Toasted Coconut, Chocolate, and Apricot Granola Bars

This is rather similar to the Apricot-Pistachio Granola that I made several months ago. This time, I wanted to make bars instead of loose granola.  Also, I decided to up the coconut flavour and substitute in chocolate instead of pistachios.  (Substituting in chocolate is ALWAYS a great idea, right?) Um, for as much guessing as… Continue reading Toasted Coconut, Chocolate, and Apricot Granola Bars

Chocolate Mousse Brownies {No Added-Sugar}

I had been intending to make this recipe for over a year. I could not find date paste.  After staring at the almond butters and coconut oils for a very long time, willing them to turn into date paste, an employee asked if she could help me.  Turned out she couldn’t.  No date paste.  And… Continue reading Chocolate Mousse Brownies {No Added-Sugar}

Blackberry Almond Cobbler {No Added Sugar}

I really want it to be summer. Warm weather, sunshine, and fresh berries… At least I can have a few fresh blackberries!  True, this recipe does kind of ruin the “fresh” aspect of fresh blackberries, but oh well.  I bought an extra pack of blackberries simply to enjoy fresh on my morning yogurt or oatmeal.… Continue reading Blackberry Almond Cobbler {No Added Sugar}

Dark Chocolate, Toasted Coconut, and Walnut-Almond Biscotti {No Added Sugar}

I am not a coffee-drinker. It is a conscious choice, not a natural coincidence.  I am protecting myself from a [delicious?] consuming expensive and potentially unhealthy addiction.   Ok, don’t worry, I do not think coffee-drinkers are bad people, or people who make bad decisions.  I just believe that I could easily become addicted, and… Continue reading Dark Chocolate, Toasted Coconut, and Walnut-Almond Biscotti {No Added Sugar}