sweet potato brownies
1 sweet potato
3 eggs (or egg replacer or flax-egg for egg-free)
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/3 cup honey
1/4 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
3 tbsp coconut flour
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 425F
Puncture the sweet potato with a fork several times and bake for 30 minutes
Remove the sweet potato from the oven and reduce heat to 350F
Peel the sweet potato and mash in a bowl
Add the egg, coconut oil, honey and vanilla and mix well
Add in all remaining ingredients and stir until thoroughly combined
Pour into a greased baking dish
Cook for 35 minutes
maple cinnamon almonds
1 1/2 cups almonds
1/2 cup pure Grade B maple syrup
1 tablespoon Earth Balance dairy-free butter
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon chili powder (optional to add spice)
Preheat oven to 350 Degrees.
Coat a baking sheet with coconut oil cooking spray and bake nuts in a single layer for 10 minutes; remove to cool slightly.
Heat maple syrup in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly; bring to a low boil, and stir in butter. Add nuts, and stir until coated; let cool. Combine cinnamon and chili powder (leave out if you don't want it spicy) in a bowl.
Remove nuts from the maple mixture with a slotted spoon, and toss in the spice mixture. Lay nuts on a baking sheet, and sprinkle with a little sea salt; let dry. Store in an airtight container for up to 10 days.
coconut chocolate chip cookies
1/2 cup Virgin Coconut Oil, melted
1/2 cup maple sugar or organic cane sugar
1/2 tablespoon organic vanilla extract
4 organic eggs
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup coconut flour
1/2 cup shredded coconut
3/4 cup Enjoy Life or other dairy free chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Mix together coconut oil, sugar, vanilla, eggs, and sea salt. Blend thoroughly. Add flour, coconut and chocolate chips; mix.
Form into small cookies on a parchment paper lined pan and bake in oven for about 15 minutes, or until lightly golden.
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All recipes are gluten-free and dairy-free with a lot of soy-free, grain-free, sugar-free options.