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
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
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
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
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.
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
Low in sugar and grain-free, these spiced pumpkin muffins, studded with apples and raisins, make for a healthy breakfast or snack!
Zucchini is the perfect way to sneak nutrients into a recipe for muffins, bread, cupcakes or pancakes, that may otherwise be lacking essential vitamins and minerals. Zucchini’s high water content keeps these muffins moist yet crunchy. Don’t shy away from adding this veggie to your sweet muffins because of a fear of flavor change, the … More Grain-Free Orange Zucchini Muffins
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
Notice something “new and good” with this recent post? We’re excited to be re-launching the IIN Recipe Blog to bring you even more inspiration directly from our own successful IIN community. Each week you’ll discover two new recipes full of delicious, nutrition, and satisfying ingredients. When you try these recipes, don’t forget to Instagram and … More Healthified Almond Butter Brownies
By Integrative Nutrition Pumpkin seeds (sometimes called pepitas) don’t get quite as much attention as the squash itself during this pumpkin-saturated season, but they should. They’re crunchy with a mild flavor that’s both nutty and grassy. Better yet, they’re incredibly healthy, offering protein and a generous dose of magnesium – as well as a host … More Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix Bites
By Dorit Jaffe Butternut squash soup is the perfect fall or winter recipe thats always a staple in my kitchen. Eating warming foods, especially in the colder seasons, is something our body craves, which I learned at IIN.
By Val Alarcon When I was 10, my brother and I moved to the United States from our native land of Ecuador to reunite with our parents. Throughout my childhood, we held on to our traditional foods to honor our country.
By Kalen Wehagen I love being creative with recipes. I like exposing people to foods they might not normally eat in their daily diet. It’s one of my favorite things as a Health Coach!
By Aga Wojciechowska This recipe has become a staple for me, providing nutrition, simplicity and little preparation time. It’s a great start to the day and I think of it as “greenola!”
By Amanda Greenthumb I have to disagree with Mark Twain who said, “cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” After you try these cauliflower bread sticks, you will too!