Melissa’s Green Breakfast Smoothie

Melissa's Green Breakfast Smoothie.Three Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

This smoothie is the morning go-to for our blog editor, who likes starting her day with good hydration, protein, and fiber. She likes a thinner smoothie because it’s easier to suck through a straw when she’s got to drink it on the road. If you prefer a thick smoothie, start with less water and thin […]

Continue reading »

Cashew Cheese Sauce

Cashew Cheese SauceThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

Thanks to Anissa Pinkham for sharing this recipe with our team! Numerous additions can be added to this versatile sauce as it heats up in the pan. Try adding picante sauce, chopped jalapeños, diced green chilies, a pinch of cayenne, cumin, or your favorite hot sauce.

Continue reading »

Herbed Popcorn

Herbed PopcornThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

Popcorn is a wonderful, whole-grain snack food that’s low in calories and high in enjoyability. It doesn’t need to lean on butter or salt, either. With a tiny bit of preparation, you can make an herb-infused oil drizzle that pairs wonderfully with nutritional yeast for a flavor experience that will wow you.  

Continue reading »

Cool as a Cucumber Soup

Cool as a Cucumber SoupTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

This creamy cold soup is a delightful palate cleanser to include at a summer cookout. It also works as a topping for wrapped sandwiches, a dip for veggies, or a thick salad dressing.

Continue reading »

Coconut Water Berry Popsicles

Coconut Water Berry PopsiclesThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

Packed with fruit and topped with refreshing coconut water, these gorgeous, icy little gems are a glorious way to cool down and hydrate on a hot summer day. Sophisticated enough for adults, delicious enough for kids, these may become a new staple in your freezer.

Continue reading »

Curried Red Pepper Dip

Curried Red Pepper DipTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

This easy-peasy yogurt dip is brought to life with a delicious blend of spices for a flavor that’s at home on any cut veggie or whole-grain cracker.

Continue reading »

Moroccan Tomato Soup

Moroccan Tomato SoupOne Guiding Stars iconOne Guiding Stars indicate good nutritional value.

Peanut butter and warm spices bring the flavors of northern Africa to an otherwise classic tomato soup. Lightly sweet and nicely balanced for acidity, this tomato soup might just become your new go-to recipe.

Continue reading »