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3 Fast Holiday Recipe Videos!

November 22, 2013
These 3 gluten and dairy-free holiday recipe videos might just be gift you were wishing for!

Need a last-minute item for your holiday meal? No need for store-bought! You can whip up any one of these impressive, Clean Plates-approved items in minutes; just watch the videos. Bonus—they’re all gluten-free and dairy-free.

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie from Chef Charles Chen of


This simple smoothie can put any chain café’s pumpkin-flavored drink to shame. Serve it in shot glasses for a sweet aperitif. It contains vitamin A-packed pumpkin, fiber-rich dates, and cinnamon to naturally help regulate blood sugar.

Easy ingredients:

    • almond milk
    • dates
    • pumpkin purée
    • cinnamon
    • unsweetened shredded coconut (optional)

Ginger Almond Nori Rolls from Chef Ani Phyo of


Want an hors d’oeuvre that’s quick to make and not overly filling? Try this raw recipe with one of our favorite winter-warming flavors: ginger! Famously soothing to the digestive tract, ginger may also help to destroy ovarian cancer cells.

Easy ingredients:

      • ginger
      • garlic
      • sea salt
      • almonds
      • lemon
      • water
      • raw nori sheets
      • spinach
      • carrot
      • mung bean sprouts

Coconut Cream Pie from Café Gratitude.


California’s Café Gratitude is famous for its superfood-packed desserts, including this super-coconutty coconut cream pie. Get ready for wows.

Easy ingredients:

  • dates
  • coconut flakes
  • sea salt
  • vanilla extract
  • coconut butter
  • coconut milk
  • coconut meat
  • Himalayan pink salt
  • coconut oil

And have a healthy holiday.

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