Vitacost Recipes

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

Easy Vegan Eggplant Casserole

Easy Vegan Eggplant Casserole

Glossy, plump and purple eggplants traditionally are cooked by rying. But if you’re aiming to eat healthy, here’s a better way to use those nutritious beauties. This recipe combines thick eggplant slices with low-calorie mushrooms, salt-free sp ...
Banana Bread Super Smoothie

Banana Bread Super Smoothie

Get ready to go bananas! You get the best of both worlds—something healthy, something sweet—with this nutritious, dessert-like smoothie. Real banana bread flavor is brought out by the nuttiness of almond milk and hemp seeds paired up with authentic b ...
Choco-Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

Choco-Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

You work hard enough in the gym. Kick back after a killer workout with a simple smoothie, made with a triple-combo of ingredients that floods your muscles with nutrients for a strong and speedy recovery. Smooth, silky peanut butter and chocolate whey ...
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. ...