Easy Almond Joy Candy Cups

If you have been following me for awhile, you know I love all things Almond Joy flavored.  These Easy Almond Joy Candy Cups are my latest creation.  I know you are going to love them!

easy almond joy candy cups

There are a few things that make this recipe great.  They are vegan, gluten free and paleo approved.  The contain ZERO refined sugar, and there is no baking required!  Only 5 simple ingredients!

I have such a sweet tooth, so I am always thinking of new ways to enjoy sweets in a better way.  Since these contain a good amount of fat, and they are super rich, you don’t need much to satisfy.  I made mine in standard sized muffin pans and got 6, but you can do a bite size up if you like too!

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Quinoa Crunch Chocolate Bars

Do you miss Nestle Crunch Bars?  I have always loved them.  I have good news for you. I made a healthier version with these Quinoa Crunch Chocolate Bars.  Not only are there zero refined sugars in my homemade chocolate bars, but there is also a boost of protein!  You seriously need to try these asap.  If you like this, you may also like my Homemade Junior Mints and my Homemade Twix Bars.

quinoa crunch chocolate bars

Toasting the quinoa gives it such a nice crunch and also a nutty, rich flavor.  These healthier chocolate bars are vegan and gluten free.  You can make them up in just a few minutes.

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Cashew Caramel Squares (Vegan and Paleo)

Cashew Caramel Squares.  OMG, you guys!  I just made the most epic treat.  Initially, I was trying to make a cashew brittle, but the end product was more of a caramel-like texture.

The taste was out of this world delicious!  The best part?  You only need 4 simple ingredients!  If you like desserts with small ingredient lists, you may also like this post.


Cashew Caramel Squares - My Whole Food Life


This healthier holiday treat is vegan, gluten free and paleo approved!  It would be perfect for holiday parties or a cookie swap.

I do need to note, that if kept out of the fridge for too long, they do get quite soft, so these are best stored in the fridge.  I told Marcus to take them to work, but he didn’t want to share haha!

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Homemade Snickers Bites (Vegan)

Homemade Snickers Bites.  Before I started eating healthy, Snickers bars were one of my weaknesses.  Once I became vegan, I could no longer eat them.

So I created these homemade vegan snickers bites to help fill the void.  This recipe is super easy and only contains 5 ingredients and very little added sugar.

If you like my German Chocolate Bites, you will love these homemade vegan snickers bites as well.  I could also see these going really well as an ice cream topping.  Yum!!


Homemade Snickers Bites

This recipe is vegan, gluten free and paleo.  You can probably make it nut free buy using sunflower seeds in place of the nuts.

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Homemade Vegan Twix Bars

Twix bars used to be my favorite, so naturally I had to come up with a recipe for vegan twix bars.  These homemade twix bars are not only vegan, but they are also gluten free.  These vegan twix bars only contain 9 ingredients and are super easy to make!  I used chocolate chips for the coating, but you could also use my 3 ingredient chocolate recipe.

vegan twix bars

I have to be honest.  These don’t taste exactly like twix bars, but they are still very delicious.  I had a hard time keeping my hands off them!  I hope you enjoy them as well.

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