Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

My husband Marcus is a sucker for anything with chocolate and peanut butter.  So I created this Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake with him in mind.  This healthy cheesecake is made with no refined sugar, gluten, grains or dairy!

Unlike traditional cheesecake, this recipe is no bake and can be made very quickly!

chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

It starts with an almond date crust, then you have the creamy chocolate and peanut butter layer, and lastly, it’s topped with a decadent peanut butter frosting.  Yum! I could seriously have eaten the frosting by itself!  So good!

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Chocolate Coconut Quinoa Cookies

I have a new no-bake cookie for you today. These Chocolate Coconut Quinoa Cookies are delicious. They are vegan and naturally gluten-free.  You only need a few simple ingredients and there is no food processor needed!

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I think these cookies are healthy enough for breakfast too.  The quinoa flakes and nut butter add a nice amount of fat and protein, keeping you full for a while.  If you don’t want to use quinoa flakes, you can use quick oats instead.

This recipe is also easy to make nut free by using sunflower butter.  I imagine it should work out just fine.  These healthy cookies literally took 5 minutes to whip together too!

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No Bake Turtle Cookies

You need these No Bake Turtle Cookies in your life ASAP. They have all the elements of the classic turtle candies.  Gooey caramel, rich chocolate, and pecans. The best part about this recipe is that there is no baking required!

I know I have said my Flourless Salted Caramel Cookies are my favorites, but these turtle cookies are high on the list too. They are vegan, gluten free and paleo friendly. Plus, you only need a few simple ingredients to make them!

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I just had one right before I started this post and they are DELICIOUS! If you don’t have pecans on hand, I believe any other nut should work in their place.  The recipe is very versatile.

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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

I love baking around the holidays. Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are one of my favorite holiday cookie recipes.  Before this Whole Food Life, I used to do a lot of traditional baking.  However since that time, I have tried to modify those traditional recipes to make them a bit healthier. I hope you enjoy my version.

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This recipe is not only easy.  It’s vegan, gluten free and grain free!  I used Justin’s mini peanut butter cups to make mine, but you can also make this recipe with my Clean Eating Peanut Butter Cups recipe if you prefer.

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Chocolate Almond Butter Mousse Pie

Calling all nut butter lovers!  This Chocolate Almond Butter Mousse Pie is a must try! It starts with a date-sweetened almond pecan crust.  Then it’s filled with a luxurious almond butter chocolate mousse.  This pie may have a few steps to make it, but it’s completely no-bake and very simple despite the long instruction list.  It’s worth every minute.

This pie kind of reminded me of my chocolate mousse pie.  It’s also similar to my chocolate pumpkin mousse pie.  You really can’t go wrong when you are talking about any chocolate mousse!

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This rich and creamy pie is no-bake, vegan, gluten free AND paleo approved!  So it’s basically for everyone and needs to be a staple at your holiday dessert party.  Trust me! I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

If you need a nut-free version, you can make the crust out of sunflower and pumpkin seeds and then use sunflower butter in the filling.  Another great idea would be to sprinkle some coarse ground sea salt on top.  Yum!  I will be trying that next time for sure!

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Sweet Potato Coffee Cake Muffins

You guys!  I made these delicious Sweet Potato Coffee Cake Muffins.  They taste like a sweet coffee cake, but they come with hidden serving of veggies!  My kids had no idea and ate them up. I promise you will devour them too.  I mean, just look at that crumble topping!  They go perfect with a cup of coffee.

sweet potato coffee cake muffins

These healthy muffins are vegan and gluten free.  Free of refined sugar, but full of flavor.  I added nice spices like the cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger that will leave your kitchen smelling like Fall.

I made my muffins jumbo sized, but you can make regular muffins as well.  However, the cooking time in the recipe will be for jumbo.  You need to cut down the cooking time for standard sized muffins.

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