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Dairy-Free Mexican Chocolate Mousse

Move along, chocolate avocado pudding. There’s a new game in town. Is there anything the creamy, vibrant yam cannot achieve? Nope. It just adds extra deliciousness to every dish, along with a hefty dose of fibre and the digestive-healing vitamin A. There are plenty of other ingredients in here that will soothe your tummy, like […]

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Nutty Lucuma Bars

I have become obsessed with no-bake bars and squares. They’re easy. They’re delish. And this recipe is so healthy it’s practically a salad. Here’s why: Walnuts are packed with omega-3s, protein and fibre Flaxseeds contain unique plant fibres called lignans that offer antioxidant protection; flax also has a mucilaginous quality, lending a soothing hand to […]

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Chocolate-Covered Medjool Date Bars

This is a sponsored post by Natural Delights Medjool Dates, which means I was compensated for my time to develop this recipe. I vet products carefully to ensure they align with my nutritional values, and only feature brands I genuinely use and enjoy. As always, any opinions expressed here are my own. I’ll be straight […]

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No-Bake Sunbutter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

These granola bars are a lovely combo of healthy fats, complex carbohydrates, plant-based protein and anti-inflammatory nutrients. They’re perfect for a mid-morning snack, post-workout replenishment or afternoon pick-me-up. Or if you’re simply craving a hit of tasty coconutty-chocolatey-sunbuttery sweetness. A little goes a long way here, since these are very nutrient-dense. I cut my slab […]

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Sunbutter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

To illustrate the wonder and delight of these cookies, I’ll recount the exchange I had with my husband after I baked them. Husband: (with his mouthful of cookie) These are really good. Me: Do they taste like peanut butter and jelly? Husband: (looking concerned) Yes. Why? Aren’t these peanut butter and jelly? Me: Yes, there’s […]

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Chocolate Pomegranate Bark

I had some leftover pomegranate seeds from my festive quinoa breakfast burgers. I could have just eaten them on their own. But everything’s better with a ‘lil chocolate thrown in, right? Right. Chocolate Pomegranate Bark Prep time 5 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 10 mins   gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, soy-free, egg-free, nut-free, five […]

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Sunflower Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s hard to please everyone these days with allergen-friendly baking. If you can’t have gluten, dairy, eggs, soy or nuts, creating delicious treats is certainly not impossible, but a heck of a lot more difficult. While any food has the potential to cause an allergic reaction, I haven’t come across many people with sunflower or […]

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Sticky Date Pudding Cake and a Medjool Date Giveaway

  I have three exciting things to share with you today that will undoubtedly cure your case of the Mondays: 1. Sticky Date Pudding Cake 2. Coconut Caramel Sauce 3. The chance to win a free box of Natural Delights Medjool dates First off, this cake? So good. I always thought that the word ‘pudding’ […]

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Chocolate Covered Halvah Bites, and a Haiku

I haven’t written a haiku since the 7th grade. Retro fun! The Blessed Sesame Seed Oh sweet tahini Enrobed in dark chocolate Heaven in each bite. Chocolate Covered Halvah Bites Prep time 15 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 20 mins   gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free, refined sugar-free, five ingredients or less Author: Sondi […]

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Chocolate Kale Brownies

THESE BROWNIES HAVE KALE AND ZUCCHINI IN THEM. I’m leading with the big reveal. No concealment or subterfuge. ‘Cause there’s no disguising that these brownies are dense and fudgy and chocolately, all of the components that make any type of brownie freaking delicious. They have kale and zucchini, and I’m enraptured. My one regret? I […]

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