Snacks

For years, I've been on the hunt for the perfect pre-workout snack -- something that digests quickly but can tide me over for a full hour of exercise (i.e., something that's mostly simple carbs with a smidgen of protein and

Most people probably encounter tahini in Mediterranean cuisine -- it shows up in hummus and similar sauces/dips. After experimenting with making homemade hummus, I grew a particular fondness towards tahini. Turns out, my favorite hummus recipes were the tahini-heavy ones

Generally speaking, I love hummus. But it can be hard to find a good store-bought version -- many hummus products I've tried from the grocery store are either too watery, too lemony, or just kinda weird. So when I'm craving

I'm a snacker for sure -- I strongly prefer snacking every few hours over eating larger, infrequent meals. Because of this, I'm always looking for ways to incorporate different food groups (whole grains, veggies, nuts, etc.) into snack form. A particularly

I became intrigued by chia seeds after reading the book Born to Run by Christopher McDougall. In the book, McDougall details his research on the Tarahumara Indians, an indigenous people known for their ability run extraordinarily long distances (way more

Kale chips are one of my favorite snacks (crunchy, salty things FTW!). While I do enjoy the convenience of store-bought chips, they can be quite expensive, and I tend to get sick of their flavors easily. Enter: homemade kale chips.