Recipes: nuts

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hummus

By Gina Caputo

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hummus
This sweet hummus is one of my favorite, healthier treats that packs an extra protein punch with the addition of unflavored protein powder in addition to the garbanzo beans! Spread this chocolate chip cookie dough hummus on toast, rice cakes, bananas or eat it straight up with a spoon!

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Carrot Cake Protein Waffles

By Gina Caputo

Carrot Cake Protein Waffles
My regular protein waffles have been a staple for months. A recipe for Carrot Cake Pancakes inspired me to create a carrot cake spin on my beloved waffles and I finally got it!! The carrot cake flavor is there while staying high in protein and low in sugar! Helps you meet your macros and taste delicious, what more could you want?

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Protein Waffles

By Gina Caputo

Protein Waffles by Gina Caputo Health Coach
When I first heard of "chaffles", I was intrigued. Waffles made from cheese and egg?! First I was surprised this would turn into a waffle. Next I was shocked at how good they are. But I wanted to see how they could be better. Enter these waffles! High in protein and infinitely adaptable! Absolutely perfect IMO. Bust out that waffle iron and see how they go!

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Overnight Oats with Mango Milk

By Gina Caputo

Overnight Oats with Mango Milk
I loved my Overnight Oats with Blueberry Milk so much that I started to get creative with more fruit milks in my overnight oats. And this tropical delight was a big WIN!! Mangoes are in season right now - you can use frozen ones or chop up fresh mango if you prefer. Cool oats are especially good in the summer when you don't want a bowl of hotness to start your day!

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PB & CACAO PROTEIN BALLS

By Gina Caputo

PB & CACAO PROTEIN BALLS
Another One Ball Wonder! Sometimes a bar is all we have time to grab and go. But I rarely enjoy eating them and always wish something was different. So I started making my own! I love having total control over the ingredients and this one is reminiscent of a healthy Reese's with all the peanut and chocolate with a punch of protein to keep the macronutrients in check!

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Pesto with Super Greens

By Gina Caputo

Pesto with Super Greens
Pesto has been a family fave for decades but two ways I've kicked it up over the years are the addition of lemon juice which adds a bright and welcome sour kick to the salty, herbacious pesto, giving it a little more lightness and the addition of a Hulk sized portion of super greens to kick up the vitamin profile of pesto!

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Balanced Breakfast Bonanza

By Gina Caputo

Balanced Breakfast Bonanza Bowl - Ayurveda Breakfast Bowl by Gina Caputo

When I make One Bowl Wonders, I love to combine flavors, textures and temperatures. When it comes to flavors, I try to include as many of the 6 Ayurvedic flavors as I possibly can. It is believed that the most well-balanced, nourishing meals reflect all 6 tastes: sweet, salty, sour, astringent, bitter, pungent (spicy). So when Kashi asked me to shift gears and make a breakfast One Bowl Wonder, I wanted to stay true to my process and combine hot oatmeal with cool, smooth yogurt and dry, crunchy Kashi as well as fold in all 6 Ayurvedic tastes!

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Nutso For This Soup

By Gina Caputo

Nutso For This Soup
This soup was definitely inspired by "Hmmm, what do I have in the kitchen today?" but ended up thick, hearty and soul-satisfying in a way I didn't expect! I think the African-peanut-stew-inspired addition of nut butter and nuts pushed it over the delicious edge and then the Thai-inspired lime juice at the end is EVERYTHING. It's spicy, sweet, sour, astringent and delicious every way you look at it!

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