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Desserts

Almond Cookies (Paleo)

If you love peanut butter cookies, then these cookies are for you! I found this recipe from Tasteslovely.com and it’s so easy to make! Ingredients: 1 cup almond butter 1 cup coconut sugar 1 large egg, room temp 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp pure vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees & line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine all ingredients in a medium size bowl. I use my food processor, but you can mix it by…

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Chocolate (Cacao) Desserts Vegan Recipes

Paleo Reese’s Cup

Craving something chocolaty and sweet, but don’t care for all the extra additives? Try out my Vegan “Reese’s Cup” recipe. Feel free to be creative and add in additional things like pre-soaked raw almonds, or pre-soaked raw pecans. Or if you’re looking for something to sweeten it up more, maybe add in some fresh berries or sliced bananas. Ingredients: 1/3 Cup Coconut Oil 1/2 Cup Almond Butter (or any nut butter) 3 TBS Maple Syrup 1/4 Cup Cacao Powder Optional-…

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Vegan Monkfruit Frosting

This dairy free frosting is super easy to make and taste great! I’ve tried dozens of different dairy free frosting recipes out there, but wasn’t really excited until I came across this one. I used powdered monkfruit sweetener, which tastes like sugar but has zero carbs or calories in it. It is zero glycemic, which means it will not raise your sugar levels. I found this at Whole Foods, but you can purchase online as well. Ingredients: 1 cup powdered…

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Desserts Muffins/Bread

Churro Cupcakes

This recipe was inspired by a recipe from “Lady Behind the Curtain.” I altered it to make a gluten and dairy free version. It turned out great! If you love cinnamon, then you’ll especially enjoy this one. Cupcake Ingredients: 4 eggs room temp 1/3 cup coconut oil melted 3 Tbsp coconut milk full fat ½ Tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup maple syrup 1/3 cup coconut sugar or pure maple sugar ½ cup + 1 Tbsp coconut…

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Desserts Muffins/Bread Paleo Recipes

Matcha Tea Cupcakes (Gluten Free & Dairy Free)

Cupcake Ingredients: 4 eggs room temp 1/3 cup coconut oil melted 3 Tbsp coconut milk full fat ½ Tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup maple syrup 1/3 cup coconut sugar or pure maple sugar ½ cup + 1 Tbsp coconut flour ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt Icing Ingredients: 1 cup powdered monkfruit sweetener ¼ cup coconut butter 2 TBS melted coconut oil 2-3 TBS almond milk ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp…

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Chocolate (Cacao) Desserts

Paleo Pumpkin Brownies

My girl Carine has done it again! If you haven’t checked out her website, you’re missing out. It’s no secret I’m a bit obsessed with chocolate and brownies are my absolute favorite. These brownies are paleo, low carb, gluten free and dairy free. For the original recipe click here. Pumpkin brownie batter: 1 cup pumpkin puree 1 cup almond butter 1 cup cacao powder ½ cup maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp pumpkin pie spices 1/3 cup chocolate…

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Paleo Gingerbread Cookies

These gingerbread cookies are so delicious! If you love allspice or cinnamon these are for you. You can find the original recipe by clicking here. I sprinkled some of the cookies with coconut sugar and some with monk fruit sugar. To be honest I couldn’t tell much of a difference. They were both great! I used my food processor to make this, but you can also do this with an electric mixer. Ingredients: 1 egg PLUS 1 egg yolk 2/3…

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Chocolate (Cacao) Desserts Paleo Recipes Vegan Recipes

“Twix Bars” Vegan & Paleo (Gluten Free)

These Twix Bars are AMAZING!!!! They are Vegan, Paleo (gluten free), and super easy to make. I came across this recipe at Food Faith and Fitness. You can find the original recipe by clicking here. I’m impatient, so I did not follow all of the steps listed in the original recipe. From start to finish this took me about only 35 minutes and turned out SO good!!! ~*~ You will need a smaller food processor for this recipe to work.…

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Chocolate (Cacao) Desserts

Caramel Apple Bites (Paleo/Vegan)

2 Apples & sticks Slice into pieces that fit into mini muffin pan liners.   Caramel Ingredients: ½ cup (6-8) Medjool Dates (pre-soak in filtered water x 20 minutes & drain) 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil ¼ tsp Sea Salt ½ tsp Vanilla 2 Tbsp Almond Milk (room temp) 1 Tbsp Maple syrup   Toppings: Chopped nuts (I used pecans) Shredded coconut Chocolate chips   Chocolate Dip: Optional 1/3 Cup of Vegan Chocolate Chips 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil   Caramel Directions:…

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Blueberry Nice Cream- Vegan & Paleo

If you’re a fan of blueberries, then you’re going to love this “nice cream.” It’s so creamy and delicious! My recipe was inspired from Wife Mama Foodie’s website. You can click here for the original recipe. In her recipe she used an ice-cream machine. I do not have one, so I just used my blender. My version turned out great, so I’m sure the ice-cream machine version is just incredible.   Ice-cream Ingredients: 1 Cup pre-soaked cashews (soak x 4…

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