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

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

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

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

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

Aloha Cookies

By Jessica Nusbaum, HCTP July 2017 All the yummy flavors of a tropical getaway baked into a cookie! These loaded cookies are gluten-free and filled with healthy fats. The perfect trio of coconut, macadamia nuts, and dark chocolate will satisfy your sweet tooth while providing nutrients. INGREDIENTS 1 pasture-raised egg 1 cup almond flour 1/4 … More Aloha Cookies

Vegan Mint Chocolate Milk (video)

By Andrea Biethman, HCTP January 2012 This homemade, dairy-free chocolate milk will leave you without the worry of refined sugars and artificial ingredients. It takes only a few pantry staples to assemble and two simple steps to create. It’s a perfect way to satisfy those chocolate cravings and will make your sweet tooth happy, too! … More Vegan Mint Chocolate Milk (video)

Healthy Banana Muffins (Video)

By Talita Rouvier, HCTP September 2018 These healthy banana muffins are dairy-free, flourless, and require no added sweetener. They’re quick and simple to make in a blender for a no-hassle cleanup. This recipe makes naturally sweet muffins using those ripened bananas sitting on your counter! You can enjoy them in the morning with your coffee, … More Healthy Banana Muffins (Video)

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