Pudding made in a blender? You better believe it. Here's a milk-chocolate pudding recipe from chef Matthew Kenny that is raw, easy to make, and full of healthy fats. And it is so very tasty! How does he make this dish so flavorful without dairy, eggs, or cooking? Watch this video to learn his secrets, and then whip up your own batch at home.
You can have decadent holiday dessert that is also healthy and low in calories! This poached pear recipe proves it. Plus, this tasty and lovely-to-look-at dessert, created exclusively for us by the "farm to table" catering company Savour This Moment, is Paleo. Watch this video to learn just how easy this dish is to prepare, and then celebrate by making your own. Cheers!
Gravy seems to make everything better. But since it's dripping in butter and meat, it's less than ideal if you follow a healthy diet, and totally off limits if you're vegetarian. This vegan gravy recipe will fool even the biggest carnivores at the table. It's rich and creamy, but not loaded with saturated fats. It's a must at your next gathering!
You're going to love our cranberry relish — not only is it a healthy variation, you don't even need to turn on the stove to make it! Better yet, it doesn't look like the jiggly store-bought stuff. Instead, it's fresh and tangy with just a hint of sweetness, and you can actually see that there are real cranberries that went into the recipe. Bust out your blender or food processor and get ready to wow guests!
Confession: when I was young, my mother made me my own pumpkin pie every Thanksgiving. Yes, my love of pumpkin runs that deep. And as much as I would love to sit down and devour an entire pie, it's a pretty bad idea. If you find it as hard as I do to turn up your nose at every pumpkin treat this season, you need this pumpkin pie smoothie recipe. Not only does it taste like the real thing, but it's also full of protein, making it a great recovery snack for your next workout!
A Thanksgiving feast isn't complete without a piece of pumpkin pie, and if you're vegan or lactose intolerant, this is one dessert you don't have to go without. Karma Chow has created a pumpkin "cheese" cake that's completely dairy-free but still full of flavor. Plus it's easy to make — no baking required. Watch this video to learn how to whip up this seasonal delight.
That favorite Halloween treat — caramel apples — doesn't need to be a major calorie bomb! And guess what? Here's a recipe that doesn't even require you to turn on the stove. This recipe came to us from vegan chef Laura Miller by way of Tastemade — it's so darn good, you won't believe that it's made without any sugar or butter.
Looking for a quick and delicious pre-workout snack? These tasty peanut butter protein balls are the ideal way to fuel your body before a workout — and it doesn't hurt that they'll also satisfy your sweet tooth! Offering the ideal blend of carbs and protein before a workout, this cookie-dough-inspired recipe is so easy, you'll be stirring up a new batch every week. You need this simple snack in your life, so watch this video, and learn how to make it at home.
Sweet, sticky pecan pie — it's a Fall staple. You know what shouldn't be a staple? All the sugar, fat, and extra calories that linger on your body long after the pie has been devoured. Sophie Jaffe of Philosophie is a certified raw-food nutritionist who recently stopped by to share her recipe for a raw pecan pie. It's made with all-natural ingredients, has no added sugar, and requires absolutely no baking!
Apples are finally in season again, and we couldn't be happier. To celebrate our favorite Fall fruit, we asked nutritionist Cynthia Sass to share a few fun recipes featuring apples. Watch the video to learn both sweet and savory ways to eat an apple a day.
When you're ready to start cooking with apples, print out these recipes:
- Cinnamon Apple Crisp Parfait
- Sliced Apple Smoked Gouda Mini Pizza
- Ginger Apple Stir-Fry With Black Rice