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Recipes

Cocoa-Nut Energy Bites

Cocoa-Nut Energy Bites

March 13, 2018

Boost your endurance with a dose of heart-healthy oils from a variety of nuts and seeds packed into just a few small bites.

Coconut Quinoa Chia Granola

Coconut Quinoa Chia Granola

December 8, 2017

Here is a great way to start your day, or enjoy as a snack. The ancient Andean grain quinoa , and the Mexican-native chia seed are both known to be high in plant-based dietary proteins. Protein plays a fundamental role in structuring and repairing the cells of the entire body.

Indian-Spiced Crunchy Chickpea Snack

Indian-Spiced Crunchy Chickpea Snack

December 8, 2017

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are common across African and Asian cuisines. They are high in folate and are a good source of fiber and unsaturated fats. Folate is a B vitamin which helps in the process of repairing cells, and may play a significant role in reducing the risk of certain cancers.

Sun Dried-Tomato Tofu Spread

Sun Dried-Tomato Tofu Spread

July 24, 2017

Make it ahead, vary it according to the season and your palate, enjoy. This quick recipe is vegan but if a little cheese is part of your diet, use a homemade or purchased pesto to season your dip. Serve it as a dip for raw vegetables and as a sandwich spread.

Sweet Potato Bites

Sweet Potato Bites

January 25, 2017

A scrumptious, low-fat and gluten-free appetizer or snack! Sweet potatoes with orange flesh are packed with Vitamin A, which plays an important role in immune function, vision production, and cellular health.

Good for Your Gut Green Goddess Dip

Good for Your Gut Green Goddess Dip

January 25, 2017

Kefir and avocado are among the ingredients which determine the cooling characteristics of this tantalizing dip. In addition to being tasty, this dish contains both prebiotics and probiotics.

Maple-Glazed Nuts

Maple-Glazed Nuts

September 16, 2014

Add a little spice and sweet flavor to the nuts of your choice. A fun and wholesome snack.

Mango Tango Black Bean Salsa

Mango Tango Black Bean Salsa

September 16, 2014

This Southwestern-fusion-with-Caribbean-flair favorite is not only versatile, but also vegan and gluten-free!

Spinach & Artichoke Spread

Spinach & Artichoke Spread

September 16, 2014

Looking for a nutrient-rich, vegan, and gluten-free option with a spectacular Mediterranean flavor combo? This one is quick and easy!