Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici As the weather warms up and I am spending more time outdoors, my time spent in the kitchen is becoming limited. So I am always looking for ways to make quick, nutrient-dense meals/snacks – especially as the miles on my bike or run start… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici These Trail Bites were designed to take on the go and they pack well. I partnered with NOW Foods and Jessie Zapo – an avid ultra trail runner to create these bites. Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Macaroons will always remind me of Passover, a time honored Jewish holiday that we celebrate every spring. During the 8 days of Passover we don’t eat any gluten, which includes bread, pasta and any products that have wheat. With limited options, we pretty much cook… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Matcha bites are the perfect burst of energy that won’t have you crashing after a few hours. Matcha is a slow releasing caffeine that will continue to energize you. Paired with dates and nuts, it’s the perfect combination. I also used tahini (sesame paste). Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici I’ve never really been a fan of protein bars simply because I never had a reason to eat them. Whenever possible, I try to find whole real foods to eat, and I always come prepared. I find so many protein bars to be glorified… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Nutella is a classic flavor loved by all and, when translated into a healthy smoothie, equals perfection! This smoothie is not  too heavy and has a nice balance of protein, thanks to the tofu, and carbohydrates, thanks to the banana. It’s also really… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Topping Recipe: 3 cups oats 1 cup date 1 cup raw mixed nuts or pecans 1/2 cup melted coconut oil dash cinnamon dash nutmeg dash cloves dash sea salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Topping Directions: In a food processor process oats until roughly… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici Recipe: 6 apples, cored 1 1/2 cup oats, divided 1/4 cup date sugar 1/4 cup raisins 2 tablespoons almond butter 2-3 tablespoons water 1/2 cup pecans 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanila extract Directions: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees, core… Read More

Words and Photos by Lottie Bildirici These homemade bars are a play on some of my favorite store-bought ones. I was able to achieve that delicious balance of crunchy and chewy textures…but with nutritious ingredients! The bars have a satisfying but subtle sweetness from maple syrup and a touch… Read More

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