Amazingly moist and fluffy Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Muffins made refined sugar-free. Rich and delicious breakfast or snack.
Paleo Pecan Pie Bars that are vegan, grain-free, dairy-free, sweet, gooey, and buttery for the most amazing nutty treat. This caramel-covered dessert recipe is fun to make and perfect for sharing with friends and family during the holiday season.
Have you ever dreamt up a sinfully addictive dessert that is all-things gooey, chewy, soft yet crunchy, caramel-y yet crispy, creamy and nutty with an explosion of flavor and texture?
That is, in a nutshell, these Paleo Pecan Pie Bars.
…Or pecan goo bars as I like to call them.
The only thing that could possibly make them better is if they were dipped in dark chocolate.
First things first: I mentioned this in my recent post for Keto Pecan Pie, but I find some people turn their nose up to pecan desserts because they assume they won’t like them (this was me the first 18 years of my life).
Before you decide you don’t need these bars in your life, let me line out all the reasons you do. Starting with an overly descriptive summary of what a pecan bar actually is.
If you’ve never tried pecan pie or pecan bars, here’s the basic gist: Delectably maple-y gooey pecans engulfed in homemade caramel nestled on top of a buttery shortbread crust with a perfect thin layer of crisp at the top as well as a nice crunch at the bottom.
It’s basically two layers of wild, wild rebellion.
Don’t cancel me.
Aside from being paleo, vegan, dairy-free, grain-free, and sweetened with less processed sugars, these pecan pie bars are a true delight to make.
They’re a great family project to make with kidlets as well as lovely edible gifts for friends and family. I highly encourage you to make them for dessert for Thanksgiving!
Let’s talk ingredients.
How to Make Chocolate with just a few ingredients. This post includes everything you need to know about making dark chocolate bars as well as milk chocolate (and everything in between). The recipe is vegan, paleo, and includes options for various sweeteners.
Paleo Pumpkin Swirl Brownies made two ways! This post includes a gluten-free option using a gluten-free all-purpose flour blend, and a grain-free option made with almond flour.
Dairy-free, refined sugar-free, rich, warmly-spiced, ultra chocolatey with all the fall flavors nestled into one delectable dessert bar.
Has anyone else been finding comfort at the bottom of a brownie dish lately?
When it seems like there is not enough fudgy melty chocolate in the world to soothe the soul, rest assured, these brownies are here for you.
AND they include a delightful swirl of pumpkin with all the pumpkin spice flavor swaddled deep inside.
Like a down blanket for your taste buds. If you will.
These paleo pumpkin swirl brownies are an amazing amalgamation of two of your favorite flavors: chocolate and pumpkin. Nope, you don’t even have to choose between them!
Because I’m so obsessed with pumpkin brownies, I created two versions of this recipe, both of which are near and dear to my heart and turn out completely differently from one another.
So make them both, because: variety 😉
Details? Here they are:
- Gluten-Free and Grain-Free options
- Refined sugar-free
- Moist, fudgy, rich and decadent
- Sinfully delicious
Let’s talk ingredients!
Healthy Pumpkin Cake made grain-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free, and paleo friendly. This easy-to-bake pumpkin cake is warmly-spiced and healthy enough to eat for breakfast.
If I know you at all, I have a sneaking suspicion this is the exact cake you’ve been craving.
Okay, perhaps that was a massive projection, but this is the exact cake I have been craving not only recently, but for several autumns past.
Imagine this: all the colors and flavors of fall jam packed into one healthy pumpkin cake. It comes together lightning fast, and gifts your taste buds an utter explosion of pumpkin flavor.
Have I mentioned it’s healthy?
- Lower in sugar than a regular cake, but perfectly sweet.
- Grain-free, gluten-free
- Easy to make Vegan (see notes)
- Refined sugar-free
- Easy to make sugar-free/low-carb (see notes)
- Moist, fluffy, delicious
My secret ingredient to keep the cake lower in added sugar?: Ripe banana. The cake is mostly sweetened with one ripe banana (I can’t taste it over the pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice, but if you have ultra sensitive taste buds, you may be able to).
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips are a chewy, delightful fall-inspired treat. Sweetened with coconut sugar, these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are refined sugar-free.
Grain-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Brownies are jam packed with peanut butter flavor while staying richly chocolate. These moist and delicious brownies are perfect for PB&C lovers!
In a world so divided…
Vegan Peanut Butter Brownies will bring you great joy.
Where peanut butter and chocolate unify in cohesive fudgy moist solidarity to bring your face something worth fighting for.
Seriously, these peanut butter brownies will inspire you to behave better in life.
In case these brownies weren’t peanut buttery enough on their own, I smear them with a peanut butter frosting situation, which is a unification of peanut butter, coconut oil and pure maple syrup.
Do you like cinnamon in your brownie? DON’T NOT ADD IT!
Chocolate chips?? Put them everywhere!
All assembled, these grain-free vegan peanut butter brownies are:
- Rich & Chocolatey
- Flaky & Moist
- All the peanut buttery
- Perfectly sweet
- Refined sugar-free
- Smeared with more gooey peanut buttery goodness
The best gluten-free chocolate cake recipe with chocolate buttercream and chocolate ganache. This death by chocolate cake is incredibly moist, rich, and decadent! Perfect for celebrating a special event or life in general. 😉 If I may be so bold… This gluten-free chocolate cake happens to be the best gluten-free chocolate cake I’ve eaten. …
Moist, fluffy Gluten-Free Sourdough Chocolate Cake made sugar-free. This delicious cake recipe has unique rich flavor and is incredibly light and fluffy. Have you ever had a craving for a deeply rich sinfully chocolatey chocolate cake that was also light, fluffy and tasted like little flavor fairies were sprinkling magical chocolate essence all over your …