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

Protein-Packed Vanilla Avocado Mousse

You don’t have to eat meat to get enough protein. One avocado has 4 grams of protein! Pair it with high protein plant-based foods like leafy greens or chia seeds and you have a protein packed meal. Looking for a clever way to incorporate more avocado in your diet? Try this Avocado Mousse! By: Jessica … More Protein-Packed Vanilla Avocado Mousse

Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie

Making this Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie is a great way to ensure your body is receiving the best of the best nutrients. Sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene, which is excellent for healthy skin, mucus membranes, our immune system, good eye health and vision. Along with other root vegetables, these are considered warming to the body … More Sweet Potato Almond Butter Smoothie

3-Ingredient Coconut Berry Ice Lollies

These lollies are potentially the easiest things to make, ever! They’re an amazing guilt free snack or dessert, especially if you’re feeling like you need something cooling and refreshing. By: Emma Hollingsworth, HCTP Class of September 2015 INGREDIENTS 1 carton (330ml or 11.1 fl oz) coconut water 1/2 cup small strawberries 1/2 cup blueberries INSTRUCTIONS … More 3-Ingredient Coconut Berry Ice Lollies

Reishi Blood Orange Chia Pudding

Need a quick refreshing on-the-go snack? Try this immune boosting chia pudding! This citrus treat combines a blend of hormone-balancing mushroom powder, vitamin-packed blood oranges, and a natural prebiotic fiber-filled sweetener. By: Kerri Axelrod, HCTP Class of September 2012

Easy 2 Ingredient Pancakes

Flourless pancake batter that doesn’t require measuring spoons and 6 different jars of flours and starches? Oh, and that also has some substance and protein to it? Yes, please. By: Sarah Adler, HCTP Class of 2009

Mocha Coconut Truffles

These rich truffles are the perfect guilt-free treat for any day! The gooey inside and smooth chocolatey coating make for a combo you can’t miss. Keep them stored in the freezer and pop one out when you get the craving. The ingredients are super simple and there’s no baking necessary! By: Sari Tile Diskin, HCTP … More Mocha Coconut Truffles