No-Bake Chocolate Bliss Balls (Vegan)

No-Bake Chocolate Bliss Balls (Vegan)

Move over store bought treats, there is a new treat in town! These no-bake chocolate morsels are little¬†pieces of heaven. My daughter said this morning, “Can I eat them for breakfast? These are perfect Mom!” Well, I’m not sure they are exactly breakfast food, but they will hit the spot just about anytime of the day that suits your preference ūüôā

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No-Bake Chocolate Bliss Balls (Vegan)
Recipe type: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo & Vegan
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Serves: 14
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups pecans, soaked in water for 8 hours
  • ⅓ cup cashew butter
  • 6 dates, soaked in water for 10 minutes
  • ¼ cup dairy-free chocolate chips
  • 1½ tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup coconut flakes (optional)
Instructions
  1. Discard the water from the pecans and dates and remove the pits from the dates. In a food processor with an S blade, add in the pecans, cashew butter, chocolate chips and vanilla extract. Process or pulse for 2 minutes. Add in the dates and pulse for another 2 minutes.
  2. Unplug and remove the container from the food processor. Roll the mix into 14 balls. Sprinkle coconut flakes on top of each ball. You can also add in some of the coconut flakes into the balls when you are mixing the other ingredients if you would like.
  3. Refrigerate balls to set. Store in the refrigerator.

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Vanilla Pear Protein Power Smoothie (Sugar Free & Vegan)

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My daughter adores pears. They are her favorite fruits hands down. My son…he can eat strawberries like craaazy.

I created this smoothie to please my pear loving daughter and to make sure everyone in the family gets a good dose of protein and fiber in a smoothie. It’s been hot here and that usually means lots of homemade ice cream, salads and smoothies. I try to pack as much of a nutritional punch in all of those categories as possible ūüôā This smoothie is satisfying, fulfilling and darn good for you. Enjoy Friends!

5.0 from 2 reviews
Vanilla Pear Protein Power Smoothie (Sugar Free & Vegan)
Recipe type: Beverage, Smoothie
Cuisine: Dairy Free, Sugar Free & Vegan
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Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsweetened or homemade almond milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pear, washed and cored
  • 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder (of your choice)
  • 2 tsp. white chia seeds
  • ⅛ tsp. pure vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients into a Vitamix or blender and blend on high for 1 minute. Serve over ice and enjoy!

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Banana Hazelnut Pancakes (Grain & Dairy Free)

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It’s finally Spring here in the mountains! It was a glorious, sunny 70 degree day today. All of us soaked in the much welcomed sunshine after a long winter. This weekend was just what the four of us needed. We went to a BBQ, planted seeds and flowers in the garden, hiked in the mountains, flew my daughters new kite…does tomorrow really have to be Monday?!

This is a new pancake recipe our family enjoyed this weekend. Hazelnut meal is a fun flour to play around with and has a unique and delicious flavor. I highly recommend some fresh jam or organic maple syrup on top of these pancakes…hits the spot!

Here’s to a fabulous coming week and a not so crazy Monday!

This was shared on Traditional Tuesdays, Full  Plate Thursday, Sunday School, Whole Food Fridays, Fresh Bites Friday, Lunchbox Love, Simple Meals Friday, Pennywise Platter, Tasty Traditions, Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways, Real Food Wednesday, Healthy 2 Day Wednesday, Waste Not Want Wednesday, Gluten-Free Wednesdays, Allergy Free Wednesdays, Eco Kids Tuesday, Tasteful Tuesday, Hearth and Soul Hop, Slightly Indulgent Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Melt in Your Mouth Monday, Better Mom Mondays, Natural Living Monday, My Meatless Mondays and Creative Corner.

Banana Hazelnut Pancakes (Grain & Dairy Free)
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Grain Free, Dairy Free & Paleo
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Serves: 3-4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup hazelnut meal
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 medium size bananas, mashed
  • ⅓ cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp. flaxseed meal
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to a medium size bowl and mix with a hand or electric mixer for 3 minutes until blended well. Lightly grease a skillet or pan with coconut oil and set to medium heat. Drop ¼ cup scoops onto greased pan or skillet. Use a spoon to spread out the batter to be more thin and wide. Cook for 3 minutes or until edges are brown and flip and cook on other side for 3 more minutes.
  2. Makes approximately 9-10 pancakes.

 

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Wild Orange Chocolate Balls (Cane Sugar Free, Dairy Free & Vegan)

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Alrighty folks, here it is…these chocolate power balls are ¬†one of the best snacks around! They are naturally energizing, taste fabulous and are jam packed with fiber, protein and all the good yumminess your body needs and naturally craves. My daughter just ate 5 of these babies. I had to cut her off from any more until I make a new batch tomorrow. Because I will be…they are just too good not to when I still have the ingredients on hand!

 

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Wild Orange Chocolate Balls (Cane Sugar Free, Dairy Free & Vegan)
Recipe type: Snack, Dessert
Cuisine: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Vegan
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 5 dates
  • 1 cup cashews
  • ½ cup sunflower kernels
  • ⅓ cup organic maple syrup
  • ½ cup chocolate powder or cacao powder
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 5 drops wild orange oil
Instructions
  1. Soak the dates in a small bowl of water for 10 minutes. Discard the water and remove the pits from the dates. Place all ingredients into a food processor. Process for 3 minutes, stopping to scrape sides of bowl if needed.
  2. Turn off food processor and roll mix into small balls. Eat up friends!
  3. Want to switch it up? Additional ideas: substitute cacao powder for carob powder. Instead of wild orange oil, try cassia, cinnamon or peppermint oils or extracts.

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Banana Coconut Cream Pie! (Raw, Cane Sugar Free & Vegan)

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I’ve wanted to share this recipe with you folks for a few weeks now. I’ve made it 3 times, yep 3 times in the last 3 weeks! We had 5 guests over a period of 3 weeks in our home and then when I would finally try to take a picture before the pie was gone, it would be too late. My kids and hubby would dig into it faster than I could press click on my camera. Ahh life with a family ,eh?!

Anyways…back to the PIE. It’s delicious! And such a healthy alternative to the store bought Banana Cream Pie I used to love in my childhood. Indeed Chocolate Banana Cream Pie was my absolute favorite pie. I used to beg my mom for a slice of it when we would go out to eat on occasion. And my Mom would comply as long as I ate my veggies first. So while I would like my kids to eat their veggies first before digging into this dessert, there is no guilt to be had with eating it all in its lonesome. It’s got some fruit, healthy fats and fiber. Oh and guests that are not gluten free in the least, love it!

This was shared on Gluten Free Tuesday, Unprocessed Fridays, Tempt My  Tummy Tuesday, Waste Not Want Not Wednesday, Healthy Vegan Friday, Full Plate Thursday, Seasonal Celebration Wednesday, Real Food Wednesday, Healthy 2 Day Wednesdays, Wheat-Free Wednesday, Gluten-Free Wednesday, Traditional Tuesdays, Hearth and Soul Hop, Tasteful Tuesday, Waste Not Want Wednesday, Allergy Free Wednesdays, Slightly Indulgent Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, My Meatless Mondays, Inspire Me Monday, Fight Back Friday, Wellness Weekend, Whole Foods Friday, Lunchbox Love, Raw Foods Thursdays and Pennywise Platter.

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5.0 from 1 reviews
No-Bake Banana Coconut Cream Pie! (Raw, Cane Sugar Free & Vegan)
Recipe type: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Dairy Free, Grain Free, Raw & Vegan
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups pecans
  • 1/ 2 cup dates
  • 1 can chilled Natural Value coconut milk (or other brand with just the cream)
  • 2 Bananas
  • ⅔ cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup agar powder
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
Instructions
  1. Optional: Soak pecans for 8 hours (I do it the night before I make the recipe) in 4 cups of water. Rinse pecans and discard water. Set aside.
  2. Soak the dates in 1 cup of water for 5 minutes. Discard the water and remove the pits from the dates.
  3. Place pecans in the food processor and pulse until ground for 2 minutes. Add in the dates and pulse for another 3 minutes. Take the pecan and date mixture and press it down into a glass pie dish to make a crust. Make sure the crust is evenly spread out to fill out the entire pie dish.
  4. Place the coconut milk, bananas, sugar, agar, vanilla and sea salt into a high speed blender or Vitamix. Press ingredients down prior to starting the blender. Blend on high for 2 minutes.
  5. Carefully pour the "cream" on top of the raw pie crust. Use a spatula to spread the topping out evenly. Place the pie in the freezer for 1-2 hours. Remove from freezer and serve!
  6. Note: I like to add a chocolate drizzle to the pie. I do this by slowly melting dairy-free chocolate chips in a saucepan over the stove. Once the chocolate has melted, let it cool and then drizzle over the pie.

 

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