Chia Chocolate Cherry Banana Smoothie (Paleo)

Chia Chocolate Cherry Banana Smoothie ( Paleo) | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

Oh hey there new breakfast best-friend! Ya, I’m talking to this Chia Chocolate Cherry Banana Smoothie. This rich, chocolatey, cherry-centric smoothie loaded with chia seeds, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, frozen strawberries, frozen banana, fresh cherries, and a splash of almond milk and maple syrup. It’s hard to tell whether this dairy-free, naturally Paleo smoothie is

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Paleo Toasted Coconut Brownies (GF)

Paleo Toasted Coconut Brownies (GF) | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

Toasted coconut has been calling my name lately. I love the crunch, the hint of sweetness and the roasted toastiness of it. So I put it into a brownie. Well I actually put toasted coconut both inside and outside of a brownie and called them Paleo Toasted Coconut Brownies. 🙂

Homemade Clean Irish Cream Liqueur

Homemade Clean Irish Cream Liqueur | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

So let’s talk about Irish cream. Most people think of Bailey’s when they think of Irish cream, but there are actually a plethora of brands that make it. Though I have to admit, I’ve always been partial to Baileys. And on top of that, you could actually make Irish cream at home, which is where my

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Paleo Brownie Banana Bread Cake (GF)

Paleo Brownie Banana Bread Cake (GF) | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

I did not know what to call this chocolate banana bread deliciousness. At it’s base, it is a banana bread. BUT it tastes more like a brownie/ chocolate cake hybrid. And I’m in love with it. This Paleo Brownie Banana Bread Cake is a grain-free, dairy-free, gluten-free decadent chocolate banana bread made with a mixture of

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Paleo Chocolate and Candied Orange Peel Freezer Fudge (GF)

Paleo Chocolate and Candied Orange Peel Freezer Fudge (GF)- sophisticated, flavorful, Paleo dessert |Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

You know how in my last post I opened up about my obsession with the flavor combo of chocolate and candied orange peel? Well, once I had the Paleo Candied Orange Peel recipe down, it was time to bring my idea for this Paleo Chocolate and Candied Orange Peel Freezer Fudge to fruition.

Chocolatey Cocoa Paleo Pancakes (GF)

Treat your taste buds and your body to these Chocolatey Cocoa Paleo Pancakes (GF) | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

I always look forward to the weekends because it’s a time that I get to treat myself a bit. I can sleep in, watch some of my favorite tv shows (real housewives is my guilty pleasure!), go for nice long walks, chat with friends, experiment with recipes, meditate… the list goes on. I still like

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Berry Chocolate Mousse Brownies (Paleo, GF)

Berry Chocolate Mousse Brownies (paleo, GF)- low calorie, sweetener-free, Paleo brownies | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

I know I keep talking about trying to be healthy for my upcoming wedding, but it’s all about balance, right?! Which means… I need my chocolate from time to time. And even though Paleo desserts are healthier for you than those with processed foods in them, they can still have their fair share of calories.

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Nutty Chocolate Almond Butter Freezer Fudge (Paleo, GF)

Nutty Chocolate Almond Butter Fudge (paleo, GF)| Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

I didn’t know that I could love coconut oil any more than I already do, until I made this Nutty Chocolate Almond Butter Freezer Fudge. It’s rich and it’s chocolatey, and it tastes like chocolate almond butter deliciousness that melts in your mouth (literally).