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3 Simple Paleo Dessert Recipes That Provide Instant Pleasure

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Going into a Paleo diet does not mean skipping dessert. Here are three easy-to-make Paleo dessert recipes that are guaranteed to satisfy your sweet cravings:

  1. Bite-size lemon squares

Bite-size lemon squares
Bite-size lemon squares

Lemon bars are easy to prepare and one of the most common Paleo dessert recipes. It has a firmer texture than a cake but is softer than a cookie.

Crust ingredients:

  • A cup of almond flour
  • A quarter cup of almond butter
  • A tablespoon of softened grass-fed butter
  • A tablespoon of honey
  • A teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • A pinch of sea salt

 

Filling ingredients:

  • A quarter cup of natural lemon juice
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • 1/8 cup of coconut flour
  • A tablespoon of finely shredded lemon zest
  • Salt to flavor

 

Procedure:

Mix crust ingredients to form a flaky dough. Place crust uniformly on a butter-coated baking pan and pierce some holes. Bake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

While baking, mix filling ingredients in a separate container. After baking is done, take out crust from the oven and evenly pour the filling on top. Bake for another 15 to 20 minutes or until set.

Remove from oven and let it cool for a few minutes. You can place it in a refrigerator afterward. Cut into bite-size pieces and serve.

  1. Carrot chocolate brownies

Carrot chocolate brownies
Carrot chocolate brownies

Chocolate brownies are a popular dessert. Incorporating carrots to brownies makes it one of the best Paleo dessert recipes.

Ingredients:

  • A cup of melted chocolate
  • 2 medium-size carrots, unpeeled and grated
  • A cup of almond butter
  • An egg
  • A teaspoon of vanilla
  • A teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup of honey

 

Procedure:

Mix everything thoroughly in a large container until you reach the desired texture. Pour mixture in a butter-coated baking pan.

Bake in a preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove from oven and let it cool. Cut into squares of desired sizes and serve.

  1. No-bake cheese-less avocado key lime “cheesecake”

No-bake cheese-less avocado key lime “cheesecake”
No-bake cheese-less avocado key lime “cheesecake”

This is one of those Paleo dessert recipes that try to replace traditional fillings with healthier alternatives. It does so without compromising the taste and texture of the dessert you have always loved.

Crust ingredients:

  • A quarter cup of almond butter
  • A cup of pecans, soaked for 2 hours
  • A cup of almond, soaked for more than 8 hours
  • 8 to 10 pieces of dates (depending on how sweet you want it to be)
  • A pinch of sea salt

 

Filling ingredients:

  • 5 medium-size avocados, ripe
  • 1/4 cup of key lime juice
  • A tablespoon of key lime zest
  • A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • A half cup of honey
  • A half cup of coconut oil
  • Salt to flavor

 

Procedure:

Mix crust ingredients until it becomes flaky. Press into a butter-coated baking dish and place in a refrigerator for 15 minutes.

Take out the flesh of the avocados and chop into small pieces. Along with the remainder of the filling ingredients, place everything in a separate bowl. Mix until silky smooth. You can use an electronic blender to give it a more whipped-cream texture.

Take the crust out of the refrigerator. Pour the filling mixture evenly on top of it and put it back in the fridge for at least half an hour until it becomes firm. Cut and serve chilled when ready.

That’s it. These three are just some of the simplest Paleo dessert recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Also, check out our easy paleo dinner recipes.

References:

https://greatist.com/eat/paleo-dessert-recipes 

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