Flourless Almond Butter and Banana Muffins

By Dina Assaad, HCTP January 2017 These mouth-watering almond butter muffins are both delicious and nutritious! They require few ingredients and minimal effort. Enjoy them as a healthy snack on the go, as an after-dinner treat, or even for breakfast! INGREDIENTS 1 medium banana 1 egg 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup gluten-free oats 2 tablespoons … More Flourless Almond Butter and Banana Muffins

World’s Best Brownies

By Megan Ratigan, HCTP March 2018 These fudgy brownies ooze with chocolate chips and melt in your mouth with every bite. They’re the perfect sweet tooth satisfier, and you would never guess they are gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar–free, and the ingredients even include celery pulp! INGREDIENTS 2 cups celery pulp 1 cup almond flour 1 … More World’s Best Brownies

Chocolate Banana Split

By Rowena Davis, HCTP September 2015 A nutrient-dense, protein-packed, flavor sensation perfect anytime, including as an awesome post-workout meal. INGREDIENTS Chia Seed Pudding Layer 1-3/4 cup coconut milk 2 servings chocolate protein powder 1 medium/large ripe banana 1/4 cup chia seeds Yogurt Layer 1/2 cup yogurt or kefir of choice Granola Topping 1/4 cup chopped … More Chocolate Banana Split

Raspberry Chia Dark Chocolate Pudding Parfait

By Carly Paige, HCTP November 2015 Whether you’re cozying up to a special someone, appreciating a night to yourself, or spending time with your gals, this tangy and decadent treat is a must for Valentine’s Day (or any other day)! It’s completely vegan and avoids any refined sugar, making it a perfect way to satisfy … More Raspberry Chia Dark Chocolate Pudding Parfait

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

By Katey Gordon, HCTP September 2017 Looking for a guilt-free way to satisfy your sweet tooth? This banana bread recipe is the perfect solution! Packed with wholesome ingredients and free from refined sugars, you’ll feel good about having a slice for breakfast, a snack, or dessert! The best part is it’s SUPER simple to make … More Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pumpkin Gingerbread Muffins

By Jessica Shepard, HCTP 2008 What says fall more than the flavors of pumpkin and gingerbread? These muffins are a combo and make the perfect fall breakfast or snack. Plus, the recipe requires no high-tech kitchen appliances – just a few bowls and a whisk. INGREDIENTS For the wet ingredients: 1 tablespoon chia seeds 3 … More Pumpkin Gingerbread Muffins

Blueberry Coconut Balls

By Sandra Shields, HCTP September 2014 If you’re having a snack attack and looking for something that won’t set you off track, these blueberry coconut balls are the perfect treat! They’re fun to pop when you get the craving for something sweet or you need something small to tide you over before a meal. They’re … More Blueberry Coconut Balls

Apple-Quinoa Crumble

The Integrative Nutrition Cookbook: Simple Recipes for Health and Happiness This delicious and decadent apple crumble packs in extra nutrients with the addition of protein-rich quinoa. The ingredients are simple, real, and free from anything refined. It’s filled with sweet cinnamon apples and a buttery crumble, making this dessert a sure winner! INGREDIENTS Serves 6  … More Apple-Quinoa Crumble

Waffle Ice-Cream Sandwich

By Elizabeth Stein, HCTP 2007, of Purely Elizabeth These gluten-free and grain-free waffle ice-cream sandwiches are the perfect healthy spin on a childhood favorite. They’re low in sugar and simple to make, using just a few ingredients. Make a batch and keep them in the freezer for you and your kids to enjoy at any … More Waffle Ice-Cream Sandwich

Almond Flour Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Angela Shank, HCTP January 2016 These tasty chocolate chip cookies have less than 10 ingredients, are Paleo-friendly and gluten-free, and can be vegan with a few simple swaps. Give these gems a try…you won’t regret it! INGREDIENTS 1-1/4 cup almond flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt (pref. Himalayan) 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded … More Almond Flour Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Fudge Squares

By the Balanced Beyars Satisfy your sweet tooth with real-food healthy swaps, like these chocolaty treats that have little to no sugar. They’re loaded with good-for-you fat that helps you feel full, making just one square more than enough! INGREDIENTS Coconut oil 100% cacao powder Protein powder (optional) Peanut or almond butter (whichever you prefer) Chocolate … More Peanut Butter Fudge Squares

No-Bake Coffee Pecan Pie

By Bia Alvarez, HCTP January 2017 Bringing healthy desserts to a party is always a fun way to surprise family and friends with delicious sweet dishes they won’t believe are vegan! This no-bake coffee pecan pie is rich in flavor, super satisfying, and won’t leave you in a food coma! Since it’s only sweetened with … More No-Bake Coffee Pecan Pie

Fig and Strawberry Raw Bites

By Shaina Benzaquen, HCTP November 2017 Figs are so versatile and the best way to dress up any recipe – from meat to fresh salads to desserts and more! Figs are also loaded with health benefits, dense with fiber, and packed with potassium. They’re the perfect complement to any dish! INGREDIENTS Crust: 1 cup dates … More Fig and Strawberry Raw Bites

Festive Chocolate Almond Butter

By Talia Pollock, HCTP September ’11 This festive, decadent, high-protein, creamy, and chocolaty nut butter turns anything you spread it on – toast, apples, bananas, a spoon, a knife, or your thumb! – into something worth celebrating! Also worth celebrating? How ridiculously easy it is to make! INGREDIENTS 3 cups nuts 2 tablespoons coconut sugar … More Festive Chocolate Almond Butter

Go-to Green Smoothie

This smoothie takes about 3 minutes to make and is easy to whip up on the regular, especially for those with busy schedules! Including greens and fiber in your smoothies is an essential way to restore our digestive systems and have a happy gut. So, if you’ve recently come home after a long trip, drank … More Go-to Green Smoothie