Coconut Pecan “Ice Cream”

Today’s recipe is the perfect solution for that certain kind of craving only cold, rich and creamy ice cream can satisfy.

Sweet frozen banana combines with rich coconut milk to create a dairy-free treat that’s loaded with healthy fats and the many nutritional benefits that fruit provides (such as gut-healthy fiber and an array of beauty-enhancing vitamins and antioxidants).

Best of all? You’re only 5 ingredients away from your little scoop of satisfaction.

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Warm Beet Salad

The humble beet is an antioxidant-rich root vegetable that provides serious support for the liver and gallbladder. The deep pigments that give beets their rich color, called betalains, are special phytonutrients that provide anti-inflammatory and detoxification benefits.

Loaded with a variety of additional nutrients such as folate, potassium, magnesium, fiber, and vitamin C, beets are a great way to increase the nutrient-density of your diet.

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Roasted Spiced Chickpeas

When the desire for a crunchy, salty snack strikes, these roasted chickpeas are the perfect healthy option to have on hand.

Packed with protein along with a variety of micronutrients such as manganese, copper, phosphorus and molybdenum, a handful of these leaves the nutritional profile of potato chips in the dust.

In addition, chickpeas support the function of the digestive tract, containing a whopping 50% of the daily value of fiber in just one cup. Try out this recipe for your next nutrient rich, satisfying snack:

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Strawberry Mango Chia Pudding

Today’s recipe makes for a perfect grab-and-go breakfast or a filling snack.

Chia seeds are full of healthy fats, fiber, protein and calcium and pair well with just about anything due to their very neutral flavor. The longer you let chia seeds sit in liquid the more they will thicken, so if you like a thicker pudding then leave them in the refrigerate for a few hours before serving. Since the pudding will last in the fridge about 3 days, try making it in batches to grab for easy breakfasts. There are endless flavor variations you can experiment with for chia pudding. This recipe, with its sweet mango and fruity blueberries, is great for kids as well.

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No-Bake Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies

One of the keys to sticking with your clean eating habits is finding recipes that feel indulgent, but in fact are full of nutrient-dense whole foods.

This quick recipe is the perfect solution for healthily satisfying your sweet tooth.

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Grain-Free Granola

If you’re craving the sweet crunch of granola in the morning but are reducing your intake of grains, this alternative hits the spot.

Filled with healthy fats from coconut and an array of heart-healthy nuts, this breakfast is sure to leave you feeling satisfied and ready to tackle the day ahead.

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How to Make The Best Smoothie Ever

Smoothies are a great way to pack in loads of raw, health-promoting nutrients into a single meal. Plus, if you have a veggie aversion, smoothies are the perfect vehicle for sneaking in those leafy greens, leaving your tongue none the wiser.

Here are a few tips to consider for a smoothie so good you’ll even impress yourself:

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The Perfect Dairy-Free Creamer

Unlike its commercially concocted, dairy-free counterparts (which are often filled with partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, artificial flavors and loads of sugar), this homemade creamer is abundant in healthy fats from the coconut, heart-healthy antioxidants from almonds and is naturally flavored by several simple ingredients.

Get ready to create the perfect companion to your morning mug of tea or (herbal) coffee.

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Banana Nut Muffin Fruit & Nut Bar

Fruit and nut bars make for the perfect snack at home or on the go. This bar combines the delicious flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg with the heart-and-hormone-healthy fats of cashews and almonds.

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Simple Cashew Cream

Whether you’re trying to cut back on dairy or simply love the sweet, creamy taste of cashews, this vegan-friendly cream lends a rich, velvety texture to just about any soup (pictured here), sauce, or other cream-friendly recipe.

Loaded with magnesium, zinc, manganese, phosphorous and copper as well as heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, cashews also rank among plant foods with the highest total antioxidant content.

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