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Paleo Chocolate Banana Breakfast Cake

Grain-free Paleo Chocolate Banana Breakfast Cake made with almond flour and sweetened mostly with ripe bananas! This healthier cake recipe is suitable for breakfast for all those times you want to start the day with a treat. 

Moist, fluffy, oil-free, refined sugar-free and only a handful of basic ingredients are required to bake this cake!

We’ve discussed the fact that it doesn’t take a perfect world for cake to be an acceptable breakfast food. My Grain-Free Cranberry Orange Breakfast Cake, Strawberry Breakfast Cake , and Chocolate Chip Walnut Grain-Free Banana Cake all serve as both the proof and the reason.

For this edition of breakfasting on cake, we’re going with a double chocolate ditty, so you know it’s sultry.

All things considered, this healthy cake recipe is grain-free, oil-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free, and delicious any time of the day!

Grain-Free Paleo Chocolate Banana Breakfast Cake - refined sugar-free, dairy-free healthy cake recipe made with almond flour and sweetened mostly with banana

Pssst! You can eat it for dessert and I won’t tell on you.

Let’s dive into the details.

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Paleo Pumpkin Swirl Brownies (with a Gluten-Free Option)

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!

Decision? Made.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Swirl Brownies with coconut sugar - a paleo grain-free option included in the recipe. Naturally sweetened healthy brownies recipe

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:

Highlight Reel:

  • Gluten-Free and Grain-Free options
  • Refined sugar-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Moist, fudgy, rich and decadent
  • Sinfully delicious

Let’s talk ingredients!

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Vegan Double Chocolate Edible Cookie Dough (aka Chocolate Hummus)

Double Chocolate Edible Cookie dough is an egg-less cookie dough recipe, fit for eating raw! Made with black beans (yes, you read that correctly!!) and sweetened with pure maple syrup, this easy recipe contains healthy fats, fiber, plant-based protein, and is a healthier treat! 

A lovely no-bake dessert recipe for when you’re craving a cookie but don’t want to bake.

Where all my cookie dough lovers at?!

When I was a kid, my family would make ginormous batches of chocolate chip cookie dough, some of which was reserved for my dad and I to eat raw (eggs and all, people), and some of which we baked into cookies.

This to say, there are people in this world who love dough, and I happen to be one of them. My guess is you may be able to relate??

Well, as fate would have it, this recipe was inspired by my recent Double Chocolate Vegan Black Bean Cookies. While I was preparing the cookie dough for that recipe, I noticed it was the perfect texture for edible cookie dough. 

It dawned on me edible cookie dough made with black beans was not only a half-bad idea, it was a GREAT idea!

Edible Chocolate Cookie Dough made grain-free, gluten-free and refined sugar-free. No eggs or dairy! A healthy dessert recipe

If you have tried one of my edible cookie dough recipes from the past, you know I like to make them on the healthier end of the spectrum. Here are the features of this particular recipe.

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Grain-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Brownies

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!

Grain-Free Peanut Butter Brownies made vegan, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and healthy

All assembled, these grain-free vegan peanut butter brownies are:

  • Rich & Chocolatey
  • Flaky & Moist
  • All the peanut buttery
  • Perfectly sweet
  • Refined sugar-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-less
  • Smeared with more gooey peanut buttery goodness

Grain-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Brownies made with almond flour, coconut oil, and coconut sugar. A healthy brownie recipe

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The BEST Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

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.  …

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Espresso Keto Brownies

Espresso keto brownies made with almond flour and zero-sugar sweetener. These grain-free fudge brownies are low-carb and sinfully delicious! Perfect for those watching their sugar intake.
Welcome to the strangest yet fudgy ist, most marvelous low-carb brownie recipe you’ll ever make.
Bold statement, I know.
Strange because you’ll think it’s total trash while you’re making it, but magically, it not only works out, but becomes a mega mouth-watering treat.
The batter is the weirdest most granulated not creamy smooth substance and when the brownies come out of the oven, they’re drowning in a pool of butter. Don’t freak out. It’s all apart of this beautiful process. The weirder it seems, the better they will turn out. Guarantee it.
If you follow a low-carb ketogenic diet, you’ll love these lumps.
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Gluten-Free Chocolate Water Cake

Gluten-Free Chocolate Water Cake using basic pantry ingredients is a cake recipe made without eggs, butter, or milk. Also known as “Great Depression Cake,” this recipe is completely basic but still magically delicious!

BEHOLD! A cake made without butter, eggs, or milk!

Why would we do such a thing?

Well, desperate times call for desperate measures, and for those who are out of stock of eggs, butter, and/or milk (or are vegan, allergic to eggs, or lactose intolerant and don’t cook or bake with them anyway) but are still craving a delicious treat, this cake is YOURS to own.

One of my friends texted me a link to a recipe for water cake, and because I’m both naturally curious and naturally skeptical, I just had to bake it. And so I did. And it is bangarang.

Let’s talk history.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Water Cake

What is Water Cake?:

Don’t let the title, “Water Cake” fool you into thinking this cake is bland or less exciting than, well…cake. The name, water cake, comes from the fact that the majority of the liquid used for making the cake is water (there is some oil as well). There are no eggs, butter, or milk! WILD!

Water Cake was popular during the Great Depression when – well – everything was scarce. It can be made as a vanilla cake or a chocolate cake and is traditionally sprinkled with powdered sugar.

Now that you’re familiar with the concept, here’s what’s going on in this particular post: I took the original recipe for water cake and also made it gluten-free and refined sugar-free for those of us who keep a stock of gluten-free flours and natural sugars. More on this later in the post.

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Paleo Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Paleo Double Chocolate Banana Bread - healthy banana bread recipe made with almond flour, tapioca flour and a touch of pure maple syrup - a healthy moist breakfast or snack |

Just before leaving for my camping trip to Moab, UT for Memorial Day Weekend, I baked this loaf of Paleo Double Chocolate Banana Bread and brought it with me to share with my friends.

The consensus among the other eight campers  was the bread was bangarang AF. My friends loved it and ate it right up!

Primarily sweetened with ripe bananas, this healthier banana bread recipe only calls for a touch of pure maple syrup. You can leave out the pure maple syrup or replace it with coconut nectar or a sugar-free sweetener if you’d prefer.

Made with almond flour, cocoa powder, dark chocolate chips, and a tablespoon of instant coffee granules, this bread is super chocolaty, sultry, and rich. You’d never guess it is grain-free! I can confirm this statement based on the fact that those who weren’t aware the bread was paleo before trying it were shocked to learn it was!

So let’s bake a loaf!

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Grain-Free Vegan Peppermint Brownies

Grain-free vegan peppermint brownies made with ground flax seed, almond flour, almond butter, coconut oil, and coconut sugar. This healthier brownie recipe has amazing texture and flavor!

Grain-Free Peppermint Vegan Brownies - made with almond flour, almond butter, coconut oil, coconut sugar, etc. A healthy vegan brownie recipe |

If you’re anything like me and your love for chocolate knows no bounds, you’ll happily accept chocolate in combination with other flavors. Could you be tempted by a chocolatey treat involving raspberry, orange, coffee, peanut butter, or in this case: peppermint?

This time of year, I am all about the chocolate-peppermint combination. Peppermint hot chocolate? Forgetaboutit, I’m all in! 

I took my recipe for Paleo Vegan Fudge Brownies  and peppermintified it.

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