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Quick Energy Bites

These energy bites can serve as a protein-packed breakfast or healthy snack! They’re quick, easy to make, easy to carry around, and a nutritious alternative to many store-bought granola bars. Makes approx. 12 bites Ingredients: ⅔ cup nut butter of choice (peanut...

Beet Chocolate Cake

This delicious sweet treat by Martha Stewart is a perfect way to use up any beets you may have in your fridge. You can’t taste the beets, but they add a nice pink-red hue to the cake.  Ingredients: 4 medium beets, peeled, trimmed, and cut into chunks 2 cups...

Protein-Packed Brownies

These brownies, inspired by Vegan Richa, are a healthier, more filling take on your classic brownies, with more protein and less sugar. They’re easy to make them gluten-free and/or nut-free as well! Ingredients: ½ cup red lentils 3 TBSP butter OR coconut/canola oil 3...

Mint Chocolate Pudding

Ingredients: 6 avocados, seeded 2/3 cup maple syrup 2/3 cup cacao powder 20 mint leaves Directions: Place all ingredients into a blender or food processor and process until smooth and creamy. Use as a dessert dip for fruit or serve as a pudding. Garnish with extra...

Chocolate Banana Pudding

Ingredients: 8 very ripe bananas (the riper they are the sweeter they will be) About 1 cup of 100% cocoa powder (baking cocoa with no sugar added). Directions: Peel the bananas and break them into pieces in a small bowl. Mash the bananas with a fork. Add in your cocoa...