No Bake Fruit Pizza

This is Emily from PrettyPies.com and I am delighted to be guest posting for My Whole Food Life today to share this recipe for No-Bake Fruit Pizza! This fun summertime dessert is perfect for the 4th of July!

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Many years ago, long before my whole-foods transformation, I was introduced to a dessert known as fruit pizza. Have you tried it? Basically, it’s a concoction of ultra-processed foods: store-bought refrigerated cookie dough, cool whip, marshmallow fluff or cream cheese plus more refined sugar. A long list of not-so- healthy ingredients. Since I’d much rather have real food, I decided to do a recipe makeover!

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Salted Caramel Crispy Cookies

I have a treat for you today!  These Salted Caramel Crispy Cookies need to be made asap!  All you need is 4 simple ingredients!!  My older daughter LOVED them and so did my husband.  You all know that I am a big fan of salted caramel anything, especially these cookies.

salted caramel crispy cookies

These cookies need to be kept in the freezer, but they are easy to eat straight from it.  Not hard as a rock, but perfect.

These Salted Caramel Crispy Cookies are no bake, gluten free and vegan.  The perfect summer dessert!  If you need more uses for crispy rice, check out this post too.

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Green Split Pea Pesto Pasta Salad

Disclaimer: This post has been sponsored by USA Pulses and Pulse Canada, but opinions are all my own.

We have all had pesto before, but have you ever tried adding split peas to it?  It adds a wonderful flavor as well as a boost of protein.  This Green Split Pea Pesto Pasta Salad is a must make!  It starts with these beautiful split peas.

Split peas

pea pesto pasta salad

This is perfect for summer cookouts and parties.  The tomatoes also add some nice color and pair well with the mildly sweet flavor of the peas.  Most recipes for split peas are soups, but I wanted to utilize them in a different way.  They were perfect in this pesto.

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