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Apple Slices with Nut Butter

This snack is perfect for runners to nosh after a workout. Ingredients 1 medium apple, sliced (your preference on type) 1.5 Tbsp. all-natural nut butter, like peanut butter or almond butter (we like Crazy Richard’s brands) Directions It doesn’t get any easier than this! Portion out your nut butter and dunk apple slices in. Lick your…

Crunchy Turkey Wrap

Searching for fast healthy recipes you can make the night before for lunch? Why not pack yourself a delicious turkey wrap to munch on? Ingredients Whole wheat wrap 2 ounces deli turkey slices 2-3 tomato slices Lettuce leaves or spinach 3-4 cucumber slices 1 Tbsp. light mayo 1 Tbsp. shredded Cheddar cheese ½ package of…

Greek Yogurt Topped with Crispy Fruit

Who says fast healthy recipes for breakfast can’t be creative? Make a DIY breakfast parfait to start off your day. Ingredients Start with 0% or low-fat Greek Yogurt (unsweetened) 1 tsp. honey 1 Tbsp. almonds 2 Tbsp. low-sugar granola 1/3 cup fresh fruit 1 snack-sized package of Crispy Fruit, any variety Directions Drizzle honey on…

Ways to Use Feng Shui to Make You Happier and Healthier

Nowadays, you hear about feng shui all the time—from your yoga instructor, in home and lifestyle magazines, and from your friends. But what exactly is feng shui? In an article on About.com, expert Rodika Tchi describes feng shui as a lifestyle developed by the Chinese over 3,000 years ago that emphasizes the importance of balance…

How is Fruit Freeze-Dried?

When first learning about how fruit can become freeze dried, it surprised us to learn how old of a technique it actually is. Freeze dried fruit might be all the rage right now, but the process dates back a few decades. The modern industry of freeze dried food really started in the late 1970s, when economic…

How to Travel with Kids During the Holidays

Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway to the grandparents’ house, or going on an adventure in a new city, these tips will help you get organized while traveling safely (and sanely). Research Your Options Research your options, and do it early, especially if you’re thinking about holiday travel in November or December. You don’t want…

Is Freeze Dried Fruit Healthy?

With summer in full swing, you’ve probably started thinking about eating healthier, leaner foods. But, if you’re like most of us with busy schedules, you may lack the time to prepare nutritious snacks that are packable. Many consumers often ask, “Is freeze dried fruit healthy for me to eat?” Here’s our thoughts on the freeze…

Back to School Resolutions

Do you see the start of the school year as a time of renewal and recommitment? Here are some of the ways our social fans and followers kick-start their healthy eating goals and fitness resolutions. You don’t have to wait until January to start health resolutions—begin with your next meal or snack! Healthy Eating Tips…

Running Playlist

Smart Lifebites Running Playlist But when you’re out there pounding the pavement, you’ll need to be equipped with a playlist for running to keep you motivated and moving each time! Check out a 30-minute (plus) playlist for running, made with suggestions from Crispy Green’s Facebook fans. (In no particular order.) Black Eyed Peas – Let’s Get…

Outdoors Activities to Do with Your Kids This Weekend

As the weekend (finally) comes into sight, you may be counting down the minutes until you can clock out of work and clock in to summer fun with your family. Planning outdoor activities the whole family can enjoy helps your kids to stay active, and allows you to spend some quality time together in the fresh…