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CHOCOLATE CARAMEL CUPS

Don't be afraid to love, friends. I'm learning that it's truly time wasted to not let ourselves love fully. Love your friends, your family, your boss, everyone you cross paths with - regardless of the situation. 

Here's a heart-shaped chocolate caramel cup recipe to add to all the love you give and receive in your life! 

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PUMPKIN COCONUT TRUFFLES

We weren't joking about pumpkin everything season. We've been creating delicious desserts so far with this fun vegetable. 

I specifically created these truffles with Halloween in mind. A great treat to make for a festive gathering that won't leave you feeling sluggish or sugar-crazy. Incredibly simple to make too! 

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PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP BREAD

I know how it goes. Holidays are approaching so you're about to throw all your healthy practices and rituals out the window. Right? I used to think that this is what HAD to happen because well, everyone else is doing it and how was I not gonna participate in the festivities?! 

Truth is, we don't need to avoid the festivities, deprive ourselves, or feel crappy throughout the holidays. There are many ways to indulge and still feel amazing! 

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MOCHA THE LIVE A LOT WAY

I can't say it enough: quality, quality, quality. If we want a good quality of life, then it would make sense to do things, eat things, and say things that add quality to our life. Chances are that a refined sweetener or conventional chocolate bar in your mocha will not add much quality to your day. You might experience sugar crash, inflammation or headache, and not even enjoy having it. 

To support feeling energized (which is probably why you drink coffee in the first place), alert, and satisfied, I've created a Live A Lot Mocha drink that leaves you feelings SO GOOD. I use our Live A Lot Chocolate combined with coconut oil and raw honey to add both sweetness and healthy fat. 

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CHOCOLATE & FIG LAYERED BARS

These bars have a crunchy bottom, gooey middle, and chocolatey top. I truly smiled as I watched my close loved ones indulge in them since they're full of life-enhancing ingredients. The star ingredient in these bars are figs. Figs are an extremely sexy food, have you taken the time to look into a a fresh fig? Beauty! I'm amazed by them every time. (Visit livealot.org for more vegan chocolate dessert recipes)

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CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES FOR STRESS RELIEF

Stress relief, chocolate chip cookies, and medicinal mushrooms - There's something about baking that I'm finding quite nourishing, it's quite a stress-reducing activity. Last week, I talked about my top ways to manage stress. Today, I'm adding more nutritional facts about foods (specifically medicinal mushrooms) that also support stress management. 

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CHOCOLATE-DIPPED MANGO WEDGES

We're crazy for mangoes at the moment. They're super delicious this season. Totally not local but such a treat.Besides their amazing taste, mangoes have TONS of health benefits. Their high levels of fiber, antioxidants, and vitamin C make them great for digestion, lowering cholesterol, nourishing the skin, and boosting the immune system. Yes, please. These chocolate-dipped mango wedges are fun snacks for a gathering, and super simple to make. Happy Summer, friends! 

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