Desserts

Raw Brownies and 30 Healthy + Whole Desserts

“Healthy desserts” is something of an oxymoron, we know. But right now, it’s the best term we have to describe desserts that are made of whole, nourishing foods. We’re all for splurging on standard desserts on occasion, but we’ll admit — sometimes a meal needs a sweet ending and we’re...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse (4 Ingredients)

Some recipes over-promise and under-deliver. As in, “only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes makes this gluten-free sugar-free, fill-in-the-blank free treat!“. Come to find out that it just doesn’t taste as you were expecting, or takes three times as long as the ambitious recipe-author specified. We’ve been working up some healthy...

Triple Berry Raw Brownie Parfait

There are few recipes we make more than once, but raw brownies are one of them. They’re so deliciously fudge-y, it’s hard to remember they’re made only of natural ingredients: dates, cocoa powder, nuts. Quite magical, really. My mom has been a passionate fan ever since we introduced her to raw...

Flourless Chocolate Almond Cakes

What is it about celebration that calls for a big, sumptuous dessert? When we first started eating a more natural diet, celebrations were hard: how could we balance our love for whole, nutritious foods with the fact that celebrations tend to involve refined sugar and butter? At the time, I was...

Mint Chocolate Brownie Bites

Thank you so much to each one of you who left a kind comment on our last post, sent an email, or just sent positive vibes or prayers our way. As difficult as it is to be in this place, it’s truly comforting to know we’re surrounded by you: you...

Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cranberry Clusters

We like to think of chocolate as a natural food, which I think qualifies these little clusters as a “whole foods” holiday treat? Compared to the gingersnap peppermint ice cream sandwiches, the preparation is a dream: quick and simple. Melt the chocolate, add cranberries and pistachios, and cool in refrigerator....