Avoiding sweets needs more than Jedi mind tricks. Maybe you keep sweets on the top shelf because leaving them at eye level is just too much for you to handle. Maybe you put them in a jar or cabinet. Maybe you have others hide them from you. But whatever you do, it’s hard to stay away from delicious sweets. It’s not impossible though! All you have to do is to know what type of healthy snacks you can make. Healthy treats that will keep you from The Dark Side.
For a lot of people, myself included, it’s easier said than done. Healthy snacks are expensive and sometimes hard to find. To save on those pricey alternatives for sugar, you can whip up a healthy and filling dish that can indulge your craving using everyday ingredients you can find in your cupboard. One recipe that can satisfy this urge is vanilla hazelnut granola mix with strawberries! This recipe has hearty ingredients such as rolled oats, almonds, yogurt and coconut oil.
Raw coconut oil is a known health magnet. It contains lauric acid, which has antimicrobial effects on bacteria and germs. It also increases good cholesterol (HDL) while lowering the bad cholesterol (LDL) in your bloodstream. The fatty acids in coconut oil actually encourage burning fat while also boosting your energy.**
In a nutshell, this recipe is a delicious and nutritious mixture that you and your family can enjoy.
**Makes 6 servings. To store: keep your granola mix in a dry, reusable container in the refrigerator. Stays crunchy for a week.Staying healthy is not impossible if you’ve got the creativity for it. There are dozens of wonderful and healthy snacks you can make with some coconut oil and a cupboard of simple, everyday ingredients.
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