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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

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 […]

Beet Me Up Smoothie

Feeling beat up this winter already?  When I need to detox, feel energized and give my body a fresh start I turn to this cleansing smoothie.  It is sweet, refreshing and creamy and doesn’t taste like you are downing raw vegetables.  It is easily the most vibrant smoothie I have ever made.  It’s bright pinkish-red color says […]

Almond Butter Cup Smoothie

Who wouldn’t want an almond butter cup smoothie for breakfast?  What if I told you that this smoothie is rich in antioxidants, protein, healthy dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals?  This smoothie makes me feel like I’m a total superfoodie and a kid all at the same time.  It is really a magical chocolate experience.

This smoothie […]

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

 
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 […]

Goji Berry Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m always trying to find new ways to incorporate superfoods into my diet.  Here, goji berries provide a superfruit boost to already healthy cookies.  Goji berries have a chewy texture similar to raisins or dried cranberries so they work great in these cookies.  These soft-baked cookies are vegan and gluten free and not overloaded with sugar.

Goji […]

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 […]

Garlic Pumpkin Hummus

Hummus is already a super healthy snack option that can be served as a spread or dip with just about anything.  To make this plant-based protein snack even healthier, I’m adding fall’s favorite vegetable, pumpkin.  It works so well in this dish and adds a subtle orange hue that whispers, “I’m festive” when set out at a […]

Sweet & Salty Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (oil free)

Pumpkin season is here, which means everything will contain the flesh of the orange squash for the next month.  But the yummy and nutritious seeds inside this season’s top squash are not to be forgotten!  Roasted pumpkin seeds are a delicious and healthful snack.  Roasted pumpkin seeds can be enjoyed on their own or sprinkled […]