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...

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....

Chocolate Peach Shortcakes

Food blogging, and cooking in general, involves constantly adapting recipes from others. Occasionally it includes coming up with your own ideas from scratch, but it seems there really isn’t much out there that hasn’t been done yet. In this recipe, we’ve decided to rip off one of our recent favorite recipes and...

Chocolate Black Bean Cookies

Here at A Couple Cooks, we love healthy, nutritious, whole foods. We also love the excuse for a little splurge. So for this holiday season, we’ve got two cookie recipes for you: one a non-traditional cookie packed full of nutrients, and the other a traditional cookie, chock full of sugar...








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