Stress-Reducing Snack Hacks

Working remotely and making the “commute” to your fridge just a little to often? The following snack ideas and recipes from some of my top selling programs are deliciously-satisfying natural alternatives to sugar and other unhealthy snacks.  They also contain nutrients that help combat stress and boost your immune system: 

HEALTHY STRESS-REDUCING SNACK HACKS:
• Organic Non-GMO popcorn
• Celery or apple with nut butter and ground
  flax seeds sprinkled on top.
• Pomegranate Pear Guacamole
• Berrylicious Chia Pudding   
• Avo-Choco Pudding
• 
Fool’s Cobbler
• Keto Squares

KETO SQUARES

These sweet and savory post-meal snacks will satisfy your sweet tooth without any sugary side effects. Now that’s a win-win!!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup nut butter (peanut, almond, etc.)
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa or cacoa powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • Stevia to taste (start with just a few drops, adding 1 at a time and tasting for desired sweetness)
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1/2-1 cup whole almonds/hazelnuts/pecans/walnuts
  • 1/2-1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp. coarse sea salt

METHOD:

Melt the nut butter and coconut oil in a saucepan.  Add in the cocoa/cacoa powder, coconut flour and stevia and mix well until combined and smooth.  

Pour mixture into a 8” x 8” square pan.  Add nuts, coconut flakes and sea salt – dispersing evenly in pan and refrigerate until solid.  Cut into squares, put in airtight container and store in refrigerator.

Serving size = 1 square after a meal.  Maximum 3 squares/day.