grain free and paleo healthy desserts

15 Healthy Grain-Free Desserts

What better way to put off doing the things you should be doing than by procrastibaking? We have yet to find a better excuse for delaying those much needed chores. One peek at any of these recipes and we can say with 100% certainty that you would rather choose to whip up a dessert than do anything else. These sweet recipes are all paleo, grain-free, and have no refined sugar - that makes them all a win-win in our book! 



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1. Paleo Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Mix a little veggie in your baked goods for a healthier twist that adds vitamins and color! These carrot cake muffins also contain a sur[rising fruity ingredient you would never expect to find, but add the perfect moisture and sweetness. Find the full recipe here.


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2. No-Bake Vanilla Cake Bites

Beat the summer heat by not turning on the oven and making these no-bake cake bites instead. The perfect treat to satisfy your sweet tooth with clean ingredients! These naturally sweetened and satisfying bites are just what you need for quick energy. Find the full recipe here.



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3. Dark Chocolate Paleo Pie with Homemade Crust

Who doesn't love pie? And with a homemade paleo crust, we're sold. A chocolate lover's dream, this pie is rich and full of chocolatey goodness. Don't let it fool you though, the ingredients are simple, real, and on point. Make you life even easier and use our Grain-Free Toasted Coconut Hot Cereal for the crust! Find the full recipe here.


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4. Easy Paleo Chocolate Pudding

Take a step up from the artificial boxed pudding from your childhood and treat yo self to some fancy, quality pudding your adult-self can actually enjoy. This chocolate pudding is vegan and refined sugar free and topped with a delightful coconut whipped cream. Find the full recipe here.


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5. Paleo Strawberry Shortcake

Stacks on stacks of strawberry shortcake goodness that will leave you wanting more long after the first bite. Being "undetectably paleo" this shortcake is so good you wouldn't even know its actually healthy! With minimal and real ingredients, this dessert is one to enjoy time and time again. Find the full recipe here.


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6. No-bake Paleo Apple Pies

Sautéed cinnamon apples atop a paleo mini pie crust makes these little pies the perfect quick treat with a little spiced kick. Paleo, grain-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar free - this recipe is perfect for all diet types. Save the time and effort and skip the elaborate apple pie, whip up these little guys instead. Find the full recipe here.


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7. Paleo Pistachio Ice Cream

There's no better way to cool off during the summer months than a refreshing bowl of ice cream. We've always been big fans of pistachio and this creamy recipe is paleo, vegan, and made with only 4 ingredients! It doesn't get any better than that. Cool down and enjoy the sunshine at the same time with this delish dessert. Find the full recipe here.


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8. Paleo Flourless Brownies

Brownies are a must for any dessert recipe round up, so here are some velvety and chocolatey brownies we just couldn't pass up. This brownies are made with only 8 ingredients and ready to devour in less than 30 minutes! If that isn't reason enough to get on these bad boys, then we don't know what is. Find the full recipe here.


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9. Healthy Copycat Thin Mint Cookies

Possibly the highlight of this entire round up, these healthified girl scout cookies have us squealing. Thin mints are a fav for so many, but these are a little different by being paleo, vegan, and made with only 8 natural ingredients. Same flavor you know iand love without the added junk. Find the full recipe here.


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10. Paleo Oatmeal Cream Pies

Whether you're a fan of whoopie pies or not, these chunky stuffed cream pies offer a fluffy taste of heaven with each bite. Despite being "oatmeal", these little pies are completely grain-free and stuffed with a creamy marshmallow filling. Find the full recipe here.


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11. Nut-Free Paleo Crepes

For those days when you're feeling just a little extra fancy, crepes are in order. These healthy and refreshing fruity crepes are the perfect light treat to satisfy your sweet tooth in a natural way. Fix yours up with whatever fruit you like, top with a little coconut whipped cream and granola and you're good to go! Find the full recipe here.


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12. Lavender Blackberry Swirl Ice Cream

Sometimes simple vanilla and chocolate ice cream just doesn't cut it. That's when we get fancy with our ice cream, and this lavender blackberry swirl flavor does the trick. A light and refreshing floral flavor that will surprise you taste buds and your stomach as it's also made with real, simple ingredients. Find the full recipe here.


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13. Paleo Peach Cobbler

Peach cobbler, yes please. Peaches are a favorite and locally grown fruit in our southern neck of the woods. This peach cobbler is sweetened naturally with a little maple syrup and the peaches of course. The recipe says the ice cream is optional, but we all know it's definitely not! Find the full recipe here.


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14. Healthy Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just like the brownies, cookies are a must for any dessert round up. These cookies speak for themselves, just look at those chocolate chunks, they're practically calling our name! These cookies are naturally sweetened with just a little bit of maple syrup and full of real ingredients, but you would never know they're healthy. Find the full recipe here.


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15. Flourless Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Sammies

There's no better duo than chocolate and peanut butter. Fluffy chocolate cookies stuffed with a light and peanut buttery filling has us swooning. These little guys are grain-free, dairy-free, and full of flavor. Add a little granola in the middle for a surprising crunch and natural sweetness! Find the full recipe here.