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8 All-Natural, Raw & Quinoa Bars Introduced by Pereg Natural Foods

8 All-Natural, Raw & Quinoa Bars Introduced by Pereg Natural Foods

“Clean eating” is the new gold standard in today’s snack category. Consumers are becoming more and more discerning about what goes into their food. But they aren’t willing to give up their craving for sweet confections, so the demand for better-for-you alternatives to candy bars has never been greater. Pereg Natural Foods has answered the call. The all-natural ancient grain […]

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Vegan Tahini Cookies Recipe

Vegan Tahini Cookies Recipe

By Gabrielle St. Claire, www.eatdrinkshrink.com Tahini is one of those ingredients that’s imperative for hummus, great for dressings, but I was intrigued about using tahini in a baked good. What’s fab about this concept is that it involves minimal ingredients, has low sugar, easy to throw together, light, buttery, packs aesthetic appeal, no white sugar or flour, so gluten free, […]

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Phyter Bars: The First Veggie-based Nutrition Bars

Phyter Bars: The First Veggie-based Nutrition Bars

There’s a new whole-food nutrition bar – and it’s bringing a fresh spin to the category (literally!). Phyter bars are the FIRST products of their kind with farm-fresh vegetables and/or fruit as their #1 ingredient, using pureed produce (never dehydrated). And that’s only part of the goodness story. Phyter bars are the creation of Chef David Choi Jr., who grew […]

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Vegan Recipe: Carrot Ginger Green Smoothie

Vegan Recipe: Carrot Ginger Green Smoothie

This delicious Carrot Ginger Green Smoothie is a new vegan recipe from Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company. Ingredients, Makes 1 serving 1 cup Natalie’s Carrot Ginger Juice 1 banana, cut into chunks and frozen 2-3 cups fresh spinach leaves Pinch of cinnamon 1 cup of ice Directions 1. In a blender, combine juice and banana. Blend until smooth. 2. Add […]

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Vegan Recipe: Dr. McDougall’s Pumpkin Muffins

Vegan Recipe: Dr. McDougall’s Pumpkin Muffins

By Dr. McDougall Easy, healthy, and filled with all the best flavors of fall! I bake these in silicone muffin cups, medium size. I let the muffins cool for about 10 minutes, then just pop them out of the muffin cups. No sticking ever! Prep: 20 minutes | Bake: 30 minutes Ingredients, Makes 12 muffins Dry Ingredients: 1 cup whole […]

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Vegan Recipe: Crabless Cakes with Lemon Habanero Tartar

Vegan Recipe: Crabless Cakes with Lemon Habanero Tartar

Ingredients, Yields 10 cakes Package Gardein mini crabless cakes (contains wheat gluten – not suitable for celiac) Basil sauce 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves 1 cup vegan mayonnaise 1/4 cup white wine vinegar to taste kosher salt to taste freshly ground black pepper Lemon habanero tartar sauce 2 cups fresh lemon juice, plus 1 Tbsp 1/2 habanero chile 2 […]

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Maxine’s Heavenly Cookies – Healthy versions of beloved family recipes

Maxine’s Heavenly Cookies – Healthy versions of beloved family recipes

Maxine’s Heavenly makes vegan, gluten free, soy free, non-GMO cookies.  They were born out of a passion to give mom’s recipes a nutritious overhaul while keeping the homemade taste. While “healthy” cookies don’t sound like very much fun, we found these to have a very nice flavor and consistency without being too sugary or oily.  The Chocolate Chocolate Chip cookie is […]

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Zing – Smart, Healthy Back-to-School Snack Ideas

Zing – Smart, Healthy Back-to-School Snack Ideas

The dieticians that created Zing® have found that you don’t have to sacrifice great taste for nutrition. The company’s dark chocolate mint and dark chocolate coconut nutrition bar flavors may taste like popular candy bars, but they are blood sugar friendly, without allergens, and contain high protein, high fiber, healthy fats and low-glycemic carbs. The bars contain dark chocolate from Peru, […]

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Vegan Recipe: Couscous Avocado Boats

Vegan Recipe: Couscous Avocado Boats

This is a tasty and delightful 5-minute salad recipe using RiceSelect® Original Couscous, perfect for a busy day dinner solution or weekend snack! Preparation Time: 5 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients, Serves 6 1 cup, uncooked RiceSelect® Original Couscous 1 cup vegetable broth 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon white vinegar 1 […]

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6 Vegan-Approved Snacks & Sweets

6 Vegan-Approved Snacks & Sweets

With vegan influencers taking Instagram by storm, the buzzy Netflix documentary “What the Health,” voicing the alarming health concerns associated with carnivore diets and, most recently, Kylie Jenner sharing her newly adopted vegan lifestyle, it’s evident the veganism buzz is loud. Although it’s an appealing lifestyle to many, it can feel daunting to others who find it to be a […]

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