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

Creamy Coconut Flurry Porridge Bowl

By Michelle Badoco, HCTP November 2016 This nourishing, dreamy bowl of oats is made with organic ingredients without all the chemicals. It’s loaded with nutrients, like skin-loving antioxidants from the berries that are bursting with goodness; fiber; and gut-healing oats, plus a touch of delicious peanut butter! INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup organic oats Sprinkle cinnamon 1 … More Creamy Coconut Flurry Porridge Bowl

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

By Nicole Nelson, HCTP July 2016 These cauliflower tacos are plant-based, grain-free, and absolutely delicious – and they take just 30 minutes to make. Loaded with flavorful, roasted cauliflower, delicious guacamole, and fresh cilantro, you’ll never miss the meat! INGREDIENTS 2 heads cauliflower 2 tablespoons avocado or coconut oil 3 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons chili … More Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Raspberry Chia Dark Chocolate Pudding Parfait

By Carly Paige, HCTP November 2015 Whether you’re cozying up to a special someone, appreciating a night to yourself, or spending time with your gals, this tangy and decadent treat is a must for Valentine’s Day (or any other day)! It’s completely vegan and avoids any refined sugar, making it a perfect way to satisfy … More Raspberry Chia Dark Chocolate Pudding Parfait

Quinoa Mango Salad

By Alexandra Napoli, HCTP July 2014 This quinoa and mango salad is a fresh and delicious way to enjoy nutrient-dense ingredients. It’s a colorful dish filled with plant-based protein, healthy fats, and fiber that will keep your hunger at bay. This salad is simple to throw together and perfect to eat as a side or … More Quinoa Mango Salad

Veggie-Filled Pasta Dinner

By Michelle Badillo, HCTP September 2017 Looking for a light and delicious dinner? Here it is! Enjoy this simple pasta dish that uses chickpea pasta and zucchini noodles to resemble a comforting favorite with a healthy twist! INGREDIENTS Olive oil or avocado oil 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1/2 cup peeled tomatoes … More Veggie-Filled Pasta Dinner

Vegan Bread Rolls

By Mariana Bumstead, HCTP January 2017 These vegan bread rolls are the perfect side to any meal. They’re grain-free and packed with fiber to help digestive health and reduce inflammation. These rolls have all the flavoring of an everything bagel without the excessive carbs and sugar. INGREDIENTS 1-1/4 cup almond flour 1/4 cup coconut flour … More Vegan Bread Rolls

Vegan Chili

By Bethany Holmes, HCTP May 2017 The perfect warm and cozy winter meal! Packed with veggies, fiber, and flavor, it will leave you feeling full and satisfied! Not vegan? No worries – just add ground beef, chicken, or turkey! INGREDIENTS 1 medium red onion, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, chopped 4 cloves garlic, pressed … More Vegan Chili

Purple Sweet Potato Hummus

By Olivia Edgar, HCTP July 2017 Making your own hummus gives you complete control of the ingredients (no canola or vegetable oils here!). Using sweet potato gives it an additional sweet flavor, and you can’t beat the fresh creamy texture. INGREDIENTS 2 cans chickpeas, rinsed and peeled 2 medium purple sweet potatoes, roasted (about a … More Purple Sweet Potato Hummus

Creamy Cashew Cheese

By Zina Turner, HCTP September 2014 This nut-based cheese is a wonderful alternative to dairy cheese. Organic raw cashews are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. These include essential micronutrients like vitamins E, K, and B6 along with minerals like copper, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, iron, and selenium. Combining the power of cashews with superfoods like … More Creamy Cashew Cheese