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Dark Chocolate Brownies

Yield:  12 pieces   Ingredients: 1 15 oz. can of black beans, drained and rinsed (“Eden Organic”) ¼ cup refined coconut oil (“Spectrum”) 2 large organic eggs ¾ cup natural (non-alkalized) cocoa powder (“Shiloh Farms”) 1 cup coconut palm sugar (“Wholly Wholesome”, “Sweet Tree”) 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1 ½ teaspoons […]

Healthy Brown Rice Krispy Treats

Yield: 10-12 servings Ingredients: 1 ½ cups brown rice syrup (“Lundberg Farms Sweet Dreams”) 1 cup organic peanut or almond butter **Try “Sun Butter” for Nut-Free version 7 cups whole grain brown crisped rice cereal (“Barbara’s” or “Erewhorn”) Procedure: 1. In a small saucepan, over low to medium heat, warm rice syrup and nut butter […]

Raw Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Yield: Approx. 20 pieces Ingredients: 1 cup pitted dates, chopped fine 1 cup raw walnuts ¼ cup raw cacao powder 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ¼ cup 100% maple syrup or coconut nectar Pinch of sea salt 3/4 cup dried shredded unsweetened coconut Procedure: 1. In a food processor, chop nuts until finely chopped. Be […]

Raw Chocolate-Chia Seed Balls (Nut Free)

Yield: Approximately 20 pieces Ingredients: 1½ cups pitted dates (can use Medjool dates for extra chewy), chopped finely ½ cup raw Cacao powder (“Navitas Naturals”) 3 tablespoons coconut nectar (“Coconut Secret”) 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil (“Spectrum”) 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut ½ cup chia seeds (whole or ground)* 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract […]

Quinoa Cranberry Pecan Cookies

Yield: Approximately 36 Enjoy these delicious bites for an energy boosting breakfast, power snack or nutritious dessert. Ingredients: 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 cup organic creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon sea or pink salt ¼ cup coconut flour ½ cup dried fruit […]

Guilt-Free Chocolate Mousse

Yield: 4 – 6 servings Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil (“Spectrum”) 1 oz. pure dark chocolate (“Sunspire Chocolate Chips”) 2 large ripe avocados 2/3 cup raw cacao powder (“Navitas Naturals”) ½ cup coconut nectar (“Coconut Secret”) Splash of coconut milk (as needed to reach desired consistency) 1-tablespoon natural vanilla extract (“Frontier”) Pinch of […]