Creating a Personal and Blog Mission Statement

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There’s a million reasons why I have put off writing this post. Actually, I’ve typed it out in my head billions of times, but you see… I’m a slow typer. I think, rethink, delete, and repeat. In all honesty, I felt like it needed it more time. Time to be “rerouted” per se. Yep. Our life […]

Paleo Key Lime Pie Smoothie with “Key” Nutrients for Digestive Health

Creamy and naturally sweetened Paleo Key Lime Smoothie! Gluten free and dairy free but still tastes like dessert. A Healthy Smoothie packed with nutrients! Great for breakfast, snacking, and soothing for your digestion!

Creamy and naturally sweetened Paleo Key Lime Smoothie! Gluten free and dairy free but still tastes like a decadent dessert! A Healthy Smoothie packed with “Key” nutrients for your digestion! Great for breakfast, snacking, or anytime of day.  Hi there. Did you have a good holiday weekend? Did you stay up way too late like […]

Cocoa Cashew Pretzel Bites and BEST GLUTEN FREE FOODS Giveaway!

Cocoa Cashew Pretzel Gluten Free Energy Bites! A sweet and salty combo that takes snacking to a whole new level!  Dark Cocoa, Cashews, honey, peanut butter, and gluten free pretzel chips all packed into one healthy energy bite! Great for kids, post workout refueling, or just as an afternoon snack!

Cocoa Cashew Pretzel Gluten Free Energy Bites! A sweet and salty combo that takes snacking to a whole new level!  Dark Cocoa, Cashews, honey, peanut butter, and gluten free pretzel chips all packed into one healthy no bake energy bite! Great for kids, post workout refueling, or just as an afternoon snack! Remember in Wednesday’s post […]

Gluten Free Vanilla Plum Crumble Bites

A one bite wonder! These gluten free Vanilla Plum Crumble Bites wrap up all the flavors of that stone fruit summer dessert  into one delicious, healthy, gluten free protein bite. @cottercrunch

A one bite wonder! These gluten free no bake Vanilla Plum Crumble Bites wrap up all the flavors of that stone fruit summer dessert  into one delicious, healthy, gluten free protein bite. Well Hello JULY! It’s gonna be a good mont! Do any of you have summer birthdays? Because if you do, you’ll totally understand […]

Creamy Blueberry Broccoli Slaw Salad with Kefir Yogurt

Perfectly Creamy and Tart Broccoli Slaw Salad with Blueberries. It's backed with antioxidants and probiotics! The tang comes from using a kefir and greek yogurt blend instead of mayo. Which also makes it healthy and gut friendly. Super clean eating with great flavor!

Perfectly Creamy and Tart Broccoli Slaw Salad with Blueberries. It’s packed with antioxidants and probiotics! The tang comes from using a kefir yogurt blend instead of mayo. Which also makes it healthy and gut friendly. Super clean eating with great flavor!  So I have good news and bad news. The good news is that the Kiwi is […]

Cotter Chronicles – Volume III – Links to Love

Cotter Crunch - Weekly food news, tips, recipes, and more. It's coffee talk meets link love!

Welcome to the third edition of the COTTER CHRONICLES. Missed the first and second one? Click here and here! This post is part of a series of “journal” entries focusing on sharing life updates, articles, links to love, food and recipes to try, weekly news, and so on and so on. Consider this a link love meets newspaper and of course, more […]

Paleo Espresso Macaroon Muffins and Grain Free Coffee Talk

A Light Dessert For Coffee Lovers! Paleo Espresso Macaroon Muffins . @cottercrunch - These paleo muffins will become a favorite treat!

A Healthy Dessert For Coffee Lovers! Paleo Espresso Macaroon Muffins. These muffins are light in texture with a decadent taste. Easy to make with simple ingredients like ground almonds, coconut flour, coconut sugar, ground espresso, and egg whites. Taste like macaroon but in muffins form! So…. truth be told I’ve been on coffee plus espresso kick. Why? Because […]

Paleo Salade Niçoise Plus 2 Cooking Oils to Boost Flavor and Nutrients

Salade Niçoise is one of the most refreshing summer salads to make! This Paleo version is full of flavor, healthy fats and nutrients, plus it's ready in 30 minutes.  www.cottercrunch.com

Salade Niçoise is one of the most refreshing summer salads to make! This Paleo version is full of flavor, healthy fats and nutrients, plus it’s simple to make and ready in 30 minutes.   Hey ya! Happy Summer Days! It’s official, Summer is here. I will be honest, I can’t wait to our Summer is over. […]

9 Gluten Free Energy Snack Bites for Runners

Nine gluten free energy snack bites that are great fuel for runners! Natural energy to fuel you for a run or even sustain you after!  www.cottercrunch.com

Nine gluten free energy snack bites that are great for runners! Natural energy to fuel you for a run or even sustain you after! Runners and all active folk out there need to be properly fueled in order to maintain endurance and perform well. It can be tough to get all the right nutrients and calories […]

Spicy Rice Noodle Salad – 2 Ways {Gluten Free}

Spicy Rice Noodle Salad - 2 Ways {Gluten Free}

Gluten Free Spicy Rice Noodle Salad – 2 Ways! Cold gluten free noodles are a healthy addition to any meal. You can spice them up and then add a protein, or use as vegan friendly side dish by adding veggies and chopped nuts. I’ve done both! A delicious dish that can be used for potluck, a post workout recovery meal, or […]

Breakfast to Go! Blueberry Carrot Cake Bars with Granola

Blueberry Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars. When Summer and Fall baking collide, you get this! A mighty tasty breakfast bar with fresh berries, granola, and carrot spice! Made with gluten free ingredients, natural sugars, and a little extra protein.

Blueberry Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars. When Summer and Fall baking collide, you get these bars in less than 35 minutes! A mighty tasty breakfast bar with fresh blueberry, granola, and carrot spice! Made with gluten free ingredients, natural sugars, and a little extra protein. Is there such thing as summer comfort food baking? If so, […]