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Alexis J.

California
I'm Alexis, the gal behind Hummusapien--a fun and fabulous corner for foodies and newbies alike featuring delicious, healthy and simple recipes (and maybe some hummus chatter along the way). I'm a 22-year-old  dietetic intern and graduate student obsessed with all things food, but mostly... Full Bio
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You’re Invited!! by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking CAKE CAKE CAKE. I’m super duper top of the world excited to formally invite you all to come celebrate me turning a quarter of a century next Friday, May 8th, at Whole Food ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Three posts in a row hayyyyyy! I had to change up my breakfast yesterday morning in preparation for today’s news segment on hydration. I whipped up a strawberry banana smo ... Read on »
Curried Chickpea Salad by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In my next life, I’d like to come back as this salad. I mean why be a dolphin or The Food Babe or Harry Styles when you could be THIS. Can you guess from my last post that ... Read on »
When Life Happens, Live It! by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today I just want to talk to you for a second. About a year and a half ago when I really got serious about blogging, I made a promise to myself that I would blog three tim ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ellooooo mates! Holy moly my booty is sore. TMI? I think not. Honesty is the best policy. The combination of back to back Barre3 classes plus a 6am Body Pump class yesterd ... Read on »
Avocado Bean Burgers by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Holy guacamole. I actually made you a veggie burg that doesn’t require the almighty food processor. WHAT IS THIS WORLD COMING TO. The truth is that I posted a recipe for t ... Read on »
Veestro Plant-Based Gourmet Meal Delivery GIVEAWAY! by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What could POSSIBLY be better than healthy meals (that just so happen to be organic, non-GMO, plant-based, and super delish) delivered right to your door step?! Unless the ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hello my lentil lovers! How are we doing? I’m doing great. I’m doing great because I made the creamiest, dreamiest smoothie yesterday morning. I switched it up from my usu ... Read on »
Strawberry Coconut Kale Salad by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This whole Spring thing has me salading up a storm. I can’t believe I’m posting two salads in a row. WHO AM I. I’m in a phase. A noshing phase. I take bites of three milli ... Read on »
Mango, Wheat Berry, and Arugula Salad with Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Never have I ever…cooked wheat berries. Heard of them? Yes. Cooked them? Hellz no. THEY’RE SCARY. There, I said it. I’m not afraid of snakes or spiders or fires. But wheat ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Holy moly, time sure does fly when you’re having ALL THE FUN. Seriously. How is it already April? It’s basically already May. It’s basically already my birthday, AKA birth ... Read on »
The 8 Blog Recipes I Make Most Often by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It feels like I’ve posted a bazillion and three humbelievable recipes over that last 3 1/2 years of this blog’s life. Sometimes I post a recipe and it becomes part of my w ... Read on »
10 Questions Not to Ask a Food Blogger by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I wasn’t planning on posting this until Monday, but after Today’s Dietitian Magazine found it, they named me RD of the Day and it kind of went viral! Be sure to check out ... Read on »
Salted Chocolate Chia Popcorn Balls by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Popcorn is food for DA SOUL. It’s a sensitive little kernal thang. It’s there for you at the movies when all you want is for the hot-salty-crunchy-goodness to take over th ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yesterday ROCKED me. And my socks. Which explains why I’m blogging at 7:30am when I have to be on the news making tuna salad in t minus two hours. OY VEY. Yesterday I went ... Read on »
Quinoa “Fried” Rice by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This quinoa fried rice has no rice. And no fried. It’s kind of like flourless cookies. And grain-free oatmeal. And cauliflower rice. It defies the very definition of the f ... Read on »
Oatmeal Cinnamon Raisin Protein Smoothie by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ohhhh protein. You little devil, you. Protein is the new black. Everyone and their brother is crushing on paleo shmaleo granola and high-protein pancakes and flourless pro ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hello my little jalapeños! Yesterday I ate ALL the food. I basically went to an early Barre3 class and came home a raging hunger beast that wouldn’t tame itself all day. W ... Read on »
How to Shop On A Budget at Whole Foods + Join Me for a Tour & Tasting! by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m the girl that knows the price of natural peanut butter at nine different grocery stores. I’m frugal. There, I said it. Being the compulsive grocery shopper that I am m ... Read on »
A Plant-Based Nutrition Q&A by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today is the day where I answer all of your deep, dark, burning questions about mah crazy life, nutrition, plants, and all that jazz! WHO’S EXCITED. I was recently intervi ... Read on »