This Bar Saves Lives Apple Cashew Cream Cups

Cinnamon Vanilla Bean Cashew Cream, Green Apple & This Bar Saves Lives Parfait | A Bit of Bees KneesHomemade, cinnamon vanilla bean cashew cream layered with tart green apples, crumbled This Bar Saves Lives and a “salted caramel” date drizzle on top! I made this¬†little baby to-go and tucked it safely in the passenger seat on my way to work. Precious cargo ūüėČ

Any flavor of @thisbar will do! Wild blueberry pistachio, dark chocolate cherry & sea salt, Madagascar vanilla honey & almond or peanut butter strawberry & sea salt. I used wild blueberry pistachio + Madagascar vanilla honey & almond. All of them are fantastic!

Cinnamon Vanilla Bean Cashew Cream
1 cup raw unsalted cashews (soaked in water over night)
1/4 cup water
2 tbsp maple syrup
1/2 tbsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
pinch of salt

Directions
Drain the cashews. Pour 1/4 cup of fresh water and the rest of the ingredients into a food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. You may need to add more water depending on the consistency you desire.

“Salted Caramel Sauce”
3 soft medjool dates
2 tbsp water
pinch of salt

Directions
Blend in a food possessor or mash with the back of a fork (whatever is easiest for you) until smooth. Strain sauce through a mesh sieve to remove any hard bits of date.

Crumble up your This Bars and layer it up! If you want to learn more about This Bar Saves Lives check out my post or head over to their website! Their Non-GMO, gluten free, fair trade, bee friendly snacks will make your tummy happy and also provide food for children in need all over the world. We eat together!
Cinnamon Vanilla Bean Cashew Cream, Green Apple & This Bar Saves Lives Parfait | A Bit of Bees Knees


This Bar Saves Lives X A Bit of Bees Knees | Giveaway

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This Bar Saves Lives is making its debut in all California Starbucks! This is great guys…REALLY GREAT! These yummy bars actually do save lives. Here’s how it works. For every bar you buy, their non-profit partner makes a life-saving packet of food. Then they send that food to where it’s needed most. Boom. You helped save a child’s life. How cool is that?

This Bar Saves Lives has partnered with Edesia¬†and Action Against Hunger to provide malnourished children with vital nutrients needed to treat and prevent stunting ‚Äď a condition caused by a diet lacking in essential calories, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals ‚Äď which not only affect a child‚Äôs growth, but also their lifelong health and productivity. 2.6 million children die from severe acute malnutrition each year. And ‚ÄúThis Bar Saves Lives‚ÄĚ has distributed 1,000,000 bars and counting! Let‚Äôs keep it up and save more lives!

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GIVEAWAY!

We‚Äôve got a GIVEAWAY contest for you (on my instagram)! In celebration of their launch at Starbucks, This Bar Saves Lives is giving away a box of bars and a $10 Starbucks gift card¬†to a lucky winner at random. I will notify the winner via¬†insta message next week. Contest ends the night of November 16th! US citizens only please. By entering you are confirming that you are 13+ years of age, agree to Instagram’s terms of use and release Instagram from any and all responsibility. Here‚Äôs how you play:

#1  Follow @thisbar  on Instagram
#2 Tag 2 friends  (in a comment below) to help spread the word on This Bar Saves Lives and ending world hunger!

That’s it! Have fun friends! I wish you luck!

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This Bar Saves Live РWe eat together.  A yummy snack for you and life saving meal for a child in need.


Healthy Twice Baked Spaghetti Squash

Healthy Twice Baked Spaghetti Squash | A Bit of Bees Knees
Twice baked spaghetti squash with lean turkey, roasted gaaahlic sauce and low fat mozzarella. Hub says it’s better than pasta! I agree!

Ingredients:
1 spaghetti squash (cut in half)
4 oz lean ground turkey meat
preferred seasonings to taste (I used Cavender’s All Purpose Greek seasoning)
1 cup¬†Emeril’s All Natural Roasted Gaaahlic Sauce (you can find it in the store or make it from scratch)
1 cup low fat mozzarella cheese
fresh basil

Directions:

-Cut a spaghetti squash in half. Scoop out seeds and place face down in a deep dish pan with 2 inches of water. Bake in oven for 30 minutes at 350F.
-Remove squash from oven, drain water and use a fork to scrape out the spaghetti strands. Place the strands in a bowl and set aside. Keep the squash shells.
-Cook turkey with preferred seasonings and then mix with spaghetti squash “noodles”
-Repack the spaghetti squash shells with the “noodle” and turkey mixture making sure that each shell is evenly packed
-Top each squash half with 1/2 cup of roasted gaaaahlic tomato sauce, and 1/2 cup low fat mozzarella cheese and fresh basil
-Place back in the cooking pan and bake for 15 minutes or until cheese has melted.
Healthy Twice Baked Spaghetti Squash | A Bit of Bees Knees

Avocado Lavash

Avocado Lavash | A Bit of Bees Knees
Easy peasy, just some toasted lavash bread with smashed avocado, tomato, garlic, sesame, pumpkin seeds, slat n pepper, arugula and lemon! Rain, thunder, fuzzy blankets and a prefect Sunday afternoon treat.
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Latte Oats

Latte Oats
Latte oats & amaranth this Saturday morning!¬†Getting in some complex carbs to help fuel my workout! Deb and I are bringing our guys to boot camp for the first time! I can’t wait to show up these trash talkin boys!

Ingredients:
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup amaranth
1 1/2 cups water
stevia (to taste)
2 tbsp Raw Green Organics vanilla hemp, pea, sacha inchi & flax protein
1 tsp cinnamon
1 shot espresso
1/2 cup almond milk (steamed latte foam)

Combine rolled oats, amaranth and water in a small pot. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes and then turn heat low and place lid on top for another 5. Remove from heat. Mix in a few drops of stevia and Raw Green Organics vanilla protein. Top with espresso and latte foam.
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