Spring Snacks: Quick Treats for the Gal On the Go

Spring is finally arriving, and with it a desire for restructuring and shedding our old winter skin!

When the weather gets nice I’m immediately inspired to make healthier choices. Ditch the car for the bicycle, freshen up my skincare routine and start packing healthier lunches.

That said, I did a little research and found some fun spring snacks that I can’t wait to make!

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On-My-Way Parfait
Pack this up in the morning to enjoy as a breakfast on-the-go or a tasty afternoon snack!

  • 1/2 cup of your favourite fruit
  • 1/4 cup plain no-fat yogurt
  • 1 tbsp toasted sliced almonds

Layer ingredients in a small jar – fruit on the bottom, yogurt in the middle and almonds on the top. Simple, sweet and oh-so-good for you!

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Yummy to the Core
Re-invent your fruit & veggie intake with a new spin!

  • 1 apple, halved and cored with a teaspoon
  • 2 tsps all-natural cruncy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp old-fashioned rolled oats

Slice your apple in half and core it with a teaspoon, then stuff the cored apple halves with peanut butter and sprinkle with oats. Sandwich the stuffed apple halves together and wait to slice them into wedges at your destination.

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Quick & Sweet Treat
A simple snack to satisfy your sugar cravings guilt-free!

  • 2 organic brown rice cakes
  • 1 organic banana, sliced
  • 2 tbsp organic almond butter
  • a sprinkle of cinnamon

Spread almond butter on rice cakes, add sliced banana and sprinkle with cinnamon. Enjoy!

What are your favourite simple snacks? Sound off in the comments and let us know!

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What to Wear Wednesday – Dinner Party

What to Wear Wednesday - Dinner Party

Cold weather makes me think of warm and cozy dinner parties. A glass of wine and a plate of warm food shared with great company is a wonderful way to warm up a chilly evening!

The outfit above is stylish and glamorous while remaining figure-flattering and comfortable so you can look great effortlessly!

Tunic: Brenda Beddome (available online now in 3 colours!)
Jeans: Yoga Jeans in “Merlot” (flying off the shelves as we speak!)
Boots: Miz Mooz
Sugar Rush

Headed to a potluck? Not a problem. Here’s a few of the delish goodies we’ve added to our “must-try” list via our Fresh and Tasty Pinterest board!

Spinach Dip Mini Bread Bowls:

Source: picky-palate.com via Fresh on Pinterest

Black Bean Salad with Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette:


Crock Pot Baked Apples:

Source: skinnychef.com via Fresh on Pinterest

Got any fabulous, fool-proof recipes you’d like to share? We’d love to feature you and your best recipe in an upcoming blog post! Contact media @ freshcollective . com to submit your ideas!