Tag Archives: dessert

Chocolate Raspberry Probiotic Smoothie Bowl

New research continues to pour in about how critical good gut health is when it comes to breaking down our food, supporting good digestion and elimination, alleviating digestive problems, keeping harmful pathogens out, enhancing the immune system, minimizing incidences of illness and disease, nurturing good brain health, providing crucial vitamins, regulating fat storage, and so much more that we’re only… Read More

Ancho Chocolate Truffle Balls

Here’s a little choco-luscious pick-me-up for all you S.A.D. people out there in the thick of winter. And, with a nod of challenge to cold and flu season, we’ve also taken the liberty of punching up your sweet chocolate treat with a bit of heat, ancho chile style. Chili peppers help to boost immunity, clear congestion, fight inflammation, and trigger… Read More

Single-Serve Mini Apple Pies (Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free)

Pondering pie for this Thanksgiving? Present each of your dinner guests with their very own miniature apple pie, hot from the oven and topped with a dollop of fresh frozen yogurt. These gorgeously golden ramekin pies will top your list of things to give thanks for, as they’re healthier and far easier to make than classic flaky-crusted apple pie, and… Read More

Strawberry Crisp in a Cup (Sugar-Free!!!)

Strawberries are in season!!! This naturally sweet, juicy and high-fiber berry is the perfect way to answer the calls of your sweet tooth without betraying the rest of your body. Nature’s candy indeed! Check out 8 other delicious recipes for summer strawberries here! These beautiful strawberry crisps are a dieter’s dessert dream. They contain no added sugar or other sweeteners.… Read More

Chill Out with Ice-Cold Protein Pops

Pass on sugary, artificially-colored popsicles this summer and stock your freezer with these all natural, refreshingly icy protein pops instead. Incredibly easy to throw together, made with natural ingredients and deeeeeeee-lightfully delicious, they’re the perfect cool-down treat to beat the heat. They’re also an excellent source of high-quality protein that helps you slim and trim down for bathing suit weather.… Read More

Having Your Cookie Dough & Eating It Too!!!

What is it with that strange childhood compulsion to eat raw cookie dough before it’s been baked, despite mom shooing you away with disgust and shrieking about how bad it is for you? Well, now you can continue your long-standing tradition of quickly shoving a few good spoonfuls into your mouth when nobody’s looking. Because you don’t live with your… Read More

No-Bake Cocoa-nut Bars

While some people are still scared off by the lusciously creamy and delicious fat grams found in coconut, research has shown that the type of fat found in coconut — called MCT — actually helps you get leaner, healthier, and strengthens your immune system. These chunky chocolate coconut bars are ridiculously easy to make, and they store well in the… Read More

Skinny Chocolate Mousse

Wait…but…is “skinny” and “chocolate mousse” legally even allowed to appear side-by-side in the same sentence, you wonder? It is when describing this sumptuously low-fat, low-glycemic and high-protein dessert. How does this café-worthy classic confection merit such a healthy description? By abandoning traditional ingredients like refined sugar, cholesterol-laden yolks and fatty creams, achieving the same swoon-worthy, silky sweet decadence with ingredients… Read More

Rich & Decadent Flourless Chocolate Torte – Sugar-Free & Syrup-Free

Your brain knows that sugary foods are bad for your health and make you fat. It nodded vigorously when you read all about the evils of sugar and how to break your sugar addiction here. It also mmm-hmmm-ed and slammed your fist upon the table in support when you affirmatively decided to steer clear of the fattening and sickening side… Read More

Chewy Dark Chocolate Nut Bars

No weight loss diet should be completely devoid of a bit of carefully portioned indulgence now and then. And when you get to eat something that’s indulgent AND contributes beneficial nutrients and helps you lose weight – it feels like you’ve hit the jackpot. These Dark Chocolate Nut Butter Bars are sooooo delicious that no one eating them would ever… Read More