Desserts

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

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This is by far the easiest dessert I’ve ever made that isn’t just a pile of fruit. It’s also quite inexpensive and fool-proof. It is also an excellent no-oil dessert recipe, which can be very hard to come by, seeing as most desserts consist of mixing sugar with some sort of fat. Depending on what chocolate you use, it can also be low-sugar or refined sugar-free.

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V & GF CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

These chewy chocolate chip cookies are so easy and simple to make. Despite being vegan and gluten-free, they require no egg substitute or gluten-free flour. It is simply ground almonds, coconut oil, and maple syrup! I’ve adapted these from my snickerdoodle recipe, so if you are out of chocolate chips or can’t find a vegan brand, just leave them out and coat these in cinnamon and coconut sugar.

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CHOCOLATE CARAMEL PECAN BARS

These indulgent dessert bars are so easy to make and require no baking. Though I try to steer clear of mixing oils and sweets, I love to make an exception with this decadent dessert. I will try to think of an oil free alternative for these bars, but if you are able to only have one or two pieces, after a dinner filled with greens, you should be just fine!

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SNICKERDOODLE COOKIES

Although I have significantly decreased my overall sugar consumption, I do make exceptions for special occasions with family and friends. When I do so, I strictly use maple syrup, dates or coconut sugar, since they all have beneficial nutrients that help me counteract the negative effects of sugar. Here is my favorite, quick and easy dessert choice for those special occasions!

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