Almond Butter vs. Peanut Butter: The Face-Off

Almond Butter vs. Peanut Butter Let’s be real. I don’t think you could go wrong with ANY nut butter. Nut butters are a great source of protein and healthy unsaturated fats. Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids are known for their significant role in lowering LDL cholesterol (“the bad cholesterol”) and also lowering triglyceride levels. Therefore,Continue reading “Almond Butter vs. Peanut Butter: The Face-Off”

My Protein Picks

Protein is a macronutrient, along with carbohydrates and fats, that is essential to our diet to maintain proper body function.  My top protein picks (as seen above) include: ground turkey/chicken, salmon, nut butters (preferably almond butter), skinless boneless chicken breast, almonds/mixed nuts, quinoa, chickpeas, Greek yogurt (plain 0%), and beans/lentils.    Why is protein soContinue reading “My Protein Picks”

Crunchy PB & C Bites

Ingredients: 1 cup almond meal 1/2 cup natural peanut butter 1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp coconut sugar Dark chocolate (>70% cocoa mass) Directions: 1. Blend together almond meal, peanut butter, honey and coconut sugar. 2. Put this crumb base into small cups. Bake at 350F for ~16 minutes (when browning). 3. While these are cooling,Continue reading “Crunchy PB & C Bites”