Desserts

Spiced Oreo Pumpkin Balls

Spiced OREO Pumpkin Balls for a Thanksgiving treat (sweet little alternative to pie)
Halloween's here, and I have pumpkin on the brain! In our home, pumpkin season runs from the start of the school year through Thanksgiving and beyond. I can never get enough of the sweet spiciness.We always track down the exclusive Pumpkin Spice Oreos this time of year, and I like to crush them up and shape them into sweet little pumpkin...

Oh-So-Simple Fruity Coconut Granita

Oh-so-simple coconut granita made with hydrating coconut water
I'm all about things that pull double-duty. Makeup that's also sunscreen. Blenders that can create soup. A coconut granita that my children think is dessert, but I know is actually healthy hydration.That's right. Eat up, kids!Living in San Diego, we spend a ton of our time outside in the blazing sun. Nate and I discovered long ago that we need to constantly have...

Peanut Butter Potato Chip S’mores

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The pregnancy cravings have definitely set in. I want all of the food. ALL of it.The other day, I was shoveling a strange combination of sweet and salty and chocolate ingredients into my mouth when I birthed this genius culinary concoction: Peanut Butter Potato Chip S'mores. I posted it on my Facebook page and got a few responses like,...

Perfect Paleo Ice Cream

Perfect paleo ice cream made with almond milk, coconut milk and vanilla
My belly's getting bigger by the second, and I've spent a LOT of time in the last month or so doing what many pregnant women find themselves occupying their time with: cuddling up in bed with a big bowl of ice cream. Lack of energy and constant cravings have had me running to the store for last-minute store-bought treats, but I'll admit...

12 Frozen Paleo Treats

Simple and delicious gluten-free and sugar-free frozen treats - perfect for summer
I love a frozen popsicle in the summer, but I don't so much love all the sugar and additives that tend to come along with it. Desserts don't have to be fake to taste fantastic! Homemade is way better. These are all cold, delicious and GOOD for you. Best of all, these aren't all dessert recipes - there are...

Gluten Free Flourless Chocolate Cake with Raspberries

My husband and I are really good at enjoying date nights at least once a month. Date nights don't have to be nights out on the town, they can be as simple as waiting for the kids to go to bed and enjoying dinner or dessert together. This weekend we did the latter and enjoyed a delicious meal at...

Paleo Valentine’s Day

Paleo Valentine's Day
Just when you thought the holidays were over...here comes the sugary-sweet indulgences of Valentine's Day. Never fear, gluten-free and sugar-free friends. We’re curating our favorite Paleo Valentine's Day finds from around the web. Doughnuts, cookies, fruit and tarts abound.I've tried SO many recipes from blogs through the years and had a lot of them fail, which is super-frustrating because...

Mummy Candy Bars

Turn your candy bar into a mummy
Last year, a clever neighbor gave me a candy bar wrapped up like a mummy. I squealed, "Oh my gosh, this is the most adorable thing I've ever seen!" and then promptly unwrapped our friend King Tut the mummy candy bar, ate him, and stole the idea for my blog.You're welcome. How to Make Mummy Candy BarsAny candy makes a...

Candy Trail Mix for your leftover Halloween Treats

chopped snickers and Twix
Oh, Halloween. Time for sugary sweets and spooky spiked punch. This haunted holiday makes me happy. You know what else makes me happy? Candy trail mix.Candy Trail Mix 2 cups Mixed Fun Size MARS Variety Pack candy (the kind with Twix, Snickers and M&Ms are my favorite)1 cup chopped dates1 cup mixed nuts Blend half of the nuts on...

Snickers Candy Popcorn for Sweet Tailgate Snacking

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Watching football is fun. Watching football with people you care about is even more fun. Watching football with people you care about especially when the chips are down and you’ve made play by play bets against each other...unbeatable. And speaking of chips being down, it's always important to know what snacks are best when watching 22 tiny men fight...