These little tropical bites of health are so full of flavor you’ll never think “raw” when enjoying them! Try them as an appetizer or as an entire meal- they’re super filling with protein-packed macadamia nuts hosting 2.2 grams per ounce! By: Holly Harding, HCTP Class of November 2016 INGREDIENTS For the pasta: 2 zucchini For … More Tropical Raw Raviolis
This lightened up turkey chili is a super easy recipe that’s bound to be a hit at your next summer cookout. Turkey Chili can be served many different ways, but a favorite is over zucchini noodles, brown rice or quinoa. For a party, load it on nachos with cheese or serve over a tortilla with … More Turkey Chili
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
Yay, it’s asparagus season! The fresh and tasty asparagus season is brief – from April until June (in the Northeastern United States). So, you’ve got three months to eat asparagus like crazy! You can start with this delicious recipe. By: Andrea Beaman
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
For a lighter, healthier alternative to a classic deep-fried crab cake, these fish ball’s skip the frying and instead are oven-baked with just a few ingredients! With nutrient-packed white fish and olive oil, these balls are perfect over a bed of zucchini noodles and tossed with the lemon sauce. This recipe is super easy to … More Oven-Baked Fish Balls
This is one of those easy weeknight dinners that is nutritious, filling, delicious and reheats well for lunch the next day! Definitely a meal prep staple and a crowd pleaser- especially for dinner parties! By: Bianca Klotsman, HCTP Class of March 2016
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo this weekend with this healthy tortilla alternative! Make tacos, Juevos Rancheros, quesadillas, or any other Mexican-inspired dish with these super easy and wholesome tortillas, made with just 2 ingredients. By: Kelly Cohen, HCTP Class of November 2016
One easy way to take your dinners up a notch is to branch outside of your norm. This stir-fry, loaded down with lamb, warming spices, spring vegetables, and fresh herbs, makes such a delicious combination. Eat on its own or place the stir fry over riced cauliflower for a nutrient-dense meal. Source: Ultimate Paleo Guide
“This is an incredibly tasty alternative to pasta that will leave you wanting more. Feel free to add 1/4 cup of black beans, quinoa, some sautéed tempeh, or two tablespoons of shredded chicken for extra protein. I also love to add shaved asparagus, chopped red pepper, and chopped basil. Or just eat it as is! … More Noodles and Cashew Cream
These chicken tenders are juicy and delicious, yet a much healthier alternative to most chicken tenders. The honey mustard is simple to make, without any refined sugars like most store-bought brands.
This soup is so simple and is done in about 1 hour. Lentils are part of a food group called pulses, filled with vitamins and nutrients, and particularly rich in dietary fiber lean protein, folate and iron. They contribute to several nutritional and health benefits associated with the prevention of chronic disease and may also protect against cancer. With … More Crushed Red Lentil Soup with Bone Broth
Everyone loves a good sweet and sour dip, especially when there are beautiful summer rolls to accompany it. There’s no marinating or dehydrating time involved in making this party favorite, but you’ve gotta get organized and work systematically. Rice paper wrappers can be tricky to play with and may require some practice at first. They … More Raw Food Summer Rolls
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 like it HOT, you’ll love these fiery Buffalo Brussels Sprouts, enveloped in a dough-y chickpea batter, then doused in organic chipotle habanero sauce and baked to perfection. Be sure to dip it in the cashew dill sauce so your tongue doesn’t go on fire.
Craving sushi? Make your own DIY Poke Bowl! It’s a way cheaper and easier way to curb your cravings at home.
If you’re a die-hard bagel lover, but suffer from that heavy feeling that comes with eating them, this is the bread for you! This recipe completely nixes gluten and instead uses a mix of almond flour, coconut flour and a flax chia seed blend to give it that bagel-like fluff. There are endless toppings for … More Everything Bagel Bread
Consider this healthy pizza your new weekend go-to. It’s delicious, fun to make (perfect for a date-night in or pizza party) and will leave you with plenty of energy and vibrancy to fully enjoy the rest of your evening. By: Lauren Chambers, HCTP Class of March 2015 Serves: 4 Ingredients Crust Ingredients: 2 cups … More Vegetarian Pesto Pizza
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
This antioxidant rich, immune boosting baby is loaded with heart healthy, brain powering, and gut nourishing ingredients. Talk about a superfood salad fit for a queen! Comprised of seasonal fruits and veggies, healthy fats, protein, and a light maple vinaigrette, this colorful meal-sized salad is not only beautiful on the table, but a wellness package in disguise.
Low in sugar and grain-free, these spiced pumpkin muffins, studded with apples and raisins, make for a healthy breakfast or snack!
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day or simply to warm up during these late season snow storms, this slightly updated version of shepherd’s pie is sure to please. Creamy mashed sweet potatoes sit on top of a rich filling packed with grass-fed beef and vegetables.
This vegan pesto packs in flavor and nutrition with just a few simple ingredients. The combination of chia seeds and hemp hearts offer a healthy dose of plant-based protein and good-for-you fats that are sure to satisfy you. With the addition of nutritional yeast, a pantry staple for vegans, you’re getting extra vitamins like B12 … More Chia and Hemp Seed Pesto