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HOW TO MAKE SUPER HEALTHY 3-INGREDIENT PALEO & VEGAN CHOCOLATE FROSTING {gluten, dairy, egg, nut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan & paleo}

This healthy 3-ingredient paleo & vegan chocolate frosting is perfect for when you get hit with that chocolate craving, but still want something healthy and wholesome. Super easy and quick to make, this healthy chocolate ganache is perfect for frosting cakes, brownies or, you know… a spoon. (As it approaches your mouth.)

A bowl full of delicious, luscious healthy vegan avocado frosting, with a white and blue striped spoon in the bowl.

It’s been one of those days that calls for a whole lot of chocolate. You know the kind, don’t you?

The kind that makes writing a super fun and profound post rather difficult… because nothing sounds better right now than making a pillow-and-blanket-nest, and then proceeding to ignore the world until tomorrow morning. Late morning, if possible.

If there’s a chocolate cake that accompanies you into that comfy, warm nest… all the better.

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HOW TO MAKE THE FLUFFIEST DAIRY FREE VEGAN CHOCOLATE FROSTING – with VIDEO {gluten, dairy, egg, soy & nut free, vegan}

This dairy free frosting just might be the fluffiest you’ve ever tasted. With only three ingredients, this vegan chocolate frosting recipe is easy and reliable, and gives the most delicious results. It’s also perfect for anyone with food intolerances or allergies, being gluten and dairy free.

This recipe is part of the “How To’s” post series, where I share my kitchen tips and tricks – as well as simple go-to recipes that don’t really fit into a category. Handy, ain’t it? You can find all the posts in the series here or in the recipe index under “How To’s”.

The Fluffiest Dairy Free Vegan Chocolate Frosting {gluten, dairy, egg, soy & nut free, vegan} - This dairy free frosting just might be the fluffiest you’ve ever tasted. With only three ingredients, this vegan chocolate frosting recipe is easy and reliable, and gives the most delicious results. It’s also perfect for anyone with food intolerances or allergies, being gluten and dairy free.

Frosting. The reason we all eat cake.

Yes, yes, the sponge part can be super tasty – but let’s be real: we’re all here for the fluffy, creamy, sweet awesomeness that is frosting.

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VALENTINE’S CHOCOLATE-DIPPED HEART COOKIES – with VIDEO {gluten, nut & soy free}

 This Valentine’s day – share some (gluten free) chocolate-dipped heart cookies. Buttery, crumbly heart-shaped cookie sandwiches, filled with a pretty (and tasty) raspberry frosting and dipped into dark chocolate – what’s not to love? Easy to make and yet so ridiculously adorable – these heart cookies are the perfect Valentine’s dessert.

A Valentine's heart cookie is in the foreground – heart-shaped cookie sandwich, dipped into chocolate and decorated with pretty sprinkles. More gluten free heart cookies are in the background. A pretty pink plate is also in the background.

Sometimes, writing is hard. Writer’s block and all that jazz. And I know that a common piece of advice is to write about what you know – your life lately, that thing that happened to you recently… but let’s be real here: most of you come here for the recipes, and only few – if any – of you come for the ramblings. And do you honestly want to know about this or that experiment that did or didn’t work, that interesting bit of analysis or that frustrating reaction that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere?

Life of a Chemistry PhD student – both exciting and boring at the same time.

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CARAMEL STUFFED WHITE CHOCOLATE CAKE TRUFFLES {gluten, nut & soy free}

These caramel stuffed white chocolate cake truffles are the perfect gluten free party dessert (even if it’s a party of one). Ridiculously pretty, dangerously delicious and super easy to make, there’s nothing not to love about these cake truffles!

Caramel stuffed white chocolate cake truffles, decorated with gold star sprinkles, are arranged in an elegant long stemmed glass. One of the cake truffles has had a bite taken out of it, exposing the decadent caramel centre and the dense cake pop-like mixture surrounding it.

Cake truffles are my kryptonite. The dense, smooth texture, the blending together of the cake and the frosting into one glorious, slightly sticky but always dangerously delicious mess… Just thinking about them makes me all warm and fuzzy and hungry. Excuse me while I go gobble up about five of them.

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