Easter Bunny Butter Cups

Like many parents, I am not a fan of Easter baskets filled with chocolate since all that sugar tends to make them hyper, irritable and sick. Yet, who wants to deprive their child of Easter goodies? I make these up when my daughter is in bed a couple nights before and package them up in … Continue reading Easter Bunny Butter Cups

Sunflower Butter Cocoa Cups

  This treat is packed with good fats, protein and natural sweetness. Ingredients: 1/2 cup sunflower butter 1/4 cup date paste (see below to make date paste) 1/4 raw cup honey or maple syrup (or to desired sweetness) 1/2 cup organic grass fed butter or ghee butter/clarified butter if you are allergic to casein 1/2 … Continue reading Sunflower Butter Cocoa Cups

Valentine Paleo Chocolate Cluster

  Restriction is no way to love yourself.  In my mind-body eating program, I'm all about substitutions, not restrictions. Eat mindfully and soulfully! Ingredients: 1 cup almond, peanut or sunflower seed butter 1/3 cup coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup raw honey or organic maple syrup 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds … Continue reading Valentine Paleo Chocolate Cluster

Paleo Holiday Chocolate Mousse Cupcakes

Ingredients: 6 eggs at room temperature 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted on low heat 1/4 cup coconut milk 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 3/4 cup almond flour (blanched) 1/3 cup coconut flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 cup dairy free … Continue reading Paleo Holiday Chocolate Mousse Cupcakes

Super Simple Coconut-Pineapple Pops

  In Eastern Ontario we have been blessed with a hot summer. It's almost September and we're still expecting to enjoy mid-summer heat for the next week. These three ingredient coconut-pineapple pops are a no-fuss way to enjoy a tasty and cold treat minus the dairy, refined sugar and additives. They also make a great … Continue reading Super Simple Coconut-Pineapple Pops

Coconut Milk Maple Ice Cream

  Ingredients: 2, 400 ml cans of full fat coconut milk 4 tablespoons coconut oil 1/4 cup cocoa or carob powder 2 egg yolks 1/2-2/3 of a cup pure maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup cocoa nibs 1/2 cup walnuts Method: 1. Over medium heat in a saucepan warm maple syrup, coconut milk … Continue reading Coconut Milk Maple Ice Cream

Raw Avocado Cocoa Pudding

Ingredients: 2 large ripe avocados 1 ripe banana 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 pinch cinnamon 2-4 tbsp honey or maple syrup 1 pinch of sea salt 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 tbsp cocoa nibs Mash avocado and banana in a small mixing bowl. Next combine all other ingredients and mix by hand or in … Continue reading Raw Avocado Cocoa Pudding