All posts tagged: Snack

Creamy, Dreamy, Garlic-free Hummus

Happy Holidays! I hope that those celebrating had a wonderful Christmas and are enjoying plenty of delicious, wholesome plant-based foods over the holidays. As these weeks are often packed with sweet treats and indulgent potlucks, keeping up with a balanced diet is tough! So over the next few posts, I wanted to share some recipes to make eating healthy during the holiday season a little bit easier. Hopefully, it also helps kickstart some of those 2019 resolutions! And hummust be honest, they are quite delicious ūüėČ Today’s recipe is for traditional hummus–a staple snack in my kitchen for several reasons: Chickpeas are loaded with nutrients! They are an excellent vegan source of protein and fiber–allowing you will stay fuller longer and hopefully, less likely to reach for unhealthy snacks. Making hummus from scratch is SO easy: gather your ingredients and toss it in a blender or food processor. Store it in the fridge in an air-tight container and it should stay good for 4-7 days. Alternatively, I’ve read that you can also freeze hummus for …

Who wants a hot date? | Raw Vegan Superfood Energy Bites

Yeah, you read that right. A pretty incredible¬†date, in fact. I mean, what else can provide you with calcium, zinc, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium AND vitamins such as¬†thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin A and vitamin K? ūüėČ Dates are an amazing source of energy, natural sugar, and fiber! You know you want one, so… Don’t worry, it wont be a: Let me introduce¬†you to a super easy way to prepare and make some incredible goodness out of your dates below!¬†Dates are one of the most versatile and tasty staple ingredients to stock in your kitchen. You can eat them raw, filled with nut butter, soaked in water to create a sweet syrup, dipped in chocolate, or chopped in a salad…seriously, they are¬†amazing in every way! Raw Vegan Superfood Energy Bites: Crunchy. Sweet. Nutty. Chewy. Protein-packed perfection. If you’re craving something sweet, give these guilt-free, superfood packed,¬†protein energy bites. They¬†ONLY¬†take 5 minutes to make! Aaaand, they basically taste like raw cookie dough! ¬†These could also make for a “healthy”¬†twist on mithai (Indian sweet), which are …