09/19/2013 08:07 am ET

Raw Dessert Recipes (PHOTOS)

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Following a raw diet definitely has its challenges. Eating out with friends can become a nightmare. And even worse is trying to explain at your next family gathering what it means to eat raw. But none of these raw-diet challenges should include having to forgo dessert. Sure, you won't be indulging in the birthday cakes of your youth, but you won't even miss those with these raw dessert recipes.

Raw recipes are impressively good. Between the ice cream, cheesecakes, cookies and chocolates you can make following raw recipes, you won't even notice the absence of butter or eggs for a minute.

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Raw Desserts