Mo’s Healthy Morsels

As a Certified Health Coach and passionate baker, Maura Knowles (Mo) is on a mission to change the way we eat. Read her Vitacost blog and get weekly recipes and tips for making healthy meals, snacks and treats!

Turkey-Free Holiday Loaf

Turkey-Free Holiday Loaf

Make health the centerpiece on your holiday table with this meatless main dish made from wholesome, vegan ingredients. Guests will gobble up every bite without thinking of turkey, especially when served  with all the traditional sides. No need to hea ...
Spicy Chipotle Sauce

Spicy Chipotle Sauce

Spice is nice. But to really add bite to your burrito, check out chipotle powder! Just a touch of this fiery favorite””made from ground, roasted jalapeno peppers””gives new meaning to the word mouthwatering. Stir some into this fresh, hom ...
Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade Almond Milk

Got almond milk? If it’s your go-to non-dairy beverage, carton after carton may be guzzled down by your family every week. Stop the shortage by learning to  blend your own! Besides not having to run out to the supermarket to restock, you’ ...
Video: How to Make Cashew Cream

Video: How to Make Cashew Cream

Can’t resist cream, but dairy doesn’t do your body good? Try making a smooth, velvety, vegan substitute with two wholesome ingredients: raw cashews and water! Watch this video from Maura Knowles, founder of Mac “˜n Mo’s Morsel ...
Pumpkin Protein Balls

Pumpkin Protein Balls

If fewer daylight hours and chilly weather are starting to wear you down, pick up the pace with protein balls! Packed with this season’s star ingredient””pumpkin””plus almond butter, nuts, seeds and cinnamon, these no-bake treats ar ...
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Having a hard time finding your favorite pumpkin beverage at the coffee shops? Try something cooler, made right at home in your very own blender. Sweet, spicy and satisfying, this Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is made with the healthiest of ingredients: organ ...
Squash-Nut “Burger” Patties

Squash-Nut “Burger” Patties

The next time you’re in the mood for a veggie burger, think outside the box (the kind you pick up in the frozen food aisle at the supermarket, that is). These fresh, homemade patties feature some of the best flavors of the fall season””ye ...