Just because you eat clean, doesn’t mean you can’t indulge your sweet tooth every once in a while. From baked goods like cakes, cookies and pies to homemade ice cream and sorbets, these clean dessert recipes feature less sugar and empty calories than the average sweet treat.
Passover macaroon recipes aren’t hard to come by, but most contain refined white sugar. We’ve remade the traditional dessert using maple sugar and raw honey instead. If you want to get fancy, after scooping the mixture onto the pan, pinch the tops to give them a pointed look.
A combination of lemon, lime and orange zests brighten the flavor of this velvety, sour cream—infused pound cake, topped with an orange-scented raspberry sauce.
To celebrate our 10-year anniversary, we've created the ultimate 10-layer cake — all clean, of course — using whole-wheat flour and a raspberry chia filling — with one layer to commemorate each year of amazing food and an inspiring Clean Eating Community.
Just because ’tis the season of indulgence, that doesn’t mean you should deprive your body of essential nutrients for empty calories. One way to ensure you are not lacking in the nutrient department is to sneak in legumes whenever possible. They are a great source of protein, iron and folate. Here, we’ve incorporated them into this sweet treat for a clean snack or dessert.
This easy recipe features the tried-and-true combination of chocolate and mint that is so appealing at the holidays. As a bonus, they are packed with satiating healthy fats from chia seeds, making this dish wholesome enough to be enjoyed as a breakfast or snack.
Health Benefit: Cranberries contain antioxidants called proanthocyanidins (PACs), which may help prevent certain types of cancer. PACs may also help to protect against infections in the mouth and body thanks to their anti-adhesive properties that fight off certain types of bacteria.