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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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Flourless Apple Cinnamon Chickpea Cookies by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When life gives you chickpeas, make cookies. Lately after I scarf down a hugh jass dinner of veggie burgs or noodlies or enchiladas plus three million roasted sweet tater ... Read on »
Baked Spaghetti with Kale, Mushrooms, And Tofu Ricotta by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There is such thing as a LOW-CARB CRUISE LINE. Hold the phone. A Royal Caribbean cruise. Named after carbs (or the lack there-of). I die. So who wants to share a room? 201 ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My coat decided to stop zipping this morning and it’s really taking a toll on my winter tolerance level. As if the ridonculous tundra-like temperatures weren’t punishment ... Read on »
Vegan Broccoli Cheeze Chickpea Burgers by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I know you read the title of this post and COULDN’T EVEN. Broccoli cheeze goodness, in burger form. Minus the cheese. Who needs cheese when there’s cheeze? Who’s confused? ... Read on »
Foodie Fave: Green Bean Delivery by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There’s nothing more exciting than coming home to a big honking box of organic produce on your doorstep waiting to be devoured. Unless a hunky personal chef popped out of ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I listened to the entire “Shake It Off” song in all its overplayed glory on the way home from Alchemy today. I normally would have changed the station after the first beat ... Read on »
Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Chip Muffins (no added sugar + oil-free) by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking These muffers are for each and every one of you because I’m actually obsessed with you beyond ALL the words. The night after my Confessions of a Food Blogger post went liv ... Read on »
Confessions of a Food Blogger by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I blog because I’m hungry and I’m hungry because I blog. But really. I’ve been thinking about how amusing it would be to tell you guys how different life is on my side of ... Read on »
Starting a Natural Body Care Routine by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Scrub a dub dub! If you care even a teeny tiny bit about what you put in your bod, you likely care about what you put on it, too. Eating clean means ditching processed foo ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Why hellooooo honeydews! I ate WELL this week. Like, I somehow picked really, really yummy recipes to make and I had a really, really happy belly. First off, let’s chat ab ... Read on »
Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I very seriously considered calling this soup “The Best Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup There Ever Was, Ever.” Would I ever lie to you?  Is the sky green? Is hummus disgustin ... Read on »
Loaded Veggie Avocado Tuna Salad by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I eat roasted veggies like it’s my job. It kind of is my job. Writing a food blog requires me to eat everything in sight. One minute I’m tweeting about flourless chia cook ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Another round of fantastically delish eats is in order! Breakfast has been the same exact thing everyday (except a smoothie or two thrown in the mix): make-ahead steel cut ... Read on »
Strawberry Chocolate Chia Smoothie by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Valentine’s Day bites the big one unless you’re in a relationship. With chocolate. Lucky for me, dark chocolate and I have basically been Facebook official for like 24 yea ... Read on »
Clean-Eating Chocolate Dessert Recipes by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This post is sponsored by Foodie.com through Mode Media. As if I needed yet another excuse to eat chocolate. Chocolate is part of my nightly routine. It’s like brushing my ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hola amigos! Who’s ready for a serious drool sesh? Life lately has been work, work, and more work! The new year has brought it a boatload of nutrition counseling appointme ... Read on »
Crockpot Mushroom, Barley, & Lentil Soup by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sometime you think things will be easy peasy pumpkin squeezy and they’re just not. Like understanding football. And putting air in your tires. And returning a computer cha ... Read on »
Banana Nut Protein Cookies by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You could pretty much bake these cookadees in your sleep. Imagine if you could actually bake in your sleep. It would save SO MUCH TIME. Sleep tight guys, I’m off to whip u ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You guyssssss. I’m in love with this make-ahead steel-cut oatmeal. The obsession is real. I think my smoothies are getting a little jealous if you know what I’m sayin’. I ... Read on »
Crispy Baked Tofu Fingers by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Do chickens even have fingers?! Perhaps they do. Okay so even if chickens do have phalanges, chicken strips/tenders/fingers are really just breast meat, no? It’s all a big ... Read on »