Food/Nutrition Recipes

Chia Chocolate Nuttzo Pudding

I love routine— this includes eating the same breakfast everyday— that would be my Everything Oatmeal with Nuttzo on top, to be exact. With the turning of the New Year, I have challenged myself to experiment with other nutritious morning options. This Chia Chocolate Nuttzo Pudding is simply delicious and feels as if you are eating dessert for breakfast! Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/4 cup chia seeds 5 medjool dates, pitted 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 tablespoon Nuttzo Handful of blackberries, to taste Recipe: Add the almond milk, chia seeds, dates, cocoa …

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ROO #77: Danielle Dietz-LiVolsi on Founding Nuttzo and Living Life Like You Mean It

In this episode, Danielle Dietz-LiVolsi, founder and president of Nuttzo, cofounder of Project Left Behind, and mother on the podcast, shares why she started Nuttzo, the only seven nut and seed butter on the planet. She discusses her journey adopting her sons from the Ukraine. Danielle explains how risk taking is essential in starting one’s own business. She reflects on Nuttzo’s biggest breakthrough when it was featured on the Dr. Oz show. Danielle reveals why her mantra is “Live Like You Mean It.” She captures what inspired her to found her nonprofit Project Left Behind that works with orphaned and neglected children around the world. Danielle describes her favorite way to eat Nuttzo and the most unexpected place she has come across Nuttzo. Lastly, she previews upcoming projects for Nuttzo, Project Left Behind, and her family.

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Sweet Potato Pad Thai with Nuttzo

During high school, I ate at my first raw vegan restaurant. I was amazed at how they made spaghetti with long zucchinis strands— how did they do this, I thought! I soon found out about spiralizers. Sprializers allow you to slice long vegetable strands in seconds! I found my spiralizer on Craigslist for less than $10 and after a few years of letting it dust on the shelf during college, I have rediscovered its magic. I love sweet potatoes, almost as much as I love pad thai— so why not combine them?! This recipe requires a spiralizer so that you …

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Purely Nuttzo Bread

In Spring of 2013, I discovered a soul sister on Instagram. A soul sister is someone who shares your passions, inspirations, and gets you. Lottie is passionate about plant based cooking and pursuing a healthy lifestyle. Her Instagram @runnningonveggies is one of the most creative, beautiful, and nutritious compilation of plant-based creations I have ever seen. Lottie lives in New York City and when she is not studying for college classes, she is selling raw/vegan deserts and developing recipes for the highly-regarded Candle Cafe. One of my favorite recipes on Lottie’s blog is her Monkey Bread. I adapted Lottie’s recipe …

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Summer Sushi with Quinoa and Nuttzo

Sushi Ingredients: Quinoa Avocado Carrot, long and thinly cut Pea shoots and bean sprouts Nori sheet (I normally tear it in half) Sauce Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Nuttzo 3 tablespoons lemon 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon gluten-free tamari soy sauce 1 clove garlic Pinch of chili flakes Recipe: Cook quinoa and assemble sushi ingredients. Add sauce ingredients to food processor and blend until smooth. Tear nori sheet in half and spread a layer of quinoa and then a layer of veggies. Dip in sauce and enjoy!   * I do not give exact amounts for the sushi ingredients since this recipe …

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Berry Nuttzo Bliss

I have recently discovered Nuttzo, a nut and seed butter company that contains seven nuts/seeds in one jar! I was introduced to Nuttzo by the gluten-free goddess and chef, Lindsay Cotter of Cotter Crunch, who was featured on the ROO Podcast #48. In addition to a delicious scoop of Nuttzo, I have super-charged the Berry Nuttzo Bliss with raw cocoa powder, high in antioxidants, magnesium, and more! Ingredients:  1 tablespoon of Nuttzo 1 teaspoon of raw cocoa powder 1 cup of frozen berries 1 cup of almond milk 1 frozen banana In a blender, add the Berry Nuttzo Bliss ingredients, and blend …

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