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Coconut Flour Carrot Muffins

The classic carrot muffins... redefined! Carrot muffins are a delicious way to get more veggies into our diets - and when they're made with healthier substitutions like coconut flour, coconut oil and unrefined sweeteners, they become nutritional powerhouses! Free of gluten, grains, dairy, refined sweeteners and nuts, these muffins are a perfect addition to breakfast or snack time, and make nutritious lunch box...

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Honestly, I strayed away from making grain-free cookies because many grain-free flours, like almond flour, can be pretty expensive. BUT....today I learned that you can make your own in your food processor or certain blenders. I made almond flour (or almond meal) by milling my own almonds! These chewy chocolatey cookies are absolutely delicious, super easy to make, free of...

Creamy Caramel Icing (dairy-free!)

This creamy, vegan 'caramel' icing can turn any dessert into a show-stopping, decadent treat AND add powerful nutrients allowing us all to have our cake and eat it too! Cashews are high in iron and magnesium, while dates are a great source of fibre. This icing, which is free of dairy, gluten and added sugar, tastes great on top of brownies, muffins and cakes,...

Vanilla Almond Cookies

Growing up in an Italian home, a hallmark of any festivity or party was the sweet table which always included a variety of cookies, mainly almond ones such as marzipan and the classic amaretti. This almond cookie recipe has been given a nutritional makeover, by using health-promoting coconut oil and by reducing the overall amount of sugar used. These gluten-free and dairy-free delights...

Mini Flourless Chocoate Tortes

Do you ever crave something sinful, chocolatey and drop-dead decadent? This flourless chocolate torte recipe is sure to quench the most intense chocolate cravings, without the guilt! With only 3 main ingredients, this recipe is quick and easy to prepare. Filled with endorphin-boosting and iron-rich dark chocolate, this dessert is gluten and dairy-free. A treat sure to wow your most special dinner party guests, or...