Category Archives for "Recipes"

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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Aug 12

High-Protein Hormone-Balanced Tiramisu Banana Cake (GF, Vegan)

By Ashley | Cake , Dessert , Recipes

There’s no shortage of Tiramisu and Tiramisu-inspired desserts and breakfast treats on social media lately! However, many of them contain eggs, gluten, dairy, etc. or they don’t have the same luscious textures/ratio of cake, cream, coffee and cocoa that’s characteristic of a true Italian Tiramisu. I’ve also seem several limoncello and matcha versions which are seriously pushing the definition of “Tiramisu!” This recipe is unique in that it still tastes like the classic but with […]

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Jul 30

GF Vegan Baked Churros

By Ashley | Dessert , Recipes

Since making diet changes, I’ve found or created allergy-friendly substitutes for just about anything and everything from cakes to donuts to waffles to quiche, barbacoa, mozzarella, milkshakes and beyond . . . However, a healthier version of a fried cinnamon sugar coated confection like a churro is not something you see everyday, and certainly not a task I embarked on up to this point. Highly processed vegetable oils, gluten, eggs and dairy are ingredients that […]

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Jul 23

Wild Blueberry White Chocolate Muffins w/ Coconut Streusel (Vegan, GF)

By Ashley | Breakfast , Dessert , muffins , Recipes

A fresh bakery-style blueberry muffin with a giant streusel or sugar top, served warm is one of the best sweet indulgences! But finding one that isn’t full of gluten and dairy is the quite the feat! And TBH, I haven’t quite mastered the perfect flour combo for achieving the perfect muffin texture sans gluten in my trials thus far!  Enter: Chelsea Approved Banana Bread Mix! And although this mix does make an epic banana bread, […]

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