Baked with juicy dates and a bite of fresh citrus, these whole grain tahini cookies are refreshing and delicious. They also happen to be vegan. What’s not to love? Today may’ve started with cookies for breakfast, and I’ve got zero qualms about that. Other than being a pretty delicious reason to raise myself up out…
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Sweet Potato Energy Bars are a healthy, on-the-go snack made with natural ingredients and cozy, fall spices. We had our first snowstorm Sunday. I know. Don’t mind me while I grasp for the pumpkin pie spice. It may be a futile attempt to hold onto the fall season, but I’ll do whatever it takes. …
Golden milk in baked-good form! These gluten-free muffins are easy to bake yet packed with healthy nutrients and spicy flavors from turmeric and cinnamon. (Sponsored by Simple Mills.) I love to eat baked goods, but I’m not always in the mood to make them from scratch. Sometimes I want to pop something warm and cozy in the oven and just know it’s…
Homemade Sesame Date Bars are easy to make and packed with plant-based protein from chickpeas, nuts and seeds. I love this packable snack for camping and road trips! The sun is out and I couldn’t feel more excited for summer road trips. What do you have planned? I’m going to Sand Dunes NP for a much-needed vacation to celebrate my birthday this…
Upgrade your regular grains with this colorful spring farro salad drizzled with creamy, lemon-tahini dressing. Sometimes less isn’t more. Sometimes more is more. Like when you can’t decide between asparagus, green beans, avocado, chickpeas, farro, sunflower seeds, radishes, fresh herbs, and strawberries, so you just toss them all together on one giant platter and call it a day. Know…
This make-ahead kale salad stands up to storage in the fridge, and it’s an easy way to get started with meal prep. Keep this winter salad on hand for quick, weekday lunches or as a refreshing side dish for your holiday table.
Vegan Roasted Cabbage Caesar Salad is a warm and comforting twist on the supper club classic.
While it kills my little dietitian soul to admit it, I have fallen into the not-so-great habit of skipping breakfast.
Whether you’re in need of a healthy mid-afternoon pick-me-up or a deceivingly simple spring dessert for entertaining, these easy 4 ingredient yogurt dipped strawberries are coming to your rescue.
Although media stories may try to convince us otherwise, there’s no reason to fear fats, which give us long-lasting energy and satisfaction, along with a whole slew of additional wellness benefits.
Have you ever needed to make a difficult decision that made you feel a little bit uneasy about how others might judge you?
Whether you’re in the middle of a weekday lunch rut or just need a nutritious recipe that can stand the test of travel, you’re going to want to toss together this simple yet flavorful Moroccan-inspired chickpea grain salad as soon as possible.
5-ingredient matcha energy balls!
I have to introduce you to one of my favorite easy things to bake – and eat – on cold winter mornings like these. Hearty, crunchy, satiating, and just sweet enough to pair perfectly with coffee and tea, this rustic dried cherry seed bread is soon to become your next must-have pantry staple.
Lately, I’ve been in love with warm and cozy flavors like ginger and cinnamon. I use them in all sorts of dishes, from breakfast through dessert but I think the latter, and these spiced apricot cookies specifically, are my favorite.
As a dietitian and food blogger, I’m always on the hunt for new ingredients to use in healthy, plant-based recipes. There are two ingredients in particular that have been popping up constantly in my Instagram and Pinterest feeds: harissa and dukkah. I had to give them a try.
I’ve been thinking about making dark chocolate popcorn for some time now. My husband and I have come up with some pretty delicious savory popcorn creations but I always have trouble convincing him to take the sweet route. At least that’s the case beforehand.
Whether you’re new to the plant-based lifestyle or have been pressing tofu for decades, stocking a healthy, plant-based pantry isn’t easy. It took me years to figure out which whole foods to keep on hand (and how to actually use them) but I finally feel like I have a good hold on my pantry. If you’re…
This Apple Spirulina Smoothie Bowl recipe post is sponsored by Perfect Supplements.
It feels completely unreal to be talking Thanksgiving with you guys right now but with just six weeks to go, it’s time to start planning. This season, I have a hankering for festive holiday dishes that make a nod toward traditional favorites in a new and exciting way. This simple 5-ingredient roasted acorn squash recipe is…
Breakfast or dessert? I’ll let you decide.
I’m a sucker for any new type of fruit or veggie. So I was super excited to get a package of Zespri’s new SunGold Kiwifruits in the mail the other day. They’re currently in season and they smelled so amazing (and no fuzz?!) – I couldn’t wait to try them out.
Can you think of a time when you really wanted to have something nourishing and energizing but you were just too busy to sit down and enjoy a “proper” meal?
By posting this recipe I’m entering a contest sponsored by the California Walnut Commission and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.