Toast Toppings to Fuel Your Fitness

Toast is quick, fits in anytime of day, and is super versatile. Breakfast, snack, lunch, or dinner, sometimes it just hits the spot! With the fabulous #ToastTuesday trend I thought I’d share some of my favorite ways to enjoy it, along with when you might want to enjoy each combo. The “trend” obviously isn’t the old boring toast you’re used to. Warmed fluffy (mostly) sprouted grain bread with a slight crisp and delicious toppings may be a better description of what I’m sharing today (along with creative recipe ideas from some other dietitians and healthy food bloggers). If you’re thinking “sprouted whaaaat?”, have no idea what kind of bread to buy, or still think “carbs are bad“, check out this post on how to choose nutritious bread. And no whining if you’re gluten-free! I have a whole category for you at the bottom!


(L: almond butter, banana cacao nibs | R: sunflower seed butter, gala apple, hemp seeds)

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Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

Pumpkin season is here, whether you like it or not!!! I am in the bunch of people who usually like to hold off until its really fall at the end of September buuuut people ask for pumpkin so my blog must deliver. I got to recipe testing and quickly came up with these bites and, I am shocked to say that I am now ready for fall food. I am not giving up my fresh zucchini and garden tomatoes yet but, it’s time to mix up the meals with some fall squash and touches of pumpkin spice. Continue reading