coconut oil dessert

Banana and Phyllo Dessert

Is your New Year Resolution to eat a little healthier this year? Mine too!  I don’t have a huge sweet tooth, but after dinner I am always craving something sweet.  An easy and healthy way to satisfy your sugar craving is with fruit!  It has natural sugars and won’t kill your diet like a lot of other desserts.  I took it a step further by creating this simple recipe that you can alter to fit what you are craving. Don’t judge a book by its cover, it’s amazing! When eating sweets, remember portion control!  One or two of these babies […]

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Coconut Oil Chocolate Mousse

One of my favorite desserts is chocolate mousse. My mom taught me this recipe when I was younger, so I was eager to try it with coconut oil! The prep time takes about 20 minutes, which is wonderful for making a last minute dessert that still looks elegant. Try layering the chocolate mousse in a martini glass for extra flare, or keep it simple by using an ice cream scoop to make the perfect shape. Here’s what you’ll need: Ingredients: 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 large eggs, separated 1/8 teaspoon cream of tarter 2 tablespoons granulated […]

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Vegetarian Times: Ultimate Orange Cake Pops

The recipe is the Ultimate Orange Cake Pops: Ingredients: Cake: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/3 cup melted coconut oil 1/3 cup light coconut milk 1/4 cup fresh orange juice 1 tbsp. grated orange zest 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1/4 tsp. salt Chocolate Icing: 1 cup vegan chocolate chips 3 tbsp. melted coconut oil White Icing: 3 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/2 tsp. orange flower water 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract Directions: To make cakes: preheat oven to 350 degrees F, and place 2 15 cavity silicone cake molds on baking sheet. Whisk together flour […]

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