Lately I’ve been running around in the morning that I don’t have time to make breakfast. Luckily I always have a healthy stash of these homemade granola raw bars. These energy bars are gluten free, vegan, and made with organic ingredients whenever possible! I love […]
Enjoy these brightly flavoured citrus bars as part of a healthy breakfast or carry them with you for a snack any time of the day. They freeze well, so why not make a double batch? This recipe comes from Voula Halliday’s Eat At Home cookbook. […]
The Good Bean chickpea healthy treats are healthy snacks on the go, gluten-free and nut-free! One serving has the equivalent protein as almonds, fiber as two cups of broccoli and folate as three cups of spinach! These nutritious snacks are low fat appetizers, low cal snacks, and crunchy compared to chips.
The Good Bean all natural roasted chickpea snacks comes in a variety of flavors.
- Sea Salt
- Cracked Pepper
- Smoky Chili & Lime
- Sweet Cinnamon
- Mesquite BBQ
- Thai Coconut
I first discovered The Good Bean with my SnackBox Subscription of health snacks delivered to my door! The Smoky Chili & Lime of crunchy roasted chickpeas were delicious. Their roasted spiced chickpeas recipe was addictive! But I wondered what nutrition facts it had.
Each serving size has approximate 7g protein, 6g fiber, and low sodium. The Good Bean uses ingredients that are easy to understand such as roasted chickpeas, expeller-pressed safflower or sunflower oil, coarse salt, and natural Vitamin E. So really, I am snacking on vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, non-GMO, Hexane free. The Good Bean uses clean ingredients that are Fair Trade and follows Good Manufacturing Practices. Good for me. Good for the environment!
So next time you see yourself craving for that bag of processed chips, reconsider! Try a healthier alternative to deep fried potatoes. I really want to try the Thai Coconut flavor. It sounds like the perfect dessert recipe!
Enerjive Quinoa Skinny Crackers is created by Natural Kitchen Wizard Korey Kealey. Two years ago she was on a quest to seek optimal health. For those who are intolerant to gluten, Quinoa is the perfect replacement to bread products. Quinoa is a grain-like crop grown primarily […]
So happy to find my November’s Snackbox sitting on the kitchen counter after my trip to San Francisco! And after August’s Snackbox Review and September’s Snackbox Review, I was excited for Snackbox’s new branding. The box looks great with the red squirrel and squirrel monogram on the […]
There hasn’t been a lot of really good bubble waffles lately, until now. Recently opened in Aberdeen Mall. Bubble Waffle Richmond Aberdeen Centre 街頭美食(雞蛋仔) offers delicacies served by street vendors, food carts in Hong Kong. Curry fishballs, mixed rice canonoli, fish siu mai dumplings, etc. In fact the line ups here were nuts! We waited over 30 mins and still people were pouring in.
Bubble waffles 雞蛋仔 3.75: Crispy on the outside, warm and tender on the inside. Quite opposite from the stale ones over at Rainbow Cafe (Parker Place). It is moist and is complete with a fragrant egg and milkiness. Also comes in other flavours: Strawberry, sesame, green tea, chocolate and cheesecake.
Hong Kong Rice Roll Combo: Curry fishballs, rice canonoli and fish siu mai 5.50: had a lot of spice and were quite bouncy. Fish Siu Mai weren’t as good as I imagined, but still decent. 4 fish balss, 4 siu mais and lots of rice canonolis. Compared to 3.50 for just 6 fish siu mais this was clearly the better deal.
Bubble Waffle Richmond (Aberdeen Centre) 街頭美食(雞蛋仔)
Unit 3000 – 4151 Hazelbridge Way Richmond, BC V6X 3R8
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There are so many things to do in Vancouver when summer is here. One of the many is indulging in greasy food at the Night Market. This year there are two night markets in Richmond. One being the Richmond Night Market (by River Rock Casino); […]
Well Tea Richmond Taiwanese Bubble Tea 茶井 located on Hazelbridge in Richmond is a bubble tea (BBT) shop offering a large selection of tea drinks and meal choices. Menu items include rice, noodles, deep fried snacks, hot pot sukiyaki, etc. The space is large with tables […]
Legoland California is one of the must see attractions if you ever visit San Diego. This park offers thrilling rides, water park, sea life aquarium, and miniland USA recreations of 7 areas of the US all constructed with 20+ million LEGO bricks on 1:20 scale! Shopping for exclusive Lego sets here is fun but also a little crazy as you enter the shop.
Ambiance: 1 (common it`s just a food stand!)
Surviving day long attractions can be painful when there aren’t many choices especially when the main food group consists of “Fast Food / Junk Food” – burgers, fries, and pizza becomes tiresome. Luckily there is Granny’s Apple Fries.
Located in the Castle Hill , beside a witch in the well, this busy little stand offers juicy apple fries sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon served with vanilla cream dipping. The whipped cream is light and not too sweet and the apple slices are tart and tangy – together refreshingly light and crispy. What a nice combo. $4.95 per serving – they are totally worth the splurge!
Be sure to come at least an hour before closing as most food establishments closes early!!
If Cali seems a bit too far just for Apple Fries, these can be easily replicated at home.
- Couple Granny Smith Apples, sliced
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- sprinkle some nutmeg for more flavor complexity
- Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium-low heat.
- Add apples, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
- Sauté/bake 15 – 20 mins /until apples are tender.
- Serve with vanilla ice cream
Sometimes after consuming too many cakes and cookies I feel that my taste buds requires me to touch base with my Eastern heritage with some Chinese desserts. Sadly there is not an abundance of dessert places in Vancouver (even Richmond) that features traditional dessert soups, […]