Banana Spring Rolls

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Frankly, this could have been more beautifully garnished. I decided to make it on the spur of the moment, and didn’t have any mint tops. (In the words of my son, “It’s just not dessert without mint tops!”). It still tasted great, though!

This one is for reader Heather, who asked for more dessert recipes to satisfy her sweet tooth without veering into sugar-land.

It’s also for my son’s friend Tessa, who loooves banana spring rolls – I make them for her each time she visits. Bon appetit, Heather and Tessa!  Continue reading

Creamy Chocolate Pudding

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Only 2 ingredients, but a world of deliciousness! (Complete with festive tablecloth to wish you prosperity in the Year of the Rooster)

Dessert – a perennial problem on a sugar-free Paleo diet! Fruit is always an option, of course, but what if you’re craving chocolate?

This fast and easy pudding lets you pay homage to the goddess Theobroma* and still eat healthily.

My husband and I find the creamy chocolatey-ness very satisfying on its own, so I make this without any added sweeteners.

However, if you’re transitioning to sugar-free, you could add any of the following: Continue reading

Paleo Pancakes

plated-2These fluffy pancakes contain no added sugars, but still taste delicious thanks to the natural sweetness of plantains or bananas. They’re a bit on the carby side, so we have them now and then as a treat.

The recipe’s based on Perfect Paleo Pancakes, with a few tweaks. You can have them for breakfast, or as a dessert. I prefer the latter, because protein-rich breakfasts work best for me.

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