Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese that's ready in 15 minutes! Bonus: it's healthier for you than the traditional version!

15 minute Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese

15-Minute Homemade Orange Cranberry Sauce (naturally sweetened!)

15-Minute Homemade Orange Cranberry Sauce (naturally sweetened!)

21 Healthy and Nutritious Smoothie for breakfast, snacks or an after meal treat. | ambitiouskitchen.com #healthy #smoothie

21 Healthy Smoothie Recipes (for breakfast, energy and more!)

21 High Protein Snacks to Take on Your Next Adventure

Creamy turmeric latte with hints of vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom. It’ll make you feel like pure 24k gold.

24k Gold Vanilla Turmeric Latte

27 Incredible Vegan Dinner Recipes to Put on Your Menu ASAP

30 minute healthy Alfredo pasta with broccoli! Add chicken for extra protein! Perfect for weeknight meals.

30 Minute Skinny Alfredo Ziti with Broccoli

4 Ingredient Mustard Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

A nutritious make-ahead meal prep idea: sweet potato buddha bowl with the creamiest sweet almond butter dressing served over coconut brown rice! Vegan & gluten free!

5 Post-Workout Recipes to Try with Tofu

Fluffy almond flour pancakes with only 5 ingredients: almond flour, baking soda, coconut milk, eggs and vanilla extract. A great keto and low carb pancake recipe. Options to add blueberries or chocolate chips!

5-Ingredient Almond Flour Pancakes

7 Healthy Lentil Recipes Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

8 Homemade Healthy Salad Dressings that Literally Take 5 Minutes to Make

A Guide to Tofu: Different Types + How to Use Them

A Guide to Tofu: Different Types + How to Use Them

Acorn Squash & Black Bean Quesadillas

Almond Butter, Strawberry & Banana Overnight Oats with chia seeds. This is a great make-ahead protein-packed breakfast that will absolutely keep you full until lunch.

Almond Butter, Strawberry & Banana Overnight Oats with Chia

Asian Edamame Salad with Cilantro and Toasted Almonds

Fabulous and healthy zucchini noodles with a quick and easy avocado basil pesto sauce. Enjoy with grilled chicken for a full meal.

Avocado Basil Pesto Zucchini Noodles + Learn How I Eat & Exercise

avocado lime sauce in a bowl with a spoon

Avocado Lime Sauce

Bright and flavorful Avocado Strawberry Mango Salsa for dipping chips or adding to salads, tacos, fish, or chicken! This new take on salsa has hints of sweetness from fresh strawberries and mango, creaminess from avocado, and a kick of heat from jalapeño. It takes just 15 minutes to make and is perfect for parties!

Avocado Strawberry Mango Salsa

Avocado Tomato Chickpea Pasta Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Avocado, Watermelon & Cucumber Salad

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Chips

Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Homemade Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

The BEST healthy coleslaw made with fresh purple cabbage, carrots, cilantro, and a kick of heat from jalapeño. There's no mayo, just a naturally sweet and slightly tangy dressing. This simple, healthy coleslaw is perfect serving with your favorite grilling recipes all summer!

Best Healthy Coleslaw Ever (no mayo!)

Black Bean, Corn and Quinoa Enchilada Bake - made with a homemade enchilada sauce! Gluten free and so good.

Black Bean, Corn and Quinoa Enchilada Bake (or dip!)

Black Bean, Sweet Potato, & Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Black Bean, Sweet Potato, and Quinoa Chili with Smoked Chipotle

Blueberry Vanilla Buttermilk Greek Yogurt Pancakes - fluffy & tender pancakes!

Blueberry Vanilla Buttermilk Greek Yogurt Pancakes

The warm cinnamon sweet acorn squash paired with creamy cool greek yogurt, a drizzle of honey and some crunchy pecans is simply sensational. Best breakfast I've had in quite sometime!

Breakfast Baked Acorn Squash with Greek Yogurt, Honey & Pecans

The best comfort food make a little more nutritious & gluten free! Try this quinoa mac and cheese with broccoli, a creamy white cheddar sauce & a cracker crust topping!

Broccoli & White Cheddar Quinoa Mac and Cheese

This Pumpkin Cornbread is a lightened up version of traditional cornbread. Made with whole grains, pumpkin, pure maple syrup, speckled with just a hint of brown butter and bursting with juicy, tart cranberries!

Brown Butter Cranberry Pumpkin Cornbread Skillet

Delicious one pan brussels sprouts mac and cheese with a lightened up cheese sauce makes the perfect 30-minute dinner! This easy recipe is great for kiddos and is a great way to eat extra veggies.

Brussels Sprouts Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet

Healthy butternut squash and kale salad with pomegranate, goat cheese and almonds! A great salad during the holiday season. Easy to make and SO delicious!

Butternut Squash and Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Toasted Almonds + Goat Cheese

Vegetarian Butternut Squash Quinoa Patties with a homemade cranberry orange sauce. Beautiful and easy to make!

Butternut Squash Quinoa Patties with Cranberry Orange Sauce

A healthy lentil moroccan stew made with chickpeas, butternut squash, and lentils. You'll love this filling vegetarian meal.

Butternut Squash, Chickpea & Lentil Moroccan Stew

Amazing fig and goat cheese pizza with caramelized onion, goat cheese and an easy homemade 100% whole wheat pizza dough! Seriously sooooo good.

Caramelized Onion, Fig & Goat Cheese Pizza with Arugula + video

shredded brussels sprouts salad in a bowl

Cashew Crunch Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

Cheesy Egg White Veggie Breakfast Muffins {low carb, gluten free}

Delicious flourless chocolate chip breakfast cookies packed omega-3 thanks to walnuts and chia seeds. These cookies have no butter, flour or added sugar!

Chia Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies {gluten free & packed with omega-3!}

Nutritious whole grain strawberry zucchini muffins with a hint of lemon and a little crunch from chia seeds. Naturally sweetened and amazingly delicious!

Chia, Lemon & Strawberry Zucchini Muffins

Healthy apple broccoli salad with chickpeas, dried cherries, carrots, pecans and fresh herbs. Tossed together in a light honey dijon dressing to bring this salad together. Easy to make, great for lunch or parties and makes excellent leftovers!

Chickpea Apple Broccoli Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing

Chickpea Sweet Potato Quinoa Burgers with Spiced Yogurt Sauce + {a giveaway}

Layers upon layers of veggies snuggled between black beans, corn tortillas, a homemade chipotle enchilada sauce and cheese. The best and easiest vegetarian enchilada casserole!

Chipotle Black Bean Roasted Veggie Enchilada Casserole + video!

scalloped sweet potatoes in a casserole dish

Chipotle Gouda Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Chopped Thai Chickpea Salad with Curry Peanut Dressing

Healthy Cinnamon Applesauce Oatmeal Pancakes with Salted Peanut Butter Maple Syrup - made in a bender!

Cinnamon Applesauce Oatmeal Pancakes with Salted Peanut Butter Maple Syrup

Cinnamon-Sugar Sweet Potato Fries with Brown Butter Marshmallow Glaze

Coconut Curried Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew

Delicious protein pancakes made in a blender with ingredients like potassium rich banana, protein-packed cottage cheese and oats!

Cottage Cheese Banana Oatmeal Protein Pancakes + video

Cranberry Pecan Quinoa Salad with Honey-Orange Dressing

Cranberry Pecan Quinoa Salad with Honey-Orange Dressing

Stuffed acorn squash with cranberry, pecans and quinoa then drizzled with a simple goat cheese crema. Perfect for vegetarians at Thanksgiving, or anytime you're looking for a healthy plant based meal or side.

Cranberry Pecan Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash with Goat Cheese Crema

Creamy Chipotle Sweet Potato Penne Pasta

Creamy Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta with Peas (vegan & gluten free!)

A delicious, healthy quinoa pizza crust made with quinoa flour! Topped with delicious toppings like mozzarella cheese, peppers, onions, olives and pepperoni.

Crispy Supreme Flatbread Quinoa Pizza Crust {gluten free}

Dad's fresh dill cucumber salad made with greek yogurt instead of mayo. A refreshing, sweet and tangy summer salad! Perfect for summer BBQs!

Dad’s Dilly Greek Yogurt Cucumber Salad

No one can guess that these cinnamon rolls are dairy free AND gluten free! Such a great treat to bake someone with a food allergy or to serve at a party!

Dairy Free + Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls with Vanilla Bean Glaze

Delicious fluffy biscuits that are both dairy free and gluten free! These are amazing with fresh raspberry jam or a drizzle of honey on top.

Dairy Free and Gluten Free Coconut Oil Biscuits

Dark Chocolate, Raspberry, and Brie Grilled Cheese

Delicious Zucchini Pizza Crust Recipe

Looking for a healthy lunch option that's easy to make and uber satisfying? Try this beautiful chickpea pesto salad full of mediterranean flavors. Also wonderful for parties and picnics!

Easy Mediterranean Pesto Chickpea Salad

Easy vegan mac and cheese with the creamiest vegan cheese sauce. This recipe has a hint of spice and will be your new favorite comfort food!

Easy Vegan Mac and Cheese

A beautiful & healthy spring green salad with fresh produce, seeds, avocado & the BEST basil lemon vinaigrette. Enjoy as a main meal, bring it to a party, or pack it for lunch!

Everything Spring Green Salad with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Delicious vegan and easily gluten free Thai quinoa salad with a perfect crunch. Perfect for meal prep lunches, picnics or parties. This salad is a crowd-pleaser!

Famous Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad {vegan & gluten-free}

This healthy mango black bean quinoa salad with avocado will be your favorite easy lunch or summer salad to bring to parties. Dressed with a yummy honey chipotle lime dressing for vibrant, bright flavor. It stays good in the fridge for days and can be made ahead of time.

Fiesta Mango Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Flourless black bean muffins that taste like a delicious, cakey brownie! These easy, fiber packed muffins are gluten free and the perfect healthy treat.

Flourless Black Bean Brownie Muffins

Fresh & Healthy 7-Layer Dip

Fresh Strawberry Basil Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese, Sunflower Seeds & Lemon Vinaigrette

Garlic + Basil Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Creamy Avocado Pesto - so healthy and good!

Garlic + Basil Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Creamy Avocado Pesto

Garlic Chili-Maple Roasted Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate + Gorgonzola

Garlic Roasted Red Potato Wedges with Olive Oil and Rosemary

Gluten Free Banana Sugar Cookies with brown butter frosting - super easy to make!

Gluten Free Banana Sugar Cookies with Brown Butter Frosting

Delicious gluten free banana pancakes made with wholesome ingredients like quiona flour and greek yogurt. Over 10g of protein!

Gluten Free, Protein-Packed Quinoa Flour Banana Pancakes

Good Morning Healthy Blueberry Zucchini Muffins

Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Peaches + Raspberry Jam

Healing Lemongrass Chickpea Thai Green Curry with Toasted Coconut Brown Rice

Healing Thai Butternut Squash Lentil Soup that's vegan, protein-packed, and incredibly nourishing. You're going to love this creamy, flavorful soup -- packed with anti-inflammatory ingredients!

Healing Thai Butternut Squash Lentil Soup (with a slow cooker option!)

Healthy Baked Crispy French Fries with garlic, parmesan and truffle oil! Taste like your favorite from a restaurant!

Healthy Baked French Fries with Garlic, Parmesan & Truffle Oil

Healthy Breakfast Egg Muffin Cups

A cozy healthy butternut squash sweet potato casserole sweetened with pure maple syrup. Topped with a crunchy almond flour oat topping! Absolutely amazing for Thanksgiving!

Healthy Butternut Squash Sweet Potato Casserole with Almond Oat Crumble

Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies (made with coconut oil + dairy free!)

Healthy carrot cake muffins for breakfast thanks to this nutritious recipe packed with whole grains and healthy fats.

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

Healthy Chipotle Ranch Dressing

Healthy Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Healthy Curry Tahini Dressing

Healthy gingerbread muffins that are incredibly fluffy, warm and perfect with a cup of coffee. One of my favorite muffins to enjoy during the Winter.

Healthy Gingerbread Muffins + video!

Healthy gluten free chocolate chip muffins that are made with almond flour and oat flour. Easy to make and perfect for snacking with zero guilt!

Healthy Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Muffins

Healthy Greek Dressing

Healthy Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Healthy Jalapeño Mango Cilantro Dressing

Healthy Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Healthy Pumpkin Pie with a gluten free chocolate graham cracker crust. Beautiful, velvet texture and full of pumpkin pie spices.

Healthy Pumpkin Pie with Chocolate Graham Cracker Crust (Gluten Free!)

Healthy Raspberry Balsamic Dressing

Healthy Sesame-Ginger Orange Chickpea Stir-Fry loaded with veggies. This is a healthier, vegetarian version of your favorite take-out! Serve over quinoa or brown rice for a full, protein-packed meal. Vegan-friendly.

Healthy Sesame-Orange Ginger Chickpea Stir-Fry

A gluten free, healthy southwest pasta salad with an incredible sweet and spicy chipotle-lime greek yogurt dressing. Protein and fiber packed!

Healthy Southwest Pasta Salad with Chipotle-Lime Greek Yogurt Dressing

Healthy Spring Veggie Pasta & {an exciting update}

Healthy Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Avocado Breakfast Burritos

Healthy Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Avocado Breakfast Burritos

Healthy Thai Peanut Dressing

Homemade Arrabbiata Sauce with Zucchini {the only tomato sauce you’ll ever need}

Easy to make homemade cashew butter -- this creamy nut butter recipe is flavored with specks of vanilla bean and sea salt! Use it in any recipe that calls for peanut or almond butter!

Homemade Cashew Butter with Vanilla Bean & Sea Salt

chunky healthy granola recipe on a sheet pan

Homemade Chunky Healthy Granola Recipe (vegan & gluten free!)

Homemade roasted tomato basil soup -- a great way to use up fresh tomatoes and so delicious you'll never want to go back to a canned recipe again!

Homemade Roasted Tomato Basil Soup + video

Easy to make homemade peanut butter with a touch of honey, vanilla and sea salt! Made in your food processor in about 10 minutes!

Homemade Salted Vanilla Honey Peanut Butter

Delicious and healthy homemade cinnamon raisin almond butter with a hint of vanilla. Spread it on bananas, apples, toast... or just eat it by the spoonful!

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Raisin Almond Butter

Delicious breakfast toast topped with a honey-lemon whipped ricotta, figs and pistachios.

Honey-Lemon Ricotta Breakfast Toast with Figs + Pistachios

Pumpkins can be intimidating, but we'll break down to to easily cut, dice & roast a pumpkin for cooking. Plus you'll learn how to make your own homemade pumpkin puree for all of your favorite pumpkin recipes!

How to Cook a Pumpkin + homemade pumpkin puree

10 minute Homemade Enchilada sauce!

How to Make 10 Minute Homemade Enchilada Sauce!

How to Make a Healthy Pancake Bar for Breakfast

No Oil Added Basil Pesto - this lightened up pesto is made with avocado instead of oil. It's creamy delicious and great on pasta or burgers!

How to Make Lightened-Up Pesto: A Recipe for Creamy Avocado Basil Pesto

How to Make the Best Cauliflower Pizza Crust + video

How to: Cook the Best Fluffy Quinoa {plus recipes!}

Immune boosting wellness smoothie packed with nourishing ingredients: fresh ginger, turmeric root, spinach, raw or manuka honey, pineapple, banana and black pepper. Sounds crazy, but this smoothie is absolutely delicious, great for digestion and a boost for your immune system! I love drinking this daily.

How to: Make a Delicious Immune Boosting Wellness Smoothie

Jalapeno Chickpea Lentil Burgers with Sweet Mango Avocado Pico {vegan, gluten-free}

jalapeno green tahini sauce in a bowl with a spoon

Jalapeño Green Tahini Sauce

Jalapeño Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos with Avocado-Lime Crema

Jalapeño-Goat Cheese Grilled Stuffed Mini Peppers

This salad is so good! Packed with kale, brussels sprouts, cranberries, toasted almonds and parm! And the dressing is yummy, too!

Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad with Cranberries & Toasted Almonds

Kale Rainbow Detox Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette {vegan, gluten free}

Vegan and gluten free kung pao chickpea & brussels sprouts stir fry made in one pan with a delicious homemade sauce and plenty of protein. This vegetarian dish is perfect for meal-prep!

Kung Pao Chickpea & Brussels Sprouts Stir-Fry

A comforting tortilla pie layered with roasted vegetables, sweet potatoes, creamy refried beans and the easiest homemade enchilada sauce. Everyone loves this healthy comfort meal! Add shredded chicken for a little extra protein.

Layered Roasted Veggie, Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tortilla Pie (+ homemade enchilada sauce!)

Healthy, hearty quinoa pancakes with hints of lemon and fresh blueberries. The perfect fluffy stack to start your morning!

Lemon Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes

Lentil & Quinoa Chili {vegan & gluten free}

let’s talk: french fries + dipping sauces

Deliciously creamy lightened up cheddar cauliflower broccoli soup packed with veggies and incredible, cheesy flavor! This low carb soup is healthy comfort food at its finest.

Lightened Up Cheddar Cauliflower Broccoli Soup

Absolutely delicious lightened up healthy sweet potato casserole with a crunchy pecan oat streusel topping. This will be your new favorite side dish for Thanksgiving! Easily made vegan and gluten free.

Lightened Up Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Oat Streusel

Lightened up Sweet Potato Pie with a sweet and salty pecan crust - gluten free, too!

Lightened up Sweet Potato Pie with Sweet and Salty Pecan Crust (gluten free, low carb!)

A lightened up version of everyone's favorite strawberry rhubarb crisp with a delicious oat-pecan topping and a touch of vanilla. Gluten free, vegan, and refined sugar free!

Lightened-up Vanilla Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp (vegan, gluten free)

Scrumptious quinoa frittatas baked in a muffin pan and loaded with veggies and creamy bites of avocado. Naturally gluten free and a healthy on the go breakfast!

Loaded Veggie Avocado Quinoa Frittatas

Low carb zucchini lasagna with spicy turkey meat sauce! SO good!

Low Carb Zucchini Lasagna with Spicy Turkey Meat Sauce

Mama’s Chickpeas in Sofrito with Arroz con Gandules

Mango & Avocado Black Rice Salad with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

Maple Butternut Squash + Apple Soup

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Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Protein Waffles

Delicious maple glazed carrots roasted with pure maple syrup and garlic. Topped with creamy goat cheese crumbles and crunchy pistachios -- this easy, veggie side dish will impress everyone at your holiday gatherings! 

Maple Glazed Carrots with Goat Cheese & Pistachios

Maple-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon + Toasted Hazelnuts

Meal Prep Idea: Scrambled Tofu Breakfast Tacos

A nutritious make-ahead meal prep idea: sweet potato buddha bowl with the creamiest sweet almond butter dressing served over coconut brown rice! Vegan & gluten free!

Meal Prep Idea: Vegan Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl with Orange Sesame Almond Butter Dressing

Middle Eastern Chickpea & Black Bean Salad

A thick and creamy smoothie bowl packed with protein! Options to make it a mocha smoothie by adding instant coffee or just make your own. This is a great base recipe and good for breakfast or dessert.

Mocha Banana Protein Smoothie Bowl with all the toppings your heart desires

Mom's Mayan Polenta Bake - layers of polenta, refried beans, sweet potatoes and a homemade creamy red chile sauce.

Mom’s Mayan Sweet Potato Polenta Bake

Amazing low fat healthy banana bread made with whole wheat flour, coconut oil, protein packed greek yogurt and naturally sweetened with a touch of pure maple syrup. Everyone loves this bread because it can easily be made into muffins too!

My Favorite Healthy Banana Bread Recipe + why baking is all about love

New Mexican Black Bean Burgers with Hatch Green Chile

New Mexican Green Chile Black Bean Burgers

No Bake Omega 3 Mint Brownie Bites from the HGG Reset

Nourishing yellow pumpkin chickpea curry simmered in cozy spices and served with fragrant coconut brown rice. This vegan curry recipe is packed with protein and perfect for meal prep!

Nourishing Yellow Chickpea Pumpkin Curry with Coconut Brown Rice

Sweet & savory 30-minute Moroccan chickpea quinoa salad made in one pot. Delicious flavors and the perfect vegetarian meal to prep for lunch!

One Pot Moroccan Chickpea Quinoa Salad

Open-faced Power Breakfast Sandwich with egg whites, avocado & tomato

Strawberry Avocado Salad packed with heart-healthy fats, creamy goat cheese, toasted almonds and a light citrus poppyseed dressing. Like Panera's salad -- but so much better!

Orange Strawberry Avocado Salad with Citrus Poppyseed Dressing

The best recipe for fluffy vegan pancakes on the internet! Options to make them thin or thick and add in whatever your heart desires. These vegan pancakes will be your new family favorite.

Outrageously Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

Paleo coconut flour banana bread that's dairy free, gluten free and grain free. No sugar added. A fun and delicious way to use coconut flour! 

Paleo Chocolate Chip Coconut Flour Banana Bread

This healthy paleo lemon blueberry bread made with a mix of almond and coconut flour is bursting with juicy blueberries and fresh lemon zest in every bite. Drizzled with a creamy pink glaze made with your favorite berry jam.

Paleo Lemon Blueberry Bread

Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Parmesan and Garlic

Parmesan and Garlic Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Homemade Garlic Parmesan Baked Sweet Potato Chips - great healthy snack!

Parmesan Garlic Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Paleo crackers made with almond flour! You’ll only need 4 ingredients for these delicious, protein packed low carb crackers. Plus we’ve got 5 different flavor variations for you to try.

Pat’s 4-Ingredient Paleo Crackers

Peach, Basil, and Brie French Bread Pizzas

Juicy fresh peaches, creamy goat cheese and a balsamic reduction piled on a delicious baked wonton bites. The perfect summer appetizer ready in about 15 minutes!

Peach, Goat Cheese & Basil Wonton Bites

Easy to make peanut butter and jelly oatmeal bake that's naturally gluten free and dairy free. The perfect way to enjoy a childhood favorite for breakfast. Over 8g protein per serving. Great for meal prep!

Peanut Butter and Jelly Oatmeal Bake

A chickpea blondie made with peanut butter, banana and protein powder. Each bite is full of delicious flavor and these are a great healthy treat. Grain free, gluten free, and dairy free!

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies {gluten free & vegan-friendly}

Peanut Butter Blueberry Overnight Oats

Delicious Peanut butter, Strawberry, & Banana Quesadillas from ambitiouskitchen.com

Peanut Butter, Strawberry, & Banana Quesadillas

Delicious crispy breakfast potatoes roasted to perfection in the oven. Heavily flavored with spices and wonderful served with eggs, avocado, sausage or bacon!

Perfectly Crispy Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

Layer upon layer of breakfast goodness! Baked polenta topped with creamy refried beans, chunky tomato salsa, cheese and eggs. Healthy, filling and over 14g protein per serving.

Polenta, Refried Beans & Egg Skillet Bake

Creamy Tart Cherry Smoothie Bowl with good fats and a boost of protein for a delicious post workout breakfast or snack that’s perfect for refueling and recovering after a workout. Tastes like cherry pie ice cream!

Post-Workout Recovery Tart Cherry Smoothie Bowl

Delicious breakfast acorn squash baked with spices and stuffed with yogurt, pecans and a drizzle of honey. The perfect protein-packed meal to start your morning!

Protein-Packed Breakfast Acorn Squash + video

It's simple: cottage cheese, plenty of fresh fruit and your favorite granola. Look, I love greek yogurt but there's just something fantastic about cottage cheese. So give it a try.

Protein-Packed Rainbow Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowls + being imperfect on vacation

Quick & Easy Black Bean Soup

Roasted Balsamic Strawberry Cherry Pita Pizzas with Arugula

Roasted Eggplant & Zucchini Bruschetta with Basil and Feta

A new potato salad to try: Roasted Garlic Basil Pesto Potatoes with Arugula from the Oh She Glows Every Day cookbook. Delicious, satisfying and a wonderful side dish!

Roasted Garlic Basil Pesto Potatoes with Arugula from Oh She Glows Every Day

Roasted Garlic Parmesan Green Beans with Tomatoes

Roasted Grape & Brie Crostini with Honey + Sea Salt

Rainbow veggies roasted to perfection with garlic, olive oil and turmeric, then drizzled with a sweet and spicy chipotle honey yogurt dressing. Throw in some quinoa or enjoy with grilled chicken or salmon as a main dish!

Roasted Rainbow Veggies with Chipotle Honey Yogurt Dressing

Delicious dairy free grilled cheese with juicy roasted strawberries and ripe avocado. You need this in your life.

Roasted Strawberry, Avocado and Mozzarella Grilled Cheese

Roasted Strawberry, Basil, and Goat Cheese Crostini from Love Real Food

Vegetarian roasted sweet potato salad with black beans & a fresh sweet pineapple corn salsa. Perfect for potlucks & parties.

Roasted Sweet Potato & Black Bean Salad with Fresh Pineapple Corn Salsa

Beautiful and festive roasted sweet potato, pear and pomegranate spinach salad with creamy goat cheese, toasted pecans and a tangy balsamic dressing! Perfect for the holidays.

Roasted Sweet Potato, Pear & Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Bright and flavorful roasted veggie mediterranean pasta with goat cheese is the perfect vegetarian meal! It's packed with fresh veggies, tossed in a delicious cashew pesto sauce, and makes incredible leftovers.

Roasted Veggie Mediterranean Pasta with Goat Cheese

Vegetarian lentil tacos in an amazing homemade salsa verde green sauce then topped with a mango-pomegranate pico. Healthy & so flavorful!

Salsa Verde Lentil Tacos with Mango-Pomegranate Pico

An amazing lightened up french toast casserole with apples and salted caramel! YUM!

Salted Caramel Apple French Toast Casserole + a giveaway!

Thai Green Beans made on the stovetop with a delicious easy peanut sauce. These will be your new favorite way to eat green beans!

Saucy Stovetop Thai Green Beans

Did you know you can make grilled sweet potato fries in no time at all? Try this amazing recipe for sweet potato fries with a hint of garlic and sesame flavor! Served with a yogurt curry dip.

Sesame Garlic Grilled Sweet Potato Fries with Yogurt Curry Dip

Flavorful sesame garlic roasted asparagus is deliciously seasoned and cooked to crunchy perfection. This easy asparagus recipe comes together in just 20 minutes for the best Spring side dish!

Sesame Garlic Roasted Asparagus

Shredded Brussels Sprouts & Kale Salad with Apple, Gorgonzola & Candied Pecans

Shredded Brussels Sprouts & Kale Salad with Apple, Gorgonzola & Candied Pecans

Skinny Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Enchiladas

Slow Cooked Spicy Caribbean Black Bean Soup

Incredible nutritious Slow Cooker Taco Lentil Soup that's both vegan, gluten free and packed with incredible flavors from a variety of spices! You'll love this easy meal packed with plant-based protein!

Slow Cooker Taco Lentil Soup

Smashed Avocado + Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Smashed Avocado, Roasted Bell Pepper and Pepper Jack Quesadillas

Smashed Avocado, Roasted Bell Pepper & Pepper Jack Quesadillas

Smashed Chickpea Avocado Salad Sandwiches

Smashed Chickpea Avocado Salad Sandwich with Cranberries + Lemon

Southwest Stuffed Acorn Squash with Goat Cheese

Healthy lightened up vegetarian enchiladas with black beans, butternut squash, corn and a delicious chipotle greek yogurt sauce. These enchiladas are packed with protein!

Spicy Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas with Chipotle Greek Yogurt Sauce

Spicy Sweet Potato & Bean Chili

Spicy Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers with avocado-cilantro crema + sprouts

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries with Blueberry Ketchup

Spinach and goat cheese quiche made with a scrumptious sweet potato crust that helps to hold the quiche nicely together without all the calories of a regular crust. Gluten free!

Spinach & Goat Cheese Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust + Blue Diamond Orchard Recap

Nutritious and flavorful spinach quinoa salad bursting with mango, strawberries, avocado and a scrumptious sesame-lime vinaigrette. Great for parties! Gluten free, vegan-friendly and wholesome.

Strawberry & Mango Chopped Spinach Quinoa Salad with Sesame-Lime Vinaigrette

Strawberry Banana Healthy Oatmeal Greek Yogurt Waffles -- protein & fiber packed! The batter is made in the blender for easy clean up.

Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Greek Yogurt Waffles (gluten free!)

Strawberry, Basil & Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Street Corn Pasta Salad with a flavorful, super addicting cilantro pesto, avocado and creamy goat cheese. This recipe is not only delicious but it’s a great way to use up your summer corn. The best pasta salad I’ve ever made!

Street Corn Pasta Salad with Cilantro Pesto & Goat Cheese

Vegetarian Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Black Bean, Corn & Sweet Potato

Summer Berry Crostini with Lemon Ricotta + Honey

One of my favorite go-to summer salads is this fresh peach spinach salad with creamy goat cheese, heart-healthy avocado and crunchy toasted almonds. Drizzled with an easy homemade balsamic vinaigrette. So good and easy!

Summer Peach Spinach Salad with Avocado, Toasted Almonds + Goat Cheese

strawberry spinach salad in a bowl with avocado, feta, red onion, almonds and pistachios

Summer Strawberry Spinach Salad with Avocado

Vegetarian quinoa beet burgers with sweet and spicy flavors. Naturally gluten free! Delicious topped with sweet mango, creamy avocado & sprouts!

Sweet & Spicy Quinoa Beet Burgers with Mango & Sprouts

The best vegetarian enchiladas you'll ever eat: Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas packed with flavor and topped with an amazing avocado lime sauce. Make them for dinner tonight!

Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas with Avocado Lime Crema

A nutritious sweet potato quinoa salad loaded with anti-inflammatory cherries then garnished with goat cheese and lightly candied walnuts. Incredible!

Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Cherries, Goat Cheese + Candied Walnuts

Thai Peanut Coconut Cauliflower Chickpea Curry

BEST STUFFING EVER! This cornbread stuffing is a healthier, gluten free take on a Thanksgiving classic stuffing! With bites of sweetness from dried cranberries, crunchy walnuts and incredible flavors from thyme and sage. You're going to LOVE this recipe!

The Best Cornbread Stuffing Ever (gluten free!)

The Best Creamy Garlic Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

This easy homemade BEST garlic bread recipe has fresh herbs, tons of flavorful roasted garlic, and is perfectly toasted. This garlic bread is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser! 

The Best Garlic Bread You’ll Ever Eat

guacamole in a bowl with chips on the side

The Best Guacamole You’ll Ever Eat

The BEST homemade healthy green bean casserole made with fresh green beans, mushrooms and topped with homemade crunchy onions. Lightened up from traditional versions and perfect for the holidays!

The Best Homemade Healthy Green Bean Casserole

greek chickpea salad in a bowl with a fork

The Easiest Chopped Greek Chickpea Salad

A meatless black bean 'meatloaf' packed with spices, cilantro, corn and topped with the creamiest 3-ingredient sauce. #vegan #glutenfree #cleaneating

The Most Delicious Meatless Black Bean Loaf with Creamy Avocado Verde Sauce (vegan, gluten free)

The Ultimate Fruit, Cheese & Nut Salad

Toasted Almond & Blueberry Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese + Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Beautiful vegan nachos with tofu taco meat and a creamy nacho cashew cheese sauce. Everyone will love these loaded nachos for their next favorite appetizer!

Tofu Vegan Nachos with Cashew Cheese Sauce

Tortilla chip crusted baked jalapeno poppers recipe that's easy, amazing and better than the fried version! Perfect appetizer for entertaining.

Tortilla Chip-Crusted Baked Jalapeño Poppers

Ultimate Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins

Delicious veggie packed vegan black bean burgers with plenty of spices. I call these the ultimate black bean burger. Top with avocado, onion, tomato and a super addicting garlic tahini sauce!

Ultimate Vegan Black Bean Burgers with Tahini Garlic Sauce

Upside-Down Orange Caramel Pecan French Toast Bake

Delicious vegan and gluten-free curry chickpea pot pie recipe with a crust made of sliced sweet potatoes! This easy to make dinner is made in one pan and is packed with plant-based protein.

Vegan & Gluten Free Curry Chickpea Pot Pie with Sweet Potato ‘Crust’

Vegan Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas with Jalapeño Cashew Crema

Fresh vegan curried broccoli chickpea salad with an amazing tahini dressing. This salad packs plenty of protein and fiber for a satisfying lunch that's perfect for meal-prep! This salad takes less than 20 minutes to throw together.

Vegan Curried Broccoli Chickpea Salad

Healthy vegan sweet potato corn chowder with curry spices and a little kick. Comforting, filling and a wonderful way to use up fresh or frozen summer corn!

Vegan Curried Sweet Potato Corn Chowder

Nutritious, amazing sweet potato burgers made with wild rice, chickpeas and curry spices! Love the dried cranberries for a touch of sweetness in these!

Vegan Curry-Spiced Sweet Potato & Wild Rice Burgers

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Loaf - this low fat, healthy loaf is packed with so much flavor! Only 123 calories per slice!

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Loaf

Vegan Macadamia Coconut Tofu Bowls

Incredibly cozy, healthy Mexican hot chocolate that's perfectly sweet with a hint of spice. Enjoy a mug for a decadent treat that's vegan!

Vegan Mexican Hot Chocolate

Vegan Paleo No Bake Cookie Dough Cups

Vegan Pecan Apple Chickpea Salad Wraps with a creamy maple dijon tahini dressing. Takes 15 minutes to make and no cooking involved, making this a great recipe for healthy lunches and parties! Enjoy the salad in your favorite wrap, on toast, as-is or even in lettuce cups!

Vegan Pecan Apple Chickpea Salad Wraps

Vegan Potato Salad with Herbed Tahini Sauce

This unbelievably nourishing vegan slow cooker tofu tikka masala has a hearty serving of veggies like carrots, bell pepper, cauliflower and potatoes! Makes a great recipe for crowds or to make for meal prep. Delicious with a side of naan bread for dipping.

Vegan Slow Cooker Tofu Tikka Masala

Beautiful ready to grill tofu kabobs with a soy ginger turmeric marinade and fresh pineapple cubes. Delicious and perfect for the vegetarians in your life!

Vegan Turmeric Pineapple Tofu Kabobs

Vegan White Bean Butternut Squash Soup

Vegan White Bean & Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Vegetarian Black Bean Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes - only 330 calories for a huge overstuffed potato! #healthy #glutenfree

Vegetarian Black Bean Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Vegetarian Calabacita Quesadillas with summer corn and zucchini sauteed in garlic, olive oil and spices

Vegetarian Calabacitas Quesadillas

Incredible Vegetarian Black Bean Taco Cups with black beans in a chili sauce, plantains, onions, jalapeño and melted manchego on top. Topped with a simple guacamole for the ultimate crowd-pleasing appetizer. This recipe is in partnership with BUSH’S®.

Vegetarian Plantain & Black Bean Taco Cups

Protein and fiber-packed vegetarian lentil sloppy joes served on top of spaghetti squash. Everything is made in the slow cooker for ease -- even the spaghetti squash! Vegan and gluten free!

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Lentil Sloppy Joes over Spaghetti Squash

forbidden pineapple fried rice in a bowl with chopsticks

Vegetarian Thai Pineapple Forbidden Fried Rice

Tofu, Cauliflower, sweet potatoes, bell pepper, garlic, turmeric, ginger and simmer in vegetarian coconut milk based curry dish.

Vegetarian Tofu Cashew Coconut Curry

Freezer friendly breakfast burritos that are both packed with nutritious veggies and protein for the ultimate on the go breakfast! Tip: make them ahead and reheat later.

Veggie Packed Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burritos

Mom's authentic Puerto Rican Rice and Beans with savory homemade sofrito and sazon! You'll love this incredibly flavorful, comforting homemade meal that will fill your home with unbelievably delicious smells. The perfect recipe to serve a crowd or just savor leftovers for a few days!

Video: Mom’s Authentic Puerto Rican Rice and Beans

Sweet potato zoodle bowls with saucy turmeric coconut milk sauce and a hint of peanut flavor. The sauce is SO amazing you'll want to lick the bowl clean!

Weekend Favorites + Sweet Potato Zoodle Bowls with Golden Turmeric Coconut Milk Sauce

How to Make Naturally Sweetened Greek Yogurt (no sugar added)!

Wellness Wednesday: How to Make Naturally Sweetened Greek Yogurt (no sugar added)!

Whipped Avocado Feta Crostini with Pomegranate

Whipped Feta & Avocado Crostini with Pomegranate

Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies made with brown butter then dipped in white chocolate and topped with molasses!

White Chocolate-Dipped Brown Butter Ginger Cookies with Pistachios

Beautiful whole grain banana bread pancakes that are perfectly sweet and fluffy. Made with whole wheat flour and dairy free too!

Whole Wheat Banana Bread Pancakes with Chocolate Chips

Whole Wheat Banana Quinoa Pancakes

A lightened up banana bundt cake made with whole wheat flour, a touch of brown butter, honey and dark chocolate.

Whole Wheat Brown Butter Banana Bundt Cake with Dark Chocolate

Whole Wheat Lemon Spaghetti with Asparagus

Winter roasted butternut squash black lentils salad with juicy grapes served over a bed of arugula and drizzled with a creamy tahini dressing! Full of texture, comforting and so delicious!

Winter Roasted Butternut Squash Black Lentil Salad with Grapes + Arugula

Wonderful Roasted Veggies with Parmesan, Olive Oil & Garlic