• Baked Sweet Potato Fries Gluten Free

Easy Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Agave-Mustard Dipping Sauce

Everyone has a weakness and mine is sweet potato fries.  Always has been!  I could eat a pound of them and still want more.  They are so sweet and spicy and my favorite part is drenching them in honey mustard dipping sauce.  Major YUM factor. And as I inhale them I always tell myself how healthy [...]

  • Why Food Works

How to Bulk Prep for Healthy Meals (+ Easy Thai Spring Rolls Recipe)

Awhile back I connected with Registered Dietitian, Sarah Waybright.  She loves food as much as I do and like me is passionate about teaching people how to find and cook the best foods to fit their lifestyle.  Today, she talks here on my blog about bulk prepping for health meals.  Why?  Because life is crazy [...]

By |April 7th, 2016|appetizer, easy|
  • Creamy Lemon Dill Dip 6

Creamy Lemon Dill White Bean Dip

In the spring I can never get enough fresh dill.  The taste of fresh dill actually transforms me into spring-mode.  I eat this amazing aromatic and all of a sudden want to plant a garden, take my kids to the park and clean out my closet (all at once).  In addition to the spring-vibes it [...]

  • Salty Fig Hummus EatingbyElaine

Salty Fig Hummus

Every Oscar party needs a red carpet-worthy hors d'oeuvre.  This elegant dip is sure to dazzle your guests and steal the spotlight.  It is a lightly sweetened version of hummus that is surprisingly delicious.  With just three main ingredients (chickpeas, olive oil and figs) and a pinch of salt, you can whip this up in less [...]

  • Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus

Adding a raw vegetable to hummus is a great way to boost the nutrition of this already healthy dip.  This hummus features beets which add a vibrant pinkish-red color.  Most beet hummus recipes require you to roast the beets in advance.  I simplified things by using a raw beet with the skin on in my high speed [...]

  • Warm Vegan Nacho Dip

Vegan Warm Nacho Dip (nut-free)

Warm. Nacho. Dip. Yes! Score big this Super Bowl (or any day) with this crowd-pleasing (and super healthy) nacho dip.  No one will know it is entirely vegan and filled with one cup of veggies and 1 cup of tahini.  Many vegan cheese dips contain cashews, but this one is nut-free and features tahini as the [...]

  • Green Lentil Hummus

Green Lentil Hummus

Sometimes you gotta mix things up.  When you a bored with chickpea-based hummus, try lentils instead.  Lentils add a completely different flavor and richness to the dip.  They are still super creamy when pureed (just like chickpeas).  But they add an earthiness and a peppery note to the dip.  Go for it - variety is the [...]

  • Black-Eyed Pea Dip 4

Black-Eyed Pea Hummus Dip

Ring in the New Year with this easy (and lucky) black-eyed pea hummus dip!  In many cultures, eating black-eyed peas on New Year's Day symbolizes good luck and prosperity in the new year. Everyone can enjoy this healthy appetizer because it is vegan, gluten-free, raw, soy-free, nut-free and sugar-free.  It is packed with healthy fats, fiber, protein, [...]

  • Creamy Non-Dairy Fruit Dip

Creamy Non-Dairy Fruit Dip

  I am completely obsessed with this creamy non-dairy fruit dip.  With all the holiday cookie eating going on, its nice to take a break with something sweet and satisfying (yet healthy).   This dip is perfect for holiday entertaining or snacking between heavy holiday meals.  It also happens to be yummy drizzled over oatmeal [...]

  • Latke 3

Vegan & Gluten-Free Sweet Potato, Zucchini & Potato Latkes (Baked)

These vegan and gluten free latkes will make your healthy Hanukkah dreams come true!  Even though they are baked instead of fried, they still get crispy.  I promise.  To keep things light and vegan, skip the sour cream and serve them with creamy hummus or unsweetened apple sauce for a healthful snack any time of [...]

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