The Connor Wellness Clinic Blog: Sweet Treat Recipes

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...
Grain-free Banana Bread

Grain-free Banana Bread

I used a few little tricks to make the bread super light and airy, which, you likely know, is rare for a grain-free bread. The secrets? Using both baking soda and baking powder, and adding a splash of apple cider vinegar to activate the baking soda (you can actually...

Paleo Pumpkin Muffins with Collagen Protein

Paleo Pumpkin Muffins with Collagen Protein

These Paleo Pumpkin Muffins with Collagen Protein are absolutely sweet and scrumptious and perfect to quench your paleo cravings. Nutritious ingredients infuse this recipe like pumpkin (which is an excellent source of vitamin A and dietary fiber) and collagen protein,...

Garden Herb Kombucha Sangria

Garden Herb Kombucha Sangria

Looking for a festive non-alcoholic drink to serve at your holiday dinner? This recipe can be changed in three different ways according to the flavor profile that pairs best with your main course.  The recipe takes almost no time to prepare and is a not-too-sweet...

Pumpkin Pie Spice Chia Pudding

Pumpkin Pie Spice Chia Pudding

Here's a recipe sure to please your guests at your holiday table as an elegant dessert that is not too sweet and hits all the right boxes: dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free and oil-free! You can satisfy your craving for something sweet on the palate while sticking to...

Keto Pumpkin Spice Mousse

Keto Pumpkin Spice Mousse

Prep Time: 2 hrs (or overnight soaking) 10 min Servings: 2 Ingredients 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1 cup soaked cashews, drained 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp vanilla 2 TBSP cashew or almond butter 1/2+ cup plant milk of choice 1 scoop Maca powder (optional)...

Vegan Gluten-free Chocolate Cupcakes

Vegan Gluten-free Chocolate Cupcakes

These Vegan Gluten-free Chocolate Cupcakes are seriously so moist, decadent, rich and incredible! Nobody would ever guess, ever, that they are gluten-free, vegan or oil-free! They are some of the best cupcakes I've ever eaten! Prep Time: 15 minutes  Cook...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are so fudgy, moist, gluten-free, dairy-free and oil-free. They have just 8 ingredients and take just a few minutes to prepare. Ingredients 1/4 cup pumpkin puree (I used canned, make sure it is plain pumpkin and not...

Keto Banana Nut Bread

Keto Banana Nut Bread

Are you missing bread and sweet treats on your Keto diet? Here's a mouthwatering Banana Bread recipe made with low-carb almond flour that will excite your taste buds and keep you on the right path! Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 45 min Total Time: 55 min ...

AIP Cranberry Muffins

AIP Cranberry Muffins

These muffins are lovely for anyone looking for an Autoimmune Protocol friendly treat! The blend of cassava and coconut flours produce a just-crumbly-enough texture that is so hard to get in AIP baked goods, plus the avocado oil ensures they stay soft and...

Dairy-Free Banana Pudding

Dairy-Free Banana Pudding

You may have grown up eating your grandmother's Banana Pudding like so many of us! But when you decide to go dairy (and gluten) free, there are things you choose to give up.  Don't let Banana Pudding be one of them!  Here's a healthier version of banana...

Gluten-Free Chocolate Flag Cake

Gluten-Free Chocolate Flag Cake

Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 35 minutes Servings: One 9 x 12 cake Ingredients For the cake: 3/4 cup Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Mini Chocolate Chips 1 1/4 cup almond flour 1/2 cup coconut flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil 6 extra large organic eggs 1 teaspoon...

Paleo Lemon Tarts

Paleo Lemon Tarts

The lemon in this Paleo Lemon Tart brings a bright pop to the tastebuds and the tart melts in your mouth - perfect for a spring celebration with someone you love!  The sweet taste and the slight sour or tart flavor create a mixture that really satisfies...

Paleo Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

Paleo Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Paleo Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies are infused with fresh orange juice, chocolate chips and are also oil-free and gluten-free! They have wonderful crispy edges with soft and puffy centers. Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 13 min Total Time: 23 min...

Kombucha Mimosa Mocktail

Kombucha Mimosa Mocktail

Looking for a non-alcoholic mimosa recipe? Try this easy Kombucha Mimosa Mocktail! It’s delicious, made with just 2 ingredients, healthy, ready in less than 5 minutes and supports the digestive system. Besides, it’s the perfect drink for your Sunday brunch menu and for New Year’s Eve.

Rose Water Homemade Coconut Yogurt

Rose Water Homemade Coconut Yogurt

Benefits of Coconut Yogurt If you have to limit or eliminate dairy in your diet, coconut yogurt can be an awesome way to get probiotics in the same creamy and delicious way as the typical dairy variety. Coconut yogurt can be an especially powerful source of probiotics...

Vegan Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cake

Vegan Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cake

Classic Old-fashioned Gingerbread cake that is vegan, oil-free, whole grain and out of this world delicious, moist and full of amazing flavor from cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, cloves and molasses. Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time 25 min Servings: 16 cake slices...

Paleo Apple Crisp

Paleo Apple Crisp

This paleo apple crisp is not only gluten-free, it's grain-free, dairy-free and vegan! Enjoy guilt-free this fall! Use any baking apple you like, such as Pink Lady, Fuji, Granny Smith or Gold Delicious.  Better yet--a combination of crisp and soft apples...

Gluten and Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie

Gluten and Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie

You can have your pie and eat it too this Thanksgiving! Enjoy a gluten and dairy-free pumpkin pie as a sweet ending to your meal. Ingredients For the crust: 1 gluten-free frozen pie crust (check ingredients for dairy as well!) For the filling: 15 oz can...

Vanilla Almond Protein Truffles

Vanilla Almond Protein Truffles

If you are looking for a decadent protein-packed treat these Vanilla Almond Protein Truffles are for you! They are delicious and coat your mouth in a rich chocolate almond buttery goodness kind of way. They contain ZERO calories from sugar because the stevia in the...

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Yields 8 This pumpkin spice cookie cake has all of the fall flavors we love. Pumpkin, molasses, pecans, spices and maple syrup for a delicious holiday flavor and a wonderful, dense chewy and fudgy texture. You only need 8 ingredients (+ salt) to make this...

Raw Cacao, Ginger + Avocado Mousse

Raw Cacao, Ginger + Avocado Mousse

Serves 4 Prep Time: 5 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Ingredients: 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 avocados 1 vanilla pod, split open lengthways 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated 3 tablespoons coconut water 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder 3 tablespoons runny...

Pecan Pumpkin Butter

Pecan Pumpkin Butter

This luscious pumpkin butter gets tons of richness from the pecans and natural sweetness from the dates! Great spread on pancakes, mixed into your morning oatmeal or with sliced apples. Prep Time: 5 minutes Ingredients 1 cup pecans 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/2...

Pumpkin Pecan Bites

Pumpkin Pecan Bites

Serves 10 This is a quick and easy dessert that is tasty too. I like to whip this up and then take it to a party with me. It feels good to contribute and it's healthy. It's low in sugar, gluten and dairy free too. Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 15...

Paleo Acai Berry Ice Cream

Paleo Acai Berry Ice Cream

Make a tasty dessert with one of the most powerful superfoods. A treat that is loaded full of antioxidants and is great for energy and weight loss. Ingredients: 2 tbsp freeze-dried acai powder 2 bananas, sliced and frozen 1 cup raw cashews or pistachios...

Nut-Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Nut-Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

If you've got a sweet tooth but don't want to feel guilty indulging, then these muffins are for you! These Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are moist and fluffy, plus they're nut-free!   Prep Time: 15 Cook Time: 25 Ingredients: 1 tbsp Coconut oil for...

Matcha Chia Pudding

Matcha Chia Pudding

Learn how to make this delicious Matcha Chia Pudding. Prep Time: 5 Minutes Cook Time: 15 Minutes Serves 1   Ingredients 3 tablespoons chia seeds 1/2 cup almond milk 1 teaspoon matcha powder 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions Add all ingredients...

Homemade Oreo Cookies (Raw Recipe)

Homemade Oreo Cookies (Raw Recipe)

Did you know that Oreos are one of America's favorite cookies, with over 70 million Oreos sold EACH DAY! We've created a much healthier version for you so you can still enjoy your favorite cookie! It may be America's favorite cookie, but we think our raw,...

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte

The temperatures are cooling and the craving for warm comfort good increases. Most of the pumpkin lattes found at coffee are loaded with pro-inflammatory ingredients such as sugar and unhealthy fats. Yes, you can have your pumpkin latte and drink it too!...

Lemon Cheesecake

Lemon Cheesecake

Lemon Cheesecake is creamy and luscious with hint of tart sourness from the lemons. The base is a gluten free mix of almonds and coconut and the silky dairy free filling is made with lemons, cashew butter and sweetened with stevia. "Let food be thy...

Gluten-Free Almond Butter Cookies

Gluten-Free Almond Butter Cookies

Enjoy this once in a while treat, especially great for staying on track this holiday season--when there are much worse choices around! Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 12 minutes Ingredients 1 cup almond butter 3/4 cup coconut sugar 3 tablespoons cassava...

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have to admit, cookies are something I would say I miss the most after cleaning up my diet. Delicious gluten free cookies are few and far between, and the cookies that are tasty tend to be laden with dairy, refined sugars and who knows what...

Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Chocolaty Brownies

Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Chocolaty Brownies

The ingredients in this brownie recipe make them a healthy substitute to brownies using processed ingredients and white sugar. Give this lighter, healthier dessert a try to help stave off your sugar cravings. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes...

Easy Dairy-Free Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Easy Dairy-Free Chocolate Avocado Pudding

This is a healthy alternative to traditional chocolate pudding, and it has anti-inflammatory properties, too! Best when avocado is ripe. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 4 very ripe Hass avocados (about 2 pounds total) 1/4 cup...

Chocolate Ginger Chia Pudding

Chocolate Ginger Chia Pudding

Here's a fun treat and a great way to get the nutritious chia seed into your diet! As your nut milk simmers on the stove, it is flavored with cocoa powder, cinnamon, ginger, and turmeric, and then sweetened with a couple of Medjool dates. These elements...

Baked Cocoa-Almond Quinoa

Baked Cocoa-Almond Quinoa

These bar are short but sweet.. and packed with nutrients and essential fatty acids to start your morning right! Prep Time: Cook Time: Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 1 1/2 cup unsweetened hempmilk or almondmilk 1 cup pitted dates (about 5 ounces) 1/2 cup hulled...

Avocado Brownies

Avocado Brownies

A healthy and delicious recipe for avocado brownies! Replace oil or butter with heart-healthy avocados for a delicious and nutritious dessert. Prep Time: 10 Cook Time: 25 Ingredients: 1 large avocado 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup coconut nectar 1 tsp vanilla...

Black Coconut Ice Cream

Black Coconut Ice Cream

Have you seen all the "black" foods taking over the internet?? You can get it on this trend too! Enjoy this "once in a while" treat with activated charcoal, coconut milk and sweetened with honey! Prep Time: 12 hours (including freezing time of bowl) Cook...