Salted Caramel Gooey Bars

Are you in full indulgence mode now?  If so, you will LOVE these Salted Caramel Gooey Bars.  They have a soft, buttery crust with a salted caramel filling.  So gooey that you may need to eat these bars with a fork.  I love all things salted caramel, don’t you? If you need more dessert ideas, you can check out these healthy desserts with 5 ingredients or less.

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They are seriously worth the last minute indulgence for 2016.  You will definitely go out with a bang. 🙂  These bars are gluten free, vegan and paleo.  They would be absolutely amazing if you top them with coconut whip cream.  Heading off to try that now! 🙂

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Healthy Banana Coconut Cream Pie

OMG, you guys.  This Healthy Banana Coconut Cream Pie is EPIC.  It’s been a long time in the making.  I actually attempted a similar recipe last year and it didn’t quite turn out right.  I am pleased to say that this healthy pie recipe came out awesome!

This pie is vegan, gluten free, paleo and free of refined sugars.  There are a few steps, but I promise it’s pretty easy.  I am also including a video tutorial in the post for you.  If videos are more your thing, you can follow my You Tube channel as well.

 healthy banana coconut cream pie

If you wanted to make this nut free, you can always use a different crust recipe.  Oat flour may work nicely as well. If anyone makes the crust with oat flour, please leave me a comment and let me know how it turned out.

The banana mixture itself would also make an amazing topping over ice cream.  Yum!

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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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No Bake Gingerbread Chocolate Cookies

Now that we are past Thanksgiving, it’s time to think about all things gingerbread!  Starting with these No Bake Gingerbread Chocolate Cookies.  Does it get much easier than no bake?  I don’t think so!  These little bites of deliciousness will rock your world.  I promise!

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These gingerbread cookie dough bites are vegan, gluten free, and paleo.  Marcus was begging me to take a picture fast so he could eat them all fast!

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Salted Caramel Apple Cider Budino

Who here is a fan of rich, dense, custardy dessert? How about salted caramel? Yessss, and yessss! I thought so!
There is something about super creamy, egg-y desserts that is irresistible this time of year. I know this isn’t what comes to mind when you think of plant-based clean eating, but you can indulge in custard-esque treats without the dairy, sugar, or eggs! Case in point, this Salted Caramel Apple Cider Budino.

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Chocolate Turtle Pie

Are you searching for an amazing (but healthier) dessert for your next party? A yummy pie for Thanksgiving that you won’t regret later? Emily from PrettyPies.com at your service! I’m here to share a delicious dessert that’s filled to the brim with nutritious ingredients. Pretty from the inside out! So you can enjoy guilt-free. 🙂

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Have you ever had a chocolate turtle pie? It’s a decadent chocolate filling topped with caramel and pecans. One of my favorite combinations. Something about rich chocolate and pecans is so delightful and comforting this time of year when the weather gets cooler. I love to cozy up on the couch under my warm blanket and savor something chocolatey after the kids have gone to bed. Because #mommyneedschocolate 😉

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