Maple Pecan Sea Salt KIND Bars

I get lots of requests for recipes and I make a note of all of them.  This Maple Pecan Sea Salt KIND Bars recipe was a reader request.  This is my copycat version of the store bought KIND bars.  I love the sweet and salty combo!

All you need is 7 simple ingredients to make them. No baking required!

maple pecan sea salt KIND bars

These are perfect for snacking.  This KIND bar recipe is vegan, gluten free and paleo.  Also free of refined sugar.

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Garlic Roasted Peas

I have to tell you about my new favorite snack.  Garlic Roasted Peas.  Crunchy, salty with lots of garlic flavor.  Just like roasted chickpeas, these make the perfect snack and are also great on the go.

garlic roasted peas

Not only will this snack satisfy your snack craving, but it comes with a nice boost of protein and fiber! It’s also super easy to make.  The spices can be changed to add whatever flavors you like.  These Garlic Roasted Peas are vegan and gluten free. (more…)

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Sweet and Spicy Roasted Peanuts

These Sweet and Spicy Roasted Peanuts will become your new favorite snack.  Perfect for game day snacking too.  They pack big flavors with hints of sweetness and an extra kick of spices.  Just like my maple glazed pecans, this recipe is going to be hard to stop eating!

sweet and spicy roasted peanuts

If you have an allergy to peanuts, I do think any other nut should work as well.  Sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds might also work for a nut-free option.  You can make these up in about 10 minutes.  Super easy snacking!

I also think roasted chickpeas may be delicious with this seasoning.  I think I will try those next.  In the meantime, I hope you enjoy these roasted peanuts as much as we did!

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Coconut Crispy Bars

Crispy cereal reminds me of my childhood.  I have made rice crispy treats so many times as a child.  These Coconut Crispy Bars are a different spin on them.  If you are a lover of all things coconut, you will love these!

If you would rather see a chocolate version, you can check out this recipe.  These would make the perfect treat for school lunchboxes since they are nut free.

Coconut Crispy Bars

I used brown rice crispy cereal with no added sugar for these, but really, any rice crispy cereal will work.  This recipe also may be yummy with a chocolate rice crispy cereal.  This recipe is great because you get a delicious coconut flavor, with hints of vanilla, and the crispy crunch to finish it off.

If you love the coconut vanilla combo, you may also like my coconut vanilla overnight oats.

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Homemade Ding Dongs

3 words for you.  Homemade Ding Dongs. The other day in my Facebook group, a member posted a pic of some store bought Ding Dongs from Whole Foods.  She asked if I could make a homemade version and I gladly accepted the challenge!  I love the challenge of making copycat recipes. Just try my Gluten Free Samoas or my Grain Free Twix Bars for yourself.  Unlike the store bought one, my version is free of refined sugar, gluten, eggs and dairy!

homemade ding dongs

I got a little over-zealous and took the photograph before I added the chocolate coating.  I will definitely make sure to add those instructions in the recipe though.  I hope you enjoy these Homemade Ding Dongs as much as we did! The recipe is a little involved, but totally worth it.

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