Easy Recipes Made With Nutritious Ingredients

Welcome to A Sweet Alternative, where you’ll find nutritious recipes that are easy to prepare. Discover a variety of delicious, nutrient-dense recipes including desserts, main dishes, sides, snacks, and more!

Nutrient-Dense Recipes

Six chocolate covered dates on a white plate.

Chocolate Covered Dates

Flaxseed muffins on a white plate.

Flaxseed Muffins

Thick slices of oat flour cake on a white plate.

Oat Flour Cake

Date paste in a glass dish.

Date Paste (A Nutritious Refined Sugar-Free Sweetener)

A white bowl filled with pasta in a creamy sauce.

Tahini Pasta

Spiced sunflower seeds in a glass bowl.

Spiced Sunflower Seeds

A loaf of coconut flour pumpkin bread on a white plate with two thick slices cut.

Coconut Flour Pumpkin Bread

Caramelized peaches on a white plate.

Caramelized Peaches

Cloves of roasted garlic confit in a glass bowl.

Roasted Garlic Confit

Maple syrup chocolate chip cookies piled on a white plate with a bite missing from one.

Maple Syrup Chocolate Chip Cookies

A large slice of date sweetened cake on a white plate with a stainless steel fork.

Date-Sweetened Cake

A white plate full of salad with maple vinaigrette.

Maple Vinaigrette

A slice of frosted chocolate black bean cake.

Chocolate Black Bean Cake

Chocolate walnuts on a white plate.

Chocolate Walnuts

Five muffins displayed on a plate.

Chickpea Flour Muffins

A slice of buckwheat cake with three raspberries on top.

Buckwheat Cake

Vegan butternut squash risotto in a bowl with fresh sage sprinkled on top.

Vegan Butternut Squash Risotto

Five spelt muffins on a white plate.

Spelt Muffins

A loaf of flourless bread with two slices cut on a white plate.

Flourless Bread

A single vegan stuffed portobello mushroom on a white plate against a white tile background.

Vegan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

A glass bowl filled with lemon oregano vinaigrette with an antique silver spoon.

Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette

A green lemon herb sauce in a glass bowl with an antique silver spoon.

Lemon Herb Sauce

Five coconut flour peanut butter cookies on a white plate with a bite taken out of one.

Coconut Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

Buckwheat cookies on a white plate with a bite missing from one of them.

Buckwheat Cookies

Nine spelt flour cookies displayed on a white plate.

Spelt Flour Cookies

A white bowl filled with vegan rice noodles with sesame seeds sprinkled on top.

Vegan Rice Noodles

A chickpea flour omelette on a white plate.

Chickpea Flour Omelette

A slice of spelt flour cake on a white plate.

Spelt Flour Cake

Vegan puttanesca pasta on a plate.

Puttanesca Sauce Without Anchovies

Nine chocolate coconut date balls on a white plate.

Date-Sweetened Desserts

Salad on a plate with almond butter salad dressing drizzled on top.

Almond Butter Salad Dressing

Seven coconut oil cookies on a white plate.

Coconut Oil Cookies

Five buckwheat muffins on a white plate.

Buckwheat Muffins

A bowl full of penne noodles smothered in sweet potato pasta sauce.

Sweet Potato Pasta Sauce

Four chickpea flour brownies on a plate.

Chickpea Flour Brownies

Balsamic roasted asparagus spears on a white plate.

Balsamic Roasted Asparagus

Four chickpea flour cookies on a white plate.

Chickpea Flour Cookies

Eight monk fruit cookies on a white plate.

Monk Fruit Cookies

Eight peanut butter date cookies on a white plate.

Peanut Butter Date Cookies

Stuffed dates on a white plate.

Stuffed Dates

Five flaxseed cookies on a white plate.

Flaxseed Cookies

Spelt crackers on a white plate.

Spelt Crackers

Beetroot and sweet potato salad in a white bowl.

Beetroot and Sweet Potato Salad

Four chocolate covered pineapple rings on a white plate.

Chocolate Covered Pineapple

A bowl of vegan cream of cauliflower soup with parsley sprinkled on top.

Vegan Cream of Cauliflower Soup

Chickpea flour tortillas displayed on a plate.

Chickpea Flour Tortillas

Seven date muffins on a white plate.

Date Muffins

A white bowl filled with baby kale salad.

Baby Kale Salad

A loaf of vegan whole wheat bread on a marble cutting board with slices cut.

Vegan Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Chickpea flour banana bread with two slices cut off.

Chickpea Flour Banana Bread

Strawberry truffles on a white plate.

Strawberry Truffles

A white plate with a stack of maple walnut cookies with a bite missing from one.

Maple Walnut Cookies

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Three vegan strawberry cookies on a plate with some strawberry halves.

Cookie Recipes

Five chocolate glazed coconut flour donuts on a white plate.

Desserts With Coconut Flour

A stack of dairy free buckwheat pancakes dripping with maple syrup.

Baking With Buckwheat Flour

Five slices of chickpea flour cake on a white plate.

Baking With Chickpea Flour

Five oat flour banana muffins on a white plate against a tile back splash.

Baking With Oat Flour

Four muffins on a plate.

Baking With Whole Wheat Flour

Nine chocolate cookies displayed on a white plate.

Baking With Spelt Flour

Amaranth crackers on a white plate.

Amaranth Flour Recipes

Chocolate covered dried cherries on a white plate.

Chocolate Covered Fruit Recipes

Seven paleo sweet potato muffins arranged on a white plate.

Gluten-Free Muffin Recipes

A glass dish full of chocolate spread next to some toast.

Sauces, Spreads, & Jam Recipes

A loaf of grain free banana bread with two slice cut.

Paleo Recipes

Ginger ale with ice, lime, and mint in a glass.

Refined Sugar-Free Drinks

Coconut flour in a metal measuring cup next to measuring spoons.

Informational Posts

Six vegan olive oil cookies arranged on a white plate.

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