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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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Eating All the Food in Europe: Part I by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hiiiiiii! I’ve miss you all an unreal amount! What’s the 411? What’s the hot gossip? What and where and when are you eating?! I’ve been eating everything in sight. Literal ... Read on »
Flourless Peanut Butter & Chocolate Cookies by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today we have a fabulous guest post from the beautiful Robyn over at The Real Life RD! She’s a fellow dietitian, nut butter addict, and lover of all things plants. We tota ... Read on »
Roasted Vegetable Tacos with Cumin Cashew Crema by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hi again friends! I am beyond excited to have my good friend Julia of The Roasted Root here to share some uber delicious eats with you all today while I’m in Italy eating ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday: Debunking the Vegan Protein Myth by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Helloooo there lovelies! While I’m in Croatia, I have the wonderful Hannah of Clean Eating Veggie Girl here to share with you her plant-powered day of protein packed eats! ... Read on »
Hummusapien for the Humble Beginner: April’s Story by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today I have something extra, extra special for you–quite different from anything I’ve ever posted before. This topic is extremely close to my heart. In fact, it’s what mo ... Read on »
Recipes I’m Loving Lately by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Why oh why has it been so very long since I’ve done of these posts? As a blogger, I always think it’s so fun to see what recipes other people are making (and loving!). Tho ... Read on »
I’m A Registered Dietitian! (+ WIAW) by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking HIDE’JA WHISKS! I’m an RD, baby! Can you even believe it?! I sure can’t. As if you didn’t already see me blab about it all over Insta and Facebook, yesterday I passed the ... Read on »
Blueberry Banana Hemp Muffins by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking They think they’re just innocent little nanner muffins studded with bluebs but they ain’t foolin’ NOBODY. We see right through yewwwwwwww. Do normal nanner muffins pack a ... 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 »
The Crest & Hummusapien Garden Dinner Recap by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I don’t know how I ever got so lucky to cook what I love for everyone I love in a restaurant that is quite literally making my dreams a reality. Where do I even begin? The ... Read on »
Raspberry, Walnut & Avocado Kale Salad by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ya know those times when you wanna be healthier so you add tomato to your grilled cheese? And you order your pizza on honey wheat crust? And you get sweet potato fries ins ... Read on »
Peanut Butter & Jelly Protein Smoothie by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A liquid peanut butter and jelly sammie doesn’t even sound all that dreamy. Rest assured, it’s freaking dreamy times seventeen. Like if I could be FBO with this smoothie, ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ermmmmmm I take my RD exam in like two weeks. Whaaaaaa? I don’t want to calculate parenteral nutrition formulas. I don’t want to pick the correct nutrition therapy for hep ... Read on »
Vegan Pinto Bean & Swiss Chard Enchiladas by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I like to roll alllll the things in corn tortillas and call them enchiladas. Cashews are sexy. I mean I’m wholeheartedly convinced that they have magical powers. Who needs ... Read on »
Beet, Green Bean & Cannelini Salad with Dijon Dressing by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This salad was like the most delish accident on the history of the planet. Don’t you lurve when that happens?! I came home from a Barre class starving my hiney off because ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today I thought I would do a little something different. Instead of just posting my eats, I’m going to include a tid bit or two about why I chose to eat what I did. Let’s ... Read on »
Peanut Veggie Noodle Bowl by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m one of those people that strolls around the grocery store without a list and ends up buying a jar of salted peanut butter when I already have seventeen in the pantry a ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today was chock full of happy and healthy eats–AKA the best kind. I was extra hungry today, probably because I ate my face off this weekend so my stomach isn’t satisfied w ... Read on »
Weekend in Food: Eating Happy by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There’s more to my life than green smoothies and lentils. There’s a little thing I like to call eating happy. Eating happy is finding the beauty in sharing good food with ... Read on »
Save the Date: The Crest & Hummusapien Rooftop Garden Dinner! by Alexis J. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yesterday was my last day serving at The Crest. Cue the waterworks. I worked my final lunch shift in the gorgeous sunny weather and then dove head-first into a beet and qu ... Read on »