Apr 26

Healthy Bear Claw Cookies (GF, yeast-free, vegan, low-sugar)

By Ashley | Cookies , Cookies , Dessert , Recipes

I have fond memories of indulging in a bear claw from Panera in my teenage years! Although I’ve had much better, fresher pastries since those still have a piece of my heart ♥️  I still mess around with yeasted and laminated doughs every now and then, but sometimes I crave a healthy homemade treat that comes together in minutes rather than an entire day of labor =) Enter: these delicious cookies that have the same […]

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Feb 08

High-Protein Low-Sugar Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Snack Cake

By Ashley | Breakfast , Cake , paleo , Recipes

Nothing Says “Valentine’s Day” like a dessert with 4 kinds of chocolate! Crazy enough, it’s also low-sugar, high-protein, Paleo, Vegan and features one of my favorite treats from Aloha – their Chocolate PB Cup and/or PB Chocolate Chip protein bar.  These bars are also Buy 2 Get 1 Free in February, so now is the perfect time to stock up for your snacking needs, including this delish recipe! You can also snag an additional discount […]

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Nov 17

No-Bake Sugarless Purple Dessert Bars

By Ashley | Breakfast , Dessert , paleo , Recipes , Snack

This creative treat will convert you to a purple sweet potato LOVER! A protein-packed, date-sweetened no-bake crust topped with a sweet and creamy beautifully colored mousse! It makes a great breakfast, snack and dessert, and is packed with nutrition from vibrant purple sweet potatoes, coconut cream, dates, Ayurvedic protein powder, and almond flour! Top with yogurt, more coconut cream and/or fruit for an extra-delish bite!  No-bake sugarless purple dessert bars – Paleo + Vegan! Base: […]

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Oct 20

Healthy Hostess (Cup)Cake (GF, Vegan, Refined Sugar-free)

By Ashley | Cake , Dessert , Recipes , Uncategorized

Because I was having a nostalgic moment! I’ve seen several variations of Hostess Cupcake revamps and this is my take on the trend!  You can of course make cupcakes if you wish, but the sheet cake version is quicker and easier to assemble!  Hostess Cake Recipe:  1 batch chocolate donuts from my blog (without the spices, baked in a 13X9 pan, cut in half and layered)  Whipped coconut cream (only use thick, sold cream, and […]

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Sep 13

Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Blondies (Vegan, GF, Oil-free)

By Ashley | Uncategorized

Sometimes cookies just look and taste better (and feel fancier!) in bar/blondie form! It also means less time scooping and standing over the oven, so it’s a minimalist’s dream! 😉 Speaking of a damn good blondie, I’ve managed to perfect an oil-free version thanks to the magical combo of sweet potato and nut butter! And it’s easily GF and vegan courtesy of Chelsea Approved cookie mix! The texture is amazing along with the fiber content […]

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Aug 25

Pumpkin Pecan Upside Down Baked Oats (GF, Vegan)

By Ashley | Uncategorized

Trade your morning oatmeal for this nourishing yet indulgent baked version that has the nutrition benefits of buckwheat and oats, yet the flavors of pumpkin and pecan pies!  We love it when something that’s healthy enough to be breakfast tastes like two Fall pie favorites!  Extra delish served with Eat Fronen vanilla ice cream and date syrup (or reserve caramel from the topping!) Make this for a family breakfast, picnic, potluck, or a special dessert […]

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