But it actually wasn't until a few years ago that I really took the time to take a hard look at my skincare products during one of these spring cleaning sprees, and realized that I had a lot of work to do. What started out with a question I had as to why some of the eye makeup products I was using literally were making my eyes cry from irritation, turned into an epic journey down the rabbit hole of our current personal beauty and skincare products industry, and honestly I felt pretty sick.
In the United States we are constantly being bombarded with the latest trendy diet, miracle weight loss solution, or newest superfood that is bound to help us achieve that healthy life we seem to be striving for. We as American's are confused by all the nutrition and food marketing that is thrown in our faces everyday, and when all our friends are embarking on the next Whole30 to "reconnect" with their food, we feel as if we are doing something wrong by not jumping on board.
Do you remember when lettuce wraps first began to grow in popularity? It was right around the same time that the paleo diet began to take off, and people were trying their best at replacing their favorite grain tortillas with a piece of lettuce. The only problem was that most of the time the lettuce would tear under the weight of all the delicious taco fillings and you would have a pretty big mess literally in the palm of your hand. Well lucky for you there is a new "lettuce wrap" in town and it is delicious!
Let me ask you a question. When you look at your wardrobe, or put on your favorite sweater, could you tell me without looking where your clothing came from? Have you ever thought about whose hands dyed the material, or sewed the fabric to make those pants that have been sitting untouched in your dresser drawer for the past year? Have you ever thought that someone may have been harmed in the process? I'm going to take a guess and say that the answer is no, and not too long ago I would have said the exact same thing.
These snickerdoodle energy bites are the perfect snack that can be made in under five minutes, and are great to have on hand for pre or post workout, to grab and go while traveling, and to have as a back-up when that pre-dinner or late-night sweet craving kicks in.