Category Archives: Sweet Treats

Super-Simple Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream (No Dairy or Refined Sweeteners)

I love the simple elegance of this recipe, and the rich and creamy flavor of the finished product. It is an ideal dairy-free addition to my week of ice cream recipes, and one of my husband’s personal favorites. The creaminess … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Sweet Treats | 17 Comments

Strawberry Cheesecake Fro-Yo, and Welcome to Ice Cream Week

Blame the hot summer weather, but I have been enjoying frozen treats lately, and using my creative energies to develop new and healthful recipes for me and my family to enjoy. Last week was dedicated to smoothie recipes, and this … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Sweet Treats | 18 Comments

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Today is the last installment in my week of smoothie recipes, and I decided to experiment with pumpkin to provide a little variety. I love the taste of pumpkin – in paleo pies, in dessert bars, and in pancakes (try … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Recipes, Sweet Treats | 3 Comments

Blue Banana Smoothie

1 banana, chopped in chunks and frozen ½ cup frozen blueberries 1 oz spinach (I used frozen chopped)* 1 egg yolk 1 cup almond milk or coconut milk** *Cannot taste it. Cannot see it. The deep blue of the berries … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Recipes, Sweet Treats | 7 Comments

Nutty Monkey Smoothie

Also known as the healthy fat smoothie, this one has great potential to fill you up and energize you all morning. I paired it with two soft-boiled eggs for a perfect breakfast that kept me satisfied for hours. (No small … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Recipes, Sweet Treats | 13 Comments

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This is a simple and easy refreshing smoothie that I usually enjoy along with my 2-egg breakfast. The yogurt (especially if it is homemade) provides a probiotic boost, a decent dose of protein, and lots of healthy dairy fats (especially … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Recipes, Sweet Treats | 1 Comment

Rich and Creamy Dark Chocolate Smoothie, and Smoothie Week Begins!

If you have not noticed, I have been on a bit of a banana binge lately. I used them in my almond butter banana cake a long while back, but then almost forgot about them until recently. They are tasty … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Recipes, Sweet Treats | 11 Comments