’m not against nuts or dried fruit in Continue reading »

17 comments » | Kid Friendly, Recipes, Snacks

Protein Fruit Rollups


How to make protein fruit roll ups

I think I’ve stumbled on something amazing. Really, I’m kind of surprised that I haven’t seen this in stores yet, unless I’m an oblivious grocery shopper.

These are protein fruit rollups…or, fruit leather, that are loaded with protein and high in a fresh, fruity flavour Continue reading »

16 comments » | Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Protein, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan

Chocolate Muffin in a Mug


Chocolate Muffin in a Mug made in a Microwave

Several months ago I started reading a book called “Trim Healthy Mama”. I was very impressed with their philosophy of food, wellness, and weight loss…it was extremely balanced, yet; refreshingly different than the other health/wellness books I’ve read in the past. Their viewpoints were similar to Continue reading »

38 comments » | Breads & Muffins, Breakfast, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Recipes, Snacks, Weight Loss

Creative Cracker Toppings


All these travel snacks get old. We’ve been on the road for almost two weeks now, but as much as I love it…the snacking area of my life (in which I spend a considerable amount of time with) has gotten a little boring.

Recently, we broke into a box of Continue reading »

5 comments » | Reviews, Snacks

Chocolate on Whole Wheat Toast


Chocolate on Toast

One of the first things people notice about my blog is my little slogan…

“Hi! My name is Charissa and I blog about healthy food, fitness, and my everyday adventures. To me, balanced living is chocolate on whole wheat toast.”

When Kraft Philly came out with their chocolate cream

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7 comments » | Kid Friendly, Reviews, Snacks

EatMore Chocolate Bars


EatMore Square Recipe

One of my Dad’s favourite chocolate bars is the EatMore bar, but what some people don’t realize is that you can make the exact same chocolate bar in your kitchen and it’ll taste almost exactly the same. My Daddy is obsessed with these.

As we’ve been traveling this past week, I’ve had more Continue reading »

7 comments » | Desserts, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Recipes, Snacks

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