July 12, 2018

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

  • 1 cup raw milk

  • 1 cup spinach, optional

  • 2 Tbsp. raw cacao, or to taste

  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup, or to taste

  • 1 Tbsp. nut butter, optional

  • 1 tsp. vanilla

  • 1 frozen medium bananas, sliced

  • Shredded unsweetened...

July 6, 2018

Chocolate Mint Popsicles

  • 1 cup raw milk and/or cream

  • 1 tsp. high quality gelatin

  • 1/2 cup spinach

  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, packed

  • 1 organic raw egg yolk, from pastured chicken

  • 1/4 cup raw cacao

  • 2 very ripe bananas

  • 3 Tbsp. pure map...

October 5, 2017

​I would take this maple whipped cream any day over whipped cream made with refined sugar.  It has so much delicious flavor!  It tends to be a little softer than commercial whipped cream, due to the liquid maple syrup, and it doesn't contain any stabilizers.  Who wants...

June 28, 2017

This is one of my very favorite recipes.  I make a double batch of it in a quart jar. Then I store it in the fridge to make chocolate milk, drizzle over crepes, drizzle over fruit, and sometimes I just eat it by the spoonful.  It's delicious!  

Chocolate...

February 1, 2017

If you like dates, you'll love this healthier version of chocolate turtles.

Chocolate Turtles

  • Soaked and dehydrated, organic pecans

  • Date paste

  • 2 Tbsp. organic, coconut oil or cacao butter, melted

  • 2 Tbsp. organic, raw cacao powder

  • 2 Tbsp. pure, org...

February 1, 2017

Raw cacao, coconut oil and maple syrup = love, or maybe just dipping chocolate for strawberries, but chocolate strawberries are the quintessential Valentines treat.  I enjoy the simplicity of this recipe.  I also appreciate that it doesn't get as hard as other chocolat...

February 1, 2017

This isn't a traditional ganache, but rather a healthier version of ganache.  Either way, it's easy and delicious.  I was very happy with the way this recipe came together.  I love the way this ganache gives a smooth, glossy finish to a cake.  Amazingly, it covers any...

February 1, 2017

I love that this cake is naturally sweetened, whole grain, gluten free, and gum free:  no weird ingredients lurking in this cake.  Should I mention that it's killer good?  My family doesn't like cake.  In fact, we passed on the birthday cake tradition long ago, but thi...

February 1, 2017

 Chocolate Fudge or Fat Bombs

Whatever you choose to call this, it is delicious!  It also has ingredients that you can feel good about.  This is a good little energy pick me up with the coconut oil and soaked/dehydrated nuts for sustained energy and cacao and maple...

May 28, 2016

Date Paste = Yum!  Ok, to be perfectly honest, I haven't always loved dates.  I think I have an association from my youth with dates being gross old people food with a weird texture. However, I have come to love food that is sweetened with dates and date paste makes it...

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