Desserts

Indulgent healthy delights that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Our dessert recipes are gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free.

Berry delight energy balls

Berry delight energy balls

When Soaring Free Superfoods brought out a new berry flavoured superfood mix we couldn’t wait to start experimenting.  I am in snack mode since the school holidays are coming to an end so I whipped up these yummy berry energy balls.  It’s pretty, it’s pink,…

Banana nut ice cream – dairy and refined sugar free

Banana nut ice cream – dairy and refined sugar free

You only need 3 minutes and 3 ingredients to make this delicious and creamy ice cream.  It’s smooth, rich and super filling so a little goes a long way.  Serve with some chopped nuts and a date paste for something truly special.

Chocolate orange chia pudding – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free.

Chocolate orange chia pudding – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free.

Who wants chocolate for breakfast?  If you haven’t discovered chia pudding yet, you are in for a lovely surprise.  Even though it is called “pudding” chia puddings are normally eaten for breakfast.  Yes, breakfast!  It is a great alternative to breakfast cereals, muesli and yogurt or…

Grain free baked “granola” bars – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free

Grain free baked “granola” bars – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free

We’ve previously posted a recipe for no-bake “granola” bars.  These bars are by far the most popular recipe on the blog.   The no-bake nut bars are super delicious and the perfect snack on the go, but they are not stable at room temperature and…

Beetroot chocolate brownies – wheat, gluten, dairy and refined sugar free

Beetroot chocolate brownies – wheat, gluten, dairy and refined sugar free

These beetroot brownies aka red velvet brownies are pretty as a picture and super yummy.  They are wheat, gluten, dairy and refined sugar free and will satisfy any sweet tooth.  Serve them as they are for a rustic dessert or with a choc nut crumble…

Grain free chocolate “granola” bars – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free

Grain free chocolate “granola” bars – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free

Why do we want you to make your own “granola” bars?  Let’s have a look at a South African favourite, the Jungle Yogurt energy bar.  It contains oats (gluten), sugar, golden syrup (more sugar), vegetable oil, salt, glucose syrup (more sugar), vegetable fat, water, sunflower…

Easy grain free lemon bars – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free

Easy grain free lemon bars – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free

These delicious lemon bars are not only grain free but also nut and refined sugar free.  The shortbread crust is made with coconut and tapioca flour and sweetened with raw honey.  I made these for my mom’s birthday tea and it was a huge hit…

Easy 3 ingredient cookies – gluten, wheat dairy and refined sugar free

Easy 3 ingredient cookies – gluten, wheat dairy and refined sugar free

These nut butter cookies couldn’t be easier.  You will only need 3 ingredients.  It’s easy, quick, super yummy and 100% kids approved.  I had my doubts when I first saw a similar recipe on a I Quit Sugar post.  Impossible I thought….but it really works.…

Healthy chocolate ice lollies – dairy and refined sugar free

Healthy chocolate ice lollies – dairy and refined sugar free

The perfect treat for a hot summer’s day.  These healthy chocolate ice lollies are 100% kids approved and dairy and refined sugar free.  My daughter loves making these on her own.  They are quick and easy to make and even the adults won’t say no…

The best grain free chocolate brownies – gluten, wheat, dairy, refined sugar free

The best grain free chocolate brownies – gluten, wheat, dairy, refined sugar free

I don’t think I know anyone who doesn’t like chocolate brownies.  It might not be everyone’s ultimate dessert, but when offered, very few people can, will and want to resist.  So if you are trying to eat healthy or have certain food sensitivities, it might…

Coconut chocolate energy balls – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free

Coconut chocolate energy balls – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free

These coconut and chocolate energy balls are the perfect lunch box treat or pre-training snack.  They are are gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free and contain a generous amount of coconut oil.  In our mission to eat real whole food, we use medjool dates…

Sweet potato toast with sweet toppings – gluten, wheat and refined sugar free

Sweet potato toast with sweet toppings – gluten, wheat and refined sugar free

I went through a phase where I had sweet potato topped with nut butter and banana slices for breakfast almost every day for a month.  I just couldn’t get enough.  We are so used to something sweet for breakfast and when following a low carb,…

Healthy chocolate dip – dairy and refined sugar free

Healthy chocolate dip – dairy and refined sugar free

Who doesn’t like chocolate?  This healthier chocolate dip is refined sugar and dairy free and the perfect dipping sauce for a fresh fruit platter or our vanilla and cinnamon apple crisps.  By adding a little less water, you’ll get a smooth chocolate spread.  The perfect…

Double chocolate delight – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free

Double chocolate delight – gluten, wheat, dairy and refined sugar free

I was experimenting with a refined sugar and dairy free mango mousse when my 8 year old daughter came running into the kitchen. For some reason, she does not like mangos and felt it was unfair for mommy to make a yummy mango dessert for…

The best healthy chocolate mousse pots – dairy and refined sugar free

The best healthy chocolate mousse pots – dairy and refined sugar free

When you are excluding sugar and dairy from your diet you have limited options when it comes to desserts.  These chia seed chocolate mouse pots are indulgent and healthy.  The chia seeds are used to thicken the mouse and coconut milk gives it its rich…