Articles & Recipes

Vegan Queso Dip with Brown Rice Tortilla Chips

Ashley Sperber - Thursday, August 31, 2017
Vegan Queso Dip with Brown Rice Tortilla Chips

My recipe of the week was a special request from a client that considers himself to be a "queso-holic".  With football season around the corner, I wanted to set him up with a healthy alternative to the junk that's been sitting on the shelves since last season.  Vegan queso recipes have been popping up everywhere recently, so I felt it necessary to try my take on it.   ..

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Apricot Squares (GF, vegan)

Ashley Sperber - Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Apricot Squares

The recipe of the week was inspired by my grandmother's renowned apricot squares, which was a treat I used to enjoy immensely as a child.  Unfortunately, her recipe was comprised of traditional refined flour, refined sugar, butter and eggs, as well as sugar laden apricot preserves.  As tasty as they were, they provided close to zero redeemable nutrition.  Due to my health coach nature, I decided to reinvent this classic with a few nutrient dense improvements.   ..

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Cobb Cups

Ashley Sperber - Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Cobb Cups

It's been quite some time since I produced a recipe that had meat or dairy in it, but I felt like my vegan streak had a good run.  This little creation was invented last summer when I was experimenting with my favorite bacon alternative: duck bacon.  Duck bacon is a much safer option to consuming pork products, but uncured turkey bacon without preservatives will also suffice.   ..

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