You might not know this about me, but I have a bit of a thing for snacks.
I don't go anywhere without a snack. In fact, if you opened up my purse right now, I'm pretty sure you'd see a container of almonds and probably an energy bar. And I most definitely have a snack stash in the car for emergencies. Like when you get stuck in traffic and you missed lunch. You know, snacking emergencies. (I can feel my husband's eyes rolling at me through my office walls as...
What's a snack with benefits? Well, you've heard of friends with benefits, right? Well, along those same lines, a snack with benefits gives you a little extra something-something. Here are four of my favourites that offer more than meets the eye in terms of nutritional value.
Anyone else tired of pumpkin recipes yet? No? Me either. Good thing ‘cause you won’t want to miss this one! There’s no cinnamon in sight, so it’s a little different from the pumpkin spice everything that’s out in the recipe-verse right now.
Nutritionally speaking, pumpkin is nutrient-rich, filled with:
Vitamins, like heart-loving beta-carotene and vitamin C.
Minerals, such as potassium, needed for healthy blood pressure.