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Gluten Free Dairy Free Heart Tarts

It’s almost Valentine’s day so I felt a little inspired to make these gluten-free, dairy-free AND sugar-free heart shaped tarts. They’re packed with protein and are super easy to make.

Heart Tarts

Makes ~ 8 tarts

Tart Base

  • 1 cup pitted Dates
  • 1 cup Almonds (blanched)
  • 1/2 Banana

Coconut Whip Cream

  • 1 1/2 cup Full Fat Organic Coconut milk (canned, should be solid when shaken not milky)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 teaspoons of Stevia (or to taste)

Directions for Tart Base

1. Blend the almonds in a food processor for about 10-15 seconds, doesn’t have to be smooth. We’re going for a little crunchy texture.

2. Add in the pitted dates and 1/2 banana. It helps to cut these up to speed the blending process.

3. Place the base in the freezer for 30 minutes to firm up.

4. After removing from the fridge, use mini heart shape cookie cutters to cut out the base and create pockets in the center and raise the edges so it looks like a heart-shaped bowl. Place in the fridge again to firm up.

Directions for Coconut Whip Cream

5. Pour out the cream from the can and throw out the liquid part that usually sits on top

6. Add the stevia and vanilla and whisk to blend ingredients together

7. Place in the fridge to firm for 1-2 hours.

Then place, and decorate with fruit and coconut flakes! You can let these chill for 1-2 hours in the fridge or overnight until ready to serve. 

fruit and coconut flakes

By |February 10, 2014|Recipes|13 Comments

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    littleblissbook February 17, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    Thank you!

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    Press Leaks February 17, 2014 at 12:57 am

    Looking very pretty and coolll!!!

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    Press Leaks February 17, 2014 at 12:56 am

    Reblogged this on and commented:
    Gluten Free Dairy Free Heart Tarts

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    dedy oktavianus pardede February 16, 2014 at 11:25 am

    Cute little tartlet!!!
    lovin it even more because it’s gluten free….

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    Passenger February 12, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    They look nummy Raki, can’t wait to try them. Thank you for the recipe.

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    blissfulbritt February 11, 2014 at 11:42 am

    Coconut whipped cream is to die for! These look SO good, and packed with FEEL GOODS. I wannntttt!

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    littleblissbook February 11, 2014 at 8:09 am

    Crazy how simple, and healthy it was right? I had so much fun making these, I felt like I was doing a school craft project molding out the little hearts, and the best part is, it was definitely really tasty. The dates add the sweetness, the almonds give it that crunch, the banana complements the nuts, the subtle taste of the coconut mellows the flavors out, and the raspberry gives it a sweet tart.

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    littleblissbook February 11, 2014 at 8:06 am

    It totally was…I’m making another batch. I may have accidentally finished it all haha.

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    littleblissbook February 11, 2014 at 8:03 am

    Thanks Jay!

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    apartmentwife February 10, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free?? they look delicious and simple and.. healthy? it almost seems too good to be true. did they taste good??

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    ellawells February 10, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    they look sooo yummy!

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    JayM February 10, 2014 at 9:26 am

    Mmmmm, looks tasty!

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