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Crispy Quinoa Cakes

How to Make Quinoa Patties with Gruyere, Fresh Herbs & Breadcrumbs

Mini Taco Bites Recipe

How to Make Taco Bites with Scoops Tortilla Chips

Fall Harvest Kale Quinoa Salad with Feta & Apples

Crunchy Kale Quinoa Salad with Feta, Apples, & Pecans + Homemade Kale Salad Dressing Recipe!

Gluten Free Almond Flour Cornbread Muffins

Gluten Free Cornbread Muffins with Almond Flour, Cornmeal, Dried Fruit & Fennel!

Vegan Homemade Black Bean Chips & Simple Avocado Dip

Vegan, Gluten Free & Grain Free: Homemade Black Bean Chips with Avocado Yogurt Dip, + How to Make Black Bean Flour at Home!

Healthy Potato Salad Recipe with Homemade Avocado Oil Mayo

Ditch the Ultra-Processed Store-Bought Mayo – How to Make Healthy Potato Salad with CLEAN Homemade Mayonnaise!

Sweet Cinnamon Glazed Pecans Recipe

Cinnamon Sugar “Churro” Glazed Pecans – Easy Stovetop Candied Pecans! Candied pecans are a classic holiday treat, but they’re rarely vegan-friendly and need almost an hour or more in the oven. Luckily, this lightened-up cinnamon glazed pecans recipe requires no oil, no egg whites, and NO oven—just the stovetop! Traditionally, candied pecans need egg whites […]

Sweet Apple Pie Dip with Cinnamon Chips

Easy Holiday Party Appetizer: Apple Pie Dip & Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Chips! Nothing beats chips and dip when you’re feeling snack-y. For the holidays, try a sweeter twist on the classic duo: apple pie dip with cinnamon sugar tortilla chips! A lighter, healthier treat to serve as a holiday party appetizer, or a fun after-school […]

Pumpkin Pie Wontons with Cream Cheese Filling

Baked Pumpkin Pie Wontons – Healthy Holiday Appetizer for a Crowd! These adorable baked pumpkin pie wontons taste like crispy, bite-sized pie pockets! Sweet pumpkin and salty cream cheese make for a festive, heavenly filling, all wrapped up in a savory wonton wrapper. A lighter Christmas dessert that’s low in sugar, rich in flavor, and […]

Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole with Oatmeal Topping

Instead of Marshmallows, Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans & Oatmeal Topping! For this healthy sweet potato casserole, I’ve lightened up the traditional recipe by using mashed bananas for natural sweetness! I love the fruity flavor they bring to this fluffy mash and the nutty, crunchy topping. Plus, I don’t have to add ANY sugar […]

Marbled Root Vegetable Mash Recipe

Root Vegetable Mash: Parsnip Turnip Potato Mash, Swirled with Carrot & Sweet Potato Mash! Upgrade your old-school mashed potatoes and try this wholesome root vegetable mash at Thanksgiving! Adding root vegetables like parsnips, rutabaga, and carrots to the mix makes this mash extra nutritious AND colorful. Plus, this marbled mash pairs sweeter AND savory varieties […]

Bacon & Sweet Potato Baked Hush Puppies

Healthy Baked Hush Puppies – Thanksgiving Appetizer Ideas! Bring some bite-sized comfort to Thanksgiving with these scrumptious bacon and sweet potato BAKED hush puppies! No deep fryer needed—but they’re still filled with the nostalgic homestyle flavor and mouthfeel that I love. Buttery yet light, ultra-savory, and with just enough natural sweetness! For the base of […]

Parmesan Russet & Sweet Potato Stacks

Russet & Sweet Potato Stacks – Easy & Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers! These gorgeous Parmesan russet and sweet potato stacks are like fun-sized, health-ified potato gratin—on a stick! Using russet potatoes AND sweet potatoes adds more fun color and wholesome nutrients. Plus, it’s an irresistible savory-sweet flavor combination! If you’re looking for Thanksgiving appetizer ideas, these […]