Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Pumpkin and chocolate are a wonderful combination, especially when paired with that classic fall spice combination. Lightly sweetened with dates, these cookies are delicious and keep the sugar in your treats low.

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Rhubarb-Pear Nests

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Spiralized pears offer an interesting texture and reduce the cook time, but if you don’t have a spiralizer, you can also dice the pears into small pieces. When picking a granola, look for lower sugar options, as many granolas are high in added sugars.

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No-Bake Pecan Carrot Bars

No-Bake Pecan Carrot Bars
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If you have a spiralizer, you can use the ricing option to make carrot “rice” as an alternative to grating the carrots. Play around with the balance of nuts, nut butters, and dried fruit to make it your own. Look for nut butters that have one ingredient (nuts!) and dried fruit that is either unsweetened […]

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Dessert Hummus

Dessert Hummus
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Snack time can be satisfyingly sweet and nutritious at the same time. Fresh cut jicama sticks are the perfectly sweet and crunchy dipping veggie to pair with this dip.

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Cherry Cobbler

Cherry Cobbler
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Cobblers are one of the most forgiving dishes when it comes to swapping refined sugars with more nutritionally robust options like date puree. To make date puree, pit dates, soak for an hour or so in just a little hot water, and blend until smooth. If you make too much, you can store it in […]

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Carrot Bread

Carrot Cake
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Make with no added sugar and whole-grain flour, this bread is denser and chewier than classic carrot cake, but no less delicious. Skip the traditional frosting: as moist as this dish is, you don’t need it, and as it stands, this dish is nutritious enough to work as a mini-meal any day.

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Pina Colada Pudding Pops

Pina Colada Pudding Pops
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Whipping up this frosty summertime treat takes no time at all! Prep them before you go to bed and they’ll be ready whenever you need a little cool, hydrating snack the next day.

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Apple-Date Torte

Apple-Date Torte
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Sweetened only with dates, this simple variation on apple pie offers great nutrition alongside the natural sugar. Enjoy a small portion as a treat! For a little creamy goodness, top with a tablespoon or two of vanilla Greek yogurt.

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