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Authentic Baklava Recipe (Nostimo!)

"Nostimo" means "delicious" in Greek. As the result of my post, Save the Honey Bees, Save the Baklava, I’ve gotten a lot of requests for my baklava recipe, which is (in my opinion) nostimo! So h…

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Cinnamon Cake with Coconut Glaze – Gluten Free

Super luscious and dairy and gluten free - this dessert is a real crowd pleaser! It’s easier than it looks and totally worth the effort! Cake 1 cup almond flour ½ cup arrowroot starch 4 tablespo…

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate-peanut butter bars get an update with coconut oil, maple syrup and natural peanut butter. YIELD 36 Pieces Ingredients: Dark Chocolate: 2 cups coconut oil 1/2 cup Vermont maple…

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Your Healthy Valentine: Coconut Milk Flan

Indulgences do not have to be unhealthy to be delectable. If you’re looking for an easy, body-friendly (free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugar) dessert for your holiday celebrations, look no further…

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4 Enemies of Good Sleep (And How to Defeat Them)

Late evening is meant to be a time of relaxation, when the effort should be to invite a good night's rest. But some things we do can interfere with that simple goal, making us sleep uneasy and wake up…

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Cake of the Year | Chocolate + Cardamom

As the year comes to a close, our minds inevitably begin to flutter about, scribbling mental post-its on our cranial walls, noting important resolutions to stringently enforce come January -- eat heal…

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Tummy Pleasing Maple-Pumpkin Custard

We all love a little dessert sometimes. But for those who are sensitive to wheat, dairy, or sugar, dessert leaves much to be desired. For others, most desserts are unfortunately loaded with inflammato…

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9 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” ― David Mamet, Boston Marriage If you exclaimed 'oh yes' to this, you are like me--a lover of things sweet. There is no dou…

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Marshmallows Get Sophisticated Makeover

Ahhh, marshmallows. Aside from being the magical ingredient behind favorite campfire food s'mores, marshmallows themselves are a tasty treat even a grown up can enjoy. And with all the stress we deal …

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Chocolate Fruit Bars

Recipe: Chocolate Bars From: Stefan Bloom at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! This is one of my favorite desserts. You can change it up any way you’d like by adding dif…

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