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Treats and Desserts

Roasted Tamari Almonds

I guarantee that almond lovers with swoon with delight over these crunchy and highly addictive almonds roasted with salty tamari. Considering that they are so ridiculously easy to make, it’s a wonder that I ever purchased overpriced bags of pre-prepared tamari almonds from stores — which sometimes even included ingredients …

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Pumpkin Pie Pudding with Banana and Avocado

I usually make pumpkin pie at least once a year during the pumpkin season, but this year I found something that is almost as good and much easier to prepare too. Not that I mind making pie crust, but admittedly it does involve far more fuss than whizzing up some …

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Cashew-Cream Filled Raspberry Chocolates

I think we are all familiar with those stale sugar-laden filled chocolates that make their appearance in a box, especially around Christmas. You know, the neighbor who thinks that gifting something is better than not, but the rather pathetic excuse for chocolates usually ends up in a staff room or …

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4 Ingredient Raw Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups

Before I moved away from processed sugar and store-bought treats, Reese’s peanut butter cups used to be a weakness of mine. Now that I have learned more about making healthy treats in my own kitchen, especially healthy raw delights, I can still enjoy the taste of peanut butter and chocolate …

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Raw Peanut and Coconut Butter Fudge

This raw fudge is healthy enough to enjoy for a quick bite or two for breakfast on the run or as a snack whenever the need for a boost of energy hits. Raw protein treats seem to be an obsession of mine. Often composed of a combination of nuts and …

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Chickpea Flour Fudge

This might indeed be the easiest and tastiest fudge I’ve ever made, and it’s not your typical fudge. This delicious confection is made with toasted chickpea flour with a dash of cardamon and some lightly toasted sesame seeds. These days most everything I make is dairy-free, but this time around …

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No-Bake Peanut Butter and Cocoa Fudge

I positively adore raw treats. As a savory type of gal, I do like a bit of sweet here and there, but I’m not into desserts or snacks laden with refined sugars. There are many advantages to this rich and creamy fudge recipe. First, you get a good dose of …

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Pumpkin Pie with Fresh Purée

Sweet pies are likely my husband’s very favorite dessert, though he doesn’t get to enjoy pie all that often because he would likely eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. But everyone deserves a treat once in a while. It seems to be a tradition for me to make at …

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Raw Cocoa Gingerbread Brownies

The popularity of raw treats these days doesn’t just owe to the wholesome nourishment provided by raw healthy ingredients or to the simplicity of making goodies without having to cook. The fact is that raw treats are every bit as delicious — or even more so — than the baked …

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Essentially Raw Pumpkin Bites

Every autumn when pumpkins are in season, I make sure to make a few trips to purchase some small pie pumpkins and roast them so I have pumpkin purée all year long. I keep 1 cup quantities in the freezer in small sealed bags that I can simply thaw before …

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