All dessert recipes are:
- Fruit based, with nuts & seeds
- Minimally processed
- Free from refined sugars & concentrated sweeteners (natural or otherwise)
- Oil-free (except for negligible amounts of spray oils)
- Paleo friendly (although legumes and intact grains are included)
- Gluten-free (as an option)
Click the green Follow button, add your email, and we’ll let you know when more recipes are added to this site.
Please help us improve our recipes, or share your own by clicking Leave a Reply below.
Blueberry Pecan Pop’ems (Kid’s Favorite)
Prep Time: 10 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.
8 oz. (1 cup) of dried blueberries (such as Trader Joe’s Wild Dried Blueberries)
8 oz. (1 cup) of raw pecans (such as Trader Joe’s Raw Pecan Halves)
In a food processor, finely chop 1 oz. of pecans. Remove from food processor and place in a small bowl.
Add the blueberries and remaining pecans to the food processor and blend until the mixture begins to form a sticky mound, approximately 30 seconds to 2 minutes. Do not over blend or the pecans will form a butter and the blueberries will become gummy. Roll the mixture into 1 inch balls. Roll balls in chopped pecans. Refrigerate until serving.
Simply Berries Sorbet
Prep Time: 5 minutes. Yield: 2 servings.
3/4 c. grapes
12 oz. bag of frozen blueberries, raspberries or mixed berries
½ t. lemon zest
½ t. cinnamon
Place the grapes, then the berries in a Vitamix. Blend, while constantly pressing down with a tamper, for 30 seconds. Open the blender and scrape the sides. Replace the lid and blend again while constantly pressing down with a tamper until the mixture forms mounds, approximately 30 seconds more. Scoop into bowls with an ice cream scooper.
Chocolate Banana Soft Serve
Prep Time: 5 minutes if hazelnuts are soaked or Macadamia Nut Cream is prepared. Yield: 2 servings.
1 fresh (or thawed) banana
4 frozen bananas
2 T. Macadamia Nut Cream (Optional. See Staple Recipes.)
2 T. cocoa powder
Place the fresh, then the frozen bananas, Macadamia Nut Cream and cocoa powder in a Vitamix or other high-speed blender. Blend, while constantly pressing down with a tamper, for 30 seconds. Open the blender and scrape the sides. Replace the lid and blend again while constantly pressing down with a tamper until the mixture forms mounds, approximately 30 seconds more. Spoon into bowls.