8 Favorite Holiday Treats

Enjoy this roundup of some of my favorite holiday treats. Most are actually suitable for gluten-free, vegan, or paleo diets — whaaat?! This wasn’t intentional, but there ya go. 

1. spiced apple galette


This super simple, rustic tart is packed full of flavor and perfect for sharing. Using my fool-proof pie crust dough, this is a great recipe for beginners! If you like this recipe, be sure to check out my other galettes. :)
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2. muddy nutties


A clean-eating alternative to the classic holiday treat, Muddy Buddies, that is sure to please a crowd, no matter what their dietary preferences! Who wouldn’t love chocolate and nut-butter covered nuts?
(get recipe / gluten free, paleo, vegan)

3. almond flour gingerbread cookies with all-natural royal icing


Another clean-eating alternative to a classic holiday treat. These cut-out gingerbread cookies are made with almond flour and are naturally gluten free and suitable for a paleo diet. The royal icing can also be easily made vegan-friendly with a simple egg substitute. Plus, look how cute those are!
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4. coconut, pecan, chia, & himalayan sea salt chocolate bark


Well, the name is pretty self-explanatory. :) This treat is so simple and delicious and looks mighty fancy. Perfect for sharing during the holiday season! Plus, it’s naturally gluten-free and suitable for paleo and vegan diets based on the chocolate you use.
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5.  easy chocolate truffles


Making ~fancy~ homemade chocolate truffles is shockingly easy and will impress literally anyone who likes chocolate. Plus, these use coconut milk (yum!) so they are naturally suitable for paleo, vegan, and dairy-free diets.
(get recipe / gluten free, paleo, vegan, dairy-free)

6. best ever sugar cookie dough

Painted Fork | Best Cut Out Sugar Cookies and Royal Icing

This recipe is from a friend’s mom and was handwritten, so you know it’s good! Honestly, these roll-out sugar cookies are delicious and easy to handle. No falling apart, greasy, tough cookies.
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7. Triple Layer Chocolate & Pumpkin Bars

Chocolate pie crust + paleo pumpkin pie filling + chocolate ganache topping = PERFECTION.
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8. Mini Pumpkin Pies

The name says it all folks – This is a darn tasty recipe for simple, delicious and adorable Mini Pumpkin Pies that just so happen to be gluten free and paleo, also.
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