Tag archive for Cocoa

Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies

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)

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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Top 10 Unrefined Kitchen Recipes

Top 10 Unrefined Kitchen Recipes

The other day I thought it might be fun to look through my old recipe posts and see which ones were “pinned” on Pinterest or “liked” on Facebook the most. I was shocked to find a couple recipes pinned over 1,000 times! I thought I…

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Vanilla Cupcakes (almond flour and coconut flour combo)

Vanilla Cupcakes (almond flour and coconut flour combo)

Vanilla Cupcakes Ingredients: 1/3 cup Nutiva coconut oil 1/2 cup honey 5 eggs 2/3 cup cold almond milk 1 Tbsp. vanilla 2/3 cup coconut flour 3/4 cup almond flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a…

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Princess Party Birthday Cake

Princess Party Birthday Cake

Warning: The following cake instructions may cause confusion, frustration and may eat up a lot of your time. I am nowhere close to a professional cake-decorator. You have now been forewarned. We had our daughter’s birthday party last weekend to celebrate her 3rd birthday and…

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Chocolate Sheet Cake (with pumpkin!)

Chocolate Sheet Cake (with pumpkin!)

One of our many favorite desserts is Pumpkin Bars (see my guest post/recipe here.)  I made the pumpkin bars the other day and wondered if I could make other types of bars/cake from the same basic recipe. I love the texture of the pumpkin bars,…

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Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

We had our annual church family camp this past weekend and I was thrilled to bring chocolate cake for those eaters that were paleo/gluten-free (mostly so I wouldn’t miss out on dessert)! I didn’t have time to take a picture of the cake at home…so…

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No-Bake Cookies (Paleo)

No-Bake Cookies (Paleo)

No-bake cookies are a quick and easy dessert usually consisting of oatmeal and refined sugar. This recipe uses coconut as the “main” ingredient and uses honey instead of granulated sugar. The cookies don’t set-up quite as fast as traditional no-bakes, but are worth the wait! N0-Bake…

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Grasshopper Pie (Grain-free, Dairy-free!!)

Grasshopper Pie (Grain-free, Dairy-free!!)

This was our Valentine’s Day Dessert this year! It isn’t as simple as opening a box of ice cream and a package of oreos, but this way it is grain-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free! It combines a few different recipes that I’ve already posted. Grasshopper…

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Rocky Road Brownies

Rocky Road Brownies

Now, I will warn you up-front that this is a time-consuming dessert if you make the marshmallows and chocolate pieces from scratch–but in my opinion, worth the time. This recipe combines 3 different recipes of mine: Homemade Chocolate Chips, Homemade Honey-Sweetened Marshmallows, and Zucchini Brownies….

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