Naturally Sweet Vegan Treats: Plant-Based Delights Free From Refined and Artificial Sweeteners (Paperback)
Have Your (Naturally-Sweetened) Cake and Eat It Too
Satisfy your sweet tooth the healthy way with these delicious plant-based treats free from refined sugar and artificial sweeteners.
Each recipe is sweetened with natural alternatives like nuts, coconut, spices, vegetables, fruit, maple syrup and coconut sugar, so you can indulge without worrying about unhealthy, chemical additives.
Savor decadent desserts like Chocolate Celebration Cake, sweetened only with fruit and sweet potato. Or quickly whip up easy no-bake options like date-sweetened Mocha Balls. For a sweet start to your day, try breakfast dishes like Pumpkin Spice Pumpkin Pancakes, sweetened with spices, coconut oil and a little bit of maple syrup, or Pear and Blackberry Breakfast Pastries, sweetened with coconut sugar and homemade jam.
Naturally Sweet Vegan Treats’s recipes aren’t just healthier swaps, but great-tasting versions of all your favorites desserts. All 85+ recipes are 100 percent vegan, and many have gluten-free options or can be adapted for those who suffer from nut allergies or gluten intolerances—because everyone in your life deserves to have a sweet and wholesome treat.
About the Author
Marisa Alvarsson is the creator of the popular blog Miss Marzipan. Born in London and raised in Australia, she now lives with her vegan husband and 3 young children in central Stockholm, Sweden.
“Marisa’s recipes are amongst the best I’ve come across. Easy to follow, yet wholesome and absolutely delicious, you can’t go wrong with this book.”
—Kim-Julie Hansen, founder of Brussels Vegan, Best of Vegan and The Vegan Reset
“These recipes prove that there are ways to make delicious treats with just the right amount of good stuff to satisfy even the most hard core sweet tooth.”
—Maximillian Lundin, vegan and organic chef, author, TV personality
“Marisa’s book is one of the very few that uses only wholesome and nutrient dense ingredients and turns them into sweet treats that taste amazing.”
—Julia Lette, naturopath, nutritionist, author of 21-Day Reset
“This is a brilliant real food addition to any home cook’s library.”
—Martyna Angell, health coach and author of The Wholesome Cook
“The pictures in this book make me drool and the recipes make me want to dive right into cooking vegan and baking delicious chocolate cakes without sugar – right now!”
—Malin Turunen, editor and food writer, founder of matmalin.se
“Marisa’s real life is the foundation of this wonderfully inspiring book. Her huge passion for a healthy approach for herself and her family comes across in the beautifully styled images, creative recipes and imaginative approach to sourcing, preparing and eating food that is delicious and yet good for you!”
—Claire Ingram, health coach and presenter
“The body needs nutrition to thrive the spirit needs new ideas to flourish. This book gives you both.”
—Miklos Somogyvari, head chef at Restaurant W by Wijnjas
“Marisa has a unique and extraordinary ability to cut through the fads and regimes and yet still cater for particular dietary needs, to cut out unhealthy ingredients and yet still maintain rich flavor and impeccable presentation, and to integrate age-old traditional cultural recipes yet revive them in a modern and interesting way.”
—Sarah Holloway, co-founder of Matcha Maiden and Matcha Mylk Bar plant-based café