Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Overview I make this for a treat at every opportunity. It's rich and creamy, perfectly sweet, and will satisfy a chocolate craving in an instant.  Ingredients 2 nice n' ripe avocados 1/3 cup 100% cocoa powder 1/4 cup pure maple syrup  1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk, hemp, coconut, or grass-fed cow's milk, etc.  1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (or try mint!)  a pinch of ...

Pumpkin, Cashew + Coconut Energy Bites

Overview The holiday's are officially over, and most of us want to start the New Year with less sugar in our system. These little energy bites make a great alternative to the overly processed sweet stuff.  Ingredients 2 c. raw cashews, soaked overnight  1/2 c. pumpkin puree 1.5 c. shredded, unsweetened coconut + extra for rolling 2 ...

Raw Blackberry Cream Pie w/ Cocoa Date Crust

By Wednesday, September 23, 2015 0 , , , Permalink 0

Overview A truly delicious, sugar-free, no-bake (raw!) cake made by a dear friend. I had 2 pieces, and I confess --I could have eaten the whole thing.  Ingredients  Filling 4 cups fresh blackberries 1 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened  1/4 - 1/3 cup raw honey, depending on your sweet tooth   a pinch, or 2 of sea salt 1 tsp pure vanilla extract    Crust  2 cups ...

Painted Fruit

Overview Festive and fun. This recipe is a hit with kids cause it's messy and you pretty much get permission to play with your food. The idea came from this beautiful green smoothie I had made. Ingredients Slice fruit of choice: apple, pear, strawberries, grapes, peaches etc. 1 cup almond or cashew butter 3 Tbsp spirulina 1/3 c unsweetened almond milk 1/4 ...

Raw Key Lime Pie

Overview This refreshing and creamy pie is highly statisfying. It's raw (alive!), grain - free, sugar - free, high in healthy fats and full on with fiber. The pie filling can also be eaten as a pudding all on it's own and is excellent with fresh fruit.  Ingredients Crust 1 cup raw pecans 1 cup raw cashews 2 T lime zest 1 c Medjool ...

Cocoa + Hazelnut “No Cheese” Cake

By Tuesday, March 17, 2015 0 Permalink 0

Overview Here's another no-bake pie to knock your socks off. If you're just getting into to making raw desserts, you'll be hooked in no time. They're great options for people with sensitivities to dairy and gluten. A treat made with healthy, real food ingredients. Ingredients Crust 1.5 c hazelnut meal 1/4 c virgin coconut oil, gently melted on low 1/4 c dried, ...

Beet “Ice Cream” Cake

By Tuesday, March 17, 2015 0 Permalink 0

Overview This cake was a little experiment. I was inspired to make a dessert using beets and the color turned out beautifully - so did the taste! Just in time for the holiday's. Ingredients Crust  2 beets, peeled, chopped + made into pulp 1/2 c virgin coconut oil, gently melted 1/2 c flax seeds, ground 1/2 c pure maple syrup 1 T - ...