Easy Vegan Nutella

It’s been a long time! Lots and lots going on – mostly in my writing life. Mostly, I’ve been making the same recipes (and y’all know that my husband is the one who cooks). He’s also the one who found a recipe for this and made it into his own. Honestly, I don’t think I’d eat nearly as well without him. 😉 So here we go! Let’s do this. An easy, vegan, homemade Nutella sweetened with fruit, so it’s healthy and delicious.


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Baked S’mores Oatmeal

Okay, you guys. I was hesitant to make this even though the idea struck me as genius. Basically, there’s a lot of sugar in here that doesn’t come from fruit or maple syrup, which I try to stay away from. But a treat every now and then should be indulged in guilt-free if you so choose. No pressure. But you may wanna try this. For breakfast OR dessert! 😉

Seriously delicious and sinfully sweet baked s'mores oatmeal made with fruit, so it's still good for breakfast. ;) #fruitsohard #bakedoatmeal #smores #chocolate #marshmallow #vegan #glutenfree
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Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie

Today is RAWctober day 1. It’s a whole month of raw vegan eating. I don’t have a ton of raw recipes on here, but I’ll probably post more as the month goes on. Like this one! A seriously yummy and creamy chocolate blueberry smoothie perfect for some added sweetness to your day. Enjoy!

Sweet, delicious chocolate blueberry smoothie made with bananas and sweetened with dates! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #chocolate #smoothie #naturallysweetened
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Chocolate Golden Milk Smoothie

As you can tell, I’m in love with golden milk right now. It’s creamy. It’s smooth. It’s sweet. It’s spiced. It’s downright delicious. And sometimes it’s chocolaty, like the one we made last week. So let’s make a smoothie out of it, okay? Okay!

A creamy, smooth chocolate golden milk smoothie made with frozen banana and chocolate golden milk! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #goldenmilk #chocolate #smoothie
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Hot Chocolate Golden Milk Latte

If you know me, you know I love a good golden milk latte. I love it so much I made it into cookies. Which means I had to combine it with one of my other favorite things: chocolate! So here it is! A Hot Chocolate Golden Milk Latte. Let’s do this, y’all.

A creamy, smooth Hot Chocolate Golden Milk Latte fruit-sweetened and spiced to perfection! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #goldenmilk #hotchocolate #latte
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No-Bake Fudgy Brownie Bites

You guys. These no-bake chocolate brownie bites are SO fudgy. SO sweet. SO delicious. SO vegan and gluten-free. And SO easy! You can make these with 5 natural and common ingredients you might even have in your kitchen right now. And you can customize these as much as you’d like with other mix-ins! So get into the kitchen with me and make these irresistible brownie bites!

Sweet, fudgy no-bake brownie bites with 5 simple ingredients! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #fudge #brownies #nobakebites

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Donuts

We’ve made baked chocolate donuts on the blog before. They’ve even been gluten-free before. But this version utilizes the base of my favorite banana bread muffins without making these taste like banana bread donuts. They taste like chocolaty goodness instead, so they’re a delicious dessert. Yet they’re made with healthy, simple ingredients, so they’re perfect as breakfast or a snack. So take your pick on when you eat them. They’re easily anything you want them to be!

Naturally sweetened, soft, moist GF chocolate donuts baked to perfection. #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #donuts #chocolate
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Chocolate Chip Donuts

These donuts, you guys!! I love me some donuts, but I love when I can make them AND they’re delicious AND they’re sneakily healthy for me! These have fruit and oats, so they’re practically oatmeal. Which makes them the perfect breakfast! You can make these in advance, or you can eat them fresh and warm right out of the oven. Either way, you can’t go wrong. They stay soft and moist in an airtight container, but when the chocolate chips are still melty from the oven? STAHP. IT. Soooo good!

Soft, delicious chocolate chip donuts made with fruit and oats! But they don't taste healthy! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #donuts #chocolate #chocolatechips

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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Zucchini is my favorite thing to put in recipes these days. And I knew it was only a matter of time before I made zucchini muffins. Because of my long-term love affair with chocolate, I knew they needed to be chocolate too. So here we are! With a delicious chocolate zucchini muffins recipe on our hands. Imagine that.

Delicious, tender chocolate zucchini muffins topped with chocolate chips or walnuts. The choice is yours! #fruitsohard #vegan #chocolate #muffins

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Almond Butter Brownie Cookies (+ FREE cookbook!)

I freaking love brownies. I make them in baked oatmeal form. I make them in breakfast cookie form.  I even put zucchini in them. But these are real cookies, and they taste like little brownies with crispy edges and soft centers. They’re so rich and chocolaty, and they’re even better the next day (if they make it that long). So, if you like those kinds of things (and who doesn’t?!), I think you’ll love these too. Plus, it’s a great use of the aquafaba we usually end up throwing down the drain! So don’t let that go to waste. Make brownie cookies instead. 😉

These almond butter brownie cookies are crispy on the outside, soft in the center, and delicious all around! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #brownie #cookie #browniecookie #chocolate #dessert

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