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Double Chocolate-Coconut Protein Cookies

Double Chocolate-Coconut Protein Cookies

You could wait until the weekend rolls around to enjoy a “cheat treat.” But when each cookie is only 119 calories and gives you four grams of protein, it’s too tempting not to make these chewy, chock-full-of-flavor cookies tonight!  ...
Triple Hazelnut Brownies

Triple Hazelnut Brownies

If you’re nuts about hazelnuts, you’ll love these chewy, gooey brownies, which contain chopped hazelnuts, hazelnut flour and organic hazelnut extract—not to mention lots of chocolate! Because it’s gluten-free and uses coconut sugar instead of cane su ...
Crunchy Cranberry-Almond Granola

Crunchy Cranberry-Almond Granola

You can’t go wrong with granola, especially healthy and homemade granola. This recipe is perfect to make in bulk so you’ll have plenty on hand for quick-and-easy breakfasts throughout the week. Pour on almond milk and enjoy a crispy and c ...
Raw-Vegan Cacao-Peppermint Patties

Raw-Vegan Cacao-Peppermint Patties

Store-bought peppermint patties are great, but homemade chocolaty-mint treats? Even better! With warmer days just around the corner, take a bite out of the heat and tingle your taste buds with a chilly chocolate confection. No stove or oven required— ...
Is Butter Really That Bad For You?

Is Butter Really That Bad For You?

I never ate margarine, even when it was popular. I worried a little about the saturated fat, but I reasoned a teeny little pat of the real stuff likely would not lead to my doom…unlike whatever on earth a “buttery spread” might happen to be. But now ...
How to Choose a Healthy Cooking Oil

How to Choose a Healthy Cooking Oil

In recent years, food manufacturers have created some nifty new options for cooking oils. Whether you’re looking for the perfect oil for that stir-fry or the ideal oil for baking, you can find the answer at Vitacost. But do you know which one t ...
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 ...