chocolate peanut butter coconut buttercups

Screen Shot 2015-11-27 at 11.39.00 PMButtercups! Doesn’t that sound so cute?

I used to detest detest detest coconut everything, but my tastebuds have definitely changed. I adapted this from Oh She Glows, and in the process, I negated the nut-free and vegan parts of it. But I’m not sorry at all, because these adorable three-layered buttercups combine my favorite flavors! I’ve never tried sunflower butter, and quite honestly am a little scared to. Someday. And honey is what I had in my kitchen. If you want a vegan and nut-free option, hop over to the original recipe! All of the recipes over there that I’ve tried are AMAZING.

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peanut butter chocolate chip banana muffins

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Fluffy banana muffins with a peanut buttery bite and lots of chocolate chips! Despite having no butter or oil, these muffins are nice and light, not as dense as banana bread can be.

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healthy chocolate fudge thumbprints (vegan)

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Yes, these are super late leftover from Christmas cookies. But they are SO amazingly good that you should ignore the red and green sprinkles and focus on how perfect these thumbprint cookies are.

The cookies themselves are soft and fudgy from the black beans (don’t doubt me), and the chocolate filling is so smooth and airy, I hesitate to call it a ganache because it almost reminds me of mousse instead.

Drizzle them with even MORE chocolate if you’d like, and pick some different sprinkles if  you’re not as into Christmas in February.  Just make them asap!

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crunchy chia chocolate peanut butter cups

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These are seriously yum.

This is the homemade dark chocolate I keep in the freezer to have at ALL times. If you love dark chocolate peanut butter cups, you will love these! The chocolate is snappy from being in the freezer, and the chia seeds add a nice crunch.

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healthy chocolate chip snack cake

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Happy New Year!

I know cake is the last thing on everyone’s minds right now. But after everyone’s over their green smoothie/kale/detox everything and need a little treat, this is an awesome option. Keep an eye out for more healthy treats coming your way!

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healthy chocolate hazelnut truffles

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Last minute treat for the Christmas cookie tray?

These are fudgy little chocolate truffles that taste Nutella. They are made with just a few healthy ingredients and no refined sugar!! Although I HIGHLY support the decision to dip them in dark chocolate and take them to over-the-top amazing.

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pumpkin gingerbread muffins

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I cannot stop RAVING about these muffins.

They are seriously so delicious, far bypassing any expectation I had of them. I mean, I love pumpkin as much as the next girl. Gingerbread cookies make me warm and fuzzy and happy during the holiday season. But I usually don’t get incredibly addicted to something without any trace of chocolate, or really any mix-ins at all.

You would think at first glance that these are really boring brown muffins, but I assure you they are not.

Somehow, Oh She Glows concocted these vegan muffins so that they are SO healthy yet taste SO good and SO FLUFFY. It really is the coziest thing I have baked all year. It tastes like the holidays in muffin form.

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