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chocolate chip cookies on metal tray with dark background

Soft chewy chocolate chip cookies with a light touch of fresh rosemary for an adult twist. One-bowl, eggless and easily vegan. A tray of cookies just warm from the oven is irresistible. The urge to pop half of them in my mouth at once builds as the aroma wafts teasingly through the house. Who on …

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baked patacones (green plantains) topped with tropical salsa and on a pewter tray.

These Baked Patacones with Tropical Salsa are a healthy spin on the twice-fried – and very delicious – South and Central American crispy snack, patacones. In this Food To Glow recipe green plantains are sliced, steamed and mashed into tiny patties, then slicked with a little oil and baked to crispy-chewy perfection. Perfect little golden …

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overhead view of decorated hummingbird cake with one slice cut and on white plate with green flowers

More fruit than flour, this uber-moist, stick-to-your-fork hummingbird cake is filled with warm spices, pineapple and banana, and topped with a delicious – and still vegan – passion fruit cream cheese icing. I’m not sure if you will have noticed, but I’ve been away. Just over two weeks ago I was bent over suitcases, whittling …

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Baked version of New Orleans iconic doughnut, the beignet. Square pillows of soft yeast dough are baked and showered in confectioners' sugar then dipped into a thick, homemade hot chocolate sauce. A traditional Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday - treat.

Why not celebrate Mardi Gras – aka Fat Tuesday – with these baked beignets? Traditionally these delicious, pillowy square doughnuts are almost always fried and then showered in confectioner’s sugar. My Food To Glow version is a little bit healthier – and a lot of bit tasty. Especially dunked in warm chocolate dipping sauce. So, …

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62 healthier chocolate recipes roundup collage

62 healthier chocolate recipes covering everything from cakes to popsicles, and everything in between. Many suitable for special diets.

Marmalade Carrot Cake with tangy swirls of bursting cranberries is the perfect "just-in-case" cake to have on standby during the festive season. #winter #cake #baking #marmalade #carrotcake #christmas

Marmalade Carrot Cake with tangy swirls of burst cranberries is the perfect “just-in-case” cake to have on standby during the festive season. A cut-up and keep kind of cake for family and friends. Not much effort for a whole lot of reward. Merry Cakemas to you. ** Having well-loved recipes that I can tweak to …

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Juicy plums in and on this upside down style of #cake make it super moist and naturally sweet. #glutenfree, whole grain and lower added sugars and fat. A healthier kind of #baking. #oats #fruit

Juicy plums in and on this upside down style of cake make it super moist and naturally sweet. Gluten-free, whole grain and lower added sugars and fat. A healthier kind of baking. ** Mother Nature has picked my plums for me. And apples. Earlier in the week Storm Ali blew through on winds of 80 …

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Easy Everyday Chocolate Cake - one-bowl, lower sugar and deeply chocolatey. Just add a fork! #chocolate #cake #baking #easyrecipe

Easy Everyday Chocolate Cake – one-bowl, lower sugar and deeply chocolatey. Just add a fork! I feel the need to clarify the title of this post: this cake is everyday as opposed to birthday.ย It is the kind of cake to whip up on a whim because you really rather fancy chocolate cake, rather than bake …

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Cacao and Olive Oil Sweet Crackers are delicate, melt-in-your-mouth treats influenced by the famous Spanish sweet crackers, tortas de aceite. These crispy disks are one bowl and easily vegan and gluten-free. #baking #pastries #chocolate #healthyrecipe

Cacao and Olive Oil Sweet Crackers are delicate, melt-in-your-mouth treats influenced by the famous Spanish sweet pastries, tortas de aceite. These crispy disks are one bowl and easily vegan and gluten-free. These sweet olive oil and cacao sweet crackers are a tweak of an old tortas de aceite recipe on Food To Glow; it based …

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Make these Carrot Cake Tahini Power Bars for a healthy energising #snack. #glutenfree, wholegrain and #vegan. #energybars #powerbars

Make these Carrot Cake Tahini Power Bars for a healthy energising snack. Gluten-free, wholegrain and vegan. Almost everyone loves carrot cake. I know I do. Growing up I used to love it with sweet cream cheese frosting, but now I prefer it without. I really do! Yeah, right. Okay, yes I like it with the …

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