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Recipes » Snacks

Jazzy Avocado Toast

Who doesn’t love avocado toast? I like this savory and slightly spicy version because it’s filled with a range of textures thanks to creamy avocado, crispy toast, and crunchy pumpkin seeds.

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Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cups

These easy baked oatmeal cups are great for breakfast, snacks, or even dessert. They are kid friendly and perfect for a meal on the go. You can even make them ahead and freeze them.

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3 Ingredient Late-Night Granola

This is “Late-Night Granola” for two reasons: one of our nightly routines as we wind down for bedtime is sharing a bowl of this granola, topped with fruit and almond milk. Secondly, I often make this granola at night, or when it can have some “sitting time” after baking to get nice and crunchy.

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Rainbow Chard & Tofu Vegan Muffins

These vegan muffins pack a powerful nutritional punch unlike traditional muffins, which are often full of butter, sugar, and saturated fats. They make a great breakfast, and are the perfect size for a light lunch or mid afternoon snack.

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Avocado Rice Cakes

There will be no plain rice cakes or boring snacks on my watch. Crunchy rice cakes are topped with sliced avocado and a few generous spoonfuls of Spicy Tomato Jam. A light sprinkle of salt (optional) and pepper finishes off this simple yet immensely satisfying snack.

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Coconut Bites

These mango coconut balls are a plant-based treat that will melt in your mouth. This dessert has no added sugar plus they are oil-free.

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Heart-Shaped Oat & Banana Cookies

My plant-based, oil-free, sugar-free and even gluten-free (if you use gluten-free oats) heart-shaped cookies are so simple and delicious. No need to go to a store for a treat or gift when you can so easily make them at home.

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Spicy Cashews and Pecans

My favorite combination is half pecans, half cashews. You might try almonds or walnuts, too. Just remember to use raw nuts, rather than roasted, to prevent over-toasting.

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Homemade Granola

This recipe makes just about one quart, but I sometimes prepare a double batch just to share with friends, poured into little Mason jars and tied with ribbons.

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Yummy Mini Watermelons

Here is a recipe (well, more like instructions) for making some really adorable mini-watermelons from baby cucumbers and watermelon hearts. They are great for lunches or as hors d’oeuvre. This recipe makes four, the perfect number for a box lunch.

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