Desserts

For your sweet tooth! Many recipes avoid dairy, wheat, and sugar – but you won’t miss any of those ingredients!

Strawberry-Rhubarb Chia Vegan Parfait

This was our Mother’s Day dessert; my husband prepared it and I honestly had a hard time believing that it was sugar-free! The original recipe from “Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.” does include honey, but my husband used date paste instead. This parfait would also make a filling breakfast, […]

 

Black Bottom Banana Bread

I’m not going to lie; every few weeks we intentionally allow a few bananas on our counter to over-ripen, just so we can bake this bread. The original recipe comes from the Whole Life Challenge, and while it’s great as-is. I wanted to make a vegan version. To make this […]

 

Carrot “Cake” Bites

During the Whole Life Challenge, we like to find recipes that address our sweet tooth without needing to add sugar. We discovered these Carrot “Cake” Bites from The Paleo Mom, which we made even healthier and vegan by using a secret ingredient to replace the unsalted butter in the original […]

 

Tiramisu Date Energy Balls

If you’re looking for a quick snack before a workout, or a pick-me-up with a cup of coffee, these energy balls are easy to make and have just a touch of sweetness. The original recipe came from Jamie Geller, but we amped up the coffee quota a bit to add […]

 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Marble Pudding Pie

We found a recipe on Forks Over Knives that sounded like heaven – Peanut Butter Chocolate Marble Pudding. Because, well, peanut butter and chocolate. And Forks Over Knives provides all plant-based recipes, so we knew this would be friendly to my dairy allergy. The only problem was that the recipe […]

 

Moist “Free” Mango Bread

Mangoes naturally sweetness make it easy to prepare a sugar-free breakfast bread or afternoon snack. We adapted this from a wheat-free Moist Mango Bread recipe from Preheat To 350° and based on our experience, we’re definitely going to try more of her recipes! This dairy-free loaf was perfect when paired […]