National Pasta Day

October 17th – National Pasta Day

What better way to celebrate this National Pasta Day than with a yummy pasta on your plate.

Can’t decide what to make, we got you covered… From yummy spaghetti, macaroni dishes, to cold pasta salads… there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Easy Cheese Pasta Bake

Easy Cheese Pasta Bake 

Alfredo Chicken & Vegetable Pasta

Alfredo Chicken & Vegetable Pasta

Taco Pasta Bake

Taco Pasta Bake

Beef & Veggie Meatballs over Pasta

Beef & Veggie Meatballs over Pasta

For more yummy, delicious and awesome recipes visit the Pasta Recipes here =) there is ton more we promise!!!

Banana Coffee Milkshake

Delicious Milkshake Recipe!

Perfect way to boost your day!

Banana Coffee Milkshake Recipe

Banana Coffee Milkshake

Ingredients:

1 cup prepared strong coffee, cold

1/2 cup milk (you can adjust this by taste)

1 large ripe banana

6 ice-cubes

Sugar to taste if needed (you can use substitute too)

1 scoop of chocolate protein powder (optional)

Directions:

In a blender combine all the ingredients except sugar. Blend until everything is smooth. Try and see do you need sugar or more milk to taste. Blend again. Serve right away. If you have leftovers store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts - Banana Coffee Milkshake

Coffee Frappe Recipe

Quick and Easy Coffee Frappe Recipe

Delicious and easy to make Coffee Frappe at home.

Coffee Frappe Recipe

Coffee Frappe Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup extra-strong brewed coffee (cooled)

1/2 cup milk

2 tablespoons sugar (or by taste)

1 and 1/2 cups ice cubes

Whipped cream for garnish (optional)

Cocoa for garnish (optional)

Directions:

Combine coffee, milk, sugar and ice cubes in a blender. Pulse until the mixture is well combined and ice is crushed. Pour into tall glasses, top with whipped cream and cocoa if desired. Makes two servings.

Around the Web: After School Snacks

Yummy After School Snacks!

Kids need something yummy after school. Try one of these yummy ideas from Around the Web for your kiddos after school snack!

Pretzel Dogs by Fake Ginger

Smoothies for Snacks by GoodLife Eats

Edamame Snack by Healthy Happy Life

Roasted Garlic Bagel Crisps with a Bacon Cheddar Cream Cheese Dip by Food Family Finds

Zucchini Fritters by My Kitchen Snippets

Pepperoni Pizza Puffs by Photo a Day

Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Recharge Your Body After a Hard Workout

Delicious high protein bars that will recharge your body after a hard workout. These peanut butter bars are flourless and sugar-free, and perfect on the go. Plus they take only few minutes to make! 

Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Ingredients:

1/2 cup all-natural peanut butter

1/2 cup + 3 tablespoons raisins

2 tablespoons roasted, unsalted almonds

1/8 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/2 cup 100% whey protein chocolate or vanilla (we used chocolate)

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Shape into bars and let it sit in the fridge or freezer overnight.

This recipe makes 6 bars (serving size 1 bar).

Nutrition Facts - Peanut Butter Protein Bars

For more yummy high protein recipes visit Body Building website.

Around the Web: Easter Recipes

Fun and Yummy Easter Recipes!

Just in time for Easter, enjoy these fun and yummy recipes from Around the Web!

Easter Chick Cupcakes by Pastry Affair

Spring Nests by Harried Housewife’s Blog

Torta Pasqualina {Easter Pie} by Bell’ Alimento

Pound Cake Chocolate Covered Carrots by Stop Lookin’ Get Cookin’

Easter Bubble Buns by All Day I Dream About Food

Povitica Bread by Krissy’s Creations