Carrot Pulp Cupcakes

What to do with your leftover carrot juice pulp? Put it to good use making these carrot cake cupcakes that will wow any crowd. These treats are free of refined white sugar and gluten, and full of flavor. You can use fresh juice pulp or freeze it and thaw the carrot pulp when you are […]

Ruby Red Juice Sorbet

Want a fun way to include juice in your dessert? Try this sorbet. The recipe does contain coconut sugar, which has a low glycemic index, and should be consumed in moderation. This sorbet provides the benefits of polyphenols that help reduce the effects of oxidative free radical damage. Polyphenols play an important role in preventing […]

Raw “Key Lime” Mousse

Key lime pie is usually a decadent dessert loaded with sweetened condensed milk and sugar, plus a buttery, wheat-filled crust. This smart sweet skips the unwanted stuff and instead is filled with heart healthy fats and naturally sweetened with banana and a touch of maple syrup. The secret ingredient? Avocados. They make this dessert super […]

Vanilla Cashew Bites

Not only are these treats sugar free but they are also a low carbohydrate snack with protein and healthy fats. These smart sweets are filling providing great satiety, which can reduce the likeliness of excess snacking. You can easily adjust the sweetness to your liking with the stevia or use an alternate sweetener such as […]

Lemon Matcha Shortbread Cookies

Butter, flour and sugar are the mainstays for baking shortbread, but this healthier version uses coconut oil, gluten-free flour and maple syrup. You’ll be surprised how much these cookies resemble the real thing. The matcha powder gives them a bright green color and a little extra antioxidant boost. Try this healthy take on shortbread cookies for […]

Easy Vegan Apple Crumble

I love tasty desserts especially when they’re vegan, gluten free, warm, tasty and delicious. Add this vegan apple crumble to your holiday dessert recipe list because it’s a crowd pleaser and you can make it with only a few ingredients in your fridge. Additionally, apples are seasonal right now, which makes them both more nutritious […]