Savory Hummus No Bake Energy Bites

Savory Hummus No-Bake Energy Bites — A healthy snack recipe that is full of protein and fiber, and perfect for when you are craving something savory!

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I received free samples of Sabra Hummus mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra and am eligible to win prizes associated with the con- test. I was not compensated for my time.

I’m beginning to think that whole if you don’t use it, you lose it sentiment has some truth to it.

Since sugar has gradually made it’s departure out of my daily life aside from fruit, I find myself on the savory side of things more often than sweet.

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Don’t get me wrong, I’m not one to turn down an ice cream cone (especially soft serve twist) or a fresh baked chocolate chip cookie still gooey from the oven. I still craving something sweet after meals. But I find I’m satisfied with a piece of fruit or just a bite of something sweet instead of uncontrollably bingeing on whatever lay in front of me.

 I also find my energy levels more stable when I reach for something with more protein, fat or both in it. Banana WITH peanut butter. Almonds AND a hard-boiled egg. Oats WITH hummus.

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I know, hang in there with me. If you haven’t figured out most of the recipes on here err on the side of out there, you’re in for a rude awakening.

Hummus and veggies. Hummus and whole grain crackers. Spread on a sammy instead of mayo. Been there, done that. While still delicious, I wanted to show the more adventurous side of this brave little chickpea spread for this month’s Recipe Redux contest with Sabra.

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I’ve seen some more savory snack bars out there, which makes my heart swoon, but y’all know I’m in favor for the ball or bite form when it comes to snacks.

Plus, it’s kinda like having one giant chickpea. Or a chickpea pinata filled with texture, flavor, and kazoos.

Did you know that National Hummus Day is a thing? It’s a thing. And it’s happening May 13th. Plenty of time to make some giant chickpea pinata no bake energy bites, and yummus the hummus in unity.

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I used different spice blends to roll my bites in, which is completely optional, but I like having options. These are completely versatile too, which is something I love in a snack. You can make the same thing, but have it be completely different just by changing the flavor hummus you use, the different nuts or seeds you add, or what seasoning you roll it into. The snowflake of snacks, no two are exactly alike. I a-like that. 🙂

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Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans {VIDEO}

Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans– This classic summer side recipe gets a makeover with lentils! Quick and easy, and lower in sugar for a healthy alternative to the canned varieties.

Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans-- This classic summer side recipe gets a makeover with lentils! Quick and easy, and lower in sugar for a healthy alternative to the canned varieties. | Vegan | Vegetarian | Gluten-Free | @sinfulnutrition

Hey there all my fine felines!

Get pumped, cuz today I finally made my second, as in one, TWO recipe video for your viewing pleasure! You can skip all this small talk and go straight to it at the bottom of this post, or you can sit tight with your seats in the upright and locked position while I profess my love for lentils.

Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans-- This classic summer side recipe gets a makeover with lentils! Quick and easy, and lower in sugar for a healthy alternative to the canned varieties. | Vegan | Vegetarian | Gluten-Free | @sinfulnutrition

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Vegan Tempeh Mushroom Bourguignon

Vegan Tempeh Mushroom Bourguignon — A classic French dinner recipe made meat and alcohol free! A stew of tempeh, mushrooms, and carrots simmered in a rich sauce made with grape juice!

Vegan Tempeh Mushroom Bourguignon -- A classic French dinner recipe made meat and alcohol free! A stew of tempeh, mushrooms, and carrots simmered in a rich sauce made with grape juice! | @sinfulnutrition | AD | #TasteTheMightyConcord

By posting this recipe, I am entering my recipe into the Taste the Mighty Concord Welch’s Recipe Contest, a sponsored recipe contest in which I am eligible to win prizes. I was not compensated for my time.

March can get to being spring any time now. It was 8 degrees here on Saturday. EIGHT. Seriously?!

I’ve never wanted a zero in my life more than right now…

But I try to be a pretty positive person most of the time, so at least this chilly straight up freezing weather gave me a chance to channel my inner Julia Child and break out my favorite kitchen tool in the ever growing kitchen artillery  — da’ dutch oven.

Vegan Tempeh Mushroom Bourguignon -- A classic French dinner recipe made meat and alcohol free! A stew of tempeh, mushrooms, and carrots simmered in a rich sauce made with grape juice! | @sinfulnutrition | AD | #TasteTheMightyConcord

…or le oven dutch if I’m working on my Ms. Child impression, but there’s no wine in this recipe so let’s not get too carried away here now…

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