Fit Your Life offers fitness classes for women at very special times in their lives. We want to assist you in finding or reconnecting with your fitness journey by discovering something that inspires you! Pregnancy and motherhood are often times in our lives where exercise is forgotten or falls off the priority list. Your health is vital in you being the best mom, wife, partner, friend, and woman you can be!
As a new
mom, having healthy snacks readily available is critical to staying on track
with my nutrition. Stocking the fridge with washed and prepped fruits and
vegetables are a fantastic way to sneak in a few extra nutrients throughout the
It is nearly
impossible to open your fridge and not grab a freshly washed and picked (off
the vine) grape from the container on the middle shelf. Try it. I dare you!
All five recipes!
In our home,
we also try to have a container of healthy “treats” in the freezer for when we
are on the go, to pack in lunches, or when we need a quick and nutritious snack
right now! You know what I am talking about. I will often take some time on
Sunday (30-60 minutes, depending on how many I am making) to whip up one or two
of the recipes below. These are perfect because after they are cut or rolled,
they are the perfect bite sized snacks that offer energy and protein! Bonus,
they are hubby and toddler approved!
Some of my ingredients from a big batch of making
all five of the recipes below!
five of my favourite healthy treats to keep on hand:
1 cup packed
pitted dates (I soak mine for 10 minutes prior)
hulled hemp seed
1/4 cup chia
1/2 tsp pure
1/4 tsp fine
grain sea salt, or to taste
1/4 cup mini
dark chocolate chips
food processor, pulse dates until a chunky paste forms.
2. Add hemp,
chia, sesame, cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Process until thoroughly
combined. Pulse in chocolate. Dough should be sticky when pressed between your
fingers. If it’s not sticky enough to shape into balls, add a small amount of
water (a teaspoon at a time) and process until it comes together.
dough into small balls (about 16) and freeze for 20 minutes or so until firm. 4.
These can be stored in an airtight container in the freezer for one month.