12 Simple Paleo Desserts
Whether you're living the paleo lifestyle or you're just looking for some new and fun recipes, these easy desserts are a great way to satisfy that sweet tooth. Not only are these treats considered paleo, but they're also fast, simple, and totally delicious. With chocolate recipes, be sure to pick a dark chocolate, the darker the better. And as a general guideline, stay away from granulated sugar and instead opt for natural sweetners like coconut sugar, agave, or raw honey, all of which are paleo-approved.
The Ultimate Unbaked Brownies
These incredible brownies are a lot of things all at once: they're no-bake, vegan, and gluten-free. They're also incredibly delicious, and feature a luxurious layer of chocolate ganache on top.
Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes
The pumpkin and spices really shines in these Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes, but feel free to use as much or little of the spice mix as you want. The almond butter gives these naturally sweet pancakes a nutty flavor and a punch of protein and healthy fats.
Dark Chocolate Frozen Banana Bites
Did you know that bananas are packed with resistant starch, a type of carb that boosts metabolism? All the more reason to indulge in this bite of delight.
Superfood Chocolate Bark
Fudgy Pudding Pops
The welcome surprise of avocado adds rich nutrients and a dreamy, silky texture.
Both kids and adults will enjoy stretching the honey into taffy, and the longer you stretch the honey, the easier and more pliable the taffy becomes. To avoid a sticky situation, make sure any surface you set the taffy on is thinly coated with cooking spray. You can also wear latex gloves (coated with canola oil) to make the pulling a little easier.
Dark Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
Chocolate-covered strawberries are always a crowd pleaser and are loaded with antioxidants and vitamins. We use dark chocolate and pistachios here, which may help boost the health benefits even more.
Crunchy Chocolate-Dipped Apricots
Dress up dried fruit for just pennies with Crunchy Chocolate-Dipped Apricots. The bite-sized treat is perfect when you're craving a taste of sweetness and easy to grab on the go!
Chocolate Banana Bites
If you're craving something sweet, try these super simple chocolate bites. These freezer treats are delightful frozen or thawed, and make a great party snack. Insert toothpicks into each bite to serve to guests easily and be prepared to share the recipe with everyone who asks!
Grilled Peaches with Honey
If you've never experienced the delight of grilled peaches, you're sorely missing out.
Chinese Five Spiced Apple Chips
Your sweet, in-season fall apples are just begging to be made into fresh apple chips. For a more kid-friendly version, try our plain Apple Chips with Honey-Lemon Mint Yogurt. You can use a sharp knife if you don't have a mandoline, but your slices won't be quite as even.
Dark Chocolate Bark with Roasted Almonds and Seeds
"I'm more addicted to chocolate than I am to sugar," says chocolatier Jacques Torres. A small piece of this super-chunky dark-chocolate bark staves off his intense cravings.