All posts tagged: naturally sweetened

Probiotic Coconut Yogurt: Plain or Chocolate!

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breakfast / dairy free / dairy free option / dessert / egg free / egg free option / favourites / fermented / gluten free / gluten free option / grain free / lunch / nut free / snack / sweet / vegan / vegan option / vegetarian / vegetarian option

Have you tried making coconut yogurt but haven’t had much luck? I get questions from a large number of people about the secrets to making a consistently good coconut yogurt that is tangy and thick and that doesn’t separate. My method is EASY and I get a perfect batch every time. You don’t need any fancy equipment and you don’t even need to have probiotic capsules on hand. This method uses leftover coconut yogurt which you […]

Carrot & Date Cake + Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

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baking / dessert / gluten free / grain free / sweet / vegan option / vegetarian

It has been a busy and stressful week. So I made a cake. Cakes are such a satisfying thing to make (unless we are talking about the first one of these cakes I made during the experimental stage. That one was edible, but not so satisfying). Fortunately the second cake turned out beautifully. It has a light texture for a grain free cake and is packed full of wholesome ingredients. The lemon cream cheese icing tops […]

Chocolate + Lime Brownie

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dairy free / dessert / gluten free / grain free / sweet / vegan / vegetarian

There are many wonderful chocolate combinations out there. Hazelnut, sea salt, orange, chili, mint, coffee to name only a few. But I have to say that my favourite combination of all time (oh big call, but here it is), chocolate + LIME. Chocolate and lime is a match made in heaven for these here taste buds. It is a childhood favourite. So naturally I had to recreate it in this space. This recipe is a simple […]

Bittersweet Chocolate Hazelnut Cake (Grain Free)

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With more and more research showing a significant link between sugar consumption and disease (such as heart disease and diabetes, to name only a few), I am encouraged to find new ways of creating healthy treats that are free from refined sugars and low in natural sweeteners. I often use small amounts of maple syrup or honey in place of sugar. Fruit can also add sweetness, while helping to maintain moisture in the finished product. This cake […]