Sweet Potato Brownies

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The best thing about these amazing, delicious brownies (aside from their awesome frosting) is the fact that they’re made with completely natural ingredients. If you leave the frosting off, the brownie itself is vegan. Tip: These are rated all-purpose flour, but spelt flour would also work in this recipe.

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Zucchini Brownies

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Banana and dates bring a double burst of fruit sweetness to these protein-filled and richly chocolate brownies that you can enjoy as a guilt-free treat in your healthful diet.

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Raspberry Applesauce

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Use your favorite apple variety and play with the berries you add. There’s no need to peel the apples with this recipe either. Putting the mix through a food processor means you can reap the flavor, nutrition, and color of the skin without noticing them in the texture of your sauce.

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Bake

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Great for college students cooking out of a microwave in a dorm or cravings for a quick bite of home-baked sweetness to bridge between meals, mug baking is worth playing with.

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Cashew-Date Snack Bars

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Creamy cashews, sweet dates, and classic peanut butter. That’s all this recipe requires. It’s a snap to prepare and a perfect recipe for inviting kids to help you in the making of snacks for the week ahead.

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Peanut Butter & Fruit Rolls

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This easy snack is perfect for kids to make themselves and perfect to pack in a lunchbox. If your child’s classroom is peanut-free, sunflower seed butter makes a nice, allergy-safe alternative.

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Banana Cream Sundaes

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Looking for a more nutritious way to satisfy your sweet tooth? Frozen bananas can be pureed into a satisfying substitute for ice cream. Topped with fresh cherries, coconut, and nuts, it’s a downright treat. Tip: Freeze bananas that are brown and very ripe for the sweetest dish.

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Spreadable Peaches

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This “cheater” jam uses a blender, gelatin, and canned peaches to produce a tasty spread that’s perfect for your favorite whole-grain toast.

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