Chocolate Chip SunButter Granola Bars (GF/V/NF/SF)

GF/V/NF/SF Chocolate Chip Granola Bars | The Blonde Buckeye

I usually like a little afternoon snack. It’s like the 3 o’clock-slump-snack. Often times, a granola bar with some fruit, usually an apple, really hits the spot. Once I cut dairy I found some new granola bars, but of course they didn’t have chocolate chips 🙁 And then when I cut the rest of the allergens, my new ones were no good too. Unfortunately the box says “may contain wheat” and they definitely contain nuts. I found out shorty after, they all do! So you guessed it, I made my own. And you know what?! So much better! Continue Reading

Healthy Almond Granola Bars

Healthy Almond Granola Bars | The Blonde Buckeye

The first week returning to work after the holiday is so hard! I feel like this was the longest week ever. I wish I was one of those people that gets restless on a vacation, and then just kills it the first week back. Mmm nope. But the vacation is always worth it, isn’t it (…that was not a question).

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Buckeye Snack Mix

Buckeye Snack Mix | The Blonde Buckeye

Snack Mix, or Muddy Buddies, or Puppy Chow… They’re all the same essentially, and also super, super addicting. You will not be able to stop eating it. I rarely make it because of this fact. My sister and I always used to get down on this growing up. It would last about a second then too.Continue Reading

Toasted Pumpkin Pie Nuts

Toasted Pumpkin Pie Nuts | The Blonde Buckeye

I was in the need for a new snack. Something to fight that 3pm slump. Not that anything really fixes that, but still. I thought of a recipe for spiced nuts that I made awhile ago, and thought I could do a little ‘November/ fall’ spin on it… aka, Toasted Pumpkin Pie Nuts. To keep these healthy, I used egg whites again, instead of butter or oil. Also, the ground flax seed gives them the best little crunch! They’re addicting, but at least you can feel good about munching on these.Continue Reading