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.

  • You'll never guess these chocolate cookies are made with avocado!

Recipe: Avocado Chocolate Cookies

I'll be honest: "You'll never guess what's in this" has never been my favorite introduction to trying a new food. There have been plenty of times that a food came with that preface and tasted wonderful, but despite the fact that I consider myself fairy adventurous in the food department, I always have to fight [...]

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  • This real-food baked banana pudding is gluten free, pretty and delicious!

Recipe: Baked Banana Pudding

Banana pudding was a favorite of mine when I was a kid. I had forgotten how much I enjoy it, but when I ended up with too many bananas this week and started researching what to do with them I saw quite a few fun recipes for old-fashioned banana pudding! Yum. The one that interested [...]

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  • Delicious and healthy stuffed baked apples with organic dried fruit and honey whipped cream. Yum!

Recipe: Stuffed Baked Apples

Sometimes you get in a rut and just need a little something fun for dessert! Baked apples are fun all by themselves, but I love this twist on an old favorite. These stuffed baked apples are pre-sliced, tied with kitchen twine, then stuffed with a sweet (but not too sweet) mixture of raw organic butter, [...]

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  • Rich and creamy orange zest rice pudding, on the stove top or in the slow cooker!

Recipe: Creamy Orange Zest Rice Pudding

What could be more homey than a bowl of creamy rice pudding? In Scandinavia, rice pudding is a Christmas day tradition. There are hundreds of rice pudding recipes from all over the world, from Macedonian rice pudding with poppy seeds to African rosewater rice pudding. This one combines the more traditional raisins-and-cinnamon pudding with a [...]

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  • Gingerbread with honey nutmeg whipped cream! Fresh ginger, molasses and applesauce make this cake as healthy as it is delicious. A perfect Winter treat!

Recipe: Gingerbread with Honey Nutmeg Whipped Cream

What could be better than a warm piece of gingerbread on a blustery day? A warm piece of gingerbread with honey nutmeg whipped cream on top, of course!  This gingerbread can be made gluten or grain free, and applesauce replaces most of the butter in the recipe. The whipped cream is made with raw cream, [...]

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  • No holiday guilt here: Grain free cookie dough truffles. Um, yes please!

Cookie Dough Truffles: Grain Free, Guilt Free

There seems to be two very opposing mentalities that make a very public appearance during the last two months of the year. On the one hand you have the "I will NOT eat crap this holiday season" folks who stress and worry about every little gathering, party, or trip to the store. Food is their [...]

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  • Apple Pie Ice Cream!? Um, yes.

Recipe: Apple Pie Ice Cream

I'm so thrilled to welcome back Alison from The Sprouting Seed to share another fantastic recipe. You guys know how much I love ice cream... and Fall. This is a perfect combination of both.  Autumn in Texas can be a funny thing. A cool, crisp breeze is nowhere to be felt. Chilly, grey days are [...]

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  • Have to try these chewy chocolate ginger snaps!

Recipe: Chewy Chocolate Ginger Snaps

My college roommate was way ahead of her time.  While the rest of us were skipping breakfast and living off coffee and Ramen noodles, she checked cookbooks out from  the College library and shopped at the farmer's market.  She was the only 20 year old I knew who could identify an acorn squash, much less [...]

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  • Raw Vegan Marzipan Delights. These look so yummy!

Recipe: Raw Vegan Marzipan Delights

Hi! My name is Rose; I am the author of and I am really excited to share this recipe for home made marzipan with you! When I finished my first batch of marzipan the other week, I proudly presented it to my husband and some friends and was surprised to find out that they had never [...]

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  • Lemon Watermelon Jello Wedges: The perfect summer treat!

Recipe: Lemon Watermelon Jello Wedges

I love summer day filled with copious amounts of sunshine, picnics, bike rides and jello. Yes, jello. Itʼs my new thing. Itʼs an incredibly refreshing conclusion to a long, hot day. I used to think jello only came out of a little, white box found on aisle nine at the grocery store. The mechanics of [...]

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  • Delicious cream cheese brownies using only real food ingredients. Oh yum!

Recipe: Cream Cheese Brownies (Serious “yum” factor.)

Are you ready for something delicious? Like, really delicious? Super yummy, even? I thought so. I love these real food cream cheese brownies. They are the perfect summer indulgence with no fake ingredients. Just delicious, fudgey, creamy, goodness. These brownies really aren't too hard to make. The brownie portion can be done in a small [...]

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  • Strawberry Banana Muffins! Super yummy, easy, and freezable!

Recipe: Whole Wheat Strawberry Banana Muffins (A quick and easy make-ahead breakfast!)

I really like muffins. Slightly sweet. Convenient. Pretty. What's not to like? Of course, most store bought muffins (or ones that come from a box mix) are full of processed junk that your body doesn't need: Industrialized vegetable oils, trans fat, artificial ingredients and preservatives, refined sugars, etc. And it's a shame, because making your [...]

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  • Delicious and simple cast iron berry cobbler. Can't wait to make this!

Cast iron sprouted berry cobbler

Something about berry cobble that just makes me sigh a luxurious "I love summer-time" sigh. Know what I mean? This cast iron berry cobble is so yummy... especially with some raw vanilla ice cream on top. Also, it's easy to make. And that's always a win in my book. Don't you think? I love my [...]

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  • Raw homemade vanilla ice cream. A real food dessert you don't have to feel guilty about.

Recipe: Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

You scream. I scream. We all scream for ice cream! Anyone who knows me knows that I'm a sucker for ice cream. The only thing better than a quality store bought ice cream, is homemade ice cream. Homemade vanilla ice cream, to be exact. Best yet, you don't have to be shamed or feel guilty [...]

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  • Honey sweetened strawberry lemon sorbet - oh yeah!

Recipe: Honey Sweetened Strawberry Lemon Sorbet

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a sucker for cold things like sorbet. It's just so refreshing and delightful. And anyone who knows the kind of winter I had (blah) can bet their money that I'm looking for any signs of spring and summer. So when I saw the beautiful organic strawberries at [...]

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  • Double Chocolate Cookies. These are so delicious and use only real ingredients!

Recipe: Double chocolate cookies (using only REAL ingredients)

Confession. I'm really not that much of a chocolate fan. Between that and my dislike for high heels and shopping I sometimes feel like a stranger in the "girls' club." But that's okay. Despite my general "whatever" for chocolate, I love love LOVE these double chocolate cookies. Not only are they rich, soft, and so [...]

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  • Chocolate Truffle Cake (it's okay to indulge... this one's good for you.)

Recipe: Chocolate Truffle Cake (nobody needs to know it’s healthy…)

I believe in desserts. No really, I do. And I still believe in being healthy. How can I believe both? Because they don't have to be mutually exclusive. With the right ingredients dessert can be a nourishing treat. Take, for example, this chocolate truffle cake. This is one of the 70 mouth watering recipes from [...]

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Recipe: Grapefruit Curd (from Empowered Sustenance’s Indulge and Heal)

I know it's January... just a few days since the beginning of the new year. And I know that for a lot of people it also means one thing: No more treats! (Aaaagh!) After all, many people are trying to be better about their health. This is a good thing. But telling yourself that you [...]

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  • Homemade peppermint patties! Delicious, festive, and made with real ingredients.

Recipe: Homemade Peppermint Patties

Homemade peppermint patties. These are awesome. And a super delicious treat that is perfect to give as a holiday gift... or enjoy all by yourself. Either way. And with the right ingredients, there is no guilt attached to these delicious morsels. Real food, real enjoyment. Sounds good to me. But what exactly was my inspiration [...]

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  • Black bean brownies... No, really. They are yummy!

Recipe: Black Bean Brownies

Black bean brownies? Wow. That sounds... uh, yummy? Okay, I get it. The first time I made these I had to do it secretly so my husband wouldn't know what I was up to. I didn't think he'd even try these if he knew they had black beans inside of them. But after he devoured [...]

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