Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A sweet and healthy dessert to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup pumpkin (canned)
  • ½ cup chocolate chips (dairy-free, paleo friendly)
  • 4 large eggs
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups almond flour (blanched)
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  2. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper. Lightly coat with ghee and set aside.
  3. Stir the almond flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg in a large bowl.
  4.  In a separate bowl whisk together the eggs, pumpkin, maple syrup, and vanilla.
  5. Slowly pour in the wet ingredients into the center of the dry ingredients.
  6. Gently stir until the flour disappears and everything is well combined. Add in chocolate.
  7. Pour the mixture into the loaf pan and smooth the top.
  8. Bake for about 45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and let it cool before slicing.
  10. Enjoy!

Cheesecake

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A flavorful dessert that your family will love.

Ingredients

  • 32 ounces softened cream cheese (if paleo use dairy-free)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract (if paleo use alcohol-free or avoid)
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup coconut sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F (175C).
  2. Place the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon into a mixer, mix until well blended.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing on low speed. Continue adding eggs until creamy consistency.
  4. Pour the cheesecake batter into a baking pan.
  5. Place into the oven for 35-40 minutes or until the center is almost set.
  6. Run a knife around the rim of the pan to loosen cheesecake. Let it cool before refrigerating.
  7. Refrigerate cheesecake for about 4 hours.
  8. Enjoy!

Banana Bread

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A sweet and healthy dessert to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 5 ripe bananas (about 1½ cups mashed)
  • 6 large eggs 
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons almond butter 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup coconut flour
  • teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 1 pinch of salt

Directions

  1. Take the eggs out prior to cooking so they can be room temperature before you begin.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  3. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper. Lightly coat with ghee and set aside.
  4. Mash the bananas in a large bowl using a hand mixer on low speed.
  5. Whisk in the eggs, maple syrup, almond butter, and vanilla. Hand mix until combined.
  6. Add the remaining ingredients. Keep mixing until evenly combined.
  7. Pour the batter into the pan.Gently smooth the top.
  8. Place in oven and bake for 50 to 60 minutes. 
  9. The top should be golden and a toothpick inserted in the center should come out clean.
  10. Remove from the oven and let it cool before slicing.
  11. Enjoy!

Pumpkin Pie

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthier alternative to a popular seasonal dessert.

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 15 ounce pumpkin puree (can)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (if paleo use alcohol-free or avoid)
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425F (220C).
  2. Place the eggs into a mixing bowl and whisk.
  3. Add in the pumpkin puree, coconut milk, and vanilla extract. Mix until combined.
  4. Add the sugar, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Continue mixing until completely combined.
  5. Place the mixture into a pie pan and bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Reduce the temperature to 350F (175C) and continue to bake for another 45 minutes.
  7. Remove the pie when you are able to insert a knife and have it come out clean.
  8. Allow the pie to cool down for two hours before serving.
  9. Enjoy!