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Dreamy Vegan Pistachio Mousse

Dreamy Vegan Pistachio Mousse

Nuts and seeds are a smart part of any clean-eating diet, but they usually come in as additions or afterthoughts. Want more protein? Sprinkle ‘em on. Need a quick, energizing snack? Grab a handful. My fondness for these healthful plant foods – especi ...
Superfood Kale Salad

Superfood Kale Salad

Admit it, you wish you ate more kale. But you’re stumped on ways to bring it to the table. More bitter and tougher than other leafy greens, it may seem kale’s best spot is in soups, stews and heartier dishes—all of which are great, when you have the ...
5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

Iron-fortified rice cereal has been the recommended “baby’s first food” for decades. It can be introduced as an extremely liquefied paste, making it an easy transition from breastmilk or formula, and then thickened as baby develops. It’s also seen as ...
Omega Madness

Omega Madness

I know I’m always raving about this herb or that antioxidant, and trust me—the people in my circles who unwaveringly believe in modern medicine give me a very hard time, demanding a double-blind study before daring to trust that some measly little pl ...
Coconut-Avocado Smoothie

Coconut-Avocado Smoothie

It’s a fact: your body needs fat. Not the kind packed into a pile of cheese fries, a deep dish pizza or triple-fudge brownie sundae, though. Healthy fats, found in nature’s perfect foods—nuts and seeds, fish, olives, soybeans—are nourishing and essen ...
Colorful Pasta Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Colorful Pasta Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Full of playful, colorful hues and free of gluten, this flavorful and nutritious pasta salad is the perfect (easy!) way to wow your friends and family at the next potluck, picnic or backyard party.  Make a big batch to share or enjoy throughout the w ...
Lobster Guacamole

Lobster Guacamole

Loaded guacamole likely brings to mind chunky tomatoes, spicy jalapenos and fresh cilantro bulking up a creamy mashed avocado dip. Unless you live in New England, like me, lobster’s probably not on your list of occasional creative add-ins. But believ ...