Dessert recipes

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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Maple Chocolate Kiss Cookies (gluten-free)

The holiday frenzy is officially here, and I kind of love it. There’s something invigorating about a schedule full of events (like parties and Liv’s holiday show), sneakily wrapping gifts during naptime, and baking. Oh, the baking. I look forward to it every year. I think I’ll always remember our first year in Valdosta, when…

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Grain-Free and Dairy-Free Almond Butter Lava Cakes

These paleo molten chocolate cakes with almond butter are a grain-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free take on the classic lava cake. They’re sure to be a crowd-pleaser, even for those without dietary restrictions! Hiiii 🙂 How’s the morning going? Thank you so much for all of your amazing giveaway entries and “feel better” wishes. Thankfully, I’m on…

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Vegan chocolate oatmeal peanut butter cookies

Hiiiii 🙂 How’s your day going? Hope it’s been great 🙂 How ‘bout a cookie?  Confession: I’m a little bit of a cookie monster. I can take or leave ice cream or vanilla desserts (case in point: creme brûlée is always blah to me) but I LIVE for baked treats. The gooier, chocolaty-er, cake-ier, the…

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Vegan Maple Cinnamon Ice Cream

[This is sponsored by Pure Maple Syrup Canada, which is one of my favorite natural sweeteners. Read on for a simple yet decadent vegan ice cream recipe] The ice cream machine: We keep this stashed in the pantry of kitchen appliance wedding gifts. Many that were initially used with gusto, but now sit waiting to…

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Grain-Free Apricot Tartlets

The night before last was officially pizza night. We still hadn’t made our weekly Trader Joe’s and Costco runs, and when I stared in the fridge trying to mentally assemble components into a decent dinner option, the dessert radar kept going off. So, I took the apricots that we’ve had for a few days (with…

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Pineapple mint popsicles

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, my favorite almond milk. Read on for a refreshing and healthy summer treat idea 🙂 Popsicles: one of the ultimate foods of summer. These popsicles are so refreshing, and the best part: only four ingredients! Aren’t those the best types of recipes? You can blend four…

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Gluten-free, vegan banana pudding

[This post is sponsored via my new partnership with Blue Diamond Almond Breeze. Each month, I’ll be creating a recipe using their fantastic Almond Breeze almond milk. Read on for a vegan and gluten-free banana pudding!] Banana pudding is one of my all-time favorite desserts. The bummer is that many restaurants don’t serve it.. unless…

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Salted Baileys Chocolate Truffles

Here’s a fun dessert option for your St. Patrick’s Day festivities this week–salted Baileys chocolate truffles! In a nutshell, I took my favorite vegan cashew truffle recipe and de-raw-ified it by using Baileys instead of almond milk. It was a wise decision, indeed. I LOVE St. Patrick’s Day. It’s always been one of my favorite holidays,…

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