Guilt Free Chocolate Macaroons


Here’s an easy,  healthy, (gluten and sugar-free dessert to satisfy any late night chocolate cravings. Adapted from a  Whole New Mom recipe.

-1/4 c. coconut oil

-1 tsp. vanilla

-1/4 cup almond milk

-1 ½ Gelatin

-3 tbsp. coco powder

-1/4 nut butter (peanut or cashew)

-80 drops liquid stevia (add more if you want more sweetness!)

-1 C gluten free oats

-1/4 fine dried coconut

-1/8 tsp. sea salt

  1. Mix the oats, coconut, and salt. Set aside.
  2. Melt the coconut oil in a saucepan over heat
  3. In separate bowl, mix the almond milk and gelatin, let sit for a few minutes.
  4. Add the gelatin mixture, nut butter, and stevia to saucepan. Whisk.
  5. Remove from heat, and add vanilla.
  6. Add the oats, coconut and salt mixture. Stir.scoopsmixing

Now roll them in balls or make them hearts! Place on wax paper, and let them refrigerate overnight.




By contributing writer Kenzie Bosmeny

Valentine’s Gift Guide

ValentinesDayGiftValentine’s Day, a day people seem to have a love-hate relationship with. But whether it’s a significant other or just a friend, everyone deserves to feel special on Valentine’s Day! Here are a few gift ideas for anyone looking for a new way to tell someone you love them.

1) Dana’s Macarons—These scrumptious goodies are the closest thing to a Parisian Valentine’s day you can find.

2) Blanket—Never underestimate the power of a cozy blanket. It’ll feel like you’re still snuggling together even when you’re not.

3) Diptyque Candle—A nice candle is a lovely gesture. It says “I love you so much I want you to feel sophisticated by owning a luxury candle”. It may sound silly but to me, candles are like longer-lasting flowers.

4) Tartine Cook Book—If cheesy gifts aren’t your thing, a cookbook is a charming gift for any foodie.

5) Hotel Chocolat Truffles– These delightful truffles are a nice gesture for anyone on a budget. And the adorable heart tin already takes care of the wrap job! Easy peasy!

6) Fruute Cooke Basket– These famous cookie bags are the most foolproof gift ever! I mean come on, who doesn’t like cookies?

7) Flowers are ALWAYS the way to a smile