Vegan Carrot Waffles

Gabriela Moran, HCTP November 2017 This recipe for carrot and waffle lovers is perfect for those with lactose and gluten sensitivities. It’s easy to make and can be accompanied by any side of your choice! INGREDIENTS 1 banana 1 cup oat flour (Make it yourself by blending rolled oats in a blender until very fine.) 1/2 … More Vegan Carrot Waffles

Coconut Macadamia Snack Bites

Melissa Williams, HCTP July 2013 Inspired by the always yummy white chocolate macadamia nut cookie, these snack bites are made without refined sugar and are dairy and gluten free. They make the perfect on-the-go snack or sweet treat for when the moment strikes. Plus, they are easy to make and they require no baking! INGREDIENTS  … More Coconut Macadamia Snack Bites

Banana Coconut Chia Pudding

Stephanie Santos, HCTP April 2019-ACC This chia pudding is an easy and delicious sweet treat with great health benefits. Chia seeds are high in fiber and rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. Coconut milk provides antioxidants and is anti-inflammatory, while adding banana provides a great source of magnesium and potassium. Make this healthy recipe … More Banana Coconut Chia Pudding

Red Pepper Romesco Soup

Isabelle Namnoum, HCTP September 2018 This soup is like a grown-up version of your mom’s tomato soup. It’s like a hug in a bowl, and better yet, it’s vegan, gluten-free, and Whole30 compliant, too! INGREDIENTS 4 red peppers 1.5 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 yellow onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes … More Red Pepper Romesco Soup

Rejuvenating Red Oats and Chia Pudding

By Kerstin Cox, HCTP November 2017 You can eat this delicious pudding as breakfast and quickly prepare it the night before. Oats are rich in healthy soluble fiber, and chia seeds and almond butter give you super healthy fats as well as plant protein, which will help you feel fuller for longer. Plus, the warming … More Rejuvenating Red Oats and Chia Pudding

Pomegranate Avocado Dip

By Drew Martino, HCTP March 2015 Who doesn’t love a good dip? And I mean a really good, can’t-stop-eating dip. But when you find one that’s actually healthy and good for your gut? It’s a win-win. This dip is amazing, and it’s great to bring to parties. Every time I serve it, it’s a total … More Pomegranate Avocado Dip

Roasted Rainbow Carrots

By Kayla Brandon, HCTP January 2019 As the weather cools down, it’s time for a new season of produce, including root vegetables, like sweet potatoes, beets, and my personal favorite, rainbow carrots. There’s something about roasting carrots that feels grounding and nourishing, making it the perfect autumn pastime in the kitchen! Carrots are rich in … More Roasted Rainbow Carrots

Vegan Pumpkin Alfredo

By Blair Powers, HCTP October 2018 Reducing my food waste was the inspiration behind this perfect fall dish! I was left with extra pumpkin puree after making a loaf of chocolate chip pumpkin bread, and I knew if I put it in my fridge to use later, it would more than likely end up going … More Vegan Pumpkin Alfredo

Chickpea Masala

By Alexandra Bartee, HCTP May 2018 Now that fall is here, our kitchens need some warm, comforting recipes that are EASY and HEALTHY. Agreed? This chickpea masala is quick and simple and will warm you from the inside out. It is fully plant-based and gluten-free, so this nutrient-dense meal will digest easily without leaving you feeling … More Chickpea Masala

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

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

Pomegranate-Peach Salad

By Annette Derovanessian, HCTP July 2016 This refreshing summer salad is loaded with health benefits. Pomegranate and its molasses have been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce arthritis and joint pain, fight cancer and bacterial infections, and improve memory. Combined with antioxidant-rich fennel and anti-aging alfalfa, this salad makes for the perfect healthy and delicious … More Pomegranate-Peach Salad

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

Oat and Buckwheat Cinnamon Bowl

By Christina Zakhem, HCTP July 2017 This oat and buckwheat bowl is the perfect combination of fiber and protein to start your day off right. Cinnamon adds a subtle warm flavor that pairs well with sweet and nutty toppings. This heart-healthy breakfast is simple to prepare and is sure to become a staple in your … More Oat and Buckwheat Cinnamon Bowl

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

Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

By Ashley Lillis, HCTP October 2018-Accelerated You’ve probably heard about the smoothie bowl craze by now. Smoothie bowls are really just as simple as making your smoothie, pouring it into a bowl, and enjoying it with a spoon instead of a straw. They are great for breakfast, lunch, or even a healthy snack. They’re packed … More Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

Zoodles and Mushroom Stir-Fry

By Jackie Cimino, HCTP March 2018 Using a spiralizer to create zucchini noodles (aka “zoodles”!) is a great healthy alternative to traditional spaghetti. If you’re looking for a healthy meal during the week, this is your dish! You can easily sub in different beans and mushrooms to your liking. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 … More Zoodles and Mushroom Stir-Fry

Vegan Creamer

By Ashley Molina, HCTP March 2018 A perfect creamy alternative to dairy creamer, this will make that hot cup of coffee even better! Plus, it’s vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free and has no refined sugar. INGREDIENTS 1 can full-fat unsweetened coconut milk 4 tablespoons good-quality maple syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla extract INSTRUCTIONS Blend all ingredients until … More Vegan Creamer

Banana Coconut Chia Pudding

By Emma Garnsey, HCTP September 2017 This banana and coconut chia pudding will be your go-to on hot days. It’s full of good fats, protein, and fiber to keep you going all morning long, and it tastes AMAZING! INGREDIENTS 1 medium banana 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon vanilla protein … More Banana Coconut Chia Pudding

Oat Banana Pancakes

By Chrissie Duffield-Bittner, HCTP November 2018 Take your go-to oatmeal and add just a few ingredients to create these tasty, easy, and healthy pancakes. Perfect to make ahead for a quick breakfast or a warm weekend breakfast! INGREDIENTS 1 medium ripe banana 1/2 cup quick oats 1/4 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon vanilla … More Oat Banana Pancakes

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)

Kale Citrus Salad

By Sapana Chandra, HCTP November 2015 Elevate any meal with this delicious and easy-to-make kale citrus salad. It’s tangy, flavorful, and sweet, and it takes less than 15 minutes to come together. Make it for a meal at home or for work the next day! INGREDIENTS For the Dressing: 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 … More Kale Citrus Salad

Flip Your Kitchen Basic Pesto

By Liza Baker, HCTP October 2013 Pesto comes from the Italian word that means “to pound or crush,” and the paste is traditionally made by crushing basil, garlic, Parmesan, pine nuts, and olive oil in a mortar and pestle – but these days it’s easier to use a food processor. And if basil is out … More Flip Your Kitchen Basic Pesto

Cashew and Mushroom Sauce

By Mafalda Henriques, HCTP September 2015 This cashew-based sauce is a creamy and delicious vegetarian option to go with your favorite noodles, vegetables, and proteins. It’s full of healthy fats and free of dairy, gluten, and sugar, making it a perfect option for many diets! Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 cup cashews 1 cup hot water … More Cashew and Mushroom Sauce