Our 6 Favorite Clean Ingredients for Fall Baking

Healthy baking starts with the right ingredients. Consider these versatile basics your survival kit throughout the season. Put these clean ingredients to good use by making our No. 1 cookie recipe: Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Cookies. 1. Flour Power The sprouted wheat in One Degree Organic Foods Sprouted Whole Wheat Flour activates essential enzymes and is naturally richer…

Healthy Cake Is Not an Oxymoron, So Get Excited

You want that cake cake cake cake cake but you’re trying to stick to a particular diet? Let this whet your appetite: vegan, Paleo, and gluten-free cake options – each one decadent, without messing with your dietary game plan (think chocolatey flourless cakes and vegan lemon pound cake). Yes, we’re serious. All the sweet, home-baked deliciousness, but with…

It's Time to Start Using Aquafaba in All Your Vegan Baking Recipes

Vegans, start your ovens, it’s time to start baking ALL the good stuff. Have you tried aquafaba yet? Heard of it? It’s essentially bean water – and the egg replacer you’ve been dreaming of. The liquid from chickpeas and cooked legumes is somewhat thick and viscous and has a very similar consistency to raw egg…

Once You Start Baking With Avocado, You May Never Go Back to Butter

Full of omega-3s and vitamin E, avocados taste perfect when thinly sliced on a salad, thrown in a fruity smoothie, or paired with salty sunflower seeds. Yet another way you can incorporate the ever-versatile avocado into your culinary life: as a substitute for butter. When baking, substitute half the amount of butter in your recipe…

Calorie Hacks to Lighten Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

We all have Thanksgiving Day dishes we love but the calories and saturated fat, not so much. Dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD of Appetite For Health has great tips and simple tweaks to make your favorite holiday dishes healthier without sacrificing the flavor. Rich and creamy mashed potatoes, sweet cranberry sauce, bread stuffing, pecan pie…

Become a Healthy Baker With These Surprising Butter Substitutes

Baking calms the mind and feeds the soul, but all that buttery goodness can pack on the pounds. If you’re looking to make healthier baked goods, omitting some or all of the butter from your favorite recipes can greatly reduce the calories, fat, and cholesterol. There are countless ways to replace eggs in recipes, and…