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

Instant Pot Mexican Quinoa

Kiran Smith, HCTP March 2016 This Instant Pot Mexican recipe combines quinoa, black beans, corn, tomatoes, and more into a delicious, plant-powered meal. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained 1 cup corn (frozen or canned – … More Instant Pot Mexican Quinoa

Paleo Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Calla Ramont, HCTP January 2020 These paleo chocolate chunk cookies are gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, and refined sugar–free, but they’re flavor FULL. They are just sweet enough, perfectly chewy on the inside, slightly crispy around the edges, and the sea salt gives them a super delicious sweet and salty touch. And the best part? They are … More Paleo Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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

Winter Miso Rice Bowl with Marinated Mushrooms and Crispy Kale

Martina Zand, HCTP January 2012 This bowl is the definition of warmth and comfort for the winter. It is super quick and delicious. Yes, it looks like a long list of ingredients, but I promise it takes less than 30 minutes to assemble everything. All you need is leftover brown rice or any kind of … More Winter Miso Rice Bowl with Marinated Mushrooms and Crispy Kale

Pear and Fennel Salad

Sílvia Taveira de Almeida, HCTP August 2019 This salad’s main ingredients have amazing nutritional benefits. Fennel eases digestion, and its aniseed flavor is so comforting when you want to add something a bit sweet to your salad. Pears are low in calories and high in nutritional value, both on the digestive and respiratory front. INGREDIENTS … More Pear and Fennel Salad

Cozy Eggplant Curry and Cardamom-Spiced Quinoa

Lauren Chambers, HCTP March 2015 This cozy, warm, and nourishing spiced quinoa contains bile-boosting coconut oil and acid-producing spices to promote optimal digestion. It also derives its creaminess from coconut milk instead of dairy (a common digestive trigger) and incorporates bone broth to help seal your intestinal lining (preventing more food sensitivities or reactions). The … More Cozy Eggplant Curry and Cardamom-Spiced Quinoa

Good Gut Gummies

Robyn Youkilis, HCTP 2008 Have you ever looked at the ingredients on the back of a box of fruit snacks or gummies? They usually have ingredients that are not great for digestion. These “good gut” gummies are made with gelatin, which is great for healing your gut as it helps restore a healthy mucosal lining … More Good Gut Gummies

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

One-Pot Pumpkin Curry

By Grace Chee, HCTP May 2019 This one-pot pumpkin curry is an easy and flavorful dish that pairs a variety of vegetables and protein with a golden and rich garlic naan to soak up its wonderful flavors. INGREDIENTS: 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil or coconut oil 1 large shallot, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced Salt … More One-Pot Pumpkin Curry

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

Hola, Granola!

By Maria Paulina Chica, HCTP September 2018–Spanish Granola is a great topping and snack to keep at home. It can go with fruit or yogurt or top waffles, pancakes, or delicious French toast. I love to make it at home because you can choose your own variations – with or without oats, a sprinkle of … More Hola, Granola!

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

By Keriann Bellamy, HCTP March 2017 This Brussels sprout salad is seriously addictive! Sweet, crunchy, and a bit nutty, the texture and flavor combination is perfect for fall and winter. Brussels sprouts are full of fiber that helps feed the good bacteria in your gut. Lightly cooking them in this recipe allows for easier digestion, … More Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Butternut Squash Soup

By Julie Katerine Turcotte, HCTP May 2016 There is nothing better than a velvety butternut squash soup during the crisp fall and winter months. It is by far one of my family’s favorites, and I am all for immune-boosting meals when “sneezing season” is here. Your first line of defense when it comes to a … More Butternut Squash Soup

Gluten-Free Brownies (VIDEO)

By Lucila Gamburd, HCTP May 2015 These brownies are an amazing option when the sweet tooth kicks in. Made with organic, unprocessed, and quality ingredients, they are a great dessert for any occasion! And the best part? They’re dairy-free, grain-free, gluten-free, kid-friendly, and can be made vegan as well! Ingredients 3 cups almond flour 3 … More Gluten-Free Brownies (VIDEO)

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sautéed Mushrooms

By Ester Lazzoni, HCTP July 2015 November is the perfect time to celebrate the season with root vegetables and mushrooms. It’s during this time of year that we crave warm, comforting dishes. So why not make something hearty, yet simple, like these sweet potato gnocchi? The natural sweetness of the gnocchi blends perfectly with the … More Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sautéed Mushrooms

Pumpkin Pancakes

By Mabel Contreras, HCTP October 2018 Accelerated These pumpkin pancakes are delicious, easy, and healthy – plus, they’re perfect for this time of year! Full of aromatic spices, including cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger, these pancakes are not only packed with flavor but smell delightful, too. And they’re sugar-free and lactose-free! Ingredients 1-1/4 cups oat … More Pumpkin Pancakes

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

Homemade Peach and Ginger Pop-Tarts

By Sharon Muse, HCTP September 2016 These peach and ginger Pop-Tarts will bring you back to your childhood – but even better because they’re gluten- and grain-free. Made with homemade peach, ginger, and chia seed jam, they are absolutely delicious! Ingredients: Filling: 3 ripe peaches, peeled and chopped 0.5–1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 1.5–2 tablespoons … More Homemade Peach and Ginger Pop-Tarts

Cauliflower Steak

By Sílvia Taveira de Almeida, HCTP August 2019 This recipe is a fun way to use cauliflower, one of my favorite superfoods. For me, this dish ticks all the longevity boxes I value: antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, full of vitamin C, and healthy fats! It is as perfectly adequate for those following a vegan lifestyle as it … More Cauliflower Steak

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

Kale and Mango Salad with Lime Dressing

By Jenna Duxbury, HCTP March 2018 Pair this fresh summer salad with your favorite protein for a healthy weeknight dinner or serve it at your next weekend barbecue for your family and friends to enjoy. Ingredients For the dressing: 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar Pinch sea salt 4 drops lime essential … More Kale and Mango Salad with Lime Dressing