6 Superfoods to add Into Your Meals

Sometimes it’s hard to stay healthy when the food isn’t the tastiest, but there are some ways to make a meal healthier just by adding one ingredient. If you’re looking to include more nutrients into your day, then here is a list of superfoods that are full of healthy nutrients. 

  1. Kale

Kale is known to decrease the likelihood of diabetes, heart disease and cancer. It also aids in digestion and helps to keep our bones strong. Kale can be added into a morning smoothie, a salad, or even made into chips! The options with this superfood are endless which makes this food a must have in your kitchen.

  1. Almonds

Almonds have many health benefits, including lowered cholesterol levels and controlled blood sugar. Just one cup of almonds accounts for 31 grams of protein, so the next time you’re looking for a light snack, grab a handful of almonds. 

  1. Apples

The saying is true, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. This superfood helps to prevent dementia, reduces risk of stroke, and lowers levels of cholesterol. With the endless possibilities of how to incorporate apples into your diet, you will never get bored of this superfood.

  1. Avocados 

Avocados have a wide variety of health benefits, ranging from improved heart health to improved digestion. Avocados can be added to almost any meal, adding a creamy texture while also helping you stay healthy.

  1. Chia Seeds

Chia seeds can lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of diabetes, aid in digestion, and lower cholesterol levels. These tiny seeds can be added to your smoothies, yogurt, and  even your baking! Adding chia seeds wherever you can into your diet will be sure to improve your quality of life. 

  1. Blueberries

Blueberries are a superfood that are packed full of nutrients and antioxidants, which help to strengthen bones, prevent wrinkles, lower cholesterol, prevent diabetes, and aid in digestion. Eat this fruit by the handful or add it into your cooking, either way, your body will thank you. 

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Snacks to Bring to any St. Patrick’s Day Party

Irish Coffee Cake

With St. Patrick’s day quickly approaching, the perfect themed snack would be a way to show off your cooking skills at any event. Whether your cooking is superb or could use a bit of the luck of the Irish, we’ve gathered a few recipes that any cook can find a way to perfect for any occasion. Check out the following recipes and find something that you feel up to the challenge to try out!

  1. Irish Coffee Cake

Try out this chocolatey dessert and add a cream liqueur to it for an extra surprising touch!

  1. Cheddar-Beer Fondue

This gooey creation can be a tasty treat for any group to share or for a one-on-one date.

  1. Grasshopper Bars

These bars add a splash of color and can cure a chocolate craving for any event! This dessert is easy to make and can be a great treat for any occasion.

St. Patrick’s Day Puppy Chow
  1. St. Patrick’s Day Puppy Chow

This four ingredient snack is easy to make and can leave a minty taste for anyone who snacks on it!

  1. Leprechaun Fudge Popcorn

This green candied popcorn treat can be a tasty addition to any party whether for kids or a work event. Customize this recipe to your liking and pick your choice of what product brands to use.

  1. Fluffy Key Lime Pie

Looking for an easy pie recipe? This recipe takes two minutes to make, has to refrigerator for two hours, and can serve eight people for any get together. 

  1. Chocolate Mint Dream Cookies

These easy to make cookies add a chocolatey mint twist to the basic cookie recipe. This recipe makes roughly four dozen cookies when finished.

Pot of Gold Fruit Rainbow
  1. Pot of Gold Fruit Rainbow

This recipe is fairly easy and can use your choice of fruit for certain colors. Add a bowl at the end with either chopped bananas or rolos to be your “pot-of-gold.” Follow the graphic to see how you would display your festive fruit arrangement.

Try one or multiple recipes and bring them to your next St. Patrick’s day event. These festive snacks will be sure to share a little luck with all those who eat them.

Snacks to Make for Any Valentine’s Event

Valentine’s Day Rice Krispie Treat Cupcakes

Whether you are a mom trying to come up with a last minute snack to send to school with your child for their Valentine’s party or you were simply asked to bring a snack to a Valentine’s themed event and you are struggling to come up with an idea, these easy to prep ideas will be a solution for you. All these ideas are creative and can even be given out to a few friends or coworkers you want to show appreciation to.  Each treat has a festive twist that will be sure to woo any crowd.

1. Cupid Kabobs: These fruity treats are easy to make and add a healthy twist to an already sugar filled holiday. Pick from a variety of fruits to customize them to your liking.

2. Valentine’s Day Rice Krispie Treat Cupcakes: Kids always love rice krispie treats and this treat adds a little extra love to them. Top of this treat with white or colored icing and a candy piece of your choice.

Peppermint Candy Pops

3. Peppermint Candy Pops: Using candy canes, you can make these cute little hearts really pop at any event. Add ribbon to the sticks to add a cute decoration to this candy.

4. Valentine’s Popcorn: This mix is sure to add a splash of color to any array of treats at a party. This treat allows you to also be creative by taking out any of the ingredients and adding whatever else you want to snack on.

5. Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies: These sweet treats pop with their marbled color at any event. This recipe includes a step by step video to show you how to make these showstoppers.

All these treats will impress at any event and can be an easy snack to bring to any occasion. Comment below if you try any of these recipes on your own and let us know what you think!