Rich Chocolate Tart, Vegan and Gluten-Free

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There are foods that come and go from my diet, but chocolate is something that always manages to find its way back into my life. I adore dark chocolate, and although I try to stay as far away from sugar as I can, I try to find new ways of indulging without feeling guilty or putting a big burden on my digestive system. When I first discovered raw cacao powder, it was like a miracle. Its intense flavor could turn any insipid vegan dessert into a delicious treat. I add it to porridges, puddings, raw energy balls, smoothies, or healthy desserts and it always reveals a …

A Blueberry Raw Cheesecake For A Special Valentine

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Like every other beautiful thing in our lives, love is definitely worth celebrating more than just once a year. Valentine’s Day is not just a celebration of love, but it’s also one of hope in everything that is right and beautiful. Over here, we have only celebrated Valentine’s Day for about ten years, but we have the lovely tradition of Dragobete, a rural feast dating back thousands of years ago. Dragobete is celebrated on February 24th, and it’s about the beginning of spring, often referred to as “the day when birds are betrothed”. From this date until the end of the first week of March, women in our country wear thin …

Walnut Bundt Cake with Vegan Chocolate Sauce

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It’s been more than thirty days since we last saw sunlight in our city. It’s raining and snowing and again raining, and every day is draped in cold and gray. It’s quite difficult to keep a positive attitude these days, but with the help of yoga, meditation, and nourishing home cooking, I managed to keep us on the good path. And there is also that merry little thought that very soon the holidays will be here with their lovely atmosphere and happy gatherings. With this thought in mind, I practiced for …

Raw Chocolate Almond Butter Fudge Bars

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It’s been quite a few years since I excluded refined sugar from my diet and I have absolutely no desire for it, even when I see the creamiest, most lush, deliciously-flavored dessert. Well…except chocolate. When it comes to chocolate desserts, everything changes and my heart starts to beat faster and faster. I love Sacher torte, brownies, cupcakes, frosting, ice cream, and everything that involves chocolate. How do I manage to survive? The answer is…

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Brownies

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I’m not really a fan of desserts, but if it’s something involving chocolate, you definitely caught my attention. As for these delicious treats – name one person who doesn’t love brownies! I think they’re my favorite dessert also, so I definitely had to find an option to include them in my healthy diet without worrying about the sugar or white flour load. I’m not a specialist in desserts, so I did a little research to find a recipe that fits my needs – gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and vegan. That’s how I came across …

Raw Energy Power Balls – 3 Ways

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Dairy free, refined sugar free, packed with awesomeness from every little ingredient – these raw energy power balls will give you all the natural energy you need to get through a workout or a full day with kids. Their texture is creamy, they abound in powerful nutrients and they’re ready in no time. What I love about them is that …