vegan banoffee pie

vegan banoffee pie

Vegan banoffee pie recipe that you can make during the warm summer months without turning on the stove! Banana + Toffee = Banoffee!  The traditional recipe for this delicious pie calls for condensed milk and butter.  Although delicious, sugar and saturated fat are not exactly on the list of “super foods” and should only be […]

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dark chocolate orange truffles

dark chocolate orange truffles

These dark chocolate orange truffles combine two of my favorite dessert flavors! Chocolate and orange…a classic flavor combination that I find irresistible!  February has been mostly warm and sunny in Northern California and our orange trees are in full bloom.  I spent some time picking ripe oranges over the weekend and I knew something chocolatey HAD […]

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date sweetened mounds bars

healthy raw coconut dessert

These date sweetened mounds bars have all the flavor of my favorite childhood candy bar without any of the processed sugar! Date, coconut, and chocolate…what could be better? I love finding ways to keep my chocolate craving satisfied without sacrificing my waistline.  Dates have become my best friend and my secret weapon when it comes […]

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sweet potato brownies

sweet potato brownies

This rich, sweet potato brownies brownie allows you to feel good about chocolate and bone up on nutrients while you indulge a little!  Nothing excites me more than cheating “cheat meals” by making healthy desserts that actually taste great.  The recipe helps satisfy your sweet tooth with very little sugar (only 1 Cup of sugar […]

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cracker toffee bark

cracker toffee bark

Cracker toffee bark is a delicious combination of salty, sweet, and buttery. It’s not too late to whip up an impressive dessert for that New Year’s eve party tonight! Just gather up a few ingredients and summon a bit of patience (I promise, it will be worth it)!  You are sure to be the star […]

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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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