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Healthy Banana Split

Healthy Banana Split I came across this recipe a couple of years or so ago and I honestly can’t remember where I found it.  I made a couple of modifications from the original as I tend to do.  Feel free to add spicy pumpkin seeds, goji berries,

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Cucumber, Tomato and Goat Cheese Stacks

Cucumber, Tomato and Goat Cheese Stacks Lately, I’ve become hooked on the above combination. Not entirely sure why, but they just taste so good together!! I literally will stack a slice of English cucumber, half (or a whole) grape or cherry tomato and a little slice of

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Cashew Butter and Greek Yogurt

Cashew Butter and Greek Yogurt This isn’t a recipe per se. More like an idea. This may sound like an odd combination but I was looking for a snack the other night and wanted to keep it healthy so I figured I’d have some greek yogurt with

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Pudding It really doesn’t get any easier than this.  Healthy fat from the avocado, antioxidants from the raw cacao powder and hormone balancing maca powder. 1 small avocado or 1/2 large one 3 tablespoons of raw cacao 1/4 cup nut or coconut milk 1 teaspoon maca

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Decadent Chocolate Brownies (from the 10-Day Detox Program)

Decadent Chocolate Brownies (from the 10-Day Detox Program) Chocolate: •           ¼ cup mini chocolate chips (I recommend Enjoy Life brand … they are dairy free) •           3 tablespoons almond or coconut milk •           ¼ cup cacao powder •           3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted Dry Ingredients: •           3

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Super Healthy Insanely Delicious Chocolate Pudding

Super Healthy Insanely Delicious Chocolate Pudding Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado1 1/2 T. raw cacao powder4 plump Medjool dates (remove the pit)1/2 t. vanilla extract1/8 t. cinnamon1 1/2 c. coconut milk (not the light stuff … use the full fat … it won’t hurt you)6 ice cubes Directions: Cut avocado in

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Healthier Flourless Chocolate Cake (from Detoxinista.com)

Healthier Flourless Chocolate Cake (from Detoxinista.com) There are so many food bloggers out there … it’s hard to wade through them all and keep them all straight.  I’m still very much a paper girl (I know … it’s not that environmentally friendly but it’s still my preference)

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Grain-Free, Nut Free, Dairy Free – Coconut-Cinnamon Cookies

Grain-Free, Nut Free, Dairy Free – Coconut-Cinnamon Cookies These are the cookies depicted at the bottom of the tree. Ingredients:1 1/2 c. seed mix (half and half of GROUND raw sunflower and pumpkin seeds) (can be made with ground almonds if you like)1/3 c. shredded dried coconut (please

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Power Balls

Power Balls Power Balls are the chocolate balls in the middle of the tree. Ingredients: 1 c. pumpkin seeds1 cup sunflower seeds1 cup shredded coconut (try to use organic) (extra for rolling)2 cups pitted dates, soaked½ c. raw cacao powder2 tbsp coconut oil½ tsp sea salt1 tsp vanilla2 tbsp

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Coconutty Bliss Drops

Coconutty Bliss Drops With just the right balance of sweet deliciousness, these vegan/nut-free, chewy bite-size morsels will satisfy your sweet tooth and allow you to enjoy dessert again without the guilt! These are the cookies at the top of the tree.  Recipes for the others to follow. Ingredients: 1

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