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Dried Plum, Apricot & Coconut Breakfast Bars

Dried Plum, Apricot & Coconut Breakfast Bars

Unlike pre-packaged and processed breakfast bars, this made-from-scratch, fruit-filled version lacks added sugar. This should help keep you from face-planting into your keyboard an hour after eating. Besides, when you cook with real fruit and plant-b ...
Orange Hazelnut White Chocolate Muffins

Orange Hazelnut White Chocolate Muffins

There’s no bluffin’ when it comes to this muffin! This recipe is packed with all real ingredients and nothing artificial. You can’t even prank your vegan friends, because they’ll bite into this no-egg-needed breakfast treat wi ...
French Vanilla-Mixed Berry Ice Pops

French Vanilla-Mixed Berry Ice Pops

Pies, jellies and jams are all great ways to enjoy a spring berry harvest. But when you don’t feel like turning on the oven or spending hours at the stovetop canning, these frozen pops let you savor the sweetness with very little fuss. No syrupy juic ...
The Art of Healthy Snacking

The Art of Healthy Snacking

Americans love to snack. More than half of us snack two or three times per day, with healthier people (surprisingly!) snacking even more often. Famous doctor-controlled weight-loss plans like the Mayo Clinic Diet actually encourage snacking to manage ...
High-Protein Vanilla Crunch Muffins

High-Protein Vanilla Crunch Muffins

Hosting brunch for a bunch? These days it’s not uncommon to have a smorgasbord of food allergies, diet restrictions and plain old picky eaters at any given group function. Naturally, it becomes overwhelming to cater to everyone’s unique dietary desir ...
Vegan Raw Cacao-Coconut Freezer Fudge

Vegan Raw Cacao-Coconut Freezer Fudge

Raw cacao is all the rage—and for good reason! Unlike cocoa, cacao (pronounced kuh-COW) is chocolate in its purest form, not processed or heat treated, meaning more of the cocoa bean’s natural nutrients remain intact. Ground into a fine powder, it ca ...
What I Eat in a Day: Sharing is Caring

What I Eat in a Day: Sharing is Caring

I’m all about sharing! And I love that Vitacost shares so many great recipes from creative foodies and fellow health fanatics. When I found this breakfast quinoa recipe here, I had to try it out. So this week, I’ll take you through the st ...