Diaries of a Plant Powered Dietitian

Apps & Snacks

Revamp your trail snacks with homemade energy bites

When I hit the mountains for a hike, a trail run, or just some camping and outdoor fun, I need fuel, and sometimes granola bars just get a little boring. Enter these little energy bites – they are super easy to make (not to mention preservative free) and can be rolled into balls for a quick snack to give you a healthy amount of carbohydrates, fat, and protein to help you power through.

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Natalie Colla
Arugula Walnut Pesto (Vegan)

This spin-off from traditional pesto uses peppery arugula and is made vegan by swapping Parmesan cheese for nutritional yeast flakes. It is a wonderful accompaniment to pizza, spread on water crackers for an appetizer tray, tossed in pasta, or even topped on scrambled eggs.

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