coconut chocolate date balls

coconut chocolate date balls

These coconut chocolate date balls are date-sweetened, desserts that the family will love! A vegan, no bake version of everyone’s favorite Girl Scout cookie! This uncanny samoa replacement lets you enjoy all the delicious flavors of the coconut cookies without any refined sugar or high fructose corn syrup. Your wallet and your waist line will […]

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vegan chocolate chip cookies

Vegan chocolate chip cookies are delicious and easy to make because you can easily keep all the ingredients in your pantry. With no eggs or butter to store, you can whip up a delicious batch of cookies on a whim. Okay, you have to try these! These chocolate chip cookies are so incredibly easy to […]

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paleo chocolate cake

Paleo chocolate cake is the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising your fitness and health goals. Here’s a nice treat for all of you chocolate lovers and health nuts out there. It’s grain free and naturally sweetened with delicious medjool dates. One of my favorite things about this recipe is the fact […]

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paleo peanut butter truffles

paleo peanut butter truffles

Paleo peanut butter truffles are sweetened with dried fruit and simply delicious. I’m doing the happy dance as I scarf down my 3rd no-sugar-added peanut butter truffle!  These truffles satisfy my sweet tooth and showcase a decent amount of protein and fiber!  Thanks to a secret ingredient (pssst…flax seeds) these little gems are a good […]

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beignets

beignets

Beignets, doused in powdered sugar, and piled high in a delicious pyramid! I promised myself not to blog until I completed my MCAT exam (scheduled for this Friday…yikes!) but when your favorite recipe curators {feed feed} inform you that you’ve been featured in their New Orleans inspired blog roll…you blog gosh darn it! My favorite […]

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perfect banana ice cream

perfect banana ice cream

A few simple steps to help you make the perfect banana ice cream! It’s no secret that I love my banana ice cream.  It’s a delicious, nutritious way to satisfy my sweet tooth without spending a lot of time and money on ingredients.  I’ve been known to walk out of the grocery story with 40+ […]

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mango lassi nice cream

mango lassi nice cream

Mango lassi nice cream is my favorite banana ice cream variation so far! I was first introduced to Mango Lassi a few years ago and it was love at first sip. My friend, Gayu, whipped up my first lassi using vanilla ice cream and frozen mango. The delicious smoothie was cool and refreshing, replete with […]

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dark chocolate salted caramel brownies

dark chocolate salted caramel brownies

Dark chocolate salted caramel brownies are a delicious, rich dessert your loved ones will devour! There are few things in the culinary world that I like more than brownies. In fact, I can pretty much resist any treat such as donuts or ice cream…but a well made brownie [especially a dark chocolate brownie] gets me […]

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vegan coconut ice cream cups

vegan coconut ice cream cups

I can’t believe I haven’t started making these vegan coconut ice cream cups earlier! In preparation for an upcoming trip, my sister and I have been detoxing from refined sugar for the passed week. For a couple of chocoholics, this has been a challenging feat. However, with desperation comes creativity! This sugar fast has caused my […]

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peanut butter chocolate nice cream

peanut butter chocolate nice cream

Peanut butter chocolate nice cream is the perfect summer treat for kids and adults alike! It’s made of bananas (nanas) and it’s a NICE creamy substitute to traditional ice cream…hence we have “n-ice cream”. The ingredients are inexpensive and simple, the technique has been perfected, and the flavor is amazing! I love trying different flavors of […]

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walnut chocolate truffles

walnut chocolate truffles

Walnut chocolate truffles are a quick dessert you can whip up with three ingredients and a little bit of TLC! My biggest dietary weakness is definitely chocolate! Even though tons of articles and doctors are advertising the health benefits of cocoa, the reality is that chocolate does contain refined sugar. As we all know, refined […]

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mint chip nice cream

mint chip nice cream

I whipped up a healthy mint chip nice cream in honor of St. Patrick’s day. The secret ingredient is green, has tons of nutrients, and….it’s a vegetable! Don’t let the spinach stop you from trying this simple and delicious treat. You won’t even be able to taste the spinach and it’s a great way to […]

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no bake carrot cake bars

no bake carrot cake bars

This no bake carrot cake bars is an easy way to enjoy carrot cake flavors without turning on the oven! I love the flavor of carrot cake but I hardly ever eat it. When it comes to dessert, my motto is “if it ain’t chocolate, it ain’t worth it”…so it’s always hard for me to justify […]

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