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Chocolate Almond Butter Spread Recipe [Paleo, Dairy-Free]

Louise Hendon | June 6

If you’re looking for a healthier version of nutella, then this chocolate almond butter spread recipe is it. With just 5 simple and healthy ingredients, you can transform nutella into a healthy spread that’s great to use anytime. Plus, with this recipe, you can control how much sugar you want in your chocolate almond butter spread.

And you won’t believe just how easy this recipe is to make! If you have hazelnut butter handy, then use that to create an even closer taste to nutella. I found coconut sugar to create the best taste (but if you only have honey available, then that works too). There are different types of coconut milk and coconut cream available, so use what you have available and add it in slowly to get the spread to the thickness that you like. For a smoother spread, make sure to use smooth almond butter and coconut cream (no water).

Try spreading this chocolate almond butter spread on some paleo bread (this recipe is super fast to make) or on some paleo coconut pancakes.
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31 Paleo Carrot Cake Recipes [Includes AIP and Primal Recipes]

Louise Hendon | June 3

Good carrot cakes are hard to find no matter what diet you’re on! So, we’ve compiled a list of amazingly delicious Paleo carrot cake recipes for you.

Of course, they are all gluten-free and grain-free, and we’ve even split the cake cake recipes into Paleo, Primal (contains dairy), and AIP-friendly (AIP stands for Paleo Autoimmune Protocol, and you can find out more about it here).

To download this entire list of Paleo carrot cake recipes, just click the green button below:

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And if you prefer to jump straight to one of the sections, then just click on one of the categories in our table of contents.

Table of Contents – AIP, Primal, and Paleo Carrot Cake Recipes

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Chocolate Almond Fat Bomb Recipe [Paleo, Keto, Low Carb]

Louise Hendon | May 30

It’s hard to resist these chocolate almond fat bombs – they melt in your mouth like a chocolate truffle and fill you up with fantastic fats. And of course, they taste amazing! So give this Paleo and Keto fat bomb recipe a try. (For more info about a Ketogenic diet, click here).

Each chocolate almond fat bomb is then decorated by topping each one with an almond. If you’re not a fan of stevia, then use a bit of raw honey in this recipe instead (or use a mix of stevia and raw honey so you can still keep the flavor great but the carb count low).

Just make sure to store these in the fridge as they will melt quickly at room temperature.

And if you want more Keto dessert recipes, you can check out our list of 60 Keto dessert recipes here. Or click the green button below to download the entire list.

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Layered Peppermint Patties Recipe [Paleo, Keto]

Louise Hendon | May 18

These Paleo and Keto peppermint patties are perfect for parties or for storing in your fridge as mini treats. Even though they were barely sweetened, they taste fantastic, and the black and white layers really stand out and make them look cute and delicious.

Next time you’re going to a party and want to bring some desserts to impress the guests with, try taking these gorgeous layered peppermint patties – you’ll feel like a skilled chef rather than a home cook with these!

If you don’t like using stevia, then just add in a 1-2 tablespoons of raw honey instead. Of course, if you’re sticking to a ketogenic diet then you’ll need to take those extra grams of carbs into account.
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Almond Butter Fudge Recipe [Paleo, Keto, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free]

Louise Hendon | May 12

If you’re diabetic or on a ketogenic diet, then it can be tough to find desserts to eat. That’s where this delicious almond butter fudge recipe comes in. It’s not only Paleo, but also Ketogenic (low carb and diabetic-friendly).

This fudge is sweetened with stevia, but you can omit sweeteners if you want or use other sweeteners of your choice. We think stevia is generally the best sugar-free option, but check that your stevia is pure and doesn’t contain other ingredients. If you’re not trying to stay sugar-free, then coconut sugar or maple syrup are good options for sweetening this fudge recipe.

For more ketogenic dessert recipes, check out this giant list.

And if you’re looking for Paleo dessert recipes, check out this list.
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60 Ketogenic Dessert Recipes [Low-Carb, Paleo, Dairy-Free]

Louise Hendon | May 9

You’re excited by the ketogenic diet, but you just can’t survive with some desserts? Don’t worry – we’re here to help! Check out this giant list of delicious ketogenic dessert recipes we’ve compiled.

We’ve got everything from ketogenic cookies to mint chocolate chip ice cream!

Just a quick note before you jump into these delicious dessert recipes…

  1. Many of the keto recipes use some form of non-caloric sweetener to make these desserts sweet. While we think it’s better to avoid all sweeteners on a ketogenic diet, it’s clearly not possible when it comes to creating desserts. We try to stick to pure stevia as our preferred non-caloric sweetener.
  2. None of these recipes contain dairy other butter or ghee. If you tolerate dairy ok, then feel free to use butter, but if you don’t tolerate dairy, then try to use cultured ghee instead as this removes most of the lactose and casein from butter (and so it’s not as problematic for most people).

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Table of Contents For Ketogenic Dessert Recipes

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Paleo Banana Nut Muffins Recipe [Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free]

Louise Hendon | March 28

“Everybody loves banana nut muffins.”

LOL – that’s what Jeremy said when I asked him what he liked about them. So, with that, how could you fail to enjoy this healthier version that’s made with delicious spices and sweetened with a tad of raw honey as well as the bananas.

Enjoy these Paleo banana nut muffins warm for a soft muffin texture with a nutty crunch. Personally, I like them with a cup of black tea for an afternoon snack.
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Sugar-Free Chocolate Biscotti Recipe [Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free]

Louise Hendon | March 17

This is another recipe that my dad especially enjoys. It’s lightly sweetened with stevia and has a great flavor to it with the unsweetened cacao powder and unsweetened shredded coconut. When it first comes out of the oven, it’s pretty soft still, but you can let it dry out for longer by leaving it in the oven at a very low temperature or just by sitting it out. Or don’t bother waiting and just enjoy immediately.

There’s also some chia seeds in this recipe to help everything gel together better.

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Just Plain Sweet! 35 Paleo Dessert Recipes

Louise Hendon | March 7

Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but prefers Indian, Thai and Mexican food above all else. She is currently either cooking, eating, grocery shopping, or browsing recipes on Pinterest.

One of the hardest things about going Paleo for most people is giving up desserts, but with this list of Paleo dessert recipes that we’ve compiled, it should hopefully be a bit less painful.

However, we do want to caution you that eating too many Paleo desserts isn’t good for you no matter what – it can make it harder for you to get rid of your sugar cravings and they can often be easy to overeat. However, if you’re looking for something to help the transition to Paleo or if you really need a treat one day, then please enjoy these Paleo dessert recipes!

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Persimmon Dessert Cups Stuffed with Butternut Squash [Paleo, AIP, GF]

Louise Hendon | March 4

The Forgotten Fruit

Persimmons are one of those fruits that always fascinate people and yet scare them at the same time. Persimmons are pretty but “unknown” and therefore “unapproachable.” I’m going to change that!

I was lucky enough to have been introduced to the wonders of the persimmon fruit at an early age, but for most of my life, I was confused by when it was ripe, why they came in different shapes, and how best to eat them.

Then, a couple months ago, I was in my mother’s kitchen, which was full of all the fresh produce that she’d grown in her garden this year. And among all that fresh produce were more than a few persimmons.

I decided, despite my uncertainty, that I just had to do something awesome with the baskets of fruit sitting in the kitchen, including all those persimmons! I stared at them for a while, Googled to see what other people had done, and then created this recipe, which turned out to be way more delicious and much easier than I anticipated.

fuyu persimmon


Most of the confusion and fear about persimmons stems (no pun intended) from the fact there are 2 main types of persimmons: fuyu and hachiya. Actually, there are many more varieties, but those are the two types you’ll find in your grocery store.

And because nature really likes to play tricks on us, fuyu and hachiya persimmons look fairly similar (to the uninitiated like me), but they are actually very different in texture and in determining ripeness.

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42 Heavenly Paleo Brownie Recipes

Louise Hendon | March 3

Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but prefers Indian, Thai and Mexican food above all else. She is currently either cooking, eating, grocery shopping, or browsing recipes on Pinterest.

Paleo brownie recipes…a slightly healthier way to enjoy desserts. With delicious options like Joshua’s Chocolate Brownie Bites using stevia and Sonia’s Sweet Potato Brownies using avocado and sweet potato, you’ll get to enjoy some amazing treats completely grain-free!

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Vanilla Pound Cake Recipe [Paleo, Gluten-Free]

Louise Hendon | February 29

This pound cake never ceases to WOW. It’s just so much like real pound cake.

The secret ingredient is a tiny amount of whey protein powder, which is just one of the proteins purified from milk. Most concerns with whey protein powder stem from the fact that many brands are packed with artificial sweeteners, colors, and flavors, so I suggest buying a pure one like this one from Amazon.
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