Author Archives: Vitacost Recipes

Easy Apple Cider Chicken

Easy Apple Cider Chicken

You’ve heard of, and probably tried, dozens of ways to use apple cider vinegar. Here’s another to add to your list! Mix a few tablespoons of ACV with some spiced cider to  give  ordinary baked chicken a refreshingly tangy and healthy twis ...
Baked Parsnip French Fries

Baked Parsnip French Fries

Don’t the let bad news about French fries get you down. Burgers and sandwiches don’t have to be served solo! Just pick parsnips over potatoes and bake rather than fry. These root vegetables look like white carrots and taste a bit like the ...
Gluten-Free Spicy Chai Muffins

Gluten-Free Spicy Chai Muffins

Crazy about chai? This wildly popular drink, made from black tea, milk and traditional Indian herbs and spices, is guzzled down by coffee-shop goers for its exotic, eye-opening flavor and irresistible creaminess. But a luscious latte isn’t the ...
Apple-Pecan Chickpea Salad

Apple-Pecan Chickpea Salad

Crisp, sweet apples and chewy chopped pecans add autumn flavor and plenty of mouth-pleasing texture to this vegan chickpea salad. Serve as is on a bed of baby spinach, with crackers as a dip or tucked into a whole wheat tortilla for a wholesome wrap. ...
Rustic Chicken Stew with Granny Smith Apples

Rustic Chicken Stew with Granny Smith Apples

It’s sweater weather! Nothing tastes better after coming from the crisp outdoors than a delicious, hearty stew. This recipe, developed by Natural Standard, is high in protein, low in fat, and combines the delicious flavors of fall-friendly fres ...
“Skinny” taco night

“Skinny” taco night

Fancying fajitas? Craving quesadillas? Unfortunately, if you’re watching your weight, it’s hard to “do” Mexican food without undoing your diet efforts. That’s why we love this healthy, flavorful vegetarian taco recipe fr ...
Glazed Peanut Butter Honey-Oat Cookies

Glazed Peanut Butter Honey-Oat Cookies

If you have a soft spot for peanut butter cookies, but would rather not rack up an extra 15 grams of fat, try this recipe for Glazed Peanut Butter Honey-Oat Cookies. They’re made with powdered peanut butter, which has 85% less fat and fewer cal ...