Happy Monday, all! The perfect Monday treat: triple chocolate mousse. Though this is a version you can feel far less guilty on eating. Oh man, is this decadent and delectable. Dont take my word for it though. Try it out yourself, its a cinch to whip up.
Its gluten/grain-free, and with way less sugar than usual mousse recipes.
Oh my gosh, is this stuff tasty! Initially I worried about it being a bit bland or of an odd texture, as its made with almond and coconut flours. However, the end result was a moist, cinnamon-y, lightly sweet, blueberry laden, divine cake! Or, blueberry buckle, if you will.
While slightly involved, its overall, an easy one to toss together. A fun interplay of textures going on here too, with the crunch of walnuts on top, the spongy cake texture, the burst of fresh berries on biting into them.
On whipping this up, you will be gifted with having something scrumptious to accompany your wintery warm drinks with each afternoon for the week. Enjoy!
Dessert nachos! I realize this is a bit of a cheat recipe, given there arent really instructions needed. Still, I hadn’t considered this as a snack possibility until stumbling upon it online, then, like a light bulb, found myself delighted and excited by this new snack idea. Its surprisingly very satisfying.
And the topping ideas, despite my photo only showing one variety, are endless.
Happy Wintery, Snowy Monday, my fellow dessert devotees,
Get excited for a roundup below of the most scrumptious, tastiest cakes you have ever sampled. All of which fall under at least one (though many fall under more) of the following tiers: grain-free, gluten-free, lactose-free, low in sugar, or sugar-free.
Cake you can actually feel semi good about eating! Though on tasting any of these, I have a sense you will feel awesome about eating them at that point 😉
Click the recipe name to be taken to how to make it!
Love oatmeal and/or peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies? You are in for a treat, my friend. These scrumptious snacks are gluten free, lactose free, and very low in sugar. They are also a piece of cake to make.
The best wintertime treat, no question. Well, aside from say, chocolate mousse. Chocolate chip cookies are one of those much loved, classic, quintessential desserts on every table with a truly inclusive spread of sweet treats. Personally, they are one of my favorites. Especially when freshly baked out of the oven, and the chocolate is still just a tad melty. Oh boy.
I was skeptical on making these coconut flour (aka gluten/grain free) chocolate chip cookies, worrying they would be dry, or weirdly textured. They weren’t. Tasted just like the real deal. A fluffy, cakey textured chocolate chip cookie. Yum. These are the new much obsessed over dessert in our home at the moment. Try them yourself and see. You wont be disappointed.
Get excited! A round-up of my own personal favorite healthy(ier) dessert recipes, for your viewing and sampling pleasure. These are the ones I personally find the most satisfying and scrumptious, the treats I typically crave.
Hoping many others will find their next, new, much adored sweet treat on here 😀
And please, whomever does take the time to try a recipe, would love to hear feedback on how it came out!
Better yet, snap a photo of your creation and send it my way. I will post the best photos received!
(Click the name of the dish to get the recipe and start eating!)
Who doesnt love the whipped, light-as-air, though decadent and rich taste of chocolate mousse? Non-chocolate lovers aside, this tends to be a universal crowd pleaser. To me, chocolate mousse is romantic nights in. Its sexy and sensual. Wintery nights holed up by the fire. An extravagant ending to your meal, simple in appearance, though one that wows in taste. Behold, my version of chocolate mousse, though with no added refined sugar.
Super easy to make, tasting indulgent and delicious, though with something like half the usual amount of sugar in traditional chocolate mousse recipes. A sweet treat worth getting psyched about, to be sure.
Happy New Year with this succulent sweet! Chocolate cheesecake continues to rein over all the desserts I have sampled, making it a stedfast favorite. I dont eat it often, for the caloric and sugar bomb it is, but man oh man, is this a tasty treat and one that when I do indulge, I revel over.
This particular version, while not sugar free, is considerably lower in sugar than usual cheesecake versions. Though there is already sugar in the Oreos and bittersweet chocolate, there is no further added sugar in the cake (which most recipes do). Though the crust contains wheat, you can easily make it without.
If you would like an equally enticing though gluten/grain free dessert, eliminate the crust. I promise, it will be just as scrumptious without.
Enjoy this decadent, sinfully sweet dessert, without so much guilt.
Oreo Pie, coupled with Pumpkin Cheesecake, and Chocolate Cake (so maybe its more of a menage-a-trois) are, in my book, three of the most marvelous and mouthwatering desserts out there. All three are classics. Easy to make. Decadent and satisfying. Out of this world awesome, in terms of their taste.
Behold, my healthy-ish (as in, slightly better for you than the usual) Oreo Pie. However, there is absolutely no difference in taste between this one and the traditional recipe. While it’s of course, loaded with dairy, this one is way lower in sugar than typical versions and can be gluten-free if you choose “gluten-free” chocolate sandwich cookies.