Loaded Chocolate Banana Coins

By Gigi Kent, HCTP January 2017 Looking for a simple snack to cure your sweet tooth? This is the recipe for you! These loaded banana coins are easy to assemble and require minimal ingredients. They’re perfectly sweet with a decadent touch from dairy-free chocolate. Keep them in your freezer to always have a healthy snack … More Loaded Chocolate Banana Coins

Garbanzo Bowl

By Destiny Hamid, HCTP January 2017 Colorful, high in protein, and vegetarian, this garbanzo bowl makes a delicious and balanced lunch or dinner! INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil or avocado oil 1/4 cup diced white onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup bone broth 1-1/2 cups kale 1 cup purple cabbage 2-1/2 cups organic garbanzo … More Garbanzo Bowl

Vegan Chili

By Bethany Holmes, HCTP May 2017 The perfect warm and cozy winter meal! Packed with veggies, fiber, and flavor, it will leave you feeling full and satisfied! Not vegan? No worries – just add ground beef, chicken, or turkey! INGREDIENTS 1 medium red onion, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, chopped 4 cloves garlic, pressed … More Vegan Chili

Honestly Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Emily Claire Clarke, HCTP May 2017 These light and fluffy cookies are high in nutrients and skip any refined sugar. They’re sweetened naturally with coconut sugar and only take eight ingredients to prepare! INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons dairy-free butter spread 1/4 cup unrefined coconut sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda Pinch of pink Himalayan sea salt … More Honestly Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gingerbread Squares

By Annika Schimmer, HCTP July 2016 This spongy deliciousness contains all the best winter flavors and is very easy to make. Bring this treat to your next party as it’s an all-time favorite sure to disappear within minutes. People won’t believe it’s both grain- and dairy-free! INGREDIENTS • 1/2 cup canned full-fat coconut milk • … More Gingerbread Squares

No-Bake Matcha Bars

By Mariah Mandile, HCTP July 2017 These are the perfect afternoon pick-me-up treats! They are full of healthy fats, collagen, and caffeine and rich in antioxidants thanks to organic matcha! What more could you ask for in a snack? INGREDIENTS 2-1/2 cups organic shredded coconut 1/3 cup coconut flour 2 teaspoons “everyday-grade” organic matcha 1 … More No-Bake Matcha Bars

Purple Sweet Potato Hummus

By Olivia Edgar, HCTP July 2017 Making your own hummus gives you complete control of the ingredients (no canola or vegetable oils here!). Using sweet potato gives it an additional sweet flavor, and you can’t beat the fresh creamy texture. INGREDIENTS 2 cans chickpeas, rinsed and peeled 2 medium purple sweet potatoes, roasted (about a … More Purple Sweet Potato Hummus

Paleo Chocolate-Glazed Doughnuts

By Dana Silvestri, HCTP October 2018 Accelerated Made without gluten, dairy, or refined sugar, these doughnuts are calling your name! INGREDIENTS Doughnuts 1 cup almond flour 1 egg 1/2 cup natural peanut butter 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda Dash of cinnamon Glaze 1/4 … More Paleo Chocolate-Glazed Doughnuts

Creamy Cashew Cheese

By Zina Turner, HCTP September 2014 This nut-based cheese is a wonderful alternative to dairy cheese. Organic raw cashews are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. These include essential micronutrients like vitamins E, K, and B6 along with minerals like copper, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, iron, and selenium. Combining the power of cashews with superfoods like … More Creamy Cashew Cheese

Protein French Toast

By Monica Baeza, HCTP January 2017 If you’ve got a big sweet tooth, this French toast recipe is one of the healthiest sweet breakfasts you can have! It’s filled with high-quality proteins, fiber, whole grain carbs, and lots of nutrients. It’s simply the best way to start your day energized and nourished with amazing flavors! … More Protein French Toast

Healthy Quinoa Fried Rice

By Danielle Keith, HCTP July 2018 If you love Asian food but don’t want to eat unhealthy takeout filled with sodium, trans fat, and MSG, this recipe is perfect for you! It gives the satisfaction of fried rice without any of the guilt. It is gluten-free and plant-based and can be soy-free if you skip the … More Healthy Quinoa Fried Rice

Gingerbread Pancakes

By Stefanie Kleinburd, HCTP 2013 These pancakes are just as much of a hit with kids as they are with adults. Not only are they delicious and nutritious – made with real ingredients – you can also make them ahead of time and simply reheat! That makes them perfect for a morning that’s better spent … More Gingerbread Pancakes

Sweet Potato Alfredo Sauce

By Molly Alliman, HCTP November 2016 This vegan and gluten-free sauce is great on brown rice pasta with your favorite veggies and protein. It is also a wonderful sauce for a creamy chicken and mushroom dish. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive or avocado oil 1 small white onion 2 cloves garlic 1 medium white sweet potato, … More Sweet Potato Alfredo Sauce

Hormone Healthy Hot Chocolate

By Alexandra Catalano, HCTP March 2011 A hot cup of cocoa becomes a nightly necessity as the temperatures begin to drop! But those store-bought packets are often filled with processed sugars and artificial ingredients. Instead, try this hormone-balancing recipe that is simple to create and only takes a few wholesome real ingredients. Not only is … More Hormone Healthy Hot Chocolate

Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

By Morgan Beasley, HCTP May 2017 These cassava-based brownies are gooey goodies that skip refined sugars and excess fat. Instead, they’re the perfect mix of chocolate and pumpkin, making them rich, moist, and satisfying. INGREDIENTS Pumpkin 1/2 cup canned pumpkin (may not need it all, depending on how much pumpkin taste you like) 2 eggs … More Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

Superfood Bowl with Basil Avocado Dressing

By Marissa Vicario, HCTP Spring 2009 This super simple bowl is filled with healthy ingredients that can be thrown together in minutes. It makes the perfect on-the-go lunch or dinner with no hassle required. INGREDIENTS Basil Avocado Dressing 1 large handful basil 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/4 ripe avocado Juice … More Superfood Bowl with Basil Avocado Dressing

Sweet Maple Pumpkin Pie Filling

By Denise Bullen, HCTP July 2017 This delicious pumpkin pie recipe has all the flavor and none of the guilt. Enjoy this dairy- and refined sugar–free dessert this season. From the beautiful aromas in the oven to a slice with your favorite hot drink, it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser! It can be served … More Sweet Maple Pumpkin Pie Filling

Lentil and Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie

By Marla Hertzman, HCTP May 2017 This is the perfect re-creation of a classic dish with a healthy twist! Shepherd’s pie is typically made with rich decadent ingredients, like potatoes, butter, and meat, that can leave you feeling inflamed and overstuffed. Instead of anticipating the dreaded feelings that follow the feast, this lightened-up version uses … More Lentil and Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

By Kim Nelson, HCTP September 2013 Looking to skip all the questionable canned stuff this year? This homemade cranberry sauce is made with real cranberries and just a few simple ingredients to make it sweet. It complements a variety of dishes and makes enough to enjoy even after your holiday dinner. This sauce is sure … More Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Beauty-Boosting Avocado Brownies

Featured on Clean Plates, founded by Jared Koch, HCTP 2004 Recipe developed by Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and Clean Plates editor Beth Lipton. These beauty-boosting brownies aren’t your average brownie. They skip gluten and refined sugar and are packed instead with healthy fats from avocado and eggs. The inclusion of collagen powder will have your skin … More Beauty-Boosting Avocado Brownies

Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free Chocolate-Vanilla Pumpkin Cheesecake

By the Merrymaker Sisters, HCTP February 2014 Looking for a decadent and healthful treat for the holidays? You’ve found your recipe! This deliciously creamy dessert is the perfect way to end your next holiday meal. It’s sure to satisfy that quest for a sweet without all the bloat and aches that come with store-bought sweets. … More Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free Chocolate-Vanilla Pumpkin Cheesecake

Chocolate Muffins with Almonds

By Rosanna Queirolo, HCTP October 2014 These heart-healthy oatmeal muffins are loaded with whole grains and fiber to keep you full and satisfied. They skip unnecessary refined sugars and take just a few ingredients with a no-hassle cleanup. Muffins are also an easy portable breakfast perfect for those mornings you’re on the go! INGREDIENTS 1/4 … More Chocolate Muffins with Almonds

Vegan Cauliflower Rice Sushi

By Olivia Budgen, HCTP September 2013 Making sushi is not as hard as you think. This cauliflower rice sushi is raw, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and filled with flavor! INGREDIENTS 2 cups cauliflower florets 4 raw nori sheets 1 carrot 1/2 bell pepper 2 spring onions 1/2 avocado Handful cilantro Optional: handful sunflower sprouts Sweet and Spicy … More Vegan Cauliflower Rice Sushi

Walnut Cinnamon Milk

By Mia Rigden, HCTP January 2014 Walnuts give this creamy milk a warm, nutty flavor and cinnamon helps regulate blood sugar levels. Use the milk in your morning coffee, with granola, in a smoothie, or on its own. INGREDIENTS 1 cup walnuts (feel free to substitute other nuts here – almonds, cashews, pecans, a combo…get … More Walnut Cinnamon Milk

Rainbow Spring Rolls and Dipping Sauce

By Joanne Schneider, HCTP March 2013 Looking for a fresh meal that only takes minutes to make? Try these rainbow spring rolls filled with a colorful blend of veggies and tofu, alongside a subtly sweet dipping sauce! They’re perfect for packing and bringing with you for lunch or enjoying as a dinner that won’t leave … More Rainbow Spring Rolls and Dipping Sauce