Fudgy Pudding Pops

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups unsweetened chocolate almond milk 1/2 cup coconut sugar 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa 1 tablespoon cornstarch 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract Dash of salt Preparation Combine milk, sugar, cocoa and cornstarch in a pan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat,…

Vietnamese Pesto 

Ingredients 1 cup sesame oil 1/2 cup dry-roasted peanuts 2 tablespoon Vietnamese fish sauce 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic 1 serrano chili (seeds removed, if desired) 1 cup firmly packed fresh basil leaves 1 cup firmly packed fresh cilantro sprigs 1/2 cup firmly packed fresh flat-leaf parsley…

Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Ingredients 1 head cauliflower, about 2 lbs. Salt and pepper Unsalted butter (optional, recommended) – you can sub olive oil or a high quality vegan butter like Earth Balance, if you like Optional topping idea Drizzle of olive oil or sesame oil, crumbled blue cheese, parmesan, za’atar You will also need Medium saucepan, blender Total…

Caliente Mango Sorbet

Ingredients 1 cup water 2/3 cup honey 1 red Fresno chili, halved lengthwise 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 20 ounces (about 4 cups) frozen mango chunks 1 cup fresh orange juice, from about 4 oranges 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, from about 2 limes Preparation Combine water, honey, chili and salt in a pan and bring…

 Healthy Sweet Potato Spinach Breakfast Hash 

Yield: 6 Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 20-30 Total Time: 40 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Yams/Sweet Potatoes, peeled and cut into ½” cubes 1 large bag Fresh Spinach, or 1 package thawed frozen spinach Eggs Non-Stick Spray Chipotle Tabasco Salt and Pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a silicon…

Vegan Pancakes 

Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 25 mins Serves: 2-3 Ingredients Pancakes: 3 cups gluten-free rolled oats or oat flour 2 cup almond milk 2 spotty bananas* Recommended add-ins: 2 tbsp coconut sugar, raw sugar or 2 medjool dates, pitted ½-1 tsp cinnamon (or try pumpkin pie spice) ¼ tsp vanilla…

Chocolate-Almond Tassies

Ingredients SHELLS Olive oil or coconut cooking spray 1 1/3 cups finely shredded unsweetened coconut 2 large egg whites, at room temperature 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. coconut palm sugar FILLING 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup Almond butter 24 Roasted salted almonds, preferably Marcona Preparation Make shells: Position a rack in center of…

Apricot–Pine Nut Granola Bars 

Ingredients Olive oil cooking spray 1/2 cup tart dried apricots, finely chopped 3 tablespoons water 1/2 cup runny wild honey 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 3/4 cup pine nuts 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup ground golden flaxseed Preparation Coat a…

Warm Quinoa with Wilted Kale and Avocado

Ingredients 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 1/2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/4 cups uncooked quinoa 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil 1 cherry tomatoes, halved 6 cups chopped lacinato kale (from 8-oz. bunch) 3 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted 2 ounces soft goat cheese, crumbled 1 ripe avocado, peeled…

Black Rice Pudding with Coconut and Persimmons

Ingredients 1 cup Thai black or purple rice 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups water 1 13.5-oz. can full-fat coconut milk, refrigerated until cold 1/4 cup raw sugar (such as turbinado) or coconut palm sugar, plus more for sprinkling, optional 4 ripe persimmons, preferably Hachiya, peeled and cut into thin wedges Preparation Combine rice, ¼ teaspoon…

Dark Chocolate Frozen Banana Bites

Ingredients 3 small (about 6-in.-long) ripe bananas, each cut into 6 (1-in.) slices 18 cocktail picks 5 ounces dark (85% cacao) chocolate, finely chopped 2 teaspoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded dried coconut, toasted 2 tablespoons chopped toasted almonds 1/2 teaspoon sea salt flakes Preparation Skewer each banana slice with 1 cocktail pick and…

Quick and Simple Broccoli and Cheese Recipe

Ingredients 1 (10 ounce) package frozen broccoli florets, thawed 3 tablespoons butter, melted salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese Directions Prep 5 m Cook 15 m Ready In 20 m Place broccoli in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender but still firm, about 2…

Fast and Easy Spinach with Shallots Recipe

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 shallot, diced 1 (10 ounce) bag baby spinach leaves kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Directions Prep 5 m Cook 8 m Ready In 13 m In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Stir in shallots and cook until transparent, about 5 minutes. Add…

Spicy Indian (Gujarati) Green Beans Recipe 

Ingredients 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon black mustard seed 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 dried red chile pepper, crushed 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon white sugar ground black pepper to taste Directions Prep 15 m Cook 15 m Ready In 30…

Mediterranean Pesto

Ingredients 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup whole blanched almonds, toasted 2 tablespoon brined capers 3 cloves garlic 1 cup firmly packed fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup firmly packed fresh oregano leaves 4 ounce crumbled feta cheese 1 ounce chopped Castelvetrano or kalamata olives 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2…

Creamy Zucchini and Sage Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 3 ribs celery, finely chopped 2 medium zucchini 10-12 radishes 3/4 cup coconut milk, plus 1 1/2 Tbsp. coconut milk 1 teaspoon dried sage 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper Fresh sage leaves, finely sliced, for garnish, optional Preparation Melt coconut oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add celery, zucchini,…

Cornmeal-Bacon Waffles with Apple Compote

Ingredients WAFFLES 1 3/4 cups buttermilk 1/3 cup olive oil 2 large eggs 1 cup fine yellow cornmeal 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white whole-wheat flour 1 tablespoon coconut sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3 thick-cut bacon slices, cooked and crumbled (about 1/3 cup) 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives Olive…

Tropical Breakfast Bowl

Ingredients 1 1/4 cups water 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 3/4 cup uncooked millet 1/2 cup coarsely chopped banana (from 1 small banana) 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1/3 cup pistachios, toasted and chopped 1 small ripe mango, peeled and sliced 3/4 cup coconut…

Kamut Salad with Roasted Cauliflower

Ingredients 3/4 cup uncooked Kamut berries Olive oil cooking spray 4 cups cauliflower florets 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons warm water 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 cloves garlic, grated 2 1/2 ounce baby arugula 1 ripe peeled avocado, thinly…

Cranberry Salsa

Ingredients 1 10-oz. pkg. fresh or frozen cranberries 1 cup pure maple syrup 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup finely diced sweet onion (from 1 small onion) 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 1/2 tablespoons minced seeded jalapeño (from 1 large jalapeño) 1/2 teaspoon lime zest 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8…

Cheese Sorghum and Shaved Squash Pilaf

Ingredients 1 cup water 1/2 ounce dried porcini mushrooms 12 ounce peeled butternut squash 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces sliced cremini mushrooms 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots 1 tablespoon thyme leaves 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups cooked sorghum 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 ounces cave-aged Gruyère cheese,…

Lentil Stew with Root Vegetables

Ingredients 3 cups unsalted chicken broth 1 cup dried French lentils, rinsed 1 slice bacon 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/2 cups 1/2-inch-diced turnips (from 2 medium turnips) 1 1/2 cups 1/2-inch-diced rutabaga (from 1/2 large rutabaga) 1 1/2 cups 1/2-inch-diced carrots (from 3 medium carrots) 1/2…

Cranberry-Orange-Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients 2 oranges 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt 1 1/4 cups frozen cranberries 3 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1/2 cup ice cubes 2 tablespoons cacao nibs Preparation Cut 1 orange in half and squeeze juice from orange to equal 1/4 cup. Peel and section remaining orange into segments, removing any seeds. Chop…

Citrus Salad With Crispy Quinoa

Ingredients DRESSING: 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon salt SALAD: 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 5 cups (about 5 oz.) spring lettuce mix 2 oranges, peeled and diced 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and diced 1/2 cup chopped scallions, white and green parts Preparation Make dressing: Combine all ingredients…

Cardamom-Vanilla Granola 

Ingredients 1/2 cups honey 1 tablespoon ground cardamom 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 cups uncooked rolled oats 1 cup slivered raw almonds 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 3/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut Olive oil cooking spray 1 cup dried cranberries Preparation Preheat…

Omelet

Ingredients 8 large eggs 1 tablespoon milk Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese 1 avocado, thinly sliced Sour cream, for topping, optional Preparation Whisk together eggs, milk, 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste in a large bowl until well combined. Melt butter over medium…

Cauliflower Nuggets

Ingredients Olive oil or avocado oil 3 large eggs 1/4 cups finely ground whole-wheat bread crumbs 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 head cauliflower, big stem removed, florets and smaller stems chopped into 1-in. pieces Preparation Preheat oven to 450°F. Grease a large rimmed baking sheet with oil….

Kid-Friendly Rainbow Fruit Platter 

This Recipe Serves 25 Ingredients For dip: 8 ounces 100-calorie Greek vanilla yogurt 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon For fruits: 4 cups whole strawberries, hulled 4 cups cantaloupe, cubed 1 pineapple, peeled, cored and cubed (about 4 cups) 3 cups green grapes 4 cups blueberries 3 cups purple grapes 3 cups blackberries Instructions…