Vitacost Recipes

Easy, healthy and delicious recipes compiled from Vitacost foodie bloggers and nutritionists.

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 ...
Chipotle-Cilantro Vinaigrette Dressing

Chipotle-Cilantro Vinaigrette Dressing

A pepper made popular by a big burrito chain, the chipotle is a fiery little jalapeño that’s left on the vine until it’s fully ripened. It’s then picked, smoked and ground into a rich, red powder that can be used to spice up dressings, sauces, soups ...
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 ...
Easy, Multi-Purpose Meat Rub for Grilling Season

Easy, Multi-Purpose Meat Rub for Grilling Season

A little pre-grilling prep-work is all it takes to turn an ordinary barbecue meal into a flavor extravaganza. Whether you’re in the mood for steak, chicken, shrimp or veggies, this multi-purpose rub works wonders—and it’s exceptionally easy to make. ...
Pulled Chicken Baked Beans

Pulled Chicken Baked Beans

Baked beans are typically served to the side of hot dogs and pulled pork sandwiches. That’s all fine and dandy, but these protein-packed gems deserve center stage. With a few healthy swaps and hearty mix-ins, this classic southern comfort becomes way ...
5-Ingredient Cacao & Coconut Butter Vegan Fudge

5-Ingredient Cacao & Coconut Butter Vegan Fudge

Boxed desserts are so…well, blah! Four staple ingredients and a banana are all that goes into this decadent, clean-eating dessert. Best of all, it’s good for you, packed with antioxidants and essential nutrients. So go ahead, have your fu ...
Peanut Butter Fudge Cookies

Peanut Butter Fudge Cookies

Haven’t tried peanut flour yet? Now’s your chance. This is the perfect recipe for a test drive, because it’s so simple (three easy steps) and so quick (20 minutes at most). There’s only one caveat: you must love peanut butter ...