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Spiced Pumpkin Bread Loaves

November 17, 2013

This is my healthier take on a classic Fall favorite that will fill your home with an intoxicating aroma of warm spices. It’s delicious fresh from the oven but I think it tastes even better the next day! Gather 1 3/4 cups mashed pumpkin (or 15 oz canned pumpkin purée) 4 eggs (or Ener-G egg substitute) 1 cup apple sauce 2/3 cup filtered water 3 cups sugar (I use a blend of cane, coconut palm and muscavado sugars) 3 1/2 cups all-purpose…

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Açaí Berry Cacao (ABC) Truffles

October 17, 2013

These superfood berry chocolately truffles demand attention and appreciation. The inherent guilt-free richness of açaí and cacao announce decadence before a single bite is even consumed. I dare you to eat one in less than two bites! Gather 1/2 cup açaí powder 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons cacao powder 3/4 cup packed soft Medjool dates (about 7 or 8), pits removed 1 tablespoon raw smooth almond butter Dash of sea salt 2 tablespoons cacao nibs unsweetened shredded coconut (optional) Method Combine…

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Harvest Cake w. Coconut Vanilla Cream

October 11, 2013

Bring together the flavors of the season with this comforting cake adapted from Roost blog. Slightly spiced, naturally sweetened and entirely free of grain, gluten and dairy, this earthy cake is delicious and leaves you feeling good. If you prefer a layered cake, simply double the recipe. For a smaller morsel, this recipe would make a fine batch of muffins. Gather 3 cups almond flour 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground clove…

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