8+ Gluten-free Holiday Desserts (Paleo, AIP)
Who said you cannot have delicious desserts if you have food sensitivities such as gluten and dairy or if you follow the Paleo or AIP diet. Yes, we can overdo it with sweets, but I believe that desserts have a place in a healthy diet, because deprivation is not going to make you healthier. So enjoy these delicious gluten-free holiday desserts without suffering the consequences. All recipes are Paleo and many are AIP elimination phase compliant
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Apple Cider Donuts (AIP, Paleo)
These apple cider donuts are the ultimate delicious holiday dessert. They are sweet, cakey, and full of all the fall flavors such as apple and cinnamon. The recipe is easy to make and will be your new favorite weekend treat. These donuts are gluten and dairy-free, Paleo and AIP.
Crispy Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies (Paleo)
These crispy chocolate hazelnut cookies are the bomb. They are thin and crispy and combined with the chocolate and hazelnut flavor make for an irresistible treat. And what’s even better, they are paleo-friendly, gluten and dairy-free. If you are on the AIP and have been able to reintroduce almonds, cocoa powder, and hazelnuts then you can enjoy these as well.
Gingerbread Squares (AIP, Paleo)
Whenever I bring these gingerbread squares they are gone within minutes. You will never guess that they are grain-free, gluten, dairy, and nut-free. They are so incredibly delicious and a must for the holiday season.
Soft Honey Gingerbread Cookies (Molasses free)
These soft honey gingerbread cookies are everything and you have to try them ASAP. They are soft, fluffy, slightly chewy, and full of flavor from spices such as cloves, ginger, and cinnamon. They are not only the perfect holiday treat, but also gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free, Paleo and AIP.
Delicious Apple Crisp (AIP, Paleo)
This delicious apple crisp recipe is the perfect fall/holiday dessert. It is perfect to bring with you to a holiday gathering. The recipe is dairy, gluten, and refined sugar-free, paleo, and AIP-friendly.
Grain-free Linzer Cookies (Paleo)
These traditional grain-free Linzer cookies are fun to make, delicious, beautiful to look at, simple, gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo.
Baked Apples (AIP, Paleo)
These delicious baked apples are the perfect winter dessert and a super delicious low-sugar treat. They are easy to make and gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, and AIP-friendly.
Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with Chocolate Sauce (Paleo)
These pumpkin spice pancakes with chocolate sauce will be a hit for the holiday season. They are not only delicious but dairy-free, gluten-free, and paleo.
Crepes with Cranberry Sauce or Chocolate Sauce (AIP, Paleo)
These crepes are soft, delicious, and easy to make for the next time you crave something special. It is gluten and dairy-free, Paleo and AIP. Use this crepe recipe with my homemade cranberry sauce or homemade chocolate sauce. The chocolate sauce is not AIP elimination phase compliant.