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
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
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
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
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
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
Store-bought acai bowls are usually loaded with more fruit, added sugar and piles of granola than any single person needs to consume in one sitting (unless you’re about to run a marathon). This well balanced variation features the same glorious texture of those crave-worthy acai bowls and just the right amount of fruit to add … More Strawberry Acai Dream Bowl
Breakfast is like brain food, so this bowl was built focused around the most nutrient-dense and vibrant seasonal ingredients available. Breakfast should leave us feeling full and energized and sated till lunch, without feeling stuffed, bloated, or foggy. This recipe is loaded with plenty of seasonal and exotic superfoods that creates an easy and delicious meal … More Morning Balanced Bowl: Creamy Vanilla Almond Chia Pudding
If you always have a serious sweet tooth that needs satisfying, this Paleo no bake fudge is the perfect emergency dessert to have on hand at all times! It’s totally versatile and you can use any nut-butter you have in your pantry. By: Leslie McDonald, HCTP Class of March 2016 INREDIENTS 1/2 cup nut-butter (almond, … More Paleo No Bake Chocolate Almond Fudge
Low in sugar and grain-free, these spiced pumpkin muffins, studded with apples and raisins, make for a healthy breakfast or snack!
Zucchini is the perfect way to sneak nutrients into a recipe for muffins, bread, cupcakes or pancakes, that may otherwise be lacking essential vitamins and minerals. Zucchini’s high water content keeps these muffins moist yet crunchy. Don’t shy away from adding this veggie to your sweet muffins because of a fear of flavor change, the … More Grain-Free Orange Zucchini Muffins
Notice something “new and good” with this recent post? We’re excited to be re-launching the IIN Recipe Blog to bring you even more inspiration directly from our own successful IIN community. Each week you’ll discover two new recipes full of delicious, nutrition, and satisfying ingredients. When you try these recipes, don’t forget to Instagram and … More Healthified Almond Butter Brownies
The Healthiest Banana Muffin You’ll Ever Make These easy-to-make muffins combine all the healthy foods you wish you had time to eat in the morning into one convenient, grab-and-go breakfast that tastes like dessert! If you struggle to make time for a breakfast routine and wish your mornings could be more streamlined, this is the … More Egg-Free and Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
By Integrative Nutrition Acai bowls are a huge trend in the healthy eating world right now, and for good reason. What’s not to love about a giant bowl of nutrient-dense, low-calorie purple sorbet overflowing with colorful, delicious superfood toppings? Just eating an acai bowl feels like a special occasion. Many shops and cafes go the … More Make Your Own Acai Bowl
By Integrative Nutrition Panna cotta is a traditional Italian dessert made with heavy cream and gelatin, often prepared in a shaped mold and topped with a decadent sauce. This healthier dairy-free version subs unsweetened cashew milk and coconut cream for typical dairy products and adds dark chocolate for an indulgent twist on the classic concept. … More Dairy-Free Panna Cotta
By Integrative Nutrition Whether you’re a committed vegan or simply experimenting with a plant-based diet for health reasons, you shouldn’t have to go without ice cream. Making your own traditional ice cream at home can be intimidating – the process includes tempering eggs, avoiding scalded cream, and a host of other fiddly steps.
By Integrative Nutrition Fall in the United States has come to mean one thing – pumpkin! While the actual squash itself is incredibly heathy, it can be hard to avoid the sugary, fatty, refined grain-based pumpkin treats that suddenly appear in grocery stores, cafes, and bakeries the instant the leaves begin to change. This simple … More Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread
By Integrative Nutrition Autumn is here and so is apple-picking season. If you’re wondering what to do with all of the fresh apples tumbling out of your crisper drawer, give this recipe a try. A tender, lightly-spiced muffin, packed with juicy apple chunks, is the perfect companion to a steaming mug of coffee on a … More Apple Oatmeal Spice Muffins
By Rebecca Thiessen Since becoming dairy-free, I have found that one of the most difficult things to substitute has been yogurt – nothing seems to be the right taste, texture and consistency. So, I created an even better alternative and I am so excited to share it with you!
By Michelle Savage Through my battle with weight and health issues, it took some time to learn how to satisfy my sweet tooth with nutritious food. Through kitchen blunders and triumphs, the Coconut Key Lime Pie Cup was created.
By Carley Schweet These bites are the perfect pick-me-up after a busy day with clients, a tough gym session, or a day spent running around town. Plus, they keep well and are easy to throw in your bag or purse as you’re running out the door!
By Amanda Buse This is my first recipe creation! Integrative Nutrition inspired me to create my own healthy recipes that I now share in my monthly newsletter. Totally addicted to these brownies!
By Ashley Collins This gluten, dairy and refined sugar-free recipe is focused on finding balance. It’s not about depriving oneself of certain foods but finding healthy ways to fit them in. This is a creative way to incorporate superfoods while making a delicious and nutritious baked donut suitable for children and enjoyed by all!
By Cláudia Fonseca I love this recipe because I can very easily adapt it to make a smoothie, ice cream or simple acai bowl. The delicious blend of ingredients and antioxidants make it a go-to healthy snack or meal!
By Amber Roberston This delicious snack bar recipe is full of healthy fats. Plus, it’s delicious! I remember the popular low-fat/fat-free diet craze being hugely popular in the 1990s. We were all so afraid that eating fat would make us fat. Studying dietary theories at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition helped me get clear on … More Bliss Snack Bars