Cheesy Chickpeas

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Don’t let the name fool you–this snack is completely vegan! The cheese-like flavor comes from nutritional yeast, which is a treat whether or not you abstain from eating dairy. You’ll love the savory crunch of this easy snack, and it’s perfect to tuck into a lunchbox for on-the-go munching.  

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Fruit Juice Gelatin

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Making fruit gelatin from a sugary powder or from pure fruit juice is equally easy, so why not go with the more nutritious option? Be sure to choose only juices that are 100% fruit juice, with no added sugar. If you’ve got kids, this is a fun recipe to plan together: let them choose their […]

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Spiced Sweet Potato Fries

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Sweet potato fries are a delightful treat, and this recipe is no exception. The process for getting the fries crispy works for other starchy vegetables, so don’t be afraid to play around with regular potatoes, jicama or whatever else you can imagine.

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Berry Breakfast Bowl

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If you love the convenience of a bowl of cereal, but wish that your day could start off more nutritiously, this dish might offer the compromise you’re looking for.

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Holiday Slaw

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This simple slaw is a great dish to make with kids home for winter vacation–plenty for little hands to measure and chop! The wintery flavors are a perfect light side to serve with a pork roast.

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Carrot Cake Muffins

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The key to these moist and delicious muffins is finding good apple butter. Be sure to choose one that has no added sugars: nothing but apples. These muffins are sweetened by the combination of apple butter and date paste for a depth of flavor you’ll adore.

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Chocolate Avocado Frosting

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Frosting is an easy menu item to remove to cut back on the sugar impact from dessert, but let’s face it: sometimes you just want frosting. On a cupcake or on a spoon, it’s a pleasure. This nutritious variation on chocolate frosting can be tweaked with spices like cinnamon or nutmeg to fit whatever you’re […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Pumpkin and chocolate are a wonderful combination, especially when paired with that classic fall spice combination. Lightly sweetened with dates, these cookies are delicious and keep the sugar in your treats low.

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