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Vegetable Witch Fingers Halloween Treats

Almond Stuffed Celery Sticks – Spooky Witch Fingers Halloween Treats! Try this crunchier, creepier version of ants-on-a-log for Halloween: spooky witch fingers! A.k.a. almond stuffed celery sticks—an awesome option for healthy Halloween snacks for kids. Simply fill celery ‘fingers’ with the nut or seed butter of your choice, and use whole almonds as ‘fingernails.’ You […]

Goblin Guacamole Halloween Eyeballs Snacks

Tomato, Olive & Guacamole Halloween Eyeballs – Healthy Halloween Party Snacks! Balance out the candy craze with healthy Halloween treats that are fun and festive instead of sugary and sweet! These goblin guacamole Halloween eyeballs snacks are healthy enough to eat ANY day of the year. Colorful, slightly creepy, and so easy to make! They’re […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Cornbread Recipe

Pumpkin Cornbread – Healthy Side Dish for Thanksgiving! When savory cornbread meets sweet pumpkin, you’ve got a holiday treat that can’t be beat! This pumpkin cornbread has just a hint of creamy sweetness from the pumpkin puree, which also helps to keep the texture nice and moist. But, if you’re a cornbread purist, don’t worry. […]

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Dip | Low Sugar & Vegan Option

Pumpkin Pie Dip without Cream Cheese – Healthy Holiday Party Recipe! Fall is the time for pumpkin EVERYTHING—why not pumpkin pie in dippable form?! With a few simple ingredients, you can create the crave-able flavor and indulgent creaminess of pumpkin pie. But, without the refined sugars and with loads of wholesome nutrients! Between the pumpkin […]

Crispy Vegan Baked Falafel | Healthy Falafel Recipe

Vegan Baked Falafel – How to Make Falafel in the Oven! You can enjoy warm, flavorful, crispy falafel…WITHOUT frying or deep-frying! This recipe for vegan baked falafel is SO tasty and flavorful, thanks to the fresh parsley and cilantro. Seriously, you really won’t believe how satisfyingly crispy and crunchy this healthy falafel becomes just from […]

Indian Tomato and Onion Salad | Vegan & Whole30

Simple Indian Tomato and Onion Salad with Cucumber One of the BEST things about salads is that they’re simple—but they don’t have to be boring. With only a few seasonings and some fresh cilantro, this Indian tomato and onion salad is bursting with fun, fresh flavors. And, it’s even got a satisfying crunch from the […]

Indian Spiced Sauteed Spinach (Saag) | Vegan & Whole30

Indian Spiced Sauteed Spinach with Garlic, Ginger & Mustard Seeds Sauteed spinach is a classic Indian side dish, often called ‘saag.’ And spinach, like other leafy greens, acts like a flavor sponge and soaks up all of the delicious spices in this Indian spiced sauteed spinach recipe! Plus, fresh ginger and whole yellow mustard seeds […]

Easy Fajita Veggies Recipe | Vegan & Whole30

Simple Fajita Veggies for Tacos, Burrito Bowls & Salads – How to Cook Fajita Veggies No cast iron skillet? No problem! Making tender, flavorful fajita veggies doesn’t have to be complicated. Just grab whichever skillet or sauté pan that you have, some veggies, and whichever seasonings you like! The key here is to give your […]

Homemade Corn Tortillas – 3 Ingredients & Gluten Free!

Homemade Corn Tortillas – Only 3 Ingredients! Ditch the refined, ultra-processed, store-bought tortillas and make your own! This homemade corn tortillas recipe is so simple, they’re so fun to make, and they’re totally gluten-free. If you have kids and they enjoy getting in the kitchen, this is a great recipe to make together! Plus, these […]

Cauliflower Vegan Queso Recipe

Vegan Queso Recipe – Cauliflower Based & Nut Free! If it seems like EVERY vegan cheese or vegan queso recipe uses cashews or nuts as a base, that’s because just about all of them do… But, what if you live a vegan and nut-free lifestyle?? Instead, try this delicious vegan queso recipe made with CAULIFLOWER! For one […]

Watermelon Jello Slices | 3 Ingredient Summer Party Snack

3-Ingredient Watermelon Jello Slices Made with REAL Watermelon With a bit of gelatin, homemade watermelon juice, and some hollowed out limes, you can make a colorful, refreshing summer party snack! These watermelon jello slices are full of fun flavor and made with REAL watermelon. Plus, they’re so simple! To make these watermelon jello slices, simply […]

Easy Gluten Free Pita Bread Recipe

Clean, VEGAN Gluten Free Pita Bread Recipe – Only 6 Ingredients! With just a few basic ingredients, you can make this vegan, gluten free pita bread recipe! And, this homemade pita bread requires NO yeast, for even easier preparation. Plus, you don’t have to worry about any additives or artificial ingredients like you’ll find in […]

Savory Sweet Potato Mash | Whole30 & Paleo

Herby, Savory Sweet Potato Mash – How to Make Sweet Potato Mash There are SO many ways to enjoy sweet potato besides the classic Thanksgiving casserole. Ditch the cinnamon and sugar and try sweet potato in this SAVORY sweet potato mash! It has hints of natural sweetness, with a nutty, herby flavor. And, it’s deliciously […]

Simple Avocado Tomato Salad | Keto & Low Carb Salad

Simple, Low Carb Avocado Tomato Salad – Easy Keto Salad Recipe! Some of the best, easy keto snacks come from simple, wholesome foods. Snack time doesn’t have to involve packaged, processed junk! Well, snacks don’t get much simpler or more nutritious than this low carb avocado tomato salad. Tangy, juicy tomatoes and nutty, creamy avocado […]

Homemade Tempeh Bacon Recipe | Vegan & Low Carb

How to Make Tempeh Bacon – Vegan Bacon Recipe! VEGAN BACON?!? It may sound too good, but it’s totally true! Not pork or turkey bacon (obviously), but tempeh bacon. If you’ve never had it, tempeh is a just fermented soy product—that’s sturdy enough to slice and sear until crispy! And, it’s a great plant-based low carb […]

Chili & Turmeric Pan Fried Plantains | Indian Inspired Plantain Chips

Indian Inspired Pan Fried Plantains – Whole30 Plantain Chips! There’s nothing like the crispy crunch of a plantain chip—but have you ever tried pan fried plantains? Instead of crunch, you get to enjoy the plantains’ comforting, starchy texture and natural sweetness! It’s a common side dish and snack in some Latin American, Caribbean, and Indian […]

Gluten Free Naan Recipe | Vegan & Lower Carb

Easy Gluten Free Naan Recipe – 4 Ingredient Vegan Naan! Naan is a type of traditional Indian bread, typically made with refined flour and cooked in loads of oil. But, now you can make your own, healthier version! Made with almond flour and tapioca starch, this isn’t just a gluten free naan recipe—it’s also VEGAN and […]

Baked Broccoli Fritters | Low Carb & Vegan

Baked Broccoli Fritters – Paleo & Vegan LOW CARB Vegetable Fritters! Pop these healthy baked broccoli fritters when they’re warm or cold, any time of day, ALL times of day. They’re so GOOD! And, despite being un-fried fritters, they’re impressively crispy. You’d never guess they’re dairy-free, low-carb, and the main ingredient is BROCCOLI!?! For Low […]

Winter Fruit Salad in Honey Ginger Citrus Dressing

Ginger Spiced Winter Fruit Salad – Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dish OR Dessert! Fruit salad is often a go-to healthy dessert option, but it can get boring. Make the most out of the delicious fruits in season with this winter fruit salad! Sweet and tangy, with a hint of spice from the fresh ginger—this dish is […]

Cinnamon & Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes – Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dish! In my house, sweet potatoes are a Thanksgiving staple—and they’re delicious all on their own. But, with a bit of maple syrup and cinnamon, these maple roasted sweet potatoes are bursting with fall flavors! Seriously, what’s more comforting that sweet potato, maple, and cinnamon?! Of course, you can […]

Lemon Garlic Green Beans | Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dish

Lemon Garlic Green Beans – Healthy Green Bean Casserole! For a simple, healthy twist on classic green bean casserole, try these lemon garlic green beans! Really, all you need are green beans, lemon juice, and some simple seasoning. Plus, slivered almonds if you want some more crunch—or any mix-ins you like! I know, this definitely […]