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3 decadent chocolate desserts that can be made vegan, gluten-free and healthier

Food allergies are hard to handle and can sometimes take the joy out of eating — especially if your list of restrictions is long. You're in luck because Gesine Bullock-Prado wants to help. Here, the pastry chef and author of "Let Them Eat Cake," is sharing some of her favorite chocolate dessert recipes — including cookies, whoopie pies and chocolate zucchini bread — with instructions on how to modify each recipe to make it vegan, gluten-free or just all around healthier.

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The Big Winooski
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14
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Mmmm...chocolately zucchini bread is a tasty treat!
Chocolate zucchini bread
Chocolate zucchini bread
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two 7-by-3½-inch loaves
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Who can resist chocolate whoopie pies?
Chocolate whoopie pies
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12
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This article was originally published Mar. 5, 2015 at 8:31 a.m. ET.

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