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No-Bake Sugar-Free Peanut Butter FUDGE!

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We’re all trying to eat healthier these days. But c’mon – you can’t live your life eating nothing but rice cakes and tofu. You’ve got to keep those taste buds entertained from time to time! 

Recently guest writer Ashley shared her experience of going through a full month without any refined sugar at all. WOW

But her hubby loves sweet treats. So how will she help him stay on track during this long challenge?

She did lots of research into ways to enjoy sweet treats without buckling in their refined sugar-free quest.

On her post sharing Week THREE she shared a recipe for a delicious Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Fudge that has the added bonus of being no-bake. You’re NOT gonna want to miss this – check it out.

A NO-BAKE PEANUT BUTTER FUDGE RECIPE That Contains NO Refined Sugar! For your guests with food restrictions - Quick & Easy! #TexasHomesteader

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Healthier Mint Chocolate Chip ‘Ice Cream’

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Ice cream is one of RancherMan’s favorite desserts. And it really hits the spot on a hot summer’s day. 

But you can’t just eat ice cream every day. It’s not healthy! So I’ve been serving him a healthier frozen ice-cream-type treat. Only it’s made with frozen bananas instead of cream!

 

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No Sugar Challenge – WEEK FOUR! (2 Sugar-Free CHOCOLATE recipes)

TAMMY’S NOTE: This No-Sugar challenge documents Ashley’s 30-day attempt to remove PROCESSED SUGAR from their diet.  This challenge allows her to use natural sugars such as fruit, honey or true maple syrup, therefore it’s not meant for a diabetic alternative, simply a personal-health challenge. 

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It’s official! The challenge has been completed. I can’t believe it has been a whole month without any refined sugar. There has been some discussion over the past weeks about what constitutes sugar during the challenge. Some people don’t think honey and 100% maple sugar should be allowed during the challenge, but this is simply what worked for me during my challenge.

I have felt that in a very small moderation that honey has added enough of the sweetness that I craved so hard for the first half of the challenge that it made it an easier transition. If I decide to be as rigid in the future with the sugar-free diet, I may eventually cut those sweeteners out as well. This whole process has been one big learning experience the whole way through, but it has been a lot of fun learning along the way.

If you have missed the previous weeks I urge you to check out  week 1week 2, and week 3.  But now join me for the last bit of my challenge and check out the chocolate, chocolate, chocolate recipes below that are free from refined sugar!

Ashley shares TWO SUGAR-FREE CHOCOLATE RECIPES! Whoever said healthy couldn't be DELICIOUS? Check out these refined-sugar-free recipes! #TexasHomesteader

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4-Ingredient Simple Triple-Chocolate No-Bake Truffles

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For Valentine’s day a couple of years ago RancherMan made me homemade Mint/Chocolate Truffles. I’ve always loved a chocolate/mint combination. 

Homemade truffles are my favorite gift he gives me. It’s something delicious of course, but I love that he makes them for me himself. A true gift from the heart.

Now he knows I’m a confirmed chocoholic. So this time he decided to make me Triple-Chocolate Truffles. (um, YES PLEASE!)

He’ll accomplish all that chocolaty goodness by using double-fudge-stuffed chocolate cookies because, well you know, a girl can NEVER have enough chocolate!

TRIPLE-CHOCOLATE NO-BAKE TRUFFLES - They are delicious and so easy to make. Check out the simple recipe. #TexasHomesteader

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Smooth Spreadable No-Cook Chocolate Frosting

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Recently I shared with you my recipe for homemade chocolate brownies. Now I’m telling ya, those delicious brownies are certainly tasty enough to stand on their own. I’ve been known to whip up a batch on a whim or with unexpected company.

But as y’all know I’m a confirmed CHOCOHOLIC. I really prefer my homemade brownies to be drenched in yet more chocolaty goodness!

So it’s pretty standard for me to also whip up some homemade decadent chocolaty frosting to top those brownies.

And the best part – all of these easy ingredients are in my pantry. And this no-cook frosting can be made in about two minutes.

Oh YES I DID!!

My smooth spreadable no-cook chocolate frosting takes less than two minutes to make & uses standard ingredients always present in my pantry. #TexasHomesteader

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MYO Quick & Easy Healthier FUDGESICLES!

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A few weeks ago I started playing with recipes for making my own healthier fudgesicles. I used RancherMan as a very willing guinea pig for several batches until I perfected it. 

Taste-Testing Homemade Fudgesicles?  RancherMan’s got a tough job, huh?  Poor guy!

I wanted to make my own fudgesicles for several reasons: They’re healthier, filled with probiotics, produce less landfill trash, are much less expensive. Plus, c’mon let’s be honest – it’s EASY!

Quick And Easy Healthier FUDGESICLES! See this recipe for making your own inexpensive yet healthier version of a cold, delicious fudgesicle. #TexasHomesteader

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