I am a big fan of overnight oats - they are simple to prepare in advance and perfect to grab for breakfast on a busy morning. This recipe is one that I adapted from SELF magazine's Ready Set Sweat Challenge library of recipes. I removed the sources of added sugar from the orginial recipe (honey,… Continue reading Overnight Oats with Grapes and Pecans
I recently tried Kodiak Cakes pancake mix (Power Cakes, Protein Packed) and was pleasantly surprised with the outcome. I'll make pancakes for breakfast once in a blue moon, but this mix boasts 14g of protein for 3, 4-inch pancakes...so I wanted to give it a try. I prepared the batter with milk (which brought the protein… Continue reading Pumpkin Power Cake Muffins
Have a little fun with your afternoon snack and try these Apple Nachos! I tend to crave something sweet in the afternoon and this snack hit the spot. I used a combination of Peanut Butter & CO's White Chocolate Wonderful and Dark Chocolate Dreams Peanut Butter - absolutely delish. If you don't have oatmeal, you… Continue reading Apple Nachos!
I went a little overboard with produce purchasing this past weekend and I've found myself with a whole bunch of bananas that I haven't even touched. A few of them felt borderline overripe, so I decided to whip something up before they all go to mush. Inspired by my pantry stocked with plenty of oats (4 lbs!)… Continue reading Fully Loaded Banana Bars
After a summer hiatus, I'm back in action! The past few months have been extremely busy with fun summer excursions and a cross-country move to Missouri. I am now settled in Springfield, completing my dietetic internship through Missouri State University and happy to be back in action on Tara Tested! I have heard a lot… Continue reading Back in Action with Overnight Oats!