Raw By Rae Dessert Treats

by Alli

Thanks to Raw By Rae for providing me with product samples.  All opinions, as always, are my own.

When I was asked if I was interested in trying Raw by Rae dessert treats, they had me at dessert.  I rarely turn down a good dessert.  Except . . .

My daughter is getting married next May and I’ve been told that I don’t look old enough to have grown children, but the fact of the matter is, I do and I am.

And I know it’s all about that bride, bout that bride, – oh, heck, who am I kidding?  It’s about the mother of the bride, too.  I mean, it will probably take me longer to decide on a dress than it does my daughter.  I have to walk down that aisle, too, you know. So . . .

I’ve been trying to get in better shape by exercising and eating right.  But . . . dessert still calls my name when I’m at my weakest moments.  When Raw by Rae dessert treats called my name, I thought about resisting until I found out that the desserts are, and I quote, “PALEO – VEGAN – GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE – NO REFINED SUGAR, EGGS OR SOY.”  The treats are “dairy free, egg free, gluten free, grain free, soy free with no artificial sweeteners, no preservatives and no trans fat, which work well with specialty diets including raw, vegan & vegetarian diets.”

Raw By Rae Product

The question remained, “What will they taste like?”  Is this too good to be true?

When I received the desserts, I noticed right away they needed to be stored in the refrigerator.  They come in 14 flavors and I received the Brownie, Salted Caramel, Lemon Coconut and Cinnamon Roll.

Raw by Rae

At first glance, I was prepared to not like them.  They’re raw and they just seemed too healthy for a dessert.  But after my first bite, I was hooked.  The cinnamon roll was my favorite and the Lemon Coconut was a close second.  I actually enjoyed them for breakfast and a snack.  Surprisingly they are very filling, too.

Healthy Desserts

So, while I eat right, exercise and try to find a dream dress for my daughter’s wedding, at least I have delicious, healthy desserts and snacks to look forward to without feeling guilty of indulging.

Oh, yeah, you’ll want to read Rae’s amazing story about being bullied in high school and how these dessert snacks came to be.

You can order them online or purchase at these locations. The cost is $6.00 for a 4-piece box. Check out the website and tell me which flavor you’d choose.  Leave a comment and one lucky winner will receive a sample package!



Ourfamilyworld August 14, 2015 - 8:44 am

Those look delicious! I haven’t tried the Raw by Rae dessert treats. Heading over there to order.

Zan August 14, 2015 - 9:22 am

I would choose the brownie one sounds delish! It is all about the taste isn’t it? It is amazing how these desserts helped her. Glad you can still find some good tasting desserts and still keep in shape for that wedding!

Ally Tyler August 14, 2015 - 10:24 am

This is just what I needed to read! I have lupus & im on a special diet now but I still wanna enjoy sweets! These seem like the perfect dessert for me! Thanks

karen August 14, 2015 - 10:58 am

Sign me up!!! The treat I’ve been searching for. How can you choose one flavor…I’m also going to have to try the cold pressed coffee.

Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai August 14, 2015 - 12:04 pm

Thanks for hosting this lovely party! I always enjoy stopping by to see what’s being shared and featured. Hope we will see you at the Home Matters Party — we are having a VERY SPECIAL PARTY! Don’t miss it… 🙂

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Fi Ní Neachtáin August 14, 2015 - 1:45 pm

A healthy and yummy dessert option? I’m sold! They look lovely, I don’t think I’ve ever eaten raw ingredients like that before. How great that they’re free from so many things.

Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle August 14, 2015 - 1:59 pm

I’ve never heard of Raw by Rae before, but I’m headed over to check them out. Everything you showed looks delicious.

Jeannette August 14, 2015 - 2:44 pm

Wow – these look like delicious desserts! I’m not familiar at all with this brand but I think I need to change that starting now!

Deb- It's me, debcb! August 14, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Those look delicious!

chanelle August 14, 2015 - 3:26 pm

These treats sound too good to be true! I love sweets, but always feel guilty about the amount of sugar. Because they are “healthy” and not made with dairy, eggs or sugar, did it taste the same as regular candy?

Tracy @ Ascending Butterfly August 14, 2015 - 7:11 pm

After checking out the site I’m torn between coconut brownie and the Lemon Coconut! Congrats on your DD’s upcoming nuptials, mazel =)

Kristen from The Road to Domestication August 14, 2015 - 9:30 pm

Ooo, those look amazing! My motto – if it’s gluten-free, then it’s for me!

Felicita Moncada August 14, 2015 - 10:02 pm

Those look so yummy! The coconut brownie sounds amazing. I love anything with coconut so I definitely would love to try that.

Paula August 15, 2015 - 1:02 am

I’ve been thinking about changing up my diet, maybe going Paleo, so a dessert that would fit into that plan would be awesome! I’d be interested in all of the flavors, but am intrigued by the cinnamon roll one the most, especially with your endorsement!

Annemarie LeBlanc August 15, 2015 - 1:12 am

If I only had my way, these yummy treats would be the main course, instead of dessert! I will check out their site and see what else they have to offer.

HilLesha August 15, 2015 - 1:29 am

I don’t eat sweets that much, but I will get a craving every now and then. I love the fact that this is vegan since I mostly eat vegan foods anyways. 🙂

rika agustini August 15, 2015 - 1:38 am

i love raw snacks. Healthier and less processed! Never tried this brand before

Mimi "MimiCuteLips" Green August 15, 2015 - 7:42 am

I’ve never heard of these but I’m really curious now. When you mentioned the flavors I got excited about the cinnamon flavor immediately. Then you said it was your favorite, I need to try these things out.

Jeanine August 15, 2015 - 10:14 am

Yum! These look delicious. I hadn’t heard of this compant before but now I think need to check them out!

Dawn August 15, 2015 - 11:52 am

These look super tasty. I like the salted caramel flavor! I have always been a fan of salty and sweet.

Jamela Porter August 15, 2015 - 3:16 pm

I would die for the salted caramel. This is the first I have heard of this brand, I will have to check it out.

Jenni E. {Sweet Pennies from Heaven} August 15, 2015 - 9:07 pm

Gosh, they certainly do look delicious! Congrats to you on your big day, errr……HER big day, haha! These sound like the perfect sweet treat to me, especially if they’ll help keep me in check on the scale!

Shaney Vijendranath August 16, 2015 - 5:27 am

Can you send some over to South Africa? 😛 They look delicious, you making me drool here! I’m a huge dessert fan.

Rosey August 16, 2015 - 7:56 am

Those look tasty enough to sample through the screen. I’d love to try them.

Paula Schuck August 16, 2015 - 10:08 am

I have never heard of Raw by Rae before. I am always looking for Vegan and Gluten free options. They look delicious. I would love to try the Salted Caramel first.

ricci August 16, 2015 - 10:41 am

Now these look delicious! I have never heard of this brand before but I will definitely look for it!! I am always on the look out for new things to try, especially sweet things!!

Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai August 16, 2015 - 10:46 am

I love caramel more than chocolate, so it would have to be the salted caramels for me! 🙂

Life With Lorelai

Lynndee August 16, 2015 - 11:53 am

My sweet tooth is telling me to try those ASAP. LOL. I will definitely have no second thoughts if they will ask me to try those too. 🙂

Carin Kilby Clark August 16, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Dessert is my weakness! I definitely need to try these out. They look amazing and my sweet tooth needs a more “weight friendly” way to be satisfied. LOL

Erin August 16, 2015 - 9:03 pm

Yum! Those look absolutely delicious! I would seriously love to try any of those. Like asap. lol.

Kristin August 17, 2015 - 9:27 am

These look mighty tasty. Yum Thanks for the share.

CourtneyLynne August 17, 2015 - 3:49 pm

I was lucky enough to get some samples too!!! Honestly not that bad! I was expecting them to taste goofy since they are vegan… And they were pretty tasty!


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