Dessert recipes

Crunchy almond butter truffles

Basically everything that’s good in the world. These little balls of chocolate perfection are free of added sugars, gluten-free, and contain the perfect amount of crunch. These would make awesome holiday gifts in cute little tins, or the perfect accompaniment to your holiday cookie assortment. Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I hope you had…

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Raw Apple Tart with Almond Meal Crust

Hi friends! How’s the day going? ’Tis the season for cooking, because I’m going crazy over here. Hope you don’t mind. In this case, though, it’s uncooking. These little beauties are actually totally raw, vegan, free of refined sugar, and totally delicious.

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Gluten-free cookies with avocado oil + a Chosen Foods giveaway!

This post is sponsored by Chosen Foods and includes an amazing giveaway opportunity! Congratulations to the winner of last week’s GapFit giveaway: Amanda H.! The lucky lady has been emailed. As someone who is always excited to expand their nutrition and cooking knowledge, I love being introduced to new ingredients or techniques. As I learn…

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Dessert first + Fair Trade giveaway

Hi friends! Hope your weekend is off to a wonderful start.  This afternoon, I have a delicious dessert combo to share + an awesome giveaway from my friends at Fair Trade. Once again, they’re hosting a virtual Mother’s Day brunch, and asked us to create a recipe using fair trade ingredients. The first things that…

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Healthy Strawberry Crumble with Coconut Whip

Do I have a spring recipe for youuuuuuu. We have had an awesome week so far, despite the fact that P is spitting up probably more than she’s ever been and Liv is insistent on waking me up in the middle of the night because she lost a toy. MADRE IS HERE! Something about having…

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Chocolate Protein Donuts

This morning was a miracle of happiness when the girls slept in until 8am this morning. I woke up and was like, “Where am I? What just happened?!” and it was probably the most beautiful thing ever. Needless to say, I think we were all a little zonked after our whirlwind trip to Disney. I started…

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The Crazy Elvis

(grain-free, dairy-free and INSANELY delicious) You guys. I can’t even tell you about this dessert. You just have to look. And see.  And taste. And make any sound effects that you so desire. I first got the idea for this recipe at The Patio on Lamont. It’s one of our favorite spots to meet with…

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Soft and Healthy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Sometimes you just need a cookie. (or four…) I was really hankering for cookies the other night, and since my little sous chef is always willing to help me bake, I thought it would be fun to sneak off to the kitchen to make some cookies.  As far as the cookies go, I’ll let the…

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Pumpkin Pie Brownies (grain-free, dairy-free)

I’ve created a monster. Quite a few of you have told me that you’ve made these pumpkin bars multiple times already. (Thank you for letting me know if you’ve made them; I love getting your feedback on recipes and anything that’s on the blog!) I’m right there with you. I think we’ve demolished 4 batches…

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Blended Mexican Mocha (dairy-free) + a Fair Trade giveaway

It’s a great day for a giveaway 🙂 Hi friends! How’s your Monday going?? Hope you’re having a wonderful day. <3 I’ve been looking forward to today’s post because I’m always excited to spread the word about Fair Trade Month and share some awesome goodies with a lucky winner. But first, how about a recipe??…

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Flourless Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

Let the avalanche of all things pumpkin begin.   I feel like this year, a lot of people are playing it cool when it comes to pumpkin. You know, trying not to act *too* excited about its arrival. (Also it could totally be the fact that many of us are still experiencing true summer weather.)…

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Banana flour chocolate chip cookies

Hellooooo. How was the long weekend? Anyone else moving in slow motion this morning? 😉 Behold, the latest and greatest on the gluten-free, dairy-free, Paleo-friendly front: Banana Flour. (<— got it for $13 on Amazon) When I first heard about it, I was instantly intrigued since it’s fairly low in calories (100 per 1/4 cup…

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