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)
By Alexandra Chaffanjon, HCTP July 2015 This warm banana-infused tea will break your tension and get you into a deep state of relaxation. Drink this before bed to wake up feeling refreshed, centered, and energized. INGREDIENTS 2 organic bananas 3 cups water 1 tablespoon honey Sprinkle cinnamon and/or ginger 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon … More Banana Bread Tea
By Alexandra Catalano, HCTP March 2011 A hot cup of cocoa becomes a nightly necessity as the temperatures begin to drop! But those store-bought packets are often filled with processed sugars and artificial ingredients. Instead, try this hormone-balancing recipe that is simple to create and only takes a few wholesome real ingredients. Not only is … More Hormone Healthy Hot Chocolate
By Mia Rigden, HCTP January 2014 Walnuts give this creamy milk a warm, nutty flavor and cinnamon helps regulate blood sugar levels. Use the milk in your morning coffee, with granola, in a smoothie, or on its own. INGREDIENTS 1 cup walnuts (feel free to substitute other nuts here – almonds, cashews, pecans, a combo…get … More Walnut Cinnamon Milk
By Your Super cofounder Kristel De Groot, HCTP November 2017 This refreshing acai bowl makes for a delicious and healthy breakfast or snack. Plus, it’s packed with antioxidants and vitamins for a healthy and glowing complexion. The Forever Beautiful mix from Your Super contains acai and maqui berries, acerola cherries, chia seeds, maca, and blueberries. … More Forever Beautiful Acai Bowl
By Sarah Ann Stewart, HCTP July 2012 This refreshing smoothie is the perfect way to enjoy the summer season all year round! It’s packed with plant proteins, omegas, and healthy fat to keep you satisfied. You won’t compromise great taste with these earthy, subtle, and sweet ingredients that are also high in antioxidants. In less than … More A Splash of Sunshine Smoothie
By Sarah Kay Hoffman, HCTP September 2011 This green smoothie is packed with loads of greens, nutrition, and flavor while remaining low in sugar. There is zero extra sugar added to the recipe; the only place it’s found is naturally via a small portion of banana. The green smoothie is made with Elmhurst Unsweetened Milked … More The 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
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
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
By Brooke Brennan This recipe combines my love for this upcoming season, superfoods and smoothies!
By Jessi Andricks This Fresh Cut Smoothie from my book, The Smoothie Life, is the perfect example of blending your greens with other flavors, including fresh mint and bright citrus.
By Haley Ferretti This quick simple smoothie bowl is perfect for warm weather! The bright colors are an awesome way to start your morning on a positive note. How can you be in a bad mood looking at bright pinks?
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 Laurie Kerkinni A great way to start your day! This green lemonade recipe will neutralize your body’s acidity with its rich alkalinity.
By Victoria Pardue Many people reach for sports drinks after a workout or as an alternative to water, even though they contain hidden sugars, artificial colors and flavors.
By Cindy Santa Ana I created this comforting tea to include pumpkin, my favorite fall flavor, along with other nourishing superfoods.
By JJ Muenz Simplicity is key when it comes to creating a recipe. I like to take very simple ingredients and give them a WOW factor!
By Jessi Andricks I am lover of all things fall – the colors, the holidays, the festivities, and especially the flavors. Squash and pumpkin become staples in my diet as soon as September hits. I immediately want to start roasting squash and baking pies.
By Yvonne Wilhelmi I created this recipe based on a client’s request to reduce the need to take supplements. I call this type of recipe a “functional recipe” because it serves a purpose – in this case, to replace a 400 mg magnesium pill per day with natural food.