Best of 2013 {Chocolate}



Who doesn’t like chocolate? If you don’t you must be crazy in my humble opinion. 😉 Just saying…  I’m one of those gals that eats a couple squares of organic dark chocolate almost everyday. If not I’ve probably made myself a cup of hot cocoa, frothy raw chocolate milk or a mocha frappe.

Thanks to all the awesome writers in Alternative Living Network I am happy to share with you over 20 healthy or at least “healthier” chocolate recipes that will fulfill your chocolate cravings while not messing with your blood sugars (too much) or giving you a sugar buzz. 


Cacao Chia No-bake Brownies
N0-bake Chocolate Mint Tarts
Chocolate Zucchini Buckwheat Bundt Cake
Sourdough Chocolate Fudge Cake
Jesus Birthday Cakes
Chocolate Cake with Coconut Oil
Paleo Double Chocolate Cupcakes
Fruit Sweetened Chocolate Pudding



Chocolate Coconut Cubes Candia Allowed
Peanut Butter Cup
Coconut Cacao Truffles aka Fat Bombs
Caramel Pecan Cup
Cacao Almond Balls
Easy Cocoa Almonds 
Raw Chocolate Coconut Macaroons 


Homemade Peppermint Mocha Latte
Peppermint Hot Cocoa
Coconut Milk Hot Cocoa
Double Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix


Chocolate Dipped Cone Sauce


















About Katie Mae Stanley

Katie Mae Stanley is the writer at Nourishing Simplicity, where the focus is on nourishing foods, herbal remedies, simple living and faith. Ethnic and Mid-west foods are always a favorite in her kitchen and on her blog. She is also the author of the book Steeped: Simple Nourishing Teas and Treats. Katie Mae spent 10 years as a missionary dorm "mama" for a gaggle (almost 40) of amazing deaf girls at a school for the deaf in Baja California, Mexico. Now she finds herself state side ready to embrace God's next adventure. A cup of tea or coffee and a bit of dark chocolate make an appearance at some point in any given day. You can connect with the Nourishing Simplicity community on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.


  1. Thank you for including all my chocolate cake and cocoa in your round-up! You’re so sweet! I hope you have a blessed week!

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