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Amaretto Snowballs : gluten-free, vegan, quick no-bake dessert. With the first sight of snow falling this year… I made a gasp and smiled.

Amaretto Snowballs : gluten-free, vegan, quick no-bake dessert

Winter really is a beautiful season and there is something about the cold crisp air, calm and quiet outdoors and squeaky snow under your feet that makes you enjoy every bit. Then there’s the wintery fun when everyone becomes a kid again… snowball fights! We already had a share of those and although it can be rough, it really is a ton of laughter and fun. Of course, sometimes the best part is to coming home to warm up with hot cocoa and a delicious something… like these Amaretto Snowballs! There are only 4 all-natural gluten-free, vegan and paleo ingredients in these delicious treats. Ingredients: 2 cups blanched almonds1 cup gluten free icing sugar + extra for coating2 tsp almond extract1-2 tbsp amaretto liqueur (or amaretto extract for a non-alcoholic, child-friendly version) directions: Soak the blanched almonds in water for 4 hours or more (overnight is great) in the refrigerator.

PS. Raw Chocolate Fudge Recipe. An easy no-cook raw fudge that’s topped with a layer of rich chocolate ganache and cacao nibs for extra crunch.

Raw Chocolate Fudge Recipe

I’m going to get right to the point because I don’t want to stand between you and eating this fudge as soon as you can. Here’s what you need to know…this isn’t your traditional fudge recipe but it sure gives it a run for its money. I firmly believe that a great chocolate recipe should be two things: deeply rich and incredibly easy to make because when a chocolate craving hits there’s no time to waste! All roads to fudgy richness, however, are not paved equally. There are no processed sugars here; the sweetness comes from naturally sweet dates and pure maple syrup. This raw cacao fudge is ridiculously simple and whips itself up in less time than you’d imagine.

Raw cacao powder is packed with anti-oxidants (more than even blueberries and red wine) and essential minerals like magnesium and iron that your body needs. Raw Double Layer Chocolate Fudge with Cacao Nibs Ingredients Notes. HELLO Spring & Easter Lemon Bars. Winter 2014 – please die!

HELLO Spring & Easter Lemon Bars

My head space is into spring, and while the weather doesnt actually reflect Spring, my need to make springtime treats and foods is full on. We have had our first protein salad this past week and I am fixated on Easter treats, like carrot cake and lemony things. When I am take out my KA food processor, I usually like to use it a couple of times before I wash it, because washing all those components are a DRAG. I decided to whip these up and then wipe out the processor to shred some carrots, daikon radish and cabbage to make a “bitey” coleslaw. I call it a twofer. Paleo Lemon Bars 2 cups raw cashews (pieces are cheaper and whole cashews) 1.5 cups unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 cup sugar free maple syrup 8 drops vanilla stevia 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice**(see edit) 2 tbsp lemon zest **EDIT(May 29th, 2014) My friend Lisi has an aversion to coconut and asked whether you could sub in large flake oatmeal.

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How to Make Healthy Energy Bars - Healthy Snacks Recipe

Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home. Today: Jennifer Farley of Savory Simple makes a homemade version of store-bought fruit and nut bars that are filling, flavorful, and just as sweet as you want them to be. When it comes to healthy snacks, I’m picky: They have to be filling and flavorful. While I love the idea behind store-bought fruit and nut bars, they’re usually too sweet for me. But because the ingredient lists are so appealing -- most contain just nuts, dried fruit, and spices -- I figured this was an excellent recipe to recreate at home. I’ve combined some of my favorite ingredients into a no-bake snack bar that is seriously addicting. More: Before you get started, make a batch of homemade coconut butter. Toasted Coconut, Date, and Nut Bars Makes 8 bars Preheat the oven to 350° F. Combine coconut, cashews, dates, cinnamon, and salt in the bowl of a food processor.