The Best Natural Dessert Recipes – Natural Desserts To Make You Smile

Healthy dessert recipes that taste great! Don’t give up your desserts just because you want to live a healthy life. Do both, we show you how.

  • 12 Drool Worthy Healthy Desserts

12 Healthy Desserts You’ll Drool Over

Let’s face it - we all love to indulge and have a yummy dessert now and again. But just because you want to have your cake and eat it too doesn’t mean you have to throw out all that you believe in when it comes to healthy eating. Dessert does not have to be unhealthy [...]

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  • Skinny Monkey Cookies are vegan, gluten free, and low in sugar. They'll satisfy your sweet tooth and fuel your body with healthy nutrients at the same time!

Recipe: Skinny Monkey Cookies

Skinny monkey cookies? What? When I saw this recipe floating around the internet, I must admit the name raised my eyebrows a bit. It's probably derived from the fact that the main ingredient in these cookies is banana...but it got me thinking, have you ever seen a fat monkey? Then I realized that yes, I [...]

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  • Cinnamon Maple Apple Crisp! Warm cinnamon and a hint of maple with tart apples under a chewy oatmeal crust to give this healthy dessert its character.

Recipe: Cinnamon Maple Apple Crisp

We've been having fun with apples at our house this season.  Boxes of organic apples picked from a friend's tree have been made into applesauce, dehydrated apples, and apple cider.  We've eaten plenty of crisp, fresh apples for snacks.  And finally, after almost all of the four boxes of apples had been dried, canned or [...]

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  • This recipe for homemade chocolate spread has allergy-friendly options! With no refined sugar or additives, it's a healthy and delicious snack.

Recipe: Homemade Chocolate Spread

Creamy, chocolatey hazelnut spread on a croissant...does it get any better than this? Actually, I have to admit...I really don't remember exactly what that tasted like. I just remember that it was good...really good! There are certain things that I haven't had since going gluten free (bye-bye, croissants) or since my husband became allergic to [...]

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  • Crab apples are safe to eat, and are a great fruit to use in desserts. Learn to make crab apple crisp from all the fruit you didn't know you could use!

Crab Apple Crisp

The other day I caught myself admiring the gorgeous crab apple tree sitting outside the window.  The color of the tiny bright red fruits was stunning against the turning of the autumn leaves and blue sky.  It is the season for apple crisp, but my apple tree is too young to produce.  So I started [...]

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  • Healthy peach crisp...make it gluten free and vegan with organic peaches, oats, coconut and almond flour. Delicious with ice cream or whipped coconut cream!

Recipe: Healthy Peach Crisp

We're coming up on the end of the peach season here, and that means fewer perfect, ripe peaches and more...less than perfect peaches. But there's no need to let the "factory seconds" go to waste! Healthy Peach Crisp is a great way to use bruised, funny-looking, or just-past-its-prime fruit. At the peak of the season [...]

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  • Delicious gluten free pumpkin cream cheese bars are a cross between a bar cookie and a cheesecake. Creamy, rich, decadent but full of vitamins and minerals!

Recipe: Gluten Free Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bars

It’s here…pumpkin season! There are so many delicious recipes that involve pumpkin, it’s hard to know where to start. If you’re ready for a new favorite pumpkin dessert, you’ll want to try these gluten free pumpkin cream cheese bars! A perfect blend of creamy pumpkin, warm spice, and rich cream cheese, these bars have a [...]

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  • These decadent Greek yogurt fudge pops combine organic fair trade chocolate, yogurt and sweet berries. A healthy and refreshing summer treat!

Recipe: Greek Yogurt Fudge Pops

I love frozen treats! Fudge pops are one of my favorites. This recipe for Greek Yogurt Fudge Pops evolved from several ideas I saw online, combined with a neat trick for melting chocolate that I learned from a recipe for flourless chocolate cake. The pops are rich, smooth and very refreshing. The yogurt base, organic [...]

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  • 3 ingredient peanut butter cookies! As tasty as they are easy, and naturally grain and gluten free. So healthy, you won't feel bad about having seconds. You can even make them Paleo.

Recipe: 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies. Yes, I said 3 ingredients. Craving something sweet? This could very possibly be the easiest and healthiest peanut butter cookie recipe I've ever seen! The basic recipe for these delicious peanut butter cookies includes just three ingredients: Organic peanut butter, honey, and an egg. When I saw this recipe, I [...]

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  • This pear upside-down cake with honey ginger sauce is soooo good and surprisingly easy to make. My kind of dessert.

Recipe: Pear Upside-Down Cake with Honey Ginger Sauce

When you want a dessert that shows well, tastes great and is surprisingly easy to make (shhh!), try this Pear Upside Down Cake served with warm honey-ginger sauce. Made with organic pears, applesauce and honey, this cake lends itself well to gluten and grain free adaptations! The secret to this pear upside down cake is [...]

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  • These gluten free brownies are made with banana flour and super delicious!

Gluten Free Brownies Made with Banana Flour

Gluten free brownies made with banana flour. Yes, banana flour. That's right--today I'm introducing you to one of my favorite new foods: Banana flour. I actually stumbled upon banana flour several months ago. I was intrigued, so I bought a container for me and one for my amazing recipe contributor, Erica. After all, Erica is [...]

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  • Make homemade fruit slushies with organic fresh fruit! Recipes for Mango Berry, Watermelon Mint, and Blueberry Lime. Simple, healthy, and so refreshing!

Recipe: Homemade Fruit Slushies

In the mood for something cool and refreshing? Homemade fruit slushies are a great way to cool down on a hot afternoon. When you make them at home, you can be certain that your fruit slush will be full of wholesome, organic fruit and sweetened (if you choose to) with something healthy instead of high [...]

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  • This real food blueberry jello recipe is awesome and so good for you. Ditch the box crap and try this healthy treat now.

Real Food Blueberry Jello Recipe

Today's post comes from my friend, Sylvie of The Hollywood Homestead. I'm so excited to share a little bit about her story, her yummy recipe, and her amazing ebook, The Gelatin Secret. Seriously, if glowing skin, beautiful hair, and a healthy body is something you crave, be sure to check the book out! Take it away, [...]

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  • Make this thick, rich cocoa custard in just a few minutes with healthy, organic ingredients. A delicious healthy dessert!

Recipe: Cocoa Custard

What could be more satisfying than rich, thick chocolaty cocoa custard? This cocoa custard is so thick and creamy and so full of chocolate flavor that just a little bit will satisfy your sweet tooth. I love to serve it piped into a very small bowl, with a slice of banana. Egg spoons are the [...]

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  • This chocolate coconut paleo bark is sooo good. Full of protein so eat up!

Recipe: Chocolate Paleo Bark

Chocolate, nutty, coconut goodness.  These healthy-but-decadent treats are gluten free and paleo. They combine organic, dark chocolate with coconut, almonds and walnuts...and they are so fast and easy to make, you'll find that it's a snap to satisfy your chocolate craving. But since these treats are packed with protein instead of empty calories, the happy [...]

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  • This gluten free whole orange cake is as delicious as it is good for you! Whole oranges pack a punch of vitamin C and add to the moist, rich texture. Yum!

Recipe: Gluten Free Whole Orange Cake

This time of year, there are a lot of viruses floating around. What better way to fight them off than a cake full of delicious vitamin C? This gluten free whole orange cake packs a serious punch of vitamins C and A, but you'll be too busy enjoying the taste to notice. The secret? Whole [...]

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  • These dark chocolate covered banana bites are easy, delicious and beautiful. Gotta try this recipe.

Recipe: Dark Chocolate Banana Bites

It hits me at about 8:30 every night...it's a funny little nagging craving. It starts small, a little feeling that I want something. From there, it grows quickly into the thought "Hm, chocolate sounds really good." Then, before I know it, I'm ripping through the pantry searching for something, anything to satisfy the craving. Must! [...]

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  • Healthy Creme Brulee Recipe

Crème brûlée: For the fancy-shmancy real foodie inside of you!

"Crème brûlée? What’s that?" That was the simple question I asked my friend when she informed me that we were going to make crème brûlée one night. We were nearing our twenties, and my idea of dessert was still cookies, cake, or a candy bar. You know, the usual “SAD” stuff. In my foodie innocence, I [...]

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  • These gluten free graham crackers are easy to make using just oatmeal flour, peanut butter, honey and an egg.

Recipe: Gluten Free Honey Graham Crackers

When my kids were little, graham crackers were a staple snack food at our house. Hungry toddlers always seem to be satisfied with a graham cracker and half a banana, and a couple of crackers with peanut butter sandwiched in between is a perfect after-school snack. When it comes down to it, though, regular graham [...]

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  • These sweet potato cookies are full of warm ginger and cinnamon, and made with a gluten free oat flour blend. Vegan and low sugar, you'll love these treats!

Recipe: Ginger-Cinnamon Sweet Potato Cookies

Are you ready for a crazy-good cookie that's made from a surprising ingredient? I know, "sweet potato" and "cookie" are not often found in the same sentence. But they should be! These spicy little treats are full of the warm flavors of cinnamon and ginger, sweetened by a little natural organic evaporated cane juice (or [...]

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