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Healthy Desserts

How to Make Truly Healthy Energy Bars

One sad reality that jumps out at me with every trip to the health food store is that the vast majority of energy bars on the market provide about the same nutritional value as most candy bars, but with some processed protein powder thrown into the mix and at twice the cost of a good old Snickers bar. Read more about How to Make Truly Healthy Energy Bars

 

How to Make Healthy Cashew Treats

Sometimes called mignardises, these protein-rich cashew treats are typically served in high-end restaurants. With this recipe, you don't need a big wallet to enjoy the best mignardises around. Just a few balls goes a long way, so plan on making just a few balls per person. If you have leftovers, keep in mind that they freeze well; simply let them thaw out for about ten minutes before devouring. Read more about How to Make Healthy Cashew Treats

 

How to Make Healthy Gluten-Free Cookies

Nutrient-dense? Abundant in healthy fiber? Gluten-free? Good enough to share with highly sensitive food critics among family and friends? Check, check, check, and check.

Thanks to Kristen, here's a step-by-step look at how to make healthy, gluten-free cookies that kids and adults in your life will love. - Ben Kim Read more about How to Make Healthy Gluten-Free Cookies

 

Korean Rice Cake Recipe (Dduk)

This is a picture-free version of my mom's recipe for Korean rice cake. Before you give this recipe a try, I highly recommend that you view the pictorial version here:

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Healthy Key Lime Pie Recipe

What do you get when you combine macadamia nuts, coconut shreds, walnuts, avocados, fresh lime juice, dates, honey, and sea salt? Only the healthiest version of key lime pie that I've ever tried. The crust requires some patience and elbow grease, but it's completely worth the effort. Read more about Healthy Key Lime Pie Recipe

 

Chocolate Cashew Butter Cups Recipe

This recipe for chocolate cashew butter cups is one that my wife Margaret put together - it's a healthy version of Reese's peanut butter cups.

Key tip: When spreading out the chocolate, remember that less is more; nut butter cups are best when there's just a thin chocolate coating. Read more about Chocolate Cashew Butter Cups Recipe

 

Cashew Mignardises

Mignardises are cute little bite-sized desserts that are typically served in high-end restaurants. With this recipe, you don't need a big wallet to enjoy the best mignardises around. Read more about Cashew Mignardises

 

Jason Mraz's Healthy Chocolate Pudding Recipe

How about a chocolate pudding that's good for your heart? This is exactly what you'll create by following Jason Mraz's chocomole recipe, which calls for avocados, dates, chocolate powder, and a touch of vanilla.

The result is a creamy chocolate pudding that's rich in healthy monounsaturated fatty acids and flavonoids, making it an excellent choice for promoting a healthy cardiovascular system and good overall health. Read more about Jason Mraz's Healthy Chocolate Pudding Recipe

 

Healthy Sweet Cashew Cream Recipe

If you enjoy adding cream to healthy pies, cakes, berries, cereals, and tea, give this sweet cashew cream recipe a try - it's rich in healthy monounsaturated fatty acids, which are good for keeping your heart and blood vessels healthy.

Cashew cream is also naturally rich in magnesium, which your body needs to keep your bones, teeth, muscles, and nervous system optimally healthy.

If you don't need your cream to be too sweet, simply omit the honey, or use less than what's listed below. Quality cashews have a natural hint of sweetness that makes pure cashew cream quite pleasant on its own. Read more about Healthy Sweet Cashew Cream Recipe

 

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