Hearty Chicken, Carrot, & Rice Soup

A hearty and healthy winter warmer This delicious and healthy meal will be an easy family favorite in an instant. The simple yet satisfying combination of chicken, rice, and vegetables, doused in rich broth is the perfect winter comfort food. Full of flavor, energy, and nutrients, this soup is an ideal weekday lunch that will … More Hearty Chicken, Carrot, & Rice Soup

Chocolate Hummus

Turn this classic savory dip into a satisfying sweet treat This unusual sweet take on traditional hummus is as nourishing as it is delicious, and not as weird as it sounds! Some might find the idea of chocolate hummus somewhat unexpected, but this is sure to become a future favorite. Ready in under a minute, … More Chocolate Hummus

Super Simple Vegan Brownies

The only brownie recipe you’ll ever need These rich, sticky, indulgent chocolate bites are the best no-bake brownies we’ve ever tried! It’s a big claim, but once you’ve tried this super simple recipe, you won’t need any other. Packed with a deliciously dense combination of dates, almonds, and cocoa, these are a decadent yet nutritious … More Super Simple Vegan Brownies

Thanksgiving Chicken Salad

Thanksgiving Everyday Whether you’re finding yourself in the holiday spirit early, looking for a new way to enjoy leftovers, or just want to get the taste of Thanksgiving on a random Tuesday, this Thanksgiving Chicken Salad recipe is for you. Don’t be surprised, if after first tasting this, you find yourself giving thanks on the … More Thanksgiving Chicken Salad

Cranberry Sauce

A Dish for Two Holidays Cranberry sauce maintains a rightful place on tables throughout the holiday season. It’s perfect compliment to a savory Thanksgiving turkey (and great as a spread on sandwiches made with leftovers) and a festive dish for a pretty Christmas table. Whether you grew up eating the “real” thing or slices of … More Cranberry Sauce

Light Green Bean Casserole

A Thanksgiving Staple Green bean casserole has long had it’s place on the Thanksgiving table. A staple in many households and flush with good-for-you vegetables like green beans, onions, and mushrooms, you may remember it being touted as a “healthier” side (especially healthier than say macaroni and cheese) and eating it may take you back … More Light Green Bean Casserole

Mashed Rutabaga

Get to the Root The rutabaga is a cruciferous root vegetable and hybrid of the turnip and cabbage. It is in the  family of Brassica napus and hails from 17th century Northern Europe and Scandinavia. It is most often called a “swede” or Swedish Turnip, and is believed to have been developed in 16th century … More Mashed Rutabaga

Healthy Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Try a guilt-free, homemade version of this seasonal favorite At this time of year, you don’t need to go far before coming across the now-ubiquitous seasonal coffee: the pumpkin spice latte. The ‘PSL’ has achieved cult status in recent years, and it’s not surprising, given the delicious combination of espresso, hot milk, and warming fall … More Healthy Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Poached Salmon & Eggs

Omega 3 In 2013, Americans consumed an average of 2.7 pounds of salmon per person, making it the second favorite seafood behind shrimp. Salmon offers a host of nutritional and medicinal benefits due primarily to its high Omega 3 oil content. Omega 3 fish oil must be gained through the diet; it is not manufactured … More Poached Salmon & Eggs

Warm Broccoli, Spinach, & Avocado Salad

Greens, glorious greens! This warm broccoli, spinach, and avocado salad is ideal as a side with grilled chicken or fish, or as a stand-alone lunch. Gently steamed broccoli and spinach are paired with creamy avocado, and topped with a honey, peanut, and thyme dressing. Some sliced raw radishes add extra crunch. Not only is it … More Warm Broccoli, Spinach, & Avocado Salad

Poached Pears

Pear Moves West It is believed that the pear originated in Asia and gradually made its way to The Old World–Europe and Africa. As the pear reached Europe, it was widely accepted as a delicacy. Interestingly, it was also accepted as the fruit of choice for masterpiece artists’ painting still life scenes, due to its … More Poached Pears

Zucchini Linguine with Basil Pesto & Bacon

Low-carb dinner for pasta lovers This quick and versatile low-carb dish is packed full of nutritious veggies, fresh flavors, and bright colors. With a delicious homemade pesto you can whizz up in seconds, the whole thing can be ready in under 20 minutes. Using zucchini instead of a traditional pasta is a healthy way to … More Zucchini Linguine with Basil Pesto & Bacon

Kale & Egg Wrap

Kale Yeah! Kale has been cultivated for over 2,000 years. In fact, in 19th century Scotland, “kali” was the name given to kale. Kale is a member of the Brassica oleracea var acephala family–the same family that provides collards, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts.

Honey & Walnut Yogurt Topper

Satisfy your sweet cravings with this delicious, nutty snack If you’re looking for healthy dessert ideas, this is definitely one to try. This sweet, sticky jumble of chopped walnuts, dried raisins, cranberries, raw honey, and cinnamon is the perfect topping for cool Greek yogurt or for stirring into hot oatmeal. You can also serve it … More Honey & Walnut Yogurt Topper

Cauliflower Cakes

Cabbage Flower Cauliflower, a cousin to cabbage and broccoli, is a cruciferous vegetable and member of the Brassicaceae family. It originated in Europe in the 16th century, was introduced to America in the late 1600’s, but only became commercially available to the United States in the 1920’s. Famous author Mark Twain claimed, “A cauliflower is … More Cauliflower Cakes

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Cosy and comforting fall flavors without any scary ingredients Fall is officially here, and that means it’s pumpkin season! If you’re going to be carving a pumpkin later in the month, you’ll be on the lookout for some recipe ideas to use up the leftovers. Look no further – this delicious chocolate chip pumpkin loaf … More Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Coconut & Black-Eyed Bean Curry

A quick and flavorful fall curry This coconut and black-eyed bean curry is sure to become a fall staple. Rich, creamy, and full of warming spices, it’s comfort food at its best. Even better, it’s packed with nutritious ingredients and is super quick to make. You can throw all the ingredients into a single pot … More Coconut & Black-Eyed Bean Curry

Eggplant Poblano Peppers

Peter Piper Picked a Pepper It is believed that in Ancient times, the Mayans ate peppers at every meal due to the pepper’s medicinal properties. Studies have confirmed that peppers offer not only medicinal properties, but a great source of antioxidants as well. Some of these benefits regard the reduction of inflammation, enhanced vision, weight … More Eggplant Poblano Peppers

Zucchini, Carrot, & Apple Breakfast Bites

A wholesome and wholly satisfying breakfast Somewhere in between a muffin and a biscuit, these zucchini, carrot, and apple bites pack a nutritional punch that belies their size. Full of goodness and not too sweet, they are perfect for a quick breakfast or a mid-morning snack. You can also pop them in your kids’ lunch … More Zucchini, Carrot, & Apple Breakfast Bites

Spaghetti Squash Stir-Fry

Fall Fruits Botanically speaking, squash, pumpkins, and gourds are all fruits because they contain seeds, however in culinary environments they are often served as a vegetable. In short, all three belong to the Cucurbitaceae family. There are over 50 varieties of squash, with each being commonly identified as either a winter or summer squash.

Apple & Almond Cake

A better-for-you apple and almond cake This delicious red apple and almond cake has all the fruity goodness of a traditional apple cake, but without the usual quantities of refined sugar. In fact, there’s no added refined sugar at all, thanks to the natural sweetness of the apples and a big dollop of honey. It’s … More Apple & Almond Cake

Peanut Butter Hummus

Creamy hummus without the tahini Whether you’re looking for a posh dip or a convenient yet nutritious spread for your toast, hummus could be just what you need. A smooth, nutty swirl of hummus is perfect with chopped carrots and cucumber, but works equally well on a sandwich or salad. Fresh, homemade hummus is so … More Peanut Butter Hummus

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

The perfect sweet-yet-savory snack Sweet potato fries are becoming increasingly popular and no wonder – they are a fantastic choice for when you are craving something salty and sweet, but are still full of plant-based nutritional goodness. These fries are crispy on the outside, soft in the middle and perfect for dipping or serving alongside … More Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Wild Rice Stuffed Pepper

Go With The Grain Grains have been in existence for centuries and come in many varieties. Barley, amaranth, quinoa, teff, wild rice, millet, spelt, and bran are just a few of the grains that have sustained man for over 10,000 years. A grain consists of a protective husk; the bran, a good source of fiber, … More Wild Rice Stuffed Pepper

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Ice cream that’s actually healthy! Think ice cream is off the table when you’re following a healthy lifestyle? Think again! This banana chocolate chip ice cream is both delicious and good for you. Made from frozen bananas, it is dairy free, gluten free, paleo, raw, and vegan! Yet still feels just as indulgent as real … More Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream