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Healthy Easter Desserts: Carrot Cake Pops + Hazelnut Truffles

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on April 13, 2014

A classic carrot cake experience without all the baking, sugars and animal products. The cake is sweetened with prunes and raisins, filled with raw shredded carrots, and topped with a raisin-sweetened frosting. I have 2 new Easter dessert recipes for you. Exciting! The first:: cake pops.

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Milk & Flourless Fudge Cookies (Grain-free & Vegan)

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on February 11, 2014

Everything you love about milk & cookies but with the nutrients your body needs to maintain a strong, healthy heart. I liberally enjoyed a plate of warm cookies dipped in milk last week. I separated bite-sized pieces from each cookie, dipped them in my chocolate milk, and slowly enjoyed each and every last bite. It…

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Boston Cream Donuts (Gluten-free & Paleo)

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on February 2, 2014

Gluten-free and paleo donuts cut like sandwiches filled with dairy-free vanilla custard and topped with melted dark chocolate. Traditionally, Boston Cream Donuts are yeast-risen donuts with custard in the middle. They’re fried, they’re glutenous and packed with sugar. I’ve seen a couple of grain-free and paleo Boston Cream Donuts out there but when I saw…

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No-Fuss Skillet Chocolate Cake (Gluten-free & Paleo)

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on January 26, 2014

Paleo chocolate cake baked in a skillet for a no-fuss approach to dessert. Sweetened with figs and topped with thinly sliced strawberries. Chocolate. You love? I love. And, if you’re sensitive or allergic to it, there’s this awesome stuff called carob – a lightly alkalizing, non-stimulating, naturally sweet and lower fat alternative to chocolate.

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Food re-networked series: Coconut Flour Chocolate Crepes

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on January 12, 2014

Delectably thin paleo chocolate crepes made with natural ingredients. Drizzled with dark chocolate sauce and a dollop of dairy-free strawberry marscapone.

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