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Grain-Free Vegan Desserts

Healthy, easy-to-make desserts that are both grain-free and vegan.

No-Bake Coconut Flour Cookie Dough {vegan, keto option, nut-free}

No-bake coconut flour cookie dough is the healthy treat you’ve been waiting for! It is vegan, grain-free, nut-free, gluten-free, and keto friendly (with 1 ingredient swap). Some of us (me) are not quite ready to give up cookies. In fact, some say (me, again) cookies should be eaten all year round :). We are a …

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Vegan Coconut Flour Cookies {4 ingredients, keto option}

Vegan coconut flour cookies! Made with 4 ingredients (coconut flour, sweetener, coconut oil & flaxseed meal), these easy, delectable cookies are also nut-free, gluten-free, grain-free, Paleo, and keto-friendly (with 1 ingredient swap). An Easy Vegan Coconut Flour Cookie Recipe (at last!) This recipe is a long time coming. Ever since I posted the recipe for …

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Vegan Sunflower Chocolate Crinkle Cookies {grain-free, oil-free}

Chocolate bliss! Vegan sunflower chocolate crinkle cookies are oil-free, grain-free, and nut-free, but also pure decadence in every bite! Made with DIY sunflower seed flour, they can also be made with almond flour. Easy & Amazing Sunflower Seed Chocolate Cookies Oh friends…these cookies! I have been on the edge of my seat, itching to share …

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Fudgy Vegan Almond Flour Brownies {grain-free, 1 bowl}

Fudgy vegan almond flour brownies, designed to rock your world. They are grain-free, gluten-free, made in 1-bowl, and definitely delectable! Make the brownies nut-free by using sunflower seed flour in place of almond flour. Oh, hello there Monday. I think you need some brownies. It’s been many years since I first made a batch of …

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Vegan Coconut Almond Flour Cake {grain-free, oil-free}

A dessert worth celebrating: vegan coconut almond flour cake, studded with chunks of chocolate! It is grain-free, gluten-free, & oil-free. An Almond Joy of  Cake I enjoy a jumble of random weekend baking rituals that feel exactly and effortlessly right—that inspire, especially when I’m in a mood (good or bad)–a feeling of “this is why …

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Oil-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies {vegan, grain-free}

With 1 bowl and 5 minutes prep, you can crank out a batch of these mouthwatering oil-free chocolate chip cookies whenever a craving hits! Vegan, grain-free & gluten-free, they are crunchy at the edges and soft at the center. YUM! Delicious, Nutritious Cookies that Love You Back As a blogger who focuses on healthy eating, …

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Vanilla Almond Flour Cake {vegan, oil-free}

Vegan vanilla almond flour cake, made with ease in 1 bowl! It is oil-free, grain-free, gluten-free, Paleo, and made with 6 ingredients (plus water and optional salt). I like naked cake. Forget frostings, fondants, and glazes. Hold the chocolate chips, nuts, and sprinkles. My preference is plain. Best yet, vanilla. The cake itself should be …

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5-Ingredient Vegan Banana Brownies {grain-free, oil-free}

My healthy (but decadent) 5-ingredient vegan banana brownies are flourless, egg-free, dairy-free, grain-free, gluten-free, oil-free, and 100% perfection. Hooray! The Brownies You Need to Make You need brownies. I need brownies. We all need brownies right about now. Some laughter, puppy pictures, and sunshine would be excellent,  too. But first, brownies. I have the brownies …

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Cassava Flour Applesauce Cookies {5 ingredients, vegan, paleo, oil-free}

Soft and cakey cassava flour applesauce cookies! A cinch to make, they are vegan, Paleo, oil-free, grain-free, gluten-free, and only 36 calories each! New Year, New (Healthy!) Cookies December is inarguably all about cookies. But January needs cookies, too. January cookies need to be comforting, uncomplicated, and not-too-sweet. They should be healthy, yes, but still …

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3-Ingredient Chocolate Date Truffles {vegan, paleo, nut-free}

Easy, no-cook, 3-ingredient chocolate date truffles! They are vegan, Paleo, nut-free, added sugar-free and only 49 calories each. The holidays demand chocolate decadence. They also require ease. And a dose (make that several doses) of energy throughout. My 3-ingredient chocolate truffles cover all the bases! They are also incredibly easy to prepare, easily accesorized with …

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Vegan Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies {paleo, keto option}

Healthy almond flour chocolate chip cookies that are vegan (egg-free and dairy-free), grain-free, gluten-free and keto (with 2 simple substitutions). I have been off of my cookie-baking game this December. I am usually up to my elbows in cookie dough by this point in the season, but I have been busy cooking up other dishes …

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Strawberry Almond Flour Crumble {Vegan, Keto Option}

Celebrate summer with my 5-ingredient strawberry almond flour crumble. It is vegan, grain-free, oil-free, Paleo, and there is  a keto option, too! Healthy Strawberry Almond Flour Crumble As wonderful as it is to eat sweet, summer strawberries without any adornments, sometimes a bit of gussying is well worth the effort. My simple strawberry crumble is a …

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Vegan & Grain-Free Vanilla Layer Cake

A first! Rich, decadent, delicious vegan & grain-free vanilla layer cake that is easy and delicious. Let them eat cake! A Vanilla Layer Cake (Vegan & Grain-Free) Worth Celebrating! Hi everyone! January is my birthday month, so I got the cuckoo notion that I should attempt the creation of a vanilla layer cake that is …

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Vegan Keto Chocolate Truffle Tart {No-Bake, Grain-Free}

Decadent, no-bake, and so-easy vegan keto chocolate truffle tart! It is grain-free, sugar-free, and super easy to make–perfect for celebrating and sharing with friends! If you are looking for the perfect New Year’s Eve dessert, look no further!  I have a showstopper dessert that can be shared with almost everyone on your guest list–no matter …

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Vegan Pumpkin Hemp Heart Cheesecake {Nut-Free}

Rich, creamy, vegan pumpkin hemp heart cheesecake! This no-bake treat is nut-free (no cashews), high in protein, and loaded with healthy omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. This beautiful dessert merges three of my favorite foods into one: cheesecake, pumpkin, and (a surprise contender) hemp hearts! Introducing Vegan Pumpkin Hemp Heart Cheesecake. Healthy Highlights of Hemp …

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Coconut Flour Pumpkin Pie Bars {Vegan, Grain-Free, Oil-Free}

1-bowl, coconut flour pumpkin pie bars without the crust! They are vegan, grain-free, oil-free, and a mere 66 calories per bar. Resistance is futile. I’m giving in to pumpkin pie spice! Mosquito bites, intense humidity and maximum air-conditioning are still part of daily life in these parts, but I am nevertheless ready to cozy up …

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Vegan Chickpea Flour Chocolate Cake {Grain-Free, 1-bowl}

The recipe you need for upcoming spring and summer celebrations: my vegan chickpea flour chocolate cake! Made in one bowl, it is grain-free, gluten-free and vegan. It’s not a miracle, but it is most definitely marvelous! Happy Wednesday, everyone! I hope this post finds you well and (wishful thinking for all) enjoying the first glimpses …

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Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding Cups {Vegan, Grain-Free}

Chocolate pumpkin pudding cups are a superfood reinvention of a childhood classic! They are naturally vegan, oil-free, grain-free, gluten-free, and just 117 calories per serving. Healthy Vegan Chocolate Pudding Cups I know the exact moment that the idea for these breakfast pudding cups began to brew. It was when I ran into a friend at …

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No-Roll Chickpea Flour Pie Crust {grain-free, gluten-free}

No one will guess that this tender, golden, delicious pie crust is made with chickpea flour. Equally incredible: it is a one-bowl, so-easy, no-roll chickpea flour pie crust! Happy Thanksgiving Eve, everybody! I hope that any stress is being dialed down, and the fun, relaxation, and good eats are amping up. I am spending the …

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Tiger Nut Flour Pie Crust {grain-free, vegan}

Pie crust perfection, thanks to tiger nut flour! This one-bowl, mix-press-bake tiger nut flour pie crust is naturally sweet, crisp, tender and all around amazing. It also happens to be grain-free, gluten-free, vegan & paleo. Happy Friday, everyone! As promised in yesterday’s post, I have another super-simple, grain-free crust recipe for you, just in time …

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Coconut Flour Almond Flour Pie Crust {keto, vegan, no rolling}

No-roll coconut flour almond flour pie crust is tender, delicious and foolproof! It also happens to be keto, vegan, grain-free, gluten-free, & Paleo. Good morning, everyone! In this final week before Thanksgiving, I’ve decided to share three incredible pie crust recipes that will make your baking easier than ever. First up, my Coconut Flour-Almond Flour …

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One-Bowl Chickpea Flour Brownies {vegan, grain-free}

Incredible, one-bowl chickpea flour brownies that are naturally vegan, gluten-free, and grain-free. They are a cinch to make and a joy to eat! Vegan Brownies Made with Chickpea Flour I am, quite possibly, the only person on the planet with a Google alert for chickpea flour. Admittedly, I have my obsessions 🙂 I am so …

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Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream {vegan, 5 ingredients, keto option}

Creamy, super chocolate avocado ice cream that tastes indulgent but is healthy! Made with 5 ingredients, it is vegan, paleo, & keto (with 1 easy sub). Incredible Chocolate Ice Cream Made with Avocado Some things about me make little sense.  My siblings would say many things :). But topping my zany list are these gems: …

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Cinnamon-Sugar Donut Bites {grain-free+vegan+coconut flour}

I’m pretty sure I don’t need to convince you to eat these cinnamon-sugar donut bites. Tender, cakey, with just the right amount of sweet spice, it’s hard to stop at just one. Or two. Or eleven. But you’ll want to sprint to the kitchen to make these blissful bites when you read on about what …

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Chickpea Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies {vegan}

Crisp at the edges and chewy near the centers, my chickpea flour chocolate chip cookies will WOW you! They are grain-free, gluten-free, vegan, and irresistible. Chocolate chip cookie baking alert! I’ll grab just about any excuse to bake a batch of chocolate chip cookies, and a chilly, gray, late-February Tuesday is a perfect one. Moreover, …

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Double Chocolate Chickpea Flour Cookies {Vegan, Grain-Free}

Chocolate lovers, you have a new favorite cookie recipe: Double Chocolate Chickpea Flour Cookies! They are vegan, grain-free, gluten-free, and a cinch to make. It’s day 7 of the 7 days of Chickpea Flour Cookies! Chickpeas in chocolate cookies? Oh yes! What better way to top off a week of chickpea cookie ideas than with …

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Chocolate Chickpea Flour Muffins {vegan, grain-free}

Rich and delicious (yet healthy!) chocolate chickpea flour muffins, perfect for breakfast, snacks, or dessert. They are vegan, grain-free & gluten-free. I’ll cut to the chase: chocolate. Chocolate muffins, to be precise. Moist, rich, and delicious, they are just what your December mornings need.  Chocolate Chickpea Flour Muffin Benefits These muffins taste decadent, but they …

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Vegan Coconut Flour Brownies (grain-free, oil-free)

Vegan coconut flour brownies made with nut butter and coconut flour! Healthy, scrumptious, grain-free and oil-free, they are easy to make in 1 bowl. Healthy (vegan & gluten-free) Cookies for the Holidays Apparently I have too much time on my hands (oops, busted a button laughing at that one), because I’ve been baking cookies, of …

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Chickpea Flour Banana Cake (Vegan, Grain-Free)

Homey and healthy chickpea flour banana cake that is grain-free, gluten-free and vegan! Ready, start to finish in 30 minutes. Banana Cake Made with Chickpea Flour Yes, you need another banana cake recipe, and lucky for you, I’ve got one well worth trying. It’s neither fussy nor precious, but it does have a special ingredient …

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Vegan Cashew Cheesecake {Grain-Free, Easy}

The best vegan cashew cheesecake is also one of the easiest desserts you can make! No cooking required, it is grain-free, gluten-free, & Paleo, too. Cheesecake, Made with Neither Eggs nor Dairy Cheesecake. Vegan. These two things do not go together. Unless, that is, you blow up the rules for what a cheesecake should be. …

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Almond Flour Graham Crackers {vegan, grain-free, paleo}

Almond flour graham crackers that are vegan, grain-free & paleo! A perfect energizing snack or treat, they are even better than the original.   I thought I might talk about graham crackers today. Perhaps you love them as much as I do? When I was little, my mother rarely bought sweets. A die-hard Co-op shopper, …

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Vegan Coconut Flour Chocolate Cake {gluten-free, grain-free}

Easy, amazing, vegan coconut flour chocolate cake made with coconut flour, coconut oil, and chickpea flour eggs (in place of regular eggs; a Paleo version with real eggs is also included). The cake is grain-free and gluten-free, too. Coconut Flour Cake without Eggs Coconut flour is such a delicious and versatile flour to bake with …

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Vegan Coconut Flour Cupcakes {grain-free, nut-free}

Scrumptious vegan coconut flour cupcakes are just what your next celebration needs! They are grain-free, nut-free, and gluten-free, too. By George, I’ve finally done it. A perfect vanilla cupcake that is grain-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and gluten-free. And it only took me 5 dozen attempts to get them right! I’m calling them Freedom Cupcakes. Nick …

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Coconut Oil Chocolate Bark {4-Ingredients, Vegan, Paleo}

Healthy yet indulgent-tasting coconut oil chocolate bark, made with 4 ingredients! It is vegan, paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, and includes a keto option, too! An Easy, Healthy, Delicious Chocolate Bark Recipe Valentines Day is almost here, and I have a perfect recipe for gifting and celebrating. It is go-soft-in-the-knees delicious, super-simple to make, and relatively frugal, …

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2-Ingredient Strawberry Sorbet {vegan, no-churn}

Easy, healthy, 2-ingredient strawberry sorbet made with strawberries & maple syrup! It take minutes to prepare and does not require an ice cream maker. Healthy & Easy Strawberry Sorbet I made it back, safe and relatively sound, from my trip to California. My husband and I are photographic proof of the eponymous red-eye flight we …

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Vegan Cashew Creme Brulee {soy-free, oil-free}

Vegan cashew creme brulee is your new favorite dessert! Made without eggs, dairy or soy, it is a healthy new take on a French classic. School’s out, and I’m celebrating with pudding. Or rather, fancy pudding. Creme brulee, to be precise. I may have left behind both my life as a student and as a …

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Peanut Butter Chickpea Blondies {vegan, grain-free}

My quick and easy Peanut Butter Chickpea Blondies taste decadent but are super-heathy! They are vegan, grain-free, gluten-free, oil-free, and only 102 calories each. Hi everyone, hope you are staying warm and cozy on this first day of February. We’re a month in to the New Year, so it is a great time to reassess …

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Lime & Ginger Coconut Pie {Vegan, GF, Paleo}

The resolutions I made in January, and haven’t been keeping, have a second chance, because today marks the start of the Thai New Year, Songkran. Songkran is an ancient celebration of the start of a new farming cycle, and it always falls sometime between the 10th and the 18th of April; this year, the celebration …

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Chickpea Flour Gingerbread Bundt Cake {vegan, grain-free}

Chickpea flour gingerbread Bundt cake is a holiday miracle! It is vegan, grain-free, gluten-free, and easy to make with pantry ingredients. No one will guess that is made from chickpeas. Chickpea Flour Gingerbread for the Holidays & Beyond It’s true: I fell off the holiday baking wagon. Life, work, Christmas shopping, and some croup-y junk …

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Vegan Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (Grain-Free, Paleo)

Grain-free and vegan coconut flour chocolate chip cookies, made with ease! Chickpea flour replaces the eggs, but the recipe can be made Paleo by using regular eggs. It’s been a wild week here in Nacogdoches: we were in the direct path of hurricane Ike. I am counting every blessing that we are ok, and that …

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1-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream {vegan, no churn}

1-ingredient banana ice cream made with nothing more than frozen bananas! No ice cream maker required, it is the perfect healthy frozen treat. It is naturally vegan, gluten-free & customizable. Perfect Vegan Ice Cream Made with 1 Ingredient Homemade ice cream. Creamy, dreamy, home ice cream. My dad made it with an old-fashioned churn, involving …

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Vegan Cashew Chocolate Pudding {no cook, easy}

Silky smooth, protein-rich, vegan cashew chocolate pudding, made without cooking! Simply blend, chill and eat.   No-Cook Chocolate Pudding, Made with Cashews My grumpy inner child (I think her name’s Myrtle; she doesn’t come out often) longs to dismiss Valentine’s Day as the Madison Avenue-produced frenzy of fluff I know it to be.   But …

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Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles {Vegan, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free}

  A bittersweet chocolate truffle with a healthy profile? It sounds too good to be true. But it isn’t. Here’s how it all began. Over a one-month period last summer, I (willingly) slipped into an ice cream-making mania. If you’re wondering why I don’t weigh 500 pounds as a result of my frozen adventures, it’s …

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Vegan Sweet Potato Brownies (oil-free, grain-free)

Fudgy vegan sweet potato brownies that are equal parts decadent & healthy! They are vegan, oil-free, grain-free, gluten-free & Paleo. Healthy Brownies for a New Year While I am still enthusiastic about New Year’s focus on vegetables, I nevertheless must call a spade a spade: it’s late January, the days are short, the weather chilly …

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