GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES – SOFT COOKIE EDITION {gluten, nut & soy free}

These gluten free chocolate chip cookies are deliciously soft, buttery and sweet, with bursts of chocolate in every mouthful. The recipe is simple and easy to follow, with guaranteed mouthwatering results.

Bird's-eye view of gluten free chocolate chip cookies arranged in a pretty heap on a light bluish grey background, with squares of parchment paper underneath the bottom cookies. Decorative cookie tongs hold the top-most cookie. The cookies are still warm, so the chocolate chips are slightly melted, with a pretty shine on them.

Sometimes things go wrong. And wrong. And wrong. And wrong.

And it honestly doesn’t matter if you’re ridiculously invested, super hard-working and if you’ve done your very best. Things still go wrong. That’s life, I guess.

But even when nothing works and you’re fed up with just about everything… we still have leaves changing colour and falling down and making that crunch swoosh crunch swish sound when you wade through piles of them. We still have words that sound nice and… are nice. And when all else fails, we still have chocolate chip cookies.

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THE BEST PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE. EVER. {gluten, dairy, nut, soy & ref. sugar free, paleo}

Prepare to be blown away by this healthy paleo chocolate cake. It’s decadent, it’s chocolatey and I bet you can’t tell it’s also gluten, dairy and refined sugar free! Super easy and quick to make, it’s the perfect mid-week chocolatey treat. And even better – no nuts, for all those who are fed up with all the healthy sweet treats being nut-based (or have a nut allergy)!

The healthy paleo chocolate cake sits on a decorative black and white plate, in a bright setting.

The best. That’s a bit presumptuous, isn’t it?

It’s assuming that you’ve tasted all the paleo chocolate cakes out there and that THIS ONE comes out on top. Unfortunately, I haven’t sampled all the paleo chocolate cake recipes in existence – but I’m still confident in my claim.

Why?

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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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SALTED CARAMEL BROWNIE TRUFFLES – with VIDEO {gluten, nut & soy free, dairy & refined sugar free option, paleo option}

Have a failed brownie recipe that tastes amazing but looks kinda meh? Make these INSANELY DELICIOUS salted caramel brownie truffles and turn a baking fail into your biggest baking success. And all of a sudden – you’re everyone’s favourite person and you’ve got yourself a new favourite chocolate recipe. (Psst, now there’s also a VIDEO you can watch for step-by-step instructions!)

Close up of a salted caramel brownie truffle, with the salted caramel centre oozing out in a tantalising, mouth-watering manner.

So you’re baking brownies. You’re really excited because… brownies. And you are super confident they’ll work because… brownies. You can’t mess up brownies.

And then they come out of the oven, flat and dense and not pretty at all. Half in tears (because brownies are serious business, and life isn’t right if brownies aren’t soft and fudgy), you decide to taste a bit. And WHAM. Full on meltdown because they are the most delicious thing ever but they just look… awful.

And just when you’re on the brink of throwing the whole thing into the trash and giving up baking and chocolate (*gasp*) altogether… Stop.

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