Mexican-Spiced Chocolate Avocado Mousse

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Avocado is a great base for a lightly sweet mousse, bringing a powerful nutritional pack to the dessert table. Cinnamon and cayenne pair with chocolate here for a lively, well-balanced treat. Tip: This mousse can keep in the fridge for up to two days.

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Coconut Water Berry Popsicles

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Packed with fruit and topped with refreshing coconut water, these gorgeous, icy little gems are a glorious way to cool down and hydrate on a hot summer day. Sophisticated enough for adults, delicious enough for kids, these may become a new staple in your freezer.

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Date Paste

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Date paste is a fantastic alternative to brown sugar in many baking contexts. The sugar they bring to the table comes with the nutrients in dates, making them a more nutritious option than pure sugar. Tip: 12 dates will yield roughly 1 cup of paste. Freeze leftovers in ¼ cup increments for future use.

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Chai “Nice” Cream

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Do you love the flavor of chai? The spices in this banana-based “nice” cream mimic the flavors of the classic tea treat. Almond butter adds a lovely nutty depth and honey just a smidge of sweetness for a well-balanced light dessert. Tip: Banana-based ice creams are best eaten fresh. They go hard if left in […]

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White Bean Blondies

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These flourless blondies are sweetened with date paste to add more fiber and nutrients to this sweet snack. Play around with the flavor profile by changing out the types of nuts, or swap the chocolate chips for juice-sweetened dried fruit.  

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Spiced Banana Yogurt Dip

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This easy-prep party dip was picked by our partners’ dietitians because it offers great nutrition for little work. Serve it with sliced fruit or, for a special occasion, dark chocolate cookies.

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Soft Pumpkin Bars

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If you use gluten-free oats, these bars can be completely gluten-free. If you don’t already have the full set of spices in your cupboard, you can replace them with 2 teaspoons of your favorite pumpkin spice mix.  

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