How to Quit Sugar Cold Turkey

How to Quit Sugar Cold Turkey

I am regularly quizzed on common nutrition topics from friends and family, and the one that comes up the most often is how to reduce sugar intake. But of course, there’s always a subtext—how can I quit sugar without, you know, actually quitting? Because we all want to be able to enjoy our favorite treats. But moderation is not always our strong suit.

What they’re really asking is: How can I change my relationship with sugar?

Continue reading
Vegan and Gluten-Free Chickpea Blondies

Gluten-Free Chickpea Blondies

Chickpeas are like cashews to me, in that they’re so versatile and you can use them in so many applications! You can make hummus, roast it for a snack, throw it on a salad, scramble it up like eggs, make a soy-free miso paste if you’re crafty (and patient), have it in pasta form, make falafel… we don’t often think of them as a dessert ingredient though. Aside from dessert hummus (don’t knock it til you try it), we can also make gluten-free blondies with chickpeas!

Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Balls

‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice! Cinnamon, ginger, clove, nutmeg, allspice – these are the reigning flavors of fall and if you want to satisfy your sweet tooth well before Thanksgiving rolls around, these Pumpkin Pie Balls are a delicious, all-natural way to get your fix.

Continue reading