• Strawberry Banana Almond Butter Bowl

    Strawberry Banana Almond Butter Bowl

    Strawberries, bananas and chocolate are one of my all-time favorite combinations. Add some cashews, almond butter and honey to the mix and this is one of the best breakfast bowls ever! The cacao nibs are not sweet, but offer healthy antioxidants and a rich cocoa taste to the bowl, along with a nice crunch. The strawberries, banana and honey sweeten up this healthy breakfast bowl, and the almond butter and cashews add protein. You can top plain yogurt, rolled oats, or your favorite muesli with the toppings to make this breakfast bowl complete. Once my spoon digs in, it does not stay this neat. I actually like to stir it…

  • Almond Butter Oats

    Almond Butter Oatmeal

    In the past, I enjoyed cooking complicated breakfasts. It couldn’t just be plain old oatmeal or cereal, but an egg frittata with a side of whole grain pancakes and fruit. These days, it seems like the mornings are much easier when starting with a simpler breakfast. This almond butter oatmeal is one of my favorites, mostly because of the toppings – sliced apple, pecans and a drizzle of almond butter. Quick oats are easiest to use, since they cook very fast! You can use your favorite plant-based milk in place of milk or water. Oats are a healthy food because they give lasting energy and are a good source of…

  • Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

    Homemade Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

    Chocolate peanut butter cups were my favorite candy growing up. I always used to sneak some in mom’s basket at the grocery checkout! Fast forward many years later, I still love chocolate mixed with nut butters. I love to make my own chocolate almond butter cups at home, using either a medium or dark chocolate. There are no preservatives or artificial flavorings, just chocolate, coconut oil and almond butter! These almond butter cups are almost always in my fridge or freezer for a delicious snack!