Are peanut butter cups your kryptonite? These decadent peanut butter protein balls are healthier swaps for your favorite childhood chocolate treats.
Alexa Schirm is a busy mom of three girls and the author behind the site, Simple Roots Wellness. She received her bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from Iowa State University and is currently expanding her knowledge with a Masters in Health Studies from the University of Alabama. She has a passion for helping people reach their goals of optimal health through teaching them the importance of eating real food and how easy and delicious these changes can be. Alexa is also passionate about shedding light on many of the myths and misunderstandings that are perpetuated in the world of wellness. She enjoys helping her readers sift through the nonsense and teaches them to start eating to support health for life using real foods.
Articles by Alexa Schirm
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