Naturally Sweetened Treats Community Cookbook

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Naturally Sweetened TreatsNaturally Sweetened Treats is the 2nd community cookbook hosted by Pat Robinson from Heal Thyself and Aubrey Griffin Johnson from Homegrown and Healthy. The first was released in January and was entitled Winter Soups.

Naturally Sweetened Treats is a 102-page electronic book which is instantly downloadable to any reader or computer. You can download it immediately after purchase and begin using it. You don't need to limit your use of it to your computer, and you can load it to your iPad or email to your Amazon Kindle or other reader. You can also print it out, punch holes in it and place in a three ring binder.

Pat and Aubrey asked us to share our favorite and most loved treats and desserts. I chose to include my Silky Chocolate Pie which is decadent and rich tasting. Definitely worthy of being one of my favorites. 🙂


In addition to my favorite recipe, there are 40 more favorites + each recipe is accompanied by a photo of the soup – I have to tell you there are some GORGEOUS photos in this collection. In my opinion, photos are THE best part of a cookbook, don't you agree?

As with Winter Soups, I took on the task of formatting of Naturally Sweetened Treats. A lot of work has gone into putting this delicious e-book together and I know you're going to love it!

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In Naturally Sweetened Treats you'll get:

  • Chocolate treat recipes
  • Cookie & bar recipes
  • Cake & pie recipes
  • Fruity snack recipes
  • Ice cream, custard, dairy & dairy-free dessert recipes
  • 39 gluten-free recipes
  • 36 grain-free recipes
  • 30 dairy-free recipes

If you're on the GAPS Diet, here is the rundown on what's legal and what's not:

  • 20 Recipes are GAPS legal as written
  • 13 recipes are GAPS Friendly
    • 3 modified by substituting baking powder with baking soda [affiliate link] and apple cider vinegar
    • 4 modified by substituting illegal sweeteners with honey [affiliate link]
    • 2 modified by substituting whole wheat flour with almond meal or flour
    • 2 modified by substituting illegal dairy product with GAPS legal dairy product
  • 8 Recipes cannot be modified to be GAPS legal due to ingredients that cannot be substituted.

Of the 41 recipes, 33 are GAPS Friendly!


I've put together a companion guide for Naturally Sweetened Treats to tell you which desserts are GAPS legal as written, and how to modify the 13 which are GAPS friendly. On the download page you will find a link to this bonus guide after you purchase your copy of Naturally Sweetened Treats.

Here is a list of the 20 desserts in this e-book which are GAPS Legal:

Plus you can modify these 13 with easy substitutions:

  • Grain-Free Lemon Poppy Seed Cake
  • Maple Cardamom Mini-Cupcakes with Chocolate Icing
  • Nut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes
  • Paleo Strawberry Lemon Muffins
  • Winter Squash Pie
  • Frosted Pumpkin Cookies
  • Preacher Cookies (No Bake Cookies)
  • Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Cookies (Sweetened with Honey)
  • Berry Almond Crepes
  • Fruity Caterpillar Rolls
  • Grilled Peaches with Lemon-Mascarpone Filling & Rosemary-Honey Drizzle
  • Easy Coconut-Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding
  • Maple Pumpkin Custard

These remaining 8 cannot be converted (reason why in parenthesis):

  • Butterscotch Obsession Bars (tapioca starch)
  • No-Bake Choca-Chia Energy Chunks (oatmeal)
  • Strawberry-Vanilla Paleo Birthday Cake (arrowroot powder)
  • Chocolate Cherry Cashew Bars (Rice Krispies)
  • Easy Homemade Fudgy Brownies (sweet potato, tapioca flour, chocolate chips)
  • Snickerdoodle Cookies (stevia)
  • Apple Crisp So Healthy You Can Eat it for Breakfast (coconut palm sugar, oats)
  • Healthy Whipped Cream (heavy cream)

Below you can see the collage I put together of the GAPS legal treats. Gorgeous?? Or rather, delicious?

gaps-legal-sweets-cc30 DAY GUARANTEE: I'm so sure you'll love Naturally Sweetened Treats that I will refund your purchase price in full within 30 days of purchase. Check it out and let me know what you think.

Naturally Sweetened Treats is just $9.97.

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Feel free to stop over and visit any of the contributors of  Naturally Sweetened Treats:

Pat of Heal Thyself

Aubrey of Homegrown and Healthy

Starlene of GAPS Diet Journey

Vivian of The Real Food Guide

Alison of Healthnutnation

Amanda of The Curious Coconut 

Amy of Real Food Whole Health 

Beth of Red and Honey

Carol of Studio Botanica 

Christy of Completely Nourished

Christy of Whole Foods on a Budget 

Colleen of Five Little Homesteaders 

Denise of Edible Harmony

Eileen of Wellness and Workouts 

Elise of Healing Cuisine By Elise

Emily of The Urban Ecolife

Heather of The Homesteading Hippy 

Jackie of Deductive Seasoning

Jacquelyn of Little OwlCrunchyMomma

Jan of The Nerdy Farm Wife

Jennifer of Hybrid Rasta Mama 

Jill of Real Food Forager 

Jo of Nourishing Time 

 Joelle of jarOhoney 

Katie of Kitchen Stewardship 

Kelli of Happy Healthnut

KerryAnn of Intentionally Domestic

Lauren of Healing and Eating 

Libby of…more

Libby of Libby Louer

Lydia of Divine Health From The Inside Out 

Meghan of Just Enjoy Food

Natalie of Honey, Ghee, & Me 

Sandi of Sandi’s Allergy Free Recipes 

Shannon of All Things Health 

Shanti of Life Made Full 

Shelley of A Harmony Healing 

Sjanett of Paleolland 

Stacy of Paleo Gone Sassy 

Susan of Grow In Grace Farm 

Susan of Learning and Yearning 

Suzanne of Strands of my Life 

Tracy of Oh, The Things We’ll Make!


Special thanks to Pat [Heal Thyself] and Aubrey [Homegrown and Healthy] for organizing this project, and collating the recipes. Thank you to Vivian [The Real Food Guide] for creating the beautiful cover and thank you to Suzanne from {Strands of my Life] for allowing us to use her gorgeous photo of her Chocolate Cherry Cashew Bars as part of the cover.

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