Dessert Recipes

When you need something sweet, these recipes are refined sugar free and the perfect alternative to traditional desserts. Many of them are vegan, gluten and grain free and will satisfy your craving in a healthy way. Enjoy the dessert recipes from The Naked Bite!

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20 Flavor-Packed Thanksgiving & Holiday Recipes for Your Contemporary Table

Posted on Oct 25th, 2016

Cooking, eating with friends and family and being grateful for the abundance in our lives is what The Holidays are all about. Enter my 20 Thanksgiving & holiday…

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A Silpat is a silcon baking pan liner that is washable and absolutely divine! If you bake ever you should treat yourself! You can get the knock off versions at places like Ross and Marshall's for pretty cheap. No sticking and you do not have to waste parchment paper!

Amazing Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Oct 28th, 2011

Something about Fall makes me want to bake, and the promise of whole wheat chocolate chip cookies makes me want to bake even faster. I am not sure why, but even when I…

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Chocolate Almond Butter Cherry Bombs

Posted on Mar 24th, 2013

These chocolate almond butter cherry bombs are SUPER easy and YUMMY treats that I adapted from the food blog Oh She Glows. They are vegan and gluten free and absolutely…

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Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Bon Bons

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2015

Handmade gifts go a long way (especially the edible kind), and are a much nicer gesture than a gift card, specifically for the Winter Holidays or Valentine's Day…

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Cinnamon Tahini Oatmeal Cookies

Posted on Dec 12th, 2016

This outstanding Cinnamon Tahini Oatmeal Cookie recipe is an adaptation of my dear dear friend, fellow chef and devout foodie Robbin Russell. I have always been a sucker…

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Coconut Almond Butter Cookies

Posted on Apr 14th, 2013

These Coconut Almond Butter Cookies are amazing, truly. They are like fluffy cookie pillows of goodness, you need to make them, I meant it. They are protein and nutrient…

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Coconut Quinoa Cookies

Posted on Oct 30th, 2013

These cookies are a unique, high protein and super easy…three awesome combinations. You can change up the additions as well and really get creative! Coconut Quinoa…

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Creamy ‘n’ Dreamy Canistel Ice Cream

Posted on Jan 31st, 2014

I don’t typically post recipes with hard-to-source ingredients, but this recipe is a must. My dear friend Robbin Russell who moonlighted as my pastry chef for last…

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2014

OMG this recipe for Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies is a revelation! Though I used to be a pastry chef, I have little patience for baking these days...never really liked…

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Gluten Free Powerhouse Bread

Posted on Nov 7th, 2014

I found the inspiration for recipe through a really amazing foodie website called Food 52. The pics are to die for and the recipes are mouthwatering. Bread gets a bad…

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Gluten-Free Almond Orange Scones

Posted on Aug 5th, 2013

LOVE LOVE this new recipe for Gluten-free Almond Orange Scones! So easy and perfect for a lazy weekend morning, it literally takes about 6 minutes to prepare the dough…

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Gooey Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Dec 8th, 2016

This fabulous, decadent and somewhat "naughty" recipe for Gooey Double Chocolate Chip Cookies was the brainchild of our Chef Heather Valdes. She created it for one of…

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Gooey Fudgy Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies

Posted on Feb 12th, 2016

When my husband Anthony makes a food request, I will always oblige. This is rare and he is my favorite person to cook for. I asked him what dessert he wanted for…

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Grain Free Banana Blueberry Coconut Muffins

Posted on Aug 4th, 2014

During my trip to Idaho over the last month I experimented a lot with coconut flour. I LOVE it! It's high in fiber, gluten free and has a delicious nutty flavor. The…

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Grain Free Pumpkin Muffins

Grain-Free Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

Posted on Oct 6th, 2014

Fall is here! There is no better way to celebrate the beginning of the season than with these muffins. They have all of the fall flavors, but are grain-free.…

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Honey Lavender Ice Cream

Posted on Jul 26th, 2014

Ice cream is one of my favorites...of all time. I used to skip meals so that I could dig into a whole quart (I have since come to my senses). I actually even had my own…

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Compote

Posted on Oct 30th, 2013

Everybody loves pancakes (well, except my husband...what???). They are not the typically the most healthy way to start the day however. These pancakes on the other hand…

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Quick Strawberry Mint Sorbet

Posted on Jul 26th, 2014

Light, refreshing and perfect for summer, this quick sorbet is simple and delicious. It also doesn't have any of the weird ingredients or stabilizers that many of the…

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Raw Carrot Cake Truffles

Posted on Mar 8th, 2013

These tasty delights are easy, healthy and SO dee-lish. To me they represent an alternative to my favorite decadent treat of dense carrot cake with gooey cream cheese…

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Raw Chocolate Bark

Posted on Sep 12th, 2016

Many of you know by now that I have quite the sweet tooth. I actually don't do much baking for the particular reason (I would eat it ALL, sigh). This Raw Chocolate Bark…

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Raw Chocolate Coconut Truffles

Posted on Apr 27th, 2013

Would anyone say no to a Raw Chocolate Coconut Truffle? I didn't think so! These tasty treats are always a big hit. They are vegan, gluten free and packed with iron,…

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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

Spiced Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

Posted on Oct 30th, 2013

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cranberry Bread Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour or gluten free flour 1/2 cup wheat germ or ground flax 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4…

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Banana Ice Cream

The Perfect Banana Ice Cream

Posted on Jun 21st, 2014

This recipe has changed my life, seriously. As an ice cream addict I needed to find another healthier route...this Banana Ice Cream (or "nice" cream) is it! It has…

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Vegan Dark Chocolate Mousse

Posted on Oct 30th, 2013

Who doesn't love chocolate? Well and avocado as well :). A simple blend of nutrient dense ingredients- this recipe is SO easy and a much healthier alternative to quench…

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