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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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10 Droolworthy Breakfast Ideas by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I live for breakfast. I go to bed every night perusing Instagram and Bloglovin’ in hopes of finding the perfect breakfast for the next day. Not weird at all. So I  thought ... Read on »
10 Must-Have Throwback Recipes by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you’ve been following Hummusapien for a couple years, you maaaaay have noticed a few changes around here. And lookie here…I’ve grown up a bit, too! The pictures have a ... 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 »
10 Splendid St. Patty’s Day Recipes by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking St. Patty’s day is totally an excuse to eat like three avocados, cuz they’re so green and all. And Mojitos. Seaweed. Limes. Pesto. Mint. Asparagus. Kale that I don’t want ... 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 »
12 Healthy Twists on Classic Desserts by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This post was sponsored by Foodie.com. I was compensated for my time. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I’m mildy obsessed with dark chocolate. I mean that was an unde ... Read on »
12 Healthy Ways to Conquer the Snack Attack by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you’re anything like me, you snack. Girl, you snack A LOT. You nosh on a bite of something or other around 11am because you can’t possibly hold out till noon when it’s ... Read on »
12 Humbelievable Thanksgiving Recipes by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Just in case you happened to need yet another list of foodgasmically delish eats for Thanksgiving…. I’ve gotcha covered. Ya know, Thanksgiving doesn’t have to scream sabot ... Read on »
12 Humbelievable Valentine’s Day Recipes by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In honor of being single on Valentine’s Day, I may just make all of these. Like twice. I’m already in a candy coma just looking at all the fun-dip-taped-to-hologram-puppy- ... Read on »
12 Superb Soups and Chowders by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This post is sponsored by Foodie.com. I was compensated for my time. As always, all opinions are my own. I have a serious thing for soup. It’s no casual relationship, eith ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
21 Quick & Healthy Vegetarian Meals by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Quick. And healthy. In the same sentence. Shut the front door. Today we’re making the impossible possible! Sometimes people want to think that eating well is super complic ... Read on »
25 Creative Chickpea Recipes by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today marks the nine-thousand-one-hundred-and-twenty-fifth day of my human beingness. I don’t feel old enough to be 25. I still sleep with a blanket. Since I’m basically a ... Read on »
30 Clean Quick Dinner Recipes eBook GIVEAWAY by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Let’s talk easy dinner, shall we? Like done in under 40 minutes. Aaaaaand under 400 calories. Ummmm!! When I heard that my gal pal Olena over at iFoodReal was publishing h ... Read on »
4 Fabulous Pre-Workout Meals by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hi hummus lovas! Today we have my special lady friend Katie of She Rocks Fitness guest posting about some fantabulous pre-workout meals I work on allll the Alchemy shtuff! ... Read on »
4 Healthy Ways to Jazz Up Your Java by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almond Milk. I was compensated for my time. All opinions are my own. There’s something about that steamy cup o’ joe ea ... Read on »
5 Clean Eating Tips for the New Year by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The new year always brings out the best in us when it comes to outrageously “healthy” (or shall we call them wacky?) resolutions. We pledge to detoxify our oh-so-toxin-rid ... Read on »
5 Tips for an Efficient Cook by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I may be a healthy cook, but I am by far the most unorganized chickpea you ever did see. If you’ve ever been in the tornado of a kitchen while I’m making the magic happen, ... Read on »