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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars comfort food desserts & baked goods gluten free snacks Aug 22, 2012

I love making pumpkin soup and pumpkin pie and pumpkin everything, because lately, I’ve been getting a lot of organic pumpkin from a friend's farm, so I decided to try a few other pumpkin creations. One of my favorites was this delicious pumpkin bar recipe, which is completely...

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Vegan Coconut Ice Cream Sandwich Cake dairy free desserts & baked goods egg free gluten free plant based Jul 11, 2012

I created this amazing "no bake" cake especially for my fiancé's birthday because I know how much he loves ice cream, and we just moved into our new home so our oven is still not here! Thank goodness for the freezer! I kept dairy-free cake esta Because It Keeps him feeling good. Even...

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Raw Chocolate-Banana Ice Cream with Hempseeds dairy free desserts & baked goods kid-friendly plant based raw Jun 28, 2012

Love chocolate? Love ice cream? What if there was an alternative? What if you could eat chocolate ice cream that tastes amazing and that was actually good for you? Well now you can! This simple recipe is the perfect solution. It definitely hits the spot! This velvety chocolate-banana ice cream is...

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Mom's Crunch comfort food desserts & baked goods gluten free plant based Jun 06, 2012

I love this recipe because it makes me look like an expert candy maker! But my lovely mother created this recipe. It’s a real treat, and she makes it the best! When my mother was visiting me in Trinidad and Tobago, she decided to make some crunch to have at Beyond Vitality’s booth at...

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Nut Butter Molasses Cookies comfort food desserts & baked goods May 29, 2012

These cookies are a wonderful treat. I had an urge to create a recipe with blackstrap molasses to increase my B-vitamin and iron content during pregnancy. Whether pregnant or not, these cookies definitely hit the spot.

 

Ingredients:

2-3 tablespoon blackstrap molasses

1 cup natural nut...

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Flourless Monster Cookies dairy free desserts & baked goods egg free gluten free recipes Apr 27, 2012

Thank you to my dear friend who shared this recipe with me. She got me hooked when she was kind enough to drop a few of these wonderful cookies by my place. This oh-so-yummy cookie recipe was created by Jennifer Raffoul and slightly tweaked by me. It is gluten-free and completely flourless!

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Homemade Spelt Tortilla Wraps desserts & baked goods mains & sides recipes Apr 20, 2012

Good, whole grain tortillas are a thing of beauty. Once you know the taste of fresh handmade tortillas, you’ll never want to go back to the grocery store variety. Before I started making them myself, it was always a hassle finding good, whole grain tortilla wraps that weren’t full of...

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Smooth Chocolate Avocado Pudding desserts & baked goods kid-friendly plant based snacks Apr 26, 2011

If you have a sweet tooth like mine, than this sweet, yet healthy dessert (or snack) is for YOU!  The rich buttery texture of the avocado, which is filled with “good fat”, makes this a wonderful blood sugar balancing treat since the fat acts to slow down the absorption of sugar...

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Chewy Oatmeal Goji Cookies dairy free desserts & baked goods kid-friendly recipes snacks Nov 16, 2010

These superfood cookies are rich in antioxidants and a good source of protein.  They’re very moist with a great flavor!

Ingredients:

3 cups of whole, organic oats

½ cup spelt flour

½ cup of raw, unprocessed cane sugar (Sucanat)

1/4 cup virgin coconut oil

 1 cup...

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Pineapple Coconut Energy Bars desserts & baked goods kid-friendly plant based recipes snacks sports nutrition Sep 20, 2010

Taste the tropics!  These bars are perfect to grab in the morning when you’re in a rush.  Start your day with Mother Nature’s delicious, tropical treats!  They’ll leave you ready to take on the day.

Ingredients:

½ cup ground almonds

1 cup rolled oats

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