Paleo desserts: all the tastiness, none of the refined sugar

Holiday spirit is in fully swing here in Austin! Light, trees, and decorations are up everywhere, from the Trail of Lights at Zilker Park to the garnishes on the lampposts on East Sixth Street. The shops are abuzz with holiday gift givers finding presents for their loved ones. And, of course, the markets have lined their aisles with the delicious array of Christmas goodies! With so many tasty treats available during Christmas time, it can be hard to balance a healthy lifestyle and get your fix of Christmas flavors. So here are links to some of our favorite dessert recipes to help you get through the holidays without splurging on the sugar. All of these recipes are Paleo; they contain no refined sugars, dairy, gluten, or grains, making them low in carbohydrates sugar, but full of goodness. It’s the perfect way to sneak in some holiday delights without all the bad stuff they’re usually made of! Click on the picture to go to the recipe.

 

These delicious chocolate cookies are also vegan!

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Chocolate Chip Cookies with Almond Milk

These banana crumb muffins can be made with or without nuts for delicious breakfast treat!

Banana Crumb Muffins

Banana Crumb Muffins

PaleOMG.com is our favorite go-to site for Paleo desserts! For the holidays, check out this recipe for Eggnog Pumpkin Pie with a Gingerbread Crust. The picture below is from a recipe on their site: Blueberry Carrot Cake Parfait.

Blueberry Carrot Cake Parfait

Blueberry Carrot Cake Parfait

Another one of our favorite Paleo dessert recipes: Pumpkin Bread Pudding. We topped ours with some coconut shavings: just freeze a can of coconut milk, and use a grater to shave some of the white coconut cream on top.

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

 

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Coconut Cream

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Coconut Cream

Curious about the Paleo diet? Check out this article about all things Paleo our sister company’s blog, Austin Veggie Chef!

 

 

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