Love a sweet treat at the end of the day. Check out the following gut-friendly dessert recipes, adapted from the New York Times Cooking website. Clicking on the recipe name will take you to the full recipe, on http://cooking.nytimes.com. I have listed the gutlove-approved ingredients with important substitutions you'll need to keep in mind. Try to always use maple syrup, agave, stevia, and honey instead of sugar! Enjoy! #feedyourgut

Chocolate Cupcakes for Almost Everybody

FOR THE CUPCAKES

  • soy or rice milk
  • vinegar
  • sugar
  • vegetable oil
  • vanilla extract
  • flour
  • cocoa powder
  • baking soda
  • baking powder
  • salt

FOR THE CHOCOLATE GLAZE

  • confectioners’ sugar
  • cocoa powder, sifted
  • soy or rice milk

Crisp Raw Apple Pie

CRUST:

  • walnuts or pecans
  • shredded unsweetened coconut
  • medjool dates, pitted
  • vanilla extract or ½ vanilla bean
  • sea salt
  • cinnamon
  • ground ginger
  • ground clove

FILLING

  • blueberries (or pomegranates)
  • apple
  • cinnamon
  • vanilla extract or ½ vanilla bean
  • chia seeds

TOPPING

  • apples
  • walnut or pecans
  • medjool dates
  • Wild Orange Essential Oil
NYT Cooking

NYT Cooking

Pumpkin Tiramisu

FOR THE PUMPKIN CRÈME

  • cornstarch or arrowroot
  • coconut milk
  • pumpkin purée
  • maple syrup
  • pumpkin pie spice

FOR THE VANILLA CAKE

  • gluten-free all-purpose flour +1 1/2 teaspoons xanthan gum
  • sugar --> CUT DOSE IN HALF!
  • baking soda
  • soy, almond or rice milk
  • canola oil
  • white or apple cider vinegar
  • vanilla or almond extract

FOR THE ESPRESSO SOAK

  • amaretto
  • espresso

FOR ASSEMBLY

  • semisweet chocolate chips (dairy-free)
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Aquafaba Meringues

  • chickpeas
  • granulated sugar
  • almond extract