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Paleo Brownie Sundae

Paleo Brownie Sundae

This is the restaurant dessert that requires every ounce of willpower to avoid. You can practically feel the fat settling on your hips and thighs just looking at the menu’s foodporn-images (sigh). While brownie sundaes may not be the healthiest ...
Triple-Chocolate Protein Bread

Triple-Chocolate Protein Bread

Welcome to chocoholics anonymous, where you are free to enjoy this triple-chocolate bread without a lick of guilt. We won’t tell anyone if you layer a couple pieces to make an ice cream sandwich or dunk it in your morning coffee for a sweet breakfast ...
Carrot Cake Pancakes

Carrot Cake Pancakes

I bet I can get you up and out of bed with three words: Carrot Cake Pancakes. The special-occasion-only dessert is rich, (almost overly) sweet and layered with calories galore. But because I love it so, I recreated the carrot cake by flipping it into ...
Double Chocolate Dairy-Free Brownies

Double Chocolate Dairy-Free Brownies

Recipes for classic brownies usually call for more than a cup of sugar—not what you want when you’re trying to eat clean! Rather than skipping dessert, try this healthy (and insanely delicious) variation. These extra-chocolaty squares are made with n ...
Paleo Almond Flour Pancakes

Paleo Almond Flour Pancakes

Think you can’t enjoy a light, sweet breakfast while on the paleo diet (bacon and sausage…again?)? The proof is in these pancakes! Thanks to a hint of tropical flavor from coconut oil and extra moistness from applesauce, every bite is bliss with this ...
Chocolate Chunk Protein Cookies

Chocolate Chunk Protein Cookies

Yes, you can have chunks of chocolate without becoming a chunky monkey. Just be smart about your indulgence. What to look for in a guilt-free, chocolate chip cookie: chunks of dark chocolate (not that wimpy-tasting milk stuff), pure and alcohol-free ...
Cherry-Vanilla Macaroons

Cherry-Vanilla Macaroons

The French have le macaron, the crunchy, pastel-colored sandwich cookies you see in the most upscale bakeries. Though tasty, they’re nothing like an American macaroon. You know the macaroon as a light-and-airy coconut delight. But this recipe h ...