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Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cupcakes

Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cupcakes

Love red velvet, but loathe red food coloring? Don’t spoil another happy birthday with chemical-laden cake. This clean recipe calls for beet and cacao powders to create rich, authentic color without artificial ingredients, while natural coconut sugar ...
Cocoa-Coconut “Sandwich Cookie” Shake

Cocoa-Coconut “Sandwich Cookie” Shake

Are you a twister and licker? A dunker? Or a straight-up gobbler? No matter how you munch a cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookie, the fun falls through if you get a glance of the ingredients list on the package. High fructose corn syrup? Vanillin ( ...
Coconut & Cocoa Overnight Oats

Coconut & Cocoa Overnight Oats

They go together like eggs and bacon, biscuits and gravy or pancakes and syrup. But it’s not often you find that perfect combo of coconut and chocolate in a breakfast dish. Tastier than those joyful candy bars and better for you than the usual grab-a ...
Creamy Carob-Maca Hot “Chocolate”

Creamy Carob-Maca Hot “Chocolate”

Your heart’s aflutter—not because a secret crush said “Hi” or your true love sent a bouquet of fresh red roses. No, it was the truffles, or rather the caffeine in the chocolate, that gave you slight shakes and an uncomfortable jittery fee ...
Pumpkin-Chocolate Swirl Dessert Dip

Pumpkin-Chocolate Swirl Dessert Dip

Little ghouls and goblins get enough sugary, sticky goodies this time of year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t surprise and delight with fall’s favorite flavors (and colors!) at snack time. This naturally sweetened, swirly dip makes dunking cut-up fr ...
No-Bake Vegan Nut-Butter Brownies

No-Bake Vegan Nut-Butter Brownies

There’s something about brownies that make us feel, well, blissful. Maybe it’s the way that they combine the best of the worlds of cookies and cakes. Perhaps it’s the ingredient that makes everything better (cocoa!). But we’d ...