Gluten free strawberry crumble

Although we are not on a restricted gluten free diet, I like to explore different possibilities for gluten, when I can. It also seems that going gluten free greatly improves my husband's control of his diabetes. Spring in the air, fruits are looking better and better every day, I found this amazing recipe here, and… Continue reading Gluten free strawberry crumble

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Light coconut pudding with prune sauce

This is a great light dessert, or snack, similar to the ready-made puddings, but with lots of flavor, all the goodness of coconut and additives free. Aim for a good quality coconut milk and use the light version if you want to cut on calories. Easy to make, I normally use small bowls and keep… Continue reading Light coconut pudding with prune sauce

Tofu chocolate mousse – healthy and the fastest ever

I've seen Michael Smith preparing this dessert on TV a long time ago and have been willing to try it. He called it "the world's fastest chocolate mousse". It is like magic, so fast and so nutritious and yummy and made with only 2 ingredients! Before I decided to post it I made sure to… Continue reading Tofu chocolate mousse – healthy and the fastest ever

Chocolate dipped strawberry and apple bites

As it is hard to be handing out candies for kids on Halloween without eating any, I decided to make these yummy strawberry and apple bites dipped in chocolate. We enjoyed them for dessert yesterday and really didn't miss the sugar boost and all the ongoing craving that comes after that. I've been making these… Continue reading Chocolate dipped strawberry and apple bites

Light raspberry mousse – healthy dessert

light raspberry mousse

For many years my mom would make this dessert for my birthday dinner. She would do with prunes and a fine custard on top. Not too sweet, I was never a big fan of super sweet desserts that are very popular in Brazil, but light and tasty, perfect for the December summer weather down there.… Continue reading Light raspberry mousse – healthy dessert

Avocado healthy dessert

I've been obsessed with avocado lately, I have to admit. But I promise I will stop talking about it after this dessert. At least for a while lol. Healthy and light and extremely filling, 1/2 cup makes it just right and it is ready in 5 minutes. If you are looking for healthy desserts this… Continue reading Avocado healthy dessert

Ice cream & avocado dessert

If you like avocados you need to try this dessert! Simple, light and cool for the not so many days of summer that we still have ahead of us. I always loved milk shakes made with avocado and milk, this time I thought I would add ice cream to get something similar to my Papaya… Continue reading Ice cream & avocado dessert