Dessert

Ah, desserts! Who doesn’t just adore them. I know, there are people out there that don’t like chocolate (am still shocked by that, though) but there is always at least one dessert that everyone loves. I love more than one but I do like to make them as healthy as possible.

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Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

photo 3 (3)Chocolate chip cookies. An all time classic. And a delicious on if I may add. This recipe here only uses almond flour. Yes, you read correctly, only almond flour. No wheat flour, no spelt flour, no any other flour, just almond. And they are just too delicious! I warn you, it’s hard to stop at just having one.

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{Spelt Flour} Apple Pie

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Here’s a classic Apple pie recipe. A recipe for one of those classic desserts you just can’t go wrong with. Save those poor apples no one would eat anymore because they are not perfectly shaped or have started to wrinkle a little and treat your family and friends with this healthy version of an all time favorite pie.

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{Gluten and Sugar Free} Apple Pie with Raisins and Walnuts

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Apple pies, along with pumpkin pies, have to be the all time favorites in Autumn. How could they not be, when there are so many different kinds of apples in season. This recipe here is gluten and sugar free and can be vegan as well if you use plant based butter.

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Apple Strudel with Spelt Filo Pastry

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Apple strudel is such a classic dessert in Slovenia. I dare to claim they offer it on the menu of every local inn and restaurant around here. It’s popular in some of the neighboring countries as well. This recipe here is a healthier version of strudel, since it uses spelt flour and contains almost no sugar.

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Banana Blueberry Muffins {Sugar Free}

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Blueberry muffins are a classic. Banana bread is an all time favorite for many of you. Combine these two, and you get a delicious banana blueberry muffin. Include some wholemeal spelt flour, don’t include any sugar but use some Sukrin and spices instead and you have yourself a delicious muffin which is healthy but still a crowd pleaser.

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Basic Cookies with Melted Chocolate and Rainbow Sprinkles

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This is a recipe for the most basic cookies you can think of. The dough is really simple to make and you can play with the ingredients a little by replacing some of the flour with ground walnuts or cacao or simply by adding a teaspoon of homemade jam before baking. There are also no limits as to how you can decorate them.

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Chocolate Cake with Raspberries 

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To me, chocolate and raspberries are one of the best combinations in the world. To combine them in a cake is just heavenly. This cake combines the two perfectly, with the slight bitterness of the dark chocolate and the sweet and sour taste of fresh raspberries.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

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One of the best things about chocolate chip cookies is the raw cookie dough. You know something is really good if they make an ice cream flavor out of it. Anyway, this recipe here is a bit healthier that the usual chocolate chip cookies. That does not mean that you can eat all the raw cookie dough though. Believe me, I ate too much and had to bear the consequences.

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Chocolate Coffee Cupcakes

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I’ve been looking for a perfect recipe for the perfect combination of chocolate and coffee and I am happy to say I’ve found this one. I “healthfied” it by using spelt flour and brown sugar (you could also use Xylitol in the same amount) and made the coffee flavor more intense by adding instant coffee and adding my own frosting. Here it is for you to enjoy!

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Chocolate French Macarons

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French Macarons. One of the prettiest little sweet treats in the world. And one of the hardest to master. Follow a few simple tips from this post and some YouTube tutorials and you will be able to make these sweet gifts from heaven yourself.

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Chocolate Protein Cakes with Greek Yogurt and Cherry Filling

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This dessert is perfect for all the fitness lovers who want to get a lot of protein from one serving and at the same time don’t want any added sugar in their dessert. It does contain dark chocolate which has some sugar in it, but there is no other added sugar in this recipe. The chocolate and the sourness of the cherries go great together!

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Cinnamon Ginger Cookies

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Nothing smells like Christmas more than cinnamon and ginger. These cookies here combine both and will leave your kitchen smelling like Christmas for quite some time. They will fill your tummy with a Christmas spirit as well.

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Concord Grape, Blueberry & Apple Galette {Gluten & Sugar Free}

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It’s OK to have pie for breakfast, really! It’s not the first time I’ve made and had it. Especially if it’s gluten and sugar free and full of healthy homegrown fruits, like this one here. Feel free to serve it for dessert of course.

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Dark Chocolate and Coffee Cake

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If you like the combination of chocolate and coffee, this gluten free cake is the perfect choice. It’s rich flavour will be adored by all your friends and family. Plus, it’s quite healthy for such a delicious treat.

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Gingerbread Man

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Make your house smell amazing and christmas-y with these delicious spelt flour gingerbread men. ginger and cinnamon add the amazing flavour to the cookies and will immediately bring Christmas spirit into your home.

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Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies {for Breakfast}IMG_8939

The perfect cookie for a breakfast snack rather than a classic dessert. I suggest having them for breakfast with some fruits and yogurt or maybe with some jam or banana ice cream. Completely sugar and sweeteners free!

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Homemade Raw Chocolate

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A recipe for all the chocolate lovers out there. The amazing thing about these chocolate bites is that you can enjoy them completely guilt free? Not only that, they are good for you (in moderation, of course)!

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Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

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I always liked the lemon flavor in desserts. There is something really refreshing about it. In combination with the ricotta cheese, these cookies turn out light, fluffy and refreshing. A nice alternative to the usually heavy and chocolaty cookies.

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Mini Cherry Galette

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You can have your cake (or better yet, pie) and eat it too! And in this case, without a tiniest sense of guilt. You can even have it for breakfast if you want! This lovely galette  is completely sugar and gluten free, and if you swap the greek yogurt I topped it with for some coconut cream for example, it is vegan too. So there is no reason for you not to have it for breakfast or, of course, as a lovely dessert.

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Orehova potica {Walnut Roll}

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Potica is a traditional Slovenian festive dish or dessert. It is especially popular around Christmas and Easter. I believe Potica is a pride of every Slovenian housewife. And I believe every Slovenian girl should know how to make it. This recipe is to make the most common version – with walnut filling – but you can use the dough recipe and fill it with poppyseed, cottage cheese, tarragon…

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Outrageous Chocolate Cookies

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One thing is for sure – Martha Stewart was right when she named these cookies outrageous. They really are outrageous. Outrageously good that is! If you love chocolate, you just have to bake these sweet treats and if you follow my version of the recipe you can feel just a bit less guilty after eating them.

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Panna Cotta {sugar free & super fast}

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Recipe for a super quick, sugar free dessert that will wow your guests but won’t take you more than 15 minutes to make and does not require an oven.

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Protein Black Forrest Cake

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Looking for a high protein, low sugar dessert? Search no more. This recipe here contains loads of proteins from the casein, greek yogurt and black beans, and no sugar, because it uses agave syrup and Stevia instead.

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Protein Chocolate Coconut Muffins

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If you are looking for a balanced fitness breakfast, these muffins are perfect for you. They are flourless and sugar free and provide you with all the protein you need for breakfast or can be a great guilt free dessert.

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Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies

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I always wanted to make thumbprint cookies. Don’t ask me why because I don’t know the answer to that question. No matter why I decided to make these cookies, the fact is that I made them (once again after changing the recipe just a little bit to make the cookies healthier and to feel less guilty after eating them) and here is the recipe.

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Raw Chocolate Peach Cake

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Raw cakes and desserts are pretty popular these days. They are famous for being healthy and therefore a common misconception is that one can have as much raw desserts as one desires. They sure are healthier than regular desserts but should nonetheless be eaten with care. One of my favorite raw desserts is this chocolate peach cake.

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Spelt Flour Banana Blueberry Muffins

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Blueberries and muffins are one of the best combinations. I think we can all also agree that banana bread is really delicious and moist. So why not use banana in the muffin batter. And add blueberries of course. These muffins contain all of the above and it’s safe to say they are more than delicious.

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Super Delicious {Sugar Free} Cheesecake

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A recipe for a sugar free cheesecake and with delicious, healthy cookies in the crust. Yes, the cream cheese and the butter add some fat, but fat is good. And so delicious. With detailed step by step instructions on how to reach the perfect consistency and avoid any cracks, this recipe here is a winner!

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Trdelnik or Kürtőskalács

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For all of you who have been to Budapest or Prague and loved their Trdelnik or Kürtőskalács – I have some great news! You can make them in your oven (so no open fire needed) and you can even make them healthier without any difference to the flavor by following this simple recipe.

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Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

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“Chocolate makes you happy. Happiness is healthy. There you go.” Yes, this recipe is chocolate with some chocolate and with some more chocolate. But it’s really delicious and that’s just what we all need from time to time. It’s all about balance so make yourself a favor and prepare this simple cake.

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Vanilla Crescents

IMG_0125This is another classic cookie recipe that you just can’t go wrong with. There are many different variations out there with different ratios of ingredients. This particular recipe will make deliciously soft crescents that just melt in your mouth. The spelt flour and Xylitol make them healthier but they are still cookies so moderation is in order.

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Vanilla Mascarpone Fruit Tart {Spelt Crust & Sugar Free}

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Need a recipe for a super quick and easy and at the same time as healthy as it can get tart? Search no more, this is it! It only takes about half an hour to make, it contains no sugar and is topped with loads of fruit.

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White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

IMG_0041I usually don’t eat white chocolate. Not because I would have an opinion on it being healthy or not but because I simply don’t like the taste of it. I find it to sweet and miss the cacao flavor in it. But these cookies here proved me wrong. The combination of white chocolate and cranberries in these cookies is amazing and these cookies might just be my favorite out of all the cookies I’ve baked in my cookie baking marathon.

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