Vegan Nanaimo Bars -- wow. This rich, chocolatey, creamy Canadian dessert has a devoted cult following. This is the healthy version. (No-bake, too!) A decadent splurge for after the Fast Metabolism Diet.
Vegan Nanaimo Bars - My Whole Food Life
Swiss Almond Dairy Free Ice Cream - hard to believe, but this marvelous ice cream (made from coconut milk and date-sweetened) makes a doable splurge for after the FMD! Coat the almonds with carob chips to make it even more metabolism-friendly.
Swiss Almond Dairy Free Ice Cream - The Spunky Coconut
Fresh Fruit Tart with rich pastry cream and a great almond crust - AND instructions on how to make this dairy-free! Splurge on this for maintenance or Phase 3 (use coconut oil to grease the pan, and Phase 3 fruits like peaches, plums, cherries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries)
Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Pie -- No-bake, in the blender! With a 30-second date-sweetened chocolate crust. Healthy splurge for after the Fast Metabolism Diet
Chocolate-Strawberry Truffle Pie
Mint Fudge, naturally green for for St. Patrick's Day! Xylitol works perfectly iin this, or you could sweeten with stevia.
Saint Patrick's Day Fudge Recipe - dairy and sugar free
Another awesome homemade Larabar -- Coconut Cream! Sweetened with dates, this makes a nice after-diet splurge.
Coconut Cream Larabars - My Whole Food Life
Cacao-Dusted Strawberries with Coconut Whipped Cream from our newsletter. Go ahead and indulge for Valentine's Day!
Chocolate chip cookies! Gluten-free and stevia-sweetened (with built-in portion control -- you can make just one or two cookies at a time). If you're going to splurge on chocolate, this is a pretty healthy way to do it!
Pumpkin Spiced Ice Cream made with coconut milk -- a healthy, yummy treat for after the Fast Metabolism Diet. You can easily sub a little stevia or xylitol for the maple syrup or raw honey in this recipe.
Pumpkin Spiced Ice Cream - My Whole Food Life
No Cook Chocolate Pudding -- just three ingredients, blenderized! With raw cacao, this makes a rich but reasonable splurge.