Dessert recipes

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)

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 (giveaway has ended). But first, I have a recipe for a Blended Mexican Mocha! Blended Mexican Mocha I whipped this up using 3 popular Fair Trade ingredients: chocolate,…

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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? 😉 How about a banana flour chocolate chip cookie to perk you up? 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…

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Avocado chocolate mousse pie

Bountiful avocados: reason 28374 why it’s nice to live in California. I remember when we brought Liv to Disneyland when she was an itty thing, and I ordered an omelet with avocado. The omelet had HALF an avocado on top. Coming from Tucson, where extra ‘cado is at least $5 and you get 3 measly…

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Vegan Tropical Rice Pudding

 This Vegan Tropical Rice Pudding recipe is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almondmilk, my all-time fave and a staple in our house. Hi friends! Sorry to disappear on you yesterday afternoon. My allergies have been off the charts, and I woke up with a neon red, watery eye. It was a fun afternoon with…

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Gluten-Free Vanilla Almond Cake with Coconut Ganache

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almondmilk. Hi friends! How’s the day going? Hope you’re enjoying the afternoon. I’ve really enjoyed reading all of your comments on this morning’s post. Thanks so much for joining me for a virtual green juice. I always love getting to know all of you a little…

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Homemade Raw Pitaya Cheesecake

Time for an afternoon sweet treat…. 🙂 I’m on a pitaya kick and I can’t.be.stopped. It’s been a way to switch it up from acai (though don’t get me wrong, I still love my acai). Pitaya is lower in sugar and higher in antioxidants. Oh, and it’s this gorgeous bright pink color, so that’s always…

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Raw Brownie Cheesecake Raspberry Bars

I know, right?! Would you believe these raw brownies are as delicious as they are healthy? How’s the day going?? Hope you’re having a wonderful one so far. A HUGE thank you to my web wizard Cody for fixing the Family page and my technology screw-up. He is amazing if you’re ever looking for web…

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The easiest raw chocolate pudding

(dairy-free and no refined sugar) Hi friends! How’s the day going so far? Happy to hear that I’m not the only major beast sweat-er. I will also get together some tips on how I learned to read on the treadmill! So, it’s time to warn you that dessert week on the blog starts now. (I…

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