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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 ...
Homemade Holiday Gift: Spiced Honey Nuts

Homemade Holiday Gift: Spiced Honey Nuts

Neighbors, coworkers, your kids’ teachers, the mail carrier, the mechanic—your holiday giving list is a mile long, but you want each recipient to open something special. It isn’t too late in the game for homemade! Grab some cookie tins but leave the ...
Gluten-Free & Vegan Chocolate Pecan Pie

Gluten-Free & Vegan Chocolate Pecan Pie

Traditional southern fare doesn’t have the healthiest of reputations. But make a few smart substitutions and even the most buttery, sugary down-home favorite can be savored without the heaping helping of guilt. Instead of the usual cupful of corn syr ...
6 Ways to Enjoy Nuts from Breakfast to Bedtime

6 Ways to Enjoy Nuts from Breakfast to Bedtime

Feeling nutty? You’re in good company. From almonds to cashews, nuts have become popular because of their many health benefits. Nuts contain healthy fats and fiber that help support healthy cholesterol. In addition, because they are satisfying, ...
Raw Pecan Pie

Raw Pecan Pie

Apples are overrated. Forget fruit and piece together a pie packed with nuts in a Southern-style dessert favorite gone raw. From the crumbly, coconut-tinged crust to the chewy, nut-studded filling, this pecan pie is prepped without heat—or the sugar, ...
No-Bake Vegan Nut-Butter Brownies

No-Bake Vegan Nut-Butter Brownies

There’s something about brownies that make us feel, well, blissful. Maybe it’s the way that they combine the best of the worlds of cookies and cakes. Perhaps it’s the ingredient that makes everything better (cocoa!). But we’d ...
The Alkaline Diet: 5 Foods You Should Include

The Alkaline Diet: 5 Foods You Should Include

If you took chemistry in high school or college, you might remember that you can test how alkaline something is by measuring its pH level. Your body has different levels: Your blood usually has a pH between 7.35 and 7.45, while your stomach’s l ...