Dessert recipes

Pineapple butter rum cake (gluten-free)

Pineapple butter rum cake is following me everywhere…and I have zero problems with it. We had a date night a couple of weeks ago at Steel Magnolia’s, and dessert was the most decadent tropical pineapple cake with rum sauce and ice cream. I thought about it EVERY DAY until like 5 days later, when I…

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Pumpkin pie mousse (low-carb and vegan!)

Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re enjoying your Monday. What did you do this weekend? We had a huge party for the Pilot and Penelope -both of their birthdays are this week! – and it was so.much.fun. I’ll be recapping all of the festivities on the blog later this week. In the meantime, I…

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S’mores in a jar with vegan chocolate mousse

These little jars include all of our favorite s’mores components and are completely vegan. Make them in advance for any summer parties or picnics! They’d also be an awesome healthy 4th of July dessert. I’m so excited to tell you about these s’mores in a jar aka that one time I set off the fire…

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Chocolate peanut butter protein cookie cake

This COOKIE CAKE has a bonus done of protein and healthy fats. It’s gluten-free, low in sugar, and… it’s a cookie cake. So, you need this. I’m having a weird protein powder thing right now.  Part of me is like “just eat real food” and the other part is like “GAINZ” so I keep adding…

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The Best St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail

Hi friends! Hope your morning is going well. I have a beefy fitness post headed your way soon (about when to do different types of cardio) but in the meantime, I wanted to re-share this oldie but goodie in honor of the upcoming “all things green” holiday.  Not only is this is the best St.…

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Healthy dairy-free protein ice cream

This protein ice cream contains ZERO grams of refined sugar, and up to 20 grams of protein. It’s dairy-free, gluten-free, and tastes ridiculously amazing. Dessert first? YES.  Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re having an amazing morning! We’re just hanging out here at the house and going to hit up the pool later this…

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Crunchy chocolate strawberry truffles

Oh friends, do I have a dessert for you, just in time for today’s holiday. What are you doing for Valentine’s Day? Any fun plans? The Pilot and I celebrated a little early and had an amazing date night on Saturday: we went to the casino, ate at an awesome steakhouse (and shared our very…

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Naughty Cocoa

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning. I wanted to share this post again, since it’s a delicious and boozy recipe – perfect for upcoming holiday soirees. A little something from the naughty list…. with NICE ingredients. 😉 Ok, and an excuse to use our Elf on the Shelf as a prop. (Anyone else…

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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 Chocolate Chip Cookies with Avocado Oil

This gluten-free chocolate chip cookies recipe 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…

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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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