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Dairy Free Collagen Hot Chocolate {paleo + vegan}

Dairy free collagen hot chocolate – aka the coziest winter drink! A hot chocolate that is actually good for you because it’s made with real ingredients that are nutrient dense and nourishing. Paleo, with a vegan option – and low carb if you substitute with a low carb sweetener. Easy to make and oh-so-delicious!

Dairy free collagen hot chocolate - aka the coziest winter drink! A hot chocolate that is actually good for you because it’s made with real ingredients that are nutrient dense and nourishing. Paleo, with a vegan option - and low carb if you substitute a low carb sweetener. Easy to make and oh-so-delicious!
 
Ohh man. This collagen hot chocolate! It’s so so good you guys and I am beyond excited to be sharing the recipe with you. It’s creamy, chocolatey, and just the right amount of decadent.

In all honesty I haven’t always been the biggest fan of hot chocolate. Something about a typical version always seems to give me a tummy ache and so I just sort of steer clear of it. When it’s too sweet, made with dairy, additives and artificial flavors my body just says NOPE.

Can you guys relate? 

It wasn’t that I didn’t like the IDEA of hot chocolate. It’s just that the ingredients never really vibed that well with me. 

That is until I started making this yummy AF version. It’s perfect because you can make it as sweet as you like, with whatever type of natural sweetener that works for you. I usually use maple syrup because – YUM, but coconut sugar and honey are also super good. The choice (slash what you have available in your pantry 😂) is yours. 

Dairy free collagen hot chocolate - aka the coziest winter drink! A hot chocolate that is actually good for you because it’s made with real ingredients that are nutrient dense and nourishing. Paleo, with a vegan option - and low carb if you substitute a low carb sweetener. Easy to make and oh-so-delicious!

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Dark Chocolate Blueberry Ice Cream Cups {gluten free + vegan}

These dark chocolate blueberry ice cream cups are gluten free and vegan – made with your favorite non dairy ice cream, the BEST only-slightly-sweet chocolate from Rawmio, almond butter, blueberries, and salty toasted almonds for a mouth-watering combo that will knock you off your feet! 

These dark chocolate blueberry almond ice cream cups are gluten free and vegan - made with your favorite non dairy ice cream, the BEST only-slightly-sweet chocolate from Rawmio, almond butter, blueberries, and salty toasted almonds for a mouth-watering combo that will knock you off your feet! 

I’m probably more excited about this recipe than I should be.

Maybe because it’s late September and this recipe is all ice cream and chocolate when everyone else is all pumpkin spice lattes + their favorite pair of boots?

But then again, those are also exactly the reasons I love it so – dark chocolate, salty almonds, sweet blueberries and creamy ice cream all combined in a beautiful delicious mess that is not at all hard to make and so freakin’ good so it makes me wanna jump up and down.

And who says you can’t enjoy a PSL in your favorite cozy boots AND have some dark chocolate and ice cream for dessert? 😜

These dark chocolate blueberry almond ice cream cups are gluten free and vegan - made with your favorite non dairy ice cream, the BEST only-slightly-sweet chocolate from Rawmio, almond butter, blueberries, and salty toasted almonds for a mouth-watering combo that will knock you off your feet!  These dark chocolate blueberry almond ice cream cups are gluten free and vegan - made with your favorite non dairy ice cream, the BEST only-slightly-sweet chocolate from Rawmio, almond butter, blueberries, and salty toasted almonds for a mouth-watering combo that will knock you off your feet! 

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Easy Dark Chocolate Paleo Grain Free Granola {paleo + vegan}

This easy dark chocolate paleo grain free granola is gluten free, dairy free, and packed with all the things you love about granola without any of the grains. Easy to make, good for you, and so freaking delicious. I know it’s going to earn a fast spot in your heart and in your kitchen!

This easy dark chocolate paleo grain free granola is gluten free, dairy free, and packed with all the things you love about granola without any of the grains. Easy to make, good for you, and so freaking delicious. I know it's going to earn a fast spot in your heart and in your kitchen!
 
Okay guys. It’s the weekend. Let’s talk granola.

Love it? Hate it? Have a favorite brand? Ever tried making it?

Sorry that was a lot of questions. Hope I didn’t scare you away. Bear with me! This topic is worth a chat.

Homemade granola is something I make on a super regular basis for the family that I work for. It’s one of those pantry essentials that’s as necessary to have stocked as milk and eggs. So I’ve really gotten the whole granola making thing down, and trust me, it’s not half as hard as you think it is.

BUT, while I do occasionally eat oats if they’re gluten free, I just feel better if I avoid them, or at least have them in moderation. And you and I both know that for better or for worse, when it’s good, granola is not one of those things that you eat in moderation. Am I right?

If it’s on my counter, I’m gonna eat it every morning for breakfast. Either straight up with almond milk and some fresh berries, or sprinkled over my smoothie (so good. go try it.) Especially if it’s this easy dark chocolate paleo grain free granola.

Because granola with oats is not the only option! Paleo friendly grain free granola is totally a thing and it is totally worth trying.

what is grain free granola?

 

In short, grain free granola is granola without any grains! (duhh of course you knew that) Let’s get a little bit more specific.

While granola has kind of become synonymous with grains, this version subs in nuts and seeds for the grains creating a more nutrient dense and deeply satisfying alternative. It’s held together and sweetened with almond butter and maple syrup, and spiced up with some vanilla extract, cinnamon, and chocolate.

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This easy dark chocolate paleo grain free granola is gluten free, dairy free, and packed with all the things you love about granola without any of the grains. Easy to make, good for you, and so freaking delicious. I know it's going to earn a fast spot in your heart and in your kitchen!

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