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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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Crockpot Blueberry Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal + GIVEAWAY! by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The truth is that I don’t really even like pie. I mean I don’t hate pie (who hates pie?) but it’s not my dessert of choice. I’d choose a brownie/cookie/blondie/ice cream/c ... Read on »
Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Chickpea Blondies with Maple Glaze by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking These ginga’ bread blondies are like warm fuzzy slippers—but for your piehole instead of your feet. Like, they were made for your mouth. One size fits all.  Universally de ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Elloooooooo. You know how it goes! Breakfast was a random bowl of Love Grown oats with banana, cinnamon, and almond butter. It wasn’t my fave, but I was too chilly for a s ... Read on »
Coconut Coffee Smoothie + Bai5 Giveaway! by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When it’s rainy and snowy and slushy and yucky outside, I numb the pain with coconut. The winter blues is real. I’m one of those people that is most definitely a happier p ... Read on »
16 Humbelievable Holiday Cookies & Bars + Healthy Baking Tips by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This post is sponsored by Mode Media through Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. Tis the season for gingerbread and pumpkin and chocolate ERRRTHANG. No complaints here. T ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Like woah. How is it already Wednesday?! Lately I’ve been feeling like my life is food, food, food ALLLL the time. That probably doesn’t sound that out of the ordinary, bu ... Read on »
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ohhhhh the beloved Mediterranean quinoa salad….quite possibly the only salad recipe you’ll ever need. Okay, that make be an exaggeration, but it’s hands down the most popu ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hello my dearies! It’s time for another edition of What I Ate Wednesday (more like what didn’t I eat Wednesday). I started off the day with a hugh jass blueberry smoothie ... Read on »
15 Clean-Eating Thanksgiving Recipes by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I originally wrote this post for The Huffington Post, but I just HAD to share it with you all as well!  A Turkey Day sans plates on plates of pumpkin pie, fluffy sausage s ... Read on »
Flourless Cranberry Chocolate Chia Cookies (Vegan & Paleo) by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking All I want for Hanukkah is a giant platter of these cookies on repeat. And maaaaaybe another really cute infinity scarf. Oh and a shiny new KitchenAid stand mixer. Ok fine ... Read on »
Crockpot Vegetable Curry with Tofu + Giveaway! by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking To fo or not to fu. That is not the question. The question is why on God’s green earth is it two degrees outside and I haven’t even eaten pumpkin pie yet?! The seasons hav ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hola lovelies! Lately my smoothies resemble a green carpet from the 1960’s (direct quote from my Whole Foods friend Tiffany). Love her. This particular blend was my pumpki ... Read on »
15 Festive Winter Salads by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This post is sponsored by Foodie.com through Mode Media. I was compensated for my time. All opinions are my own. Winter is chock full of belly-busting feasts, from turkey ... Read on »
Healthy Green Bean Casserole (Vegan) by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I was a kiddo, I couldn’t care less about eating Campbell’s condensed mushroom soup with MSG, soy protein, and vegetable oil as the third ingredient. Thanksgiving was ... Read on »
Vegan Corn & Wild Rice Chowder by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If I had a dime for every time I was asked why I stopped eating meat, I’d be laying on a beach somewhere in Bora Bora drinking no-added sugar piña coladas. I kid, I kid! T ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yesterday was a CAH-RAZY day at Alchemy, my friends. I got there at 5:45am and was running around like a mad woman all morning prepping almond butter, chatting with custom ... Read on »
10 Superb Slow Cooker Recipes by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you know me at all, you know I’m in a serious relationship with my crockpot. The birth of my crockpot was by far one of the best things that ever happened to my kitchen ... Read on »
Chocolate Chip Pear Blondie Bites by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Meet my little friends. When I was home in Cleveland last weekend, my dear mumsy told me about a pear blondie recipe that my fam has been loving lately.  I got quite a kic ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hola amigos! Hope all is well in your world! Time for another day of fabtastic eats. I started off the day with a big green smoothie because I’ve been doing tons of oatmea ... Read on »
Behind the Scenes Blog Tour: Hummusapien by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking How about a little sneak peak behind the scenes of the crazy life that is Hummusapien?! Who nominated me? I was nominated last week by the lovely Hannah of Clean Eating Ve ... Read on »