All tagged Vegan

Banana Almond Raisin Cookies

Learn how to make the best banana almond raisin cookies that just so happen to be vegan and gluten free (if needed). They’re perfectly soft, fluffy, full of flavor and easy to make!

There’s nothing like a fresh batch of cookies with a tall glass of milk, am I right?

Easy Baked Stuffed Apples

Easy Baked Apples: My Favorite!

You can’t have enough ways to enjoy fresh apples this time of year. It's the best fruit of the season and they're everywhere. If you're looking for an easy way to use up your apple stash or just in need of a quick and tasty dessert, this baked apple recipe is perfect.

These are simply baked apples that are cored and filled with a bit of sweet mixture of raisins, honey, walnuts, and cinnamon. It's a healthy dessert with very little sugar and it will fill your home with the most inviting aroma.

By: Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN

Health Trends for 2019

Hello, 2019! While many trends come and go, these ones are here to stay in our book.

A fresh new year brings a host of buzzworthy health and nutrition topics that are important to Nutrition Connections (NC). The healthy eating movement has transitioned from a diet to a healthy lifestyle. Health food trends only continue to gain momentum.  So what’s new for 2019?

By: Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN

Vegan Shakshuka

This savory, flavorful shakshuka with chickpeas made in 30 minutes! A hearty and healthy dish made for either for lunch or dinner! It is the perfect meal for a weeknight meal for busy fall nights!

By: Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN

Sweet Potato Black Bean Taco's

This smoky, hearty vegan tacos with black beans, roasted sweet potatoes, and kale! The perfect simple, 9-ingredient meal for Mexican night! This is the perfect meal when you have a little extra time on your hands and want to make something extra hearty and flavorful. Top with whatever sounds delicious! I went with a simple avocado sauce.

By: Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN

Vegan Meatballs

Vegan Meatballs only 25 minutes for a healthy plant based meal! Very easy to make, who doesn’t love that! Ingredients include zucchini, garbanzo beans, rolled oats, nutritional yeast, and seasonings!

By: Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN