Pomegranate Avocado Dip

By Drew Martino, HCTP March 2015 Who doesn’t love a good dip? And I mean a really good, can’t-stop-eating dip. But when you find one that’s actually healthy and good for your gut? It’s a win-win. This dip is amazing, and it’s great to bring to parties. Every time I serve it, it’s a total … More Pomegranate Avocado Dip

Hola, Granola!

By Maria Paulina Chica, HCTP September 2018–Spanish Granola is a great topping and snack to keep at home. It can go with fruit or yogurt or top waffles, pancakes, or delicious French toast. I love to make it at home because you can choose your own variations – with or without oats, a sprinkle of … More Hola, Granola!

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

By Keriann Bellamy, HCTP March 2017 This Brussels sprout salad is seriously addictive! Sweet, crunchy, and a bit nutty, the texture and flavor combination is perfect for fall and winter. Brussels sprouts are full of fiber that helps feed the good bacteria in your gut. Lightly cooking them in this recipe allows for easier digestion, … More Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Butternut Squash Soup

By Julie Katerine Turcotte, HCTP May 2016 There is nothing better than a velvety butternut squash soup during the crisp fall and winter months. It is by far one of my family’s favorites, and I am all for immune-boosting meals when “sneezing season” is here. Your first line of defense when it comes to a … More Butternut Squash Soup

Gluten-Free Brownies (VIDEO)

By Lucila Gamburd, HCTP May 2015 These brownies are an amazing option when the sweet tooth kicks in. Made with organic, unprocessed, and quality ingredients, they are a great dessert for any occasion! And the best part? They’re dairy-free, grain-free, gluten-free, kid-friendly, and can be made vegan as well! Ingredients 3 cups almond flour 3 … More Gluten-Free Brownies (VIDEO)

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sautéed Mushrooms

By Ester Lazzoni, HCTP July 2015 November is the perfect time to celebrate the season with root vegetables and mushrooms. It’s during this time of year that we crave warm, comforting dishes. So why not make something hearty, yet simple, like these sweet potato gnocchi? The natural sweetness of the gnocchi blends perfectly with the … More Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sautéed Mushrooms

Pumpkin Pancakes

By Mabel Contreras, HCTP October 2018 Accelerated These pumpkin pancakes are delicious, easy, and healthy – plus, they’re perfect for this time of year! Full of aromatic spices, including cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger, these pancakes are not only packed with flavor but smell delightful, too. And they’re sugar-free and lactose-free! Ingredients 1-1/4 cups oat … More Pumpkin Pancakes

Roasted Rainbow Carrots

By Kayla Brandon, HCTP January 2019 As the weather cools down, it’s time for a new season of produce, including root vegetables, like sweet potatoes, beets, and my personal favorite, rainbow carrots. There’s something about roasting carrots that feels grounding and nourishing, making it the perfect autumn pastime in the kitchen! Carrots are rich in … More Roasted Rainbow Carrots

Vegan Pumpkin Alfredo

By Blair Powers, HCTP October 2018 Reducing my food waste was the inspiration behind this perfect fall dish! I was left with extra pumpkin puree after making a loaf of chocolate chip pumpkin bread, and I knew if I put it in my fridge to use later, it would more than likely end up going … More Vegan Pumpkin Alfredo

Chickpea Masala

By Alexandra Bartee, HCTP May 2018 Now that fall is here, our kitchens need some warm, comforting recipes that are EASY and HEALTHY. Agreed? This chickpea masala is quick and simple and will warm you from the inside out. It is fully plant-based and gluten-free, so this nutrient-dense meal will digest easily without leaving you feeling … More Chickpea Masala

Homemade Peach and Ginger Pop-Tarts

By Sharon Muse, HCTP September 2016 These peach and ginger Pop-Tarts will bring you back to your childhood – but even better because they’re gluten- and grain-free. Made with homemade peach, ginger, and chia seed jam, they are absolutely delicious! Ingredients: Filling: 3 ripe peaches, peeled and chopped 0.5–1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 1.5–2 tablespoons … More Homemade Peach and Ginger Pop-Tarts

Cauliflower Steak

By Sílvia Taveira de Almeida, HCTP August 2019 This recipe is a fun way to use cauliflower, one of my favorite superfoods. For me, this dish ticks all the longevity boxes I value: antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, full of vitamin C, and healthy fats! It is as perfectly adequate for those following a vegan lifestyle as it … More Cauliflower Steak

Vegan Banana Ice Cream

By Alessandra Cardin, HCTP March 2017 Banana ice cream is an amazing vegan dessert to enjoy during these last few weeks of warm weather. Plus, it’s so simple to make! Be sure to use bananas that are very ripe so that your ice cream tastes nice and sweet. If you ever have bananas that are … More Vegan Banana Ice Cream

Kale and Mango Salad with Lime Dressing

By Jenna Duxbury, HCTP March 2018 Pair this fresh summer salad with your favorite protein for a healthy weeknight dinner or serve it at your next weekend barbecue for your family and friends to enjoy. Ingredients For the dressing: 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar Pinch sea salt 4 drops lime essential … More Kale and Mango Salad with Lime Dressing

Gluten-Free Upside-Down Strawberry Cake

By Neeyaz Zolfaghari, HCTP September 2018 There’s nothing like fresh strawberries in the summertime! As soon as this cake starts baking, the aroma will whisk you away to a strawberry field. Ingredients 3/4 cup butter, softened, divided 1-1/2 cups brown sugar, divided 1-1/4 cups sliced strawberries 2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder … More Gluten-Free Upside-Down Strawberry Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls

By Sophie Bibbs, HCTP July 2018 Gut-friendly ingredients are rolled into super-filling balls of goodness! These guys take 10 minutes to make and are so easy to take on the go. They fill you up and satisfy a sweet craving – what’s not to love! INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 cup oats 1/3 cup … More Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Pomegranate-Peach Salad

By Annette Derovanessian, HCTP July 2016 This refreshing summer salad is loaded with health benefits. Pomegranate and its molasses have been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce arthritis and joint pain, fight cancer and bacterial infections, and improve memory. Combined with antioxidant-rich fennel and anti-aging alfalfa, this salad makes for the perfect healthy and delicious … More Pomegranate-Peach Salad

Homemade Clif Bars

By Kiran Dodeja Smith, HCTP March 2016 A tasty energy bar that provides ample nutrition, some filling fiber, a pop of protein, and lots of taste – but not too much sugar! INGREDIENTS 1 cup dates, pitted 1-1/4 cup puffed rice cereal 1 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 cup honey 1/2 cup sunbutter 1 teaspoon vanilla INSTRUCTIONS Line an 8” x 8” pan with parchment … More Homemade Clif Bars

Almond Butter Brownies

By Taryn Shank, HCTP July 2015 The best guilt-free brownies you’ll ever eat! INGREDIENTS 2 eggs 1 cup almond butter 1/3 cup honey 1 tablespoon vanilla 1/3 cup cacao powder 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Lilly’s Sweet Chocolate (chocolate bar or chocolate chips) 2 scoops collagen (optional) INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 325°F. Line 8” x 8” … More Almond Butter Brownies

Raspberry Almond Oatmeal Bake

By Nicole Stepanian, HCTP May 2018 This gluten-free, dairy-free oatmeal bake with fresh raspberries and almond milk is easy to make and tastes delicious. It’s the perfect way to start your day with high fiber and nutritious ingredients. Plus, it can be vegan if oil is used to coat the serving dish. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup … More Raspberry Almond Oatmeal Bake

Oat and Buckwheat Cinnamon Bowl

By Christina Zakhem, HCTP July 2017 This oat and buckwheat bowl is the perfect combination of fiber and protein to start your day off right. Cinnamon adds a subtle warm flavor that pairs well with sweet and nutty toppings. This heart-healthy breakfast is simple to prepare and is sure to become a staple in your … More Oat and Buckwheat Cinnamon Bowl

Cacao Smoothie

By Yohanna Mannelqvist, HCTP January 2018 Not only is this recipe absolutely delicious, it’s also packed with energy, nutrients, and antioxidants! Cacao is considered one of the highest-antioxidant foods on the planet. It’s full of magnesium, iron, manganese, and chromium and is also extremely high in the “bliss chemical” anandamide. INGREDIENTS 1 banana (frozen makes it extra … More Cacao Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Bread

By Camila Perez Basso, HCTP November 2018 This is a super moist, light, and delicious banana bread recipe! It’s full of healthy ingredients that make for a perfect base recipe to add all your favorite fruits. INGREDIENTS 1 cup rice flour 1 cup whole-grain flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 cup muscovado sugar 1 teaspoon … More Blueberry Banana Bread

Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

By Ashley Lillis, HCTP October 2018-Accelerated You’ve probably heard about the smoothie bowl craze by now. Smoothie bowls are really just as simple as making your smoothie, pouring it into a bowl, and enjoying it with a spoon instead of a straw. They are great for breakfast, lunch, or even a healthy snack. They’re packed … More Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

Zoodles and Mushroom Stir-Fry

By Jackie Cimino, HCTP March 2018 Using a spiralizer to create zucchini noodles (aka “zoodles”!) is a great healthy alternative to traditional spaghetti. If you’re looking for a healthy meal during the week, this is your dish! You can easily sub in different beans and mushrooms to your liking. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 … More Zoodles and Mushroom Stir-Fry