Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Here are two words that will make you re-think buying that popular, red-rimmed-lid brand of hummus: potassium sorbate. Check the label! This synthetic ingredient is a factory food maker’s friend, keeping bacteria out of dips, dried fruit, cheeses and ...
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Fudge

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Fudge

Fudge is like ice cream with its endless possibilities. Think about walking into an ice cream parlor. Instantly, you become a dessert artist, carefully selecting complementary flavors, sprinkles over chocolate chips, caramel syrup or none at all and ...
Spicy Pumpkin-Oat Patties

Spicy Pumpkin-Oat Patties

Order a veggie burger at any restaurant, and you’ll likely get a dry mash-up of grains, soy protein and mushy mushrooms. It could be worse. They might serve a still-frozen black bean burger that you could have easily bought and made yourself (yes, it ...
3-Ingredient Chocolate-Peanut Butter Muffins

3-Ingredient Chocolate-Peanut Butter Muffins

You’re on a tight schedule. Whipping up a batch of fresh-baked muffins that doesn’t come from an over-processed box mix is just not going to fit into your day. Not to mention all the hassle it takes to swap the bad ingredients for good (does applesau ...
White Chocolate Chip Protein Lemon Cake

White Chocolate Chip Protein Lemon Cake

Ever wonder what makes white chocolate white? During manufacturing, the cocoa beans’ dark solids are separated but never reincorporated. Milk solids are then added, creating an ivory chunk of goodness. In this recipe, I’ve paired these vanilla-colore ...
Chocolate Brownie Quest Bar Squares

Chocolate Brownie Quest Bar Squares

Corner-lovers, this one’s for you! Though brownies are typically baked to be soft and chewy, you prefer it if every bite had a certain crispy quality. At last, there’s an entire six-pack of mini-brownies speaking your language. No special baking pan ...
Zucchini-Apple Crisp

Zucchini-Apple Crisp

Is it dessert? Could it be breakfast? Can I count it as a serving of fruits and veggies? Yes, yes and sure thing! But wait, there’s more. If you have a picky eater in the house (or maybe a few), this crumbly crisp is the perfect way to sneak some gre ...