Mango Lime Thumbprint Paleo Cookies with Strawberry Chia Jam

We’ve been playing around with this recipe for thumbprint paleo cookies and came up with a heart-shaped spin on it too. Aren’t they cute?! If you are looking for a little baking project to do with your kids for Valentine’s or anytime you’re feeling the love, this is a fun one! We made these live […]

Green Eggs (and Optional Ham)

By Emily My kids’ excitement over this recipe for savory muffins with eggs and greens went through the roof when my 9 year old suggested we name it after the Dr. Seuss classic. Both of my kids love the book, as do I. I especially like Sam’s turning point. After insisting over and over that […]

3 Ingredient Sugarproof Banana Bars

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I had a major nostalgic moment this week with my eldest, you know one of those where you think, “How did my baby grow up so fast?” He was making these three ingredient bars by himself. They are the same ones I would make for him when he was a toddler, and I can still […]

Sugarproof Hot Chocolate

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By Emily The winter break is over but winter is still very much upon us, at least here in the UK. We know that many of you are waking up to frost (or snow) where you live too. Even Michael spotted some frost on the rooftops of Los Angeles recently! My kids have been telling […]

Sweet Potato Pecan Banana Bread

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By Emily This delicious, Fall-inspired paleo banana bread makes the kitchen smell divine and cozy while it bakes, and it’s beautifully autumnal looking with the deep orange flecks of the sweet potato. Give it a try whenever you and your kids are in the mood for a healthy treat this season. Sweet potatoes and pecans […]

No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Bites

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By Emily Our Sugarproof No-Bake Pumpkin Pie has been so popular and for good reason: it’s absolutely delicious, is easy to make, has no added sugar, and fits with many different dietary needs like paleo, vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free. I made it live on Instagram recently with Kelly LeVeque and she mentioned that she thought […]

Family Style Dal

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By Emily Though dal is a great staple dish year-round, it’s especially comforting and warming in cooler weather. Now that Fall is here, dal is in regular rotation in my house as well as Michael’s, so we thought we would share a recipe for it. This is the version that I have been making most […]

Banana Sesame Sushi

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By Emily Have you tried our 3-2-1 Crepes from Sugarproof yet? If not, see page 284 for this easy, versatile recipe. They are great topped with berries, sliced fruit, or one of our Simple Compotes (page 339). We also love them with savory toppings like avocado, smoked salmon, and arugula, and the green variation of […]

Sugarproof “Nutella” (Chocolate Hazelnut Spread)

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Most kids (and adults) love Nutella, and for good reason: chocolate and hazelnut is an amazing flavor combination. But there’s another reason why Nutella tastes so good and is so popular: it’s full of added sugar. Each 15 gram serving has 8.4 grams (over 2 teaspoons) of sugar, making it over half sugar by weight. […]

Avo-colada Smoothie

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This spin on a virgin piña-colada is a smoothie that you won’t want to miss this summer. A healthy tropical vacation in a glass, it’s a fun, super refreshing treat to have on a hot day. Thanks to the addition of avocado, it’s extra creamy and has a fun green color and is extra nutrient […]

Choco-cado Pudding Pops

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These decadent-tasting, fudgy pops get their creaminess from avocado which is a great source of healthy monounsaturated fat, fiber, folate, and vitamin E. They are also rich in antioxidants thanks to both the avocado and the cacao. Because they are plant-based, dairy-free, and gluten free, these pops fit a number of dietary needs. And they have […]

Rainbow Summer Salad Rolls

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This is such a fun and flavourful way to encourage kids to eat a rainbow of colors. It’s also an easy way to make a salad that is portable and you can eat with your hands– great for picnics or packed lunches. The recipe is a spin on Vietnamese summer rolls, using the same rice […]

Easy Sugarproof Smoked Almonds, Two Ways

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By Emily Sometimes when we are on the road, my kids like to get smoked almonds from convenience stores or gas stations. I don’t mind that they have these on occasion as I find them to be better options than some of the other snacks in those type of stores (like candy), but the smoked […]

Pickled Probiotic Veggies for Boosting Gut Health and Immune Strength

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This quick and easy recipe for fermented carrot sticks and cauliflower florets is a great way to include veggies and probiotics in your children’s diet and promote their gut health. And as it turns out, it is also a convenient way to prep veggies in advance so they are ready to put in lunchboxes the […]

Mini Nests with Chocolate Almond Eggs

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We have had such a great response on our 4 Ingredient Sugarproof Creme Eggs that we decided to add another little Easter treat to the mix as well. We hope you like this one too! It’s another fun and easy project to do with kids over the break as the 3 ingredient “dough” for the […]

Sugarproof “Creme Eggs” (4 Ingredients)

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It seems hard to believe, but just 1 Cadbury Creme Egg (UK version) contains 26.5g (over 6.5 teaspoons) of total sugar. Most of this sugar is added sugar and not naturally occurring sugar (lactose) from milk. Take a look at the ingredient list and you will see sugar listed as the first ingredient. And other types of […]

Carrot Cake Pancakes (plant-based, gluten-free)

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By Emily What’s the best thing since sliced bread? Carrot cake pancakes. Take it from me and my 5 year old, as we are so into these that we have been reheating them in the toaster and having them for breakfast, snacks, and even dessert. These plant-based beauties are full of carrot cake flavor and […]

Homemade Vegetable Stock: No waste, no sugar, and no other additives

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Many stock cubes and pre-prepared broths have sugar and other additives like MSG in them. By making your own using this easy method, you skip those, save money, reduce waste, and have less to carry home from the store! This is a no-waste broth because you use vegetable and herb trimmings that you collect little […]

Masala French Toast

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By Emily My kids became huge fans of this savory French toast with masala spices from the moment they first tried it. They first had a slice as an after school snack. Then they asked if they could have it again at breakfast. Then came “Can we also have this in our lunches?” Needless to […]

Raspberry and Hemp Heart Frozen Yogurt Bark

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Looking for a quick, healthy Valentine’s treat to make with your kids? We did a poll on our Instagram stories asking if your kids like frozen treats year-round and most everyone said yes! So we came up with a recipe for Raspberry and Hemp Heart Frozen Yogurt Bark that is so fun and easy to […]

Vegan Fennel Sausage Patties

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Ready for some vegan sausages that are delicious AND made with simple whole food ingredients? This super easy recipe allows you to make your own patties and skip the commercial options that are often made with fillers and preservatives. Many of our followers are vegan or vegetarian, or just trying to limit the amount of […]

Golden Gingersnap Cookies

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Flavored by ginger and turmeric and sweetened with golden raisins, these gorgeous cookies add a bright and warm element to holiday festivities. Think of them as the embodiment of a warm mug of golden milk in a cookie. In addition to being free from added sugars, they also happen to be vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and […]

Sicilian Almond Cookies

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By Emily Looking for a beautiful, healthy holiday cookie that tastes like a treat but will leave you and your kids feeling good, even hours after you eat it? This, my friends, is your cookie.  Don’t get me wrong, my kids and I do enjoy some of the regular holiday sweets around this time of […]

Fennel, Orange, and Mint Salad

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By Emily Are you a fennel fan? I never tried it as a kid, but I started to really get into it in my 30s when living in Italy, where it is more common than it is in the States or the UK. I started to like it in salads, in soups, dipped in bagna […]