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Allergy-Friendly Recipes

Allergy-Friendly Recipes

It’s Food Allergy Action Month. These healthy allergy-friendly recipes can help you protect your kids, their friends, and all your loved ones.

First up are these no-bake snacks, Healthy Chewy No-Bake Granola Bars, safe for the kids.

Healthy Chewy No Bake Granola Bars

 

These Gluten-Free and Vegan Goldfish are also lighter than the grocery store staple.

Homemade Gluten-Free + Vegan Goldfish (Allergy-Free, Grain-Free)

 

Whip up Gluten-Free Monster Cookies that are also nut-free for the next class event your kids have.

Gluten Free Monster Cookies (Nut Free, Vegan).

 

Need a kid-friendly breakfast for the next sleepover? Try Life-Saving Pancakes that are gluten-free and egg-free.

Life Saving Pancakes
Image and Recipe via Petite Allergy Treats

 

These Allergy-Friendly Brookies are the perfect combo of cookie and brownie, without the allergies.

Allergy-Friendly Brookies
Image and Recipe via nutritionicity

 

Skip the drive thru with these Allergy-Friendly Chicken Nuggets.

Allergy-Friendly Chicken Nuggets
Image and Recipe via Instructables

 

This beautiful Raspberry, Lime, and Coconut Cheesecake is perfect for an allergy-friendly dessert for guests.

Raspberry, lime and coconut cheesecake

National Raisin Month

National Raisin Month

It’s National Raisin Month, and the childhood favorite is more versatile than you know. It can add the perfect punch to all kinds of dishes. Make the most of them with this week’s healthy raisin recipes.

First up is a Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Walnuts and Raisins that’s a savory summer side.

Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Walnuts and Raisins

 

Skip the store-bought with this rich Cinnamon Raisin Paleo Breakfast Bread.

Cinnamon Raisin Paleo Breakfast Bread
Image and Recipe via Paleo Running Momma

 

Roasted Broccoli Salad with Pine Nuts, Raisins & Feta is a light take on your favorite summer side salad.

Roasted Broccoli Salad with Pine Nuts, Raisins & Feta
Image and Recipe via Yummy Beat

 

Grab Oatmeal Raisin Overnight Oats and feel like you’re eating a cookie for breakfast.

Oatmeal Raisin Overnight Oats
Image and Recipe via Smile Sandwich

 

These Moroccan Roasted Carrots with Goat Cheese, Pistachios, and Golden Raisins will impress guests.

Moroccan Roasted Carrots with Goat Cheese, Pistachios and Golden Raisins

 

Reinvent your PB&Js this summer with homemade Cinnamon Raisin Almond Butter.

Cinnamon Raisin Almond Butter
Image and Recipe via The Beach House Kitchen

 

Whip up this healthy and tasty Kale, Raisin, Mushroom, and Sweet Potato Quinoa for any meal.

Kale + Raisin + Mushroom + Sweet Potato Quinoa

Healthy BBQ Sides

Healthy BBQ Sides

May is National BBQ Month. Don’t ruin your healthy eating at get-togethers this summer.  These healthy BBQ sides can help.

First up is a lightened take on BBQ’s most important side dish, Greek Yogurt Coleslaw.

Greek Yogurt Coleslaw

 

Limit your binges by trying these portion-controlled Mini Sweet Corn Fritters.

Mini Sweet Corn Fritters

 

These Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans are better for you than most canned options and nearly as easy.

Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans

Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans

 

Lighten up the Southern classic with these savory Sautéed Collard Greens.

Sautéed Collard Greens
Image and Recipe via Real Simple

 

Go tangy with Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette.

Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Image and Recipe via Chew Out Loud

 

Whip up Healthy Skillet Cornbread to go hand-in-hand with your BBQ dinner.

Healthy Skillet Cornbread {gluten-free option}

 

Skinny Cauliflower Mac and Cheese is a tasty way to sneak some veggies in for the kids.

Skinny Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Soy Foods Month

Soy Foods Month 2018

It’s Soy Foods Month, and we have healthy soy food recipes to help you make the most of the versatile protein.

First up is an easy Soy Yogurt you can use as the base for smoothies, desserts, and more.

Soy Yogurt

 

Impress guests with this delicious Vegan Fig Pastry Tart with Soy Yogurt.

Vegan Fig Pastry Tart with Soy Yogurt
Image and Recipe via Two Spoons

 

Snack smart with this protein-packed Spicy Garlic Edamame.

Spicy Garlic Edamame

 

This Kale-Goat Cheese Artisan Olive Bread uses soy milk as a base.

Kale-Goat Cheese Artisan Olive Bread
Image and Recipe via Soy Foods Association of North America

 

This Mango Vanilla Smoothie is the perfect drink to grab for a light morning breakfast.

Mango Vanilla Smoothie

Mango Vanilla Smoothie

 

Make these Spicy Sofritas Black Bean Bowls instead of buying burrito bowls.

Spicy Sofritas Black Bean Bowls

 

Whip up Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Bars with soy protein for grab-and-go snacks.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Bars {Recipe Video!}

Healthy Hard-Boiled Egg Recipes

Healthy Hard-Boiled Egg Recipes

Use up all of those leftover Easter eggs this week with our delicious and healthy hard-boiled egg recipes.

First up is a Breakfast Salad with sausage meatballs that you can eat all week.

The Breakfast Salad [VIDEO]

 

Keep this Cup of Zoodles in the fridge and skip the dried ramen of your past.

Cup of Zoodles

Whole30 Cup Zoodles (Whole30 Lunch, Paleo)

 

This Rustic Egg Salad is a perfect easy breakfast or brunch.

Rustic Egg Salad

 

Lighten up your Deviled Eggs with this easy take on a classic.

Lightened Up Deviled Eggs

 

Throw together this French Potato and Green Bean Salad for an herby side dish.

French Potato and Green Bean Salad
Image and Recipe via New York Times Cooking

 

Satisfy your sandwich cravings and use up those extra eggs with this Skinny Egg Salad.

Skinny Egg Salad

 

Take spring picnics to the next level with this beautiful Nicoise Tuna Sandwich.

Nicoise Tuna Sandwich
Image and Recipe via Foodie with Family

Healthy Butter Lettuce Recipes

Healthy Butter Lettuce Recipes

Fresh produce is coming back into season for spring. Lighten up your meals this week with versatile, healthy butter lettuce recipes perfect for lunches on the go.

First up is a Simple Butter Lettuce Salad that’s perfect as a side for lunch or dinner.

Simple Butter Lettuce Salad
Image and Recipe via The Modern Proper

 

Whip up these easy and light Buffalo Chickpea Lettuce Wraps for a meatless meal.

Buffalo Chickpea Lettuce Wraps + Video

 

Green Dragon Apple Salad with Butter Lettuce, Blue Cheese Crumbles, and Walnuts is a perfect lunch.

Green Dragon Apple Salad with Butter Lettuce, Blue Cheese Crumbles, and Walnuts
Image and Recipe via Louise Mellor

 

Korean Barbecue Pork Lettuce Wraps are a hearty and filling dinner your family will love to assemble.

Korean Barbecue Pork Lettuce Wraps
Image and Recipe via Use Real Butter

 

Save this Grilled Butter Lettuce with Buttermilk Chive Dressing for summer get-togethers.

Grilled Butter Lettuce with Buttermilk Chive Dressing
Image and Recipe via Fine Cooking

 

Crunchy BBQ Chickpea Lettuce Wraps are a light way to enjoy your favorite flavors.

Crunchy BBQ Chickpea Lettuce Wraps.

 

This Favorite Green Salad is a perfect staple to serve with all your favorite spring dishes.

Favorite Green Salad
Image and Recipe via This Healthy Table

Healthy Chocolate Recipes

Healthy Chocolate Recipes

It’s American Chocolate Week, and you don’t have to break your healthy diet to enjoy it with these healthy chocolate recipes.

Whip up a simple and indulgent Greek Yogurt Chocolate Mousse that will impress anyone.

Greek Yogurt Chocolate Mousse

 

These tasty No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars are the perfect kid-friendly treat.

Healthy No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars (Vegan, Gluten Free)

 

This Chocolate Banana Frozen Yogurt Bark is a cool, refreshing treat when you’re craving ice cream.

Chocolate Banana Frozen Yogurt Bark

 

Chocolate Quinoa Cake is a great replacement for your sugary boxed cake mix.

Chocolate Quinoa Cake

 

Treat yourself with these beautiful Raw Chocolate Raspberry Slices.

Raw Chocolate Raspberry Slices
Image and Recipe via Frankie’s Feast

 

Skip the candy bar with these healthy and easy Chocolate Coconut Balls.

Healthy Chocolate Coconut Balls

 

Skinny Double Chocolate Banana Muffins are a great way to start your morning if you have a sweet tooth.

Skinny Double Chocolate Banana Muffins