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Going paleo means cutting out several food groups from your diet: anything processed, sugars, dairy, grains, legumes, starches, and alcohol. While what’s left are heart-healthy whole foods guaranteed to nourish your body, you may be wondering how you’ll survive without the occasional sugar fix.
Fear not! There are a variety of paleo-friendly substitutes for wheat flour and refined sugar that make baking on a paleo diet a cinch. With a few additions to your pantry, you’ll be churning out paleo desserts in no time. The best part? Paleo desserts are made with whole foods and unrefined sugars, you won’t be feeling that crash later on.
Paleo Banana Cake
Paleo Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies
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