Chocolate Chia Pudding

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I have a go-to chia pudding recipe that I’ve used for a while but was recently introduced to a new one that does not require the use of avocado.  I’ve included both versions below.

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Chocolate Banana Muffins

While I try to keep my family on a low sugar/clean diet, on occasion my kids will ask for a baked sweet treat for breakfast.  I’ve made various paleo muffins and they have been hit or miss (many misses due to the hints of coconut).  I decided to make these chocolate banana muffins with a couple substitutions that fulfill the need for sweet while reducing the use of refined sugar.  In place of regular sugar, I used very ripe bananas and raw coconut crystals, which have a low glycemic index.  The outcome was a hit with the whole family.  No one was able to taste a hint of coconut.

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All the Cake Fillings You Could Ask For: Chocolate Whipped Cream, Coffee Whipped Cream and Custard

These cake filling recipes are useful when you’re deciding your options for flag cake, but, of course, you can incorporate them into other sweet recipes, too. Or, you know, just forget the cake and eat your finished product with a spoon — I won’t judge, lol!

Chocolate Whipped Cream Filling


  • 1.5 c heavy cream
  • 3 T unsweetened cocoa
  • 2T sugar

Place cream in chilled bowl.  Beat until cream begins to thicken.  Gradually beat in cocoa and sugar until stiff

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