ALN’s Best of 2014: Best Chocolate Recipes

chocolate collage with titlesAlternative Living Network is a network of Christian natural living bloggers — bringing light and life to the alternative lifestyle. We’ve gathered together to bring you the very best of 2014. In this post you’ll find amazing recipes for chocolately-goodness. There are cookies, brownies, candy, ice cream and even chocolate drinks. Many recipes are suitable for special diets such as gluten-free, dairy-free or sugar-free.  Try them all and leave behind a comment – in fact we’d love it if you left a comment here letting everyone know which recipe is your favorite, and leave another comment on the recipe page to share a little love with the person who developed the recipe!


Chocolate No-Bake Cookies from A Proverbs 31 Wife

Mud Cookies and Ice Cream Sandwiches (GF) from Well Fed Family

Cacao Stripes (Grain-free/sugar-free) from It Takes Time

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies (grain free) from Intoxicated on Life

Healthier, Chocolately Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars from Whole Intentions

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars from Richly Rooted


Ultimate Healthier Brownies (GF) from Worth Cooking

Black and White Brownies (grain free) from Intoxicated on Life

Never Fail Brownies from Cultured Palate

Frozen Treats

Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream from Virginia

Homemade Fudgesicles (dairy free/sugar free) from Intoxicated on Life

“Chaconut” Ice Cream from A Gypsy Herbal

Triple Mint Cookies and Cream Ice Cream from Nourishing Simplicity

Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream (DF) from Katie Mae Stanley via the Nourishing Gourmet


Easy Homemade Peanutbutter Cups from Imperfect Homemaker

Sugar-free, Dairy-free Cacao Kisses from It Takes Time

Chocolate-Oat Truffles (V/GF/DF) from Jaimie

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark from Nourishing Simplicity

37 Homemade Candy Recipes from Purposeful Nutrition

Chocolate and…

Double Chocolate Macaroon Tarts (GF/DF) from Back to the Book Nutrition

Chocolate Covered Bacon from Cultured Palate

Glazed Chocolate Stove-top Doughnuts (gluten-free) from This House of Joy

No Nut Nutella from The Pistachio Project

Raw Cacao Smoothie   from A Proverbs 31 Wife

Real Food Chocolate Whipped Cream from Nourishing Simplicity

Chocolate Muffins  from Well Fed Family

Chocolate Beverages

Ultimate Homemade Hot Chocolate from Back to the Book Nutrition

Real Food Salted Caramel Mocha from Nourishing Simplicity

Classic Nourishing Hot Cocoa from Nourishing Simplicity

Simple Make-At-Home Mocha from Nourishing Simplicity

Which of these are your favorites? Leave us a comment telling which one you want to make next! Be sure to check out the rest of the Best of 2014 roundup posts by using the links here.

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