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Easy No-Cook Mini Meals & Snacks

I love cooking and spending quality time in the kitchen, but there isn’t always time for sit down meals, so these mini no cook meals and snacks can save your life.

Plus, I know that there are plenty of people out there who either aren’t fans of long trips to the grocery store or meal prep, or haven’t quite mastered their kitchen game yet.

Here are some quick & easy suggestions to help you get started.

Easy Food No Cook Vegan Gluten-Free Paleo San Francisco Bay Area Fashion Food Fitness Lifestyle Blogger Recipes

{Healthy Trail Mix – Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo from Eye Candy Popper}

  • Raw Nuts or trail mix {stay away from sugar & salt packed versions, as delicious as they are}
  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Greek Yogurt with strawberries or blueberries
  • Brown Rice Packets {pre-cooked, just heat!}
  • Crudite + Hummus {you can find pre-cut veggies at your local store or just grab a little bag of baby carrots or sugar snap peas and mix them together yourself}
  • Brown Rice Cakes w/ Hummus or Almond Butter {depending on whether you’re in the mood for sweet or savory at the moment}
  • Apple or banana with Almond Butter
  • Larabar or other whole food bar with no added sugar {or make homemade larabars}
  • Frozen fruit {seriously, frozen grapes are the best thing EVER}
  • Banana Soft Serve – aka Nice Cream

Easy Food No Cook Vegan Gluten-Free Paleo San Francisco Bay Area Fashion Food Fitness Lifestyle Blogger Recipes Banana Softserve Nice Cream

{Easy Banana Blueberry Whip from Leelalicious}

What’s YOUR favorite easy, no cook recipe when you’re at home?

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Links You’ll Love


Whether you’re watching the US Open or America’s Cup, a stylish spectator outfit is a must – US Open 2012 from Net-A-Porter.

Are you starting to prepare your wardrobe for Fall? A great skirt with tights & killer boots is always a fabulous option so check out WhoWhatWear’s suggestions for Fall 2012 – Market Watch: Fall Skirts.

One thing that I always look forward to when Fashion Month rolls around are the Garance Dore and Net-A-Porter Fashion Week video collaborations Pardon My French. She talks to fashion greats, reviews the collections, meets designers, interviews fashion insiders, and just generally gives you a great behind-the-scenes look at all of the Fashion Month madness.

You know how much I adore a versatile piece in my wardrobe – especially when it comes to packing for a trip. Refinery 29 clearly agrees – Oxford Shirt Styling Tips: 1 Oxford Shirt, 3 Easy Ways To Style It.

One of the fun Fall trends this year will be finding pieces that have your favorite artwork translated onto them – Whether you’re a fan of the Renaissance Masters or Graphic novels, there are pieces out there for everyone! This Time Tomorrow – Wearing Your Art On Your Sleeve.


Don’t have time for a run? Not interested in the membership fees at your local gym? Why not head online to find the perfect workout for yourself – Fit Club: The Country’s Best Virtual Workouts.

Are you looking for some healthy meals to feed your family to ensure that they’re getting all the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that they need? Here are some great recipes to try:

No matter how much time you spend in the kitchen familiarizing yourself with new tools – or re-familiarizing yourself with tools you haven’t used in a while – is an important part of staying on top of things so check out The Blissful Chef’s Cooking Tool of the Month Series.

Medicine and bosu balls are two of my favorite gym toys – If you use them right they can keep your workouts both challenging and fun. Don’t believe me? Check out FitSugar’s Don’t Let the Medicine Ball Intimidate You — 5 Easy Moves!

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