Guilt Free Patriotic Desserts

July 3, 2011

Many patriotic pies and cakes contain food coloring, refined sugar, and generally aren't that healthy. Check out these updated holiday themed desserts which are perfect for those adhering to a paelo, gluten free, vegan, or raw diet.

Paleo Friendly Grain Free Cake
This simple cake uses just a handful of ingredients and is a healthy alternative to overly sweet desserts.

Vegan and Gluten Free Cobbler
To make this even healthier use coconut palm sugar or rapadura, and you can reduce sugar to 3/4 of a cup.

Raw Pie
This amazingly healthy and decadent pie is a cause for celebration. for those avoiding agave nectar, substitute maple syrup or blackstrap molasses.

Watermelon and blueberry Ice Pops
Celebrate the summer bounty with these ridiculously simple and festive pops.

 

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