We often think our body is asking for sugar. However, the body is really tricky. What it is actually asking for is nutrients, but it is sending signals to our mind saying it wants a quick fix. So, what are some good alternatives?
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In addition to being a healthy and satisfying snack, energy bites are just so simple to make. They’re no-bake, meaning that you simply combine the ingredients, roll them into balls, and chill to set.
Not to say that all store-bought crackers are über-processed, but I’m thinking the majority of them wouldn’t pass the Kitchen Test. So if I was really going to embrace this month free of processed foods, I knew I was going to need crackers and I knew I was going to need to make them myself.
I actually don’t crave full-blown desserts these days. These little, no-bake bites usually offer both satisfaction and nourishment – something that cake can’t do! They’re part snack, part dessert, and completely customizable to your current sweet tooth.
Let’s break out of the kale chip rut, shall we, and move on to the next trendy, nutritious, leafy green. Yep, we’re lookin’ at YOU, baby bok choy!
Krista and Jeff Roche share their terrific recipe for “Energy Balls” — along with their smart philosophy of “Always, Sometimes, and Never” foods.
If you didn’t know these unprocessed, homemade Cheez-Its were made with whole wheat flour, you’d never be able to tell the difference.
To add to Andrew’s long list of amazing resources that he’s pulled together for this year’s October Unprocessed I’d like to share my homemade “Larabar” recipes with you. Good luck with your transition to real food!