Archive for Desserts

Strawberry Pie (Unrefined-Style)

Strawberry Pie was one of my FAVORITE desserts before drastically changing how I eat…So one of the recipes I’ve wanted to re-create for a while now was a fresh strawberry pie. I actually made this last summer as well, but never got it photographed…and stay-tuned!…

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Banana Cream Pie (grain-free & dairy-free)

The idea of paleo vanilla pudding has been a thorn in my proverbial side (Eugene Miltzner from Adventures in Odyssey anyone?) I’ve tried many times to use arrowroot as the thickener…and then tried tapioca starch without any luck. INSERT: if you have a recipe for…

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my birthday weekend (and amazing pb cookies)

Those of you who follow me on Facebook, Twitter and/or Google+ probably already saw this, but I thought I would make a blog post about it as well. So my birthday started this morning at 1:30 am when my 21-month old son wasn’t sleeping well…

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Almond Butter Granola Bars (Grain-free)

My latest obsession is paleo-type granola bars…I was inspired by this recipe over at This Gal Cooks which was actually a guest post by Spoonful of Flavor. Her photos are amazing! I immediately set-out to try make a paleo-friendly version. Below is what resulted! (I…

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Coconut Chocolate Candies

This recipe is virtually the same recipe as my Quick & Easy Coconut Candies, but with some chocolate added to make it more yummy! Now these candies could be compared to a Mounds or Almond Joy depending on if you add almonds or not. My…

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Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love to make desserts. If you hadn’t noticed that about me by now, well, you must be oblivious. Just go to the Recipe Page of my site and you will see that I tend to enjoy baking sweet treats… But the other thing I…

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Our son’s first birthday (Paleo Construction Cake)

This past weekend we celebrated our son’s first birthday! It was so special to be able to have all four grandparents and 3 of his 7 great-grandparents at the party! After the all-day project I tried to tackle for my daughter’s 3rd birthday cake last fall…I was ready for something much…

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Dessert Freedom (yummy book review!!)

I am so excited to tell you about this e-book that was just released by Leanne Voegel from Healthful Pursuit! A few weeks ago, she sent me a copy to review and although she isn’t a “paleo” website, I was thrilled to find that 2/3…

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Almond Butter Coconut Bark & Coconut Almond Bark

Back in February, while doing the Whole30, I came across this recipe for Coconut Almond Bark (no sugar added). I checked-it out. I was skeptical to say the least, but decided to try it. Coconut butter? What was that. I certainly didn’t have that in…

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Almond Butterfingers

Butterfingers are one of my FAVORITE candy bars. Almost since we started eating paleo (2 years ago) I’ve been trying to create an almond butter version of butterfingers that uses unrefined sweeteners…and here it is!! I haven’t done a lot with coconut sugar, but they…

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