5 Healthy Tailgating Snacks + Lemon Superfood Bar Recipe

It’s TAILGATING SEASON! While typical tailgate fare consists of hot dogs and chips, that doesn’t mean that you’re stuck with unhealthy snacks that are committing fouls against your waistline.

All it takes is a bit of prep before you enter the stadium parking lot, and I thought I’d help by sharing some of my favorite wholesome snack ideas for game day. After fueling up on these foods, you’ll feel LIGHT + FULL OF ENERGY to cheer on your team to victory!


Trail Mix

Forego the gas station trail mix and blend up a bag at home. I love making a blend of golden berries, goji berries, cacao nibs, almonds, cashews, and walnuts (Nuts.com carries amazing nuts + also has great snack ideas).


Pumpkin Seeds

If you’re making pumpkin pie or soup from scratch, save the seeds and roast them for a nutrient-dense snack! These brain-boosting seeds are excellent sources of manganese, phosphorus, copper, magnesium, fiber, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids. Toss them with cinnamon, coconut sugar, and Berry Bliss for a sweet treat!

Superfood Popcorn

While popcorn gets a bad rap for usually being coated in artificial butter flavoring and excess salt, it’s actually quite healthful! Popcorn is a great source of whole grains, dietary fiber, and polyphenols, which aid the body in preventing degenerative diseases like diabetes and osteoporosis. Air pop up a batch of organic popcorn and toss with pink Himalayan salt and coconut oil or score bonus points for making one of these Superfood Popcorn Toppings.

Green Dream Protein Bites

If you have a sweet tooth, these detoxifying Green Dream Protein Bites make the perfect tailgating snack! The day before the game, mix up cashews, dates, Green Dream Superfood + Protein Blend, cinnamon, coconut oil, nut butter, and sea salt in a food processor and then sculpt them into little balls. Sprinkle on unsweetened coconut flakes and then freeze (just be sure to take them out before leaving the house!).


 

Superfood Lemon Bars

I have so many lemons from my lemon tree, and it feels so awful wasting them! I wanted to create a fun fall recipe, something easy to snack on or have for breakfast when we’re on the run. The best bars are a combo of simple sugars for instant energy, complex carbs for more lasting energy, + a bit of healthy fat to combat any hunger pangsespecially at a game when you’re facing limited wholesome options.

These are so delicious and an unbeatable way to enjoy a collection of natural ingredients like chia seeds, dates, oats, and Philosophie superfood blends.

Gather This:


Do This:

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Lightly grease an 8x8 pan with coconut oil or use parchment.

In a small bowl, mix the chia seeds and lemon juice. Set aside for 20 minutes to allow the seeds to become saturated and bulk up. Stir once halfway through.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, mix together the oat flour, Berry Bliss, Green Dream, baking powder, salt, and 3/4 cup coconut flakes. Sprinkle in the lemon zest and mix again until distributed. In a separate bowl, combine the coconut oil, Coconut Bliss, applesauce, and maple syrup.

Mix in the soaked chia seeds. Chop the pitted dates very finely, and mix in with the other wet ingredients. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ones, and stir until blended. Spread the mixture into the prepared baking pan, using a spatula to flatten out the surface. Sprinkle the remaining 2 tablespoons of coconut flakes on top, patting it down lightly into the mixture.

Bake for 25 minutes, until the edges begin to turn golden brown. While warm, cut into 12-15 squares. Bag up for your next tailgating party!

 

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Berry Collagen Smoothie Bowl Recipe

It’s smoothie bowl season!! Did you all miss it as much as I did? If you love beautifying Berry Bliss smoothies then this one is for you! This is one of my favorite berry smoothies full of collagen which helps keep my skin fresh and vibrant.


I used collagen on the daily (along with my superfoods) which helps to give my skin a healthy glow, combats inflammation and is a natural anti-ager. So, so needed when you’re a mama of three little ones and have businesses to run!


This smoothie is also made with a healthy dose of Coconut Bliss for yummy healthy fats, delicious nut butter and tocos, a magical ingredient that is incredibly healing for your skin and connective tissue.

Gather This:

2 cups almond milk

1 banana (frozen or fresh)

1 tbsp collagen (I love Ancient Nutrition!)

2 dates

1 tbsp nut butter (this recipe used Jem Organics Berry Almond Butter)

1 tbsp Berry Bliss Superfood + Protein Blend

1 tbsp Coconut Bliss Coconut Butter

1 tbsp Sun Potion Tocos

A handful of ice cubes

Granola and shredded coconut (toppings)


Do This:

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until thick + creamy. Pour into a bowl and top with your favorite smoothie toppings! ENJOY!


What are some of your favorite berry smoothie bowl recipes? Share yours with me on Twitter using #PhilosophieSuperfoods or #MakeEveryFoodASuperfood.

Salted Chocolate Matzah Toffee Recipe

Passover starts this Friday. It’s always been a symbolically intimate celebration in my life. For me, it’s a time to embrace and celebrate the relationships I’ve nurtured, my little loves, my partner and all the people in my life helping me to reach my most aligned self. Passover is a celebration of rebirth and freedom. What better way to celebrate than with homemade foods the whole family can enjoy?


This variation of a matzah dish is satisfyingly sweet, dairy-free and made with pure, wholesome ingredients. It uses some of my favorite ingredients like goji berries, cacao, almond and coconut for a tasty, high vibe boost of healthy fats, vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. During all the celebrations your family and friends are guaranteed to stay nourished and radiant!


Gather This:

10 matzah crackers

2 cups coconut oil

2 cups coconut sugar

2 tsp kosher vanilla extract

1 cup small sliced almonds

1 cup shredded coconut

1 cup cacao nibs

1 cup goji berries

2 ⅔ cups dairy-free, semisweet chocolate chips

⅛ cup of fleur de sel

Do This:

Preheat oven to 350℉. Cover a cookie sheet with heavy duty aluminum foil. Be sure to cover all of the edges of the cookie sheet with the foil so that no edges are showing. Place the matzah crackers in the cookie sheet in a single layer of rows. If you find that there are open spaces on the cookie sheet, simply break up the crackers and fill in the gaps with the smaller pieces.


Melt your coconut oil by placing it in a saucepan on the stove and turning your burner on to the medium heat setting. When the oil begins to melt, stir the coconut sugar into the oil until well incorporated. (If you don’t have coconut oil or coconut sugar, regular butter and brown sugar will work as well.) Once the oil is fully melted, bring to a boil and stir continuously for 3 minutes until the ingredients have completely combined into a thick, syrupy consistency.


Remove the mixture from the heat, add the vanilla, and stir a couple of times to mix. Carefully pour the mixture over the crackers and use a spatula to spread the mixture so that it coats all of the crackers evenly. Place in the fully heated oven and bake for 15 minutes. While the matzah is baking, mix the coconut, almonds, cocoa nibs, and goji berries in a bowl.


Remove matzah crackers from the oven after 15 minutes and let them cool for about a minute to allow the mixture to stop bubbling and begin forming into a toffee coating. Sprinkle the chocolate chips onto the hot toffee, wait for 3-5 minutes until the chocolate melts, and then spread the chocolate with a frosting knife or butter knife.


Sprinkle the coconut, almond, cacao nibs, and goji mixture onto the chocolate, as desired, and gently press the toppings down with a flat spatula. Sprinkle fleur de sel over the top. (Depending on your preferences, you may want to add just a tiny bit or you may want to sprinkle it more generously.) Once your toppings are in place, allow the matzah to sit at room temperature until completely cooled, and then place in the fridge for at least one hour to set.


You can serve the matzah toffee treats whole or break them into pieces. Arrange on a plate as a single layer with parchment in between and be sure to serve with love! Enjoy and Happy Passover!


Will you be celebrating Passover? Let me know what dishes you plan to create for your friends and family in the comments below or share on Instagram using #PhilosophieLove or #PhilosophieSuperfoods.

Turmeric Egg Sweet Potato Toast Recipe

This savory sweet potato toast made with a turmeric poached egg and the Green Dream Savory Blend is a perfect brekkie toast to restore, energize and satisfy. Just the answer after a weekend out in the sunshine.


You may think that cooking an egg with turmeric seems difficult and time-consuming but it’s actually super simple! What exactly is a turmeric poached egg? It’s when you poach an egg like usual in water but you add in some turmeric stirred into the water, creating a vibrant little egg perfect for an open-faced toast of any kind. I loving topping my “toasts” with egg because they’re a fantastic source of protein, vitamins and healthy fats. Topped on a perfectly roasted sweet potato base and combined with the Green Dream Savory Blend, you have a powerhouse breakfast or post-workout snack that tastes as great as it looks!

Add a touch of healing and immune-boosting sweetness by adding a drizzle of the Green Bee Honey!


Gather This:

Sweet potato slice

Garlic spread

2 tsps ground turmeric

1 organic egg

Dash of Green Dream Savory Blend


Do This:

Slice your sweet potato and cook in the oven at 450° for 18-22 minutes, flipping over halfway through.


While your sweet potato roasts, boil water in a pot then turn to a simmer. Add in turmeric and a splash of apple cider vinegar. Create a whirlpool and drop in an egg. Allow simmering for about 3 minutes, until the whites are set but the yolks are runny.


Remove the eggs from the pan using a slotted spoon, then allow them to drain while prepping your sweet potato. Be careful throughout this process as turmeric has been known to stain clothing!


Spread on your garlic spread, top with egg and sprinkle over Green Dream Savory Blend and ENJOY!


What are your favorite ways to cook an egg? Share with me in the comments below or on Facebook using #PhilosophieSuperfoods!

Dragonfruit Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Bringing back this beautiful, blissed out smoothie bowl! Been bringing so much color and vibrancy into my life and I’m so excited I can appropriately make smoothie bowls again. Though let’s be honest, did the cold weather ever stop us from creating drool-worthy smoothie bowls?


This nourishing dragonfruit smoothie is perfect ahead of a busy weekend whether that looks like a festival, pool parties, or like me, surrounded by the love of my family home in LA. This smoothie is loaded with fiber and B-vitamins to help keep you satisfied and energized throughout the day. It’s packed with a heaping spoonful of Berry Bliss Superfood + Protein Blend to supercharge your body with vitamin C and Coconut Bliss Coconut Butter full of healthy fats to keep you full longer!


Gather This:

2 cups nut mylk (make homemade cashew mylk here!)

1 banana (frozen or fresh)

1 dragonfruit smoothie packet (pitaya)

2 dates

1 tbsp Berry Bliss Superfood + Protein Blend

1 tbsp Coconut Bliss Coconut Butter

Ice cubes


Do This:

Blend all ingredients together! Add extra ice or mylk as needed. Reserve ½ cup of your smoothie base for the chia pudding!


Pour the rest of the smoothie into a bowl, and begin to decorate with your favorite superfood toppings! I LOVE coconut, hemp seeds, goji berries, and edible flowers!


How are you getting in the mood for the weekend? Share your most colorful and vibrant smoothie bowls with me on Instagram using #PhilosophieLove or #PhilosophieSuperfoods!

Matzah Pizza Recipe

With the celebration of spring comes the celebration of Passover starting next Friday! This week I’m sharing some of my favorite Passover-friendly and super yummy recipes. This one is definitely a good one.


These super delicious and wholesome matzah pizzas are so fun and easy to make. The kids especially love helping me out with this one and its the perfect dish to create for a dinner party. Everyone can make it their own!


Try these sweet and savory combos with matzah or your favorite crackers, spreads, superfoods and toppings for your own custom pizzas! Watch my how-to for matzah bread on my YouTube channel here!

Gather This:

Pesto & Arugula Pizza:

pesto

cherry tomatoes

arugula

bell pepper

Mediterranean Pizza:

tahini or hummus

marinated olives & artichokes

dairy-free, meltable cheese

Italian Pizza:

tomato sauce

baby summer squash

dairy-free, meltable cheese

Sweet Pizza:

fig jam

goat cheese

Cacao Bee Honey

Do This:

To create a base, spread your sauce of choice (pesto/tahini/hummus/tomato sauce/jam) on the matzah. Add your favorite raw toppings, sprinkle on some cheese, and then pop your matzah pies into the oven. Bake until the cheese has melted and voila—your pizzas are ready!

What are some of your favorite pizza toppings? Share yours below and tag us in your pizza creations on Instagram!

Green Dream Asparagus Soup Recipe

Spring cleaning and cleansing vibes call for lots of yummy, healing smoothies, soups and salads to detox from the inside out! This vibrant Green Dream asparagus soup is super healing for the body and provides a ton of nutrients to power you through the day well into the evening.


Asparagus is a beautiful and simple veggie to incorporate into your soups because it’s low in calories and packed with essential vitamins and antioxidants. It’s also a great source of fiber, promoting strong digestive health. It’s affordable, easy to prepare and a yummy, high-vibe addition to any dish!


Of course, we added some of our *new* Green Dream Savory Blend to punch up the flavor and add in a bit of savory spice! This seasoning is so perfect for a savory dish and totally transforms a meal. Obsessed!!

Gather This:

¼ almonds

Bunch of asparaguses (cut in thirds)

2 cloves garlic

Handful of parsley

1 tsp Green Dream Savory Blend

2 cups bone broth


Do This:

You can use a food processor, but we used a high-speed blender which worked just as well! Heat bone broth on the stove then pour everything into a blender and blend until smooth.

What are some of your favorite spring superfood soup recipes? Share yours with us on Facebook using #PhilosophieLove or #PhilosophieSuperfoods!