Whole Wheat Soft Pretzels

When I was a kid, the ultimate snack I craved was a soft pretzel. It didn’t matter where we were, if there was a soft pretzel available, I wanted it. Imagine my excitement when they started packaging and selling soft pretzels in the grocery store!!! Holy crust!!! Could life get any better? Well sure it could and did, because I learned just how easy it is to make homemade soft pretzels from scratch. And they taste 100% more delicious than any store bought pretzel!

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Chocolate Truffle Energy Bites - Get the energy you need and the taste of chocolate you deserve with this little bites! @cookinRD - www.sarahaasrdn.com

Chocolate TRUFFLE Energy Bites

“I’m so hungry!” How many times have you said that or heard that? More than you can count, right? But finding a snack that satisfies that hunger can sometimes be a challenge. But I’ve got the weapon to fight that hunger! My Chocolate Truffle Energy Bites

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Week 4 has arrived! How is your snacking? Hopefully it's cleaner than ever! If not, I've got 5 more snacks, all around 200 calories! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Sloppy Snacking Challenge Completed

Don’t cry! I know you’re sad that the “Stop Sloppy Snacking” Challenge has almost come to an end. Honestly, I’m sad too. It’s been fun coming up with snack ideas for you. Hopefully you’ve enjoyed eating these snacks as much as I’ve enjoyed creating them! And don’t worry, this final week of snacks is a pretty tasty way to say good-bye!

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Week 3 is a great week for the Stop Sloppy Snacking Series! Five more great snacks for you to enjoy! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Practice Smarter Nourishing Snacking

What’s your sloppy snacking status? If you’ve been following along, you know that this month I’ve devoted Monday’s to the Stop Sloppy Snacking Series. I’ve used Monday’s as way to motivate you to make more nourishing snacks – and make them easy and fun! Now it’s time to learn some tips on smarter nourishing snacking.

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The Stop Sloppy Snacking Series continues with 5 more fun snack ideas! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Stop Sloppy Snacking!

January 2017 – Week 2. Where does your snacking stand? Were you able to enjoy 1 or 2 new, nourishing snacks last week? No? It’s ok, I’m not judging, I know you’re trying your best. Maybe it’s because you weren’t impressed with last week’s snack list? Well, then, have no fear because I’ve got FIVE NEW snack ideas for you! That means five more reasons to stop that sloppy snacking!

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Craving a snack that’s heart healthy and just happens to be vegetarian and vegan? Then these Hummus Jalapeño Toastettes are for you! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Hummus Jalapeño Toastettes

In case you didn’t hear, I’m talking about snacks for the whole month of January! Indeed I am because I’ve heard there’s been some big slacking when it comes to what you’re snacking on. No, I’m not your mother, but I do care about you! That’s why, to continue the “Stop Sloppy Snacking” series, I’m showcasing these yummy Hummus Jalapeño Toastettes! Want the recipe? I thought so! 

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20 Snacks Around 200 Calories

Woo hoo! You made it to 2017! How does it feel? It should feel great because you’ve got a clean slate, with a fresh new year ahead of you! How inspiring! If I learned anything last year it’s that people like to snack. And sometimes snacking behavior gets a little sloppy. But, luckily for you, I’ve come up with a January series titled “20 Snacks Around 200 Calories” to get your snacking back on track!

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Eat This! Grilled Flank Steak Salad with Ginger-Wasabi Dressing

Gluten-Free Delicious-ness + A Grilled Flank Steak Recipe

It’s that time again, time for me to tell you what to eat. The current issue of Eating Well features my Gluten Free eating plan that’s around 1500 calories and loaded with flavor (how does a grilled flank steak salad sound?) and fantastic nutrition (loads of veggies, fruits and whole grains!). For those among you who have celiac disease or suffer with gluten sensitivity, this meal plan was designed just for you. I know it can be hard to be creative when faced with food restrictions, so I’ve done the work for you. 

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Fertility Feature: Let’s Talk Snacks!

Smart Snack Tips + Recipe for Sweet and Spicy Peanuts

Snacks! Yay! Snacks!

Right? Who doesn’t love a great snack!? How about if I told you that dietitians love and believe in snacks too? And that Liz and I also believe that snacks are an important part of staying well-nourished for fertility? It’s true, but here’s the deal, the type of snack you choose matters.

We’re not encouraging chips, donuts, or cookies. No, we want you to eat nourishing snack foods and keep them small. Remember, this isn’t a meal! Shoot for foods that make you feel good after eating them and keep the portion to a reasonable amount. 

Need more information? Sure you do! Don’t worry, Liz has you covered! She’s explains tips on smart snacking and shares an amazing recipe for Sweet and Spicy Peanuts. So head on over there now by clicking here to learn more.

Happy Snacking Friends!