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Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Tart

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Don’t want to splurge on hazelnuts? This is just as delicious with pecans in place of hazelnuts! Want to skip the simple homemade nut butter? Why not try peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter, you get where I’m going with this! 🙂

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Sinfully Dark Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake Bars

Photo Sep 01, 6 31 45 PM (1)s title Photo Sep 01, 6 30 58 PMsI made sinfully dark chocolate brownies with walnuts & shredded coconut, added a creamy lemon cheesecake layer, and topped it all off with a simple strawberry sauce.  Oh. My. Goodness.  I wish I could make these appear in front of you right now!!  What’s more, the brownie base is made from black beans!  Ssshh, no one would ever guess!

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Chocolate Coconut Fruit Cookie Bar

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This very well be one of the most requests I have!  And I know why, they’re addicting and absolutely scrumptious!  These cookie bars are always a hit with every eater! 🙂  The fruit fillings can be as creative as you can get!  I love strawberry, raspberry, cherry, blueberry, or even banana filling!  Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches with Chocolate Ganache

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Strawberry S’mores Cupcakes

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Mouthwatering Stawberry S’mores Cupcakes that are vegan & gluten-free, healthy with no sugar?!  I am extremely excited to introduce my scrumptious chocolate cupcakes: they’ve been developing for over 1 year, and I am ecstatic to say they are perfected.  Topped with allergy-friendly chocolate, organic strawberries, and vegan marshmallows by Dandies, how can they be beat?! Continue reading

Scrumptious Chocolate Cupcake

cupcakeWho doesn’t love to bite into a perfectly moist chocolate cupcake?  These scrumptious chocolate cupcakes are not only vegan & gluten-free, but soy/nut/corn/free with NO ADDED SUGAR!  You can thank the mashed over ripe bananas for their sweet addition.  Not to mention, these are probably one of the healthiest cupcakes you could eat, thanks to the base ingredient of super quinoa! Continue reading

Cocoa Coconut Squares


This batch of cocoa coconut cookies was the sweet finish to a long snowed-in weekend, thanks to Winter Storm Nemo!  Thankfully, we didn’t get near the amount of snow forecasted (I wasn’t too keen on the thought of being dugout by a backhoe).  After the storm blew out, and I mean literally blew out with sustained 30 MPH winds, the surrounding forest was beautifully silent.  I took a serene snowshoe trek to the stream and beyond, finding peace with each step in the fresh snow.  little beaverkill in the backyard

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