Cuisine: vegetarian

Chocolate Peanut Butter (Secret Ingredient) Breakfast Smoothie

Protein-rich breakfast smoothie

If you like the chocolate peanut butter combo (really, is there anyone out there who doesn’t?) please give this smoothie a try! It’s nutritionally balanced to provide the perfect combination of protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep you feeling satisfied all morning long. The secret ingredient in here is steamed cooled cauliflower. Before you […] Read more…

 

Banana Bread Chia Pudding

Craving banana bread? Put the baking dishes away and opt for this cleaner and healthier way to get your fix. Chia seeds are hydrophilic, meaning they can absorb much more liquid than their tiny size might indicate. That means that they keep you hydrated for a while after eating them and they also keep you feeling full and satisfied for longer.

 

Golden Turmeric Milk

This is a perfect drink any time of day. Since it’s caffeine-free, it’s also great to sip at night after dinner. Feel free to make the recipe as simple or complex as you want re: the spices you use. You can just do turmeric and black pepper, if that’s all you have on hand!

 

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Creamy vegan pumpkin soup

This creamy fall pumpkin soup is rich in antioxidants like beta carotene and vitamin C. It’s easy enough to make for lunch or dinner anytime, but also perfect for holidays and entertaining. Garnish it with toasted pumpkin seeds and fried sage leaves for a pretty presentation. Plus, it’s a great option for vegan and vegetarian guests. Read more…

 

Oatmeal Cookie Energy Bites

Make a batch or two of these delicious and portable energy bites on the weekend and use them as healthy snacks throughout the week to beat between-meal hunger. Or, pair two energy bites with a small nonfat latte for an on-the-go breakfast that will keep you energized all morning.

 

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