Paleo Chocolate-Walnut Truffles
Truffles without the dairy and the cups of sugar? Yes, its possible! Try this recipe for a paleo-inspiredtruffle made with antioxidant-packed dark cocoa and heart-healthy walnuts. Perfect for gift boxes, this recipe by Balanced Bites has only 5 ingredients – cocoa powder, coconut oil, walnuts, honey, and sea salt. If walnuts aren’t your thing, try our recipe forvegan peppermint truffles here!
Delicious coconut macaroons are a classic treat – and the fluffy white coconut looks extra seasonal Try this version from Elana’s Pantry for a healthy treat sweetened only with honey.
“Grinch” Fruit Kabobs
Hosting a holiday party? Try making these cute “Grinch” lookfruit kabobs. This recipe, from Nourishing Minimalism, would also be fun to try with kids. All you need are green grapes, strawberries, bananas, and mini marshmallows.
Soft Gingerbread Cookies
Molasses and spices are classic holiday flavors. The whole house will smell like cinnamon and cloves when you bake up a batch of these soft, spice-scented gingerbread cookies. This recipe from Weed Em and Reap even subs molasses and honey for refined sugar, and adds in coconut oil and free-range eggs.
Chocolate Dipped Clementines
Clementines are another classic Christmas treat – not to mention citrus fruit is in season! Pick up a bag at your local farmer’s market or organic grocery and create these stunning little treats by dipping Clementine slices into melted dark chocolate, then sprinkle them with sea salt. Read the full recipe over at The Comfort of Cooking.
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