Desserts Archives –


  • Have I mentioned that I love dessert…? I especially love it when its quick and easy. Because this recipe uses frozen fruit, it can be pulled together at a moments notice with stuff you can keep on hand in your pantry and freezer.  And, get this…its good for you! With anti-oxidant rich berries, whole oats, no refined sugar and whole wheat flour, this is a dessert that loves you back! Vegan Berry Crisp Ingredients For Filling: mixed berries, thawed (about 32 oz) 3 Tablespoons maple syrup 1 Tablespoon whole wheat pastry flour 3 teaspoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon For Topping: 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup whole cane sugar* *(you…

  • Ok, so here’s what happened. I got back from a family reunion where someone brought bags of oranges, grapefruits and AVOCADOS from their yard… Yes, my heart fluttered! When we left we of course took home a BAG full of the avocados. Avocado lovers, you know what kind of treasure that is! Taco salad night was made complete with an unending supply of ripe avocado to top it. Leftover sourdough bread made the perfect base for avocado toast with freshly ground Himalayan Rock salt and Telicheri Peppercorns. We even enjoyed a simple half of an avocado with a spoon. Yet here I was, left with 7 RIPE AVOCADOS! If I didn’t act soon,…

  • I have something that will make you the coolest mom…party host… person ever. Read on. My husband is the one who loves Halloween. He gets the decorations out, stands outside in the cold, wrangles the hyped-up kids and gets the house Halloween ready. I’m in charge of pictures. And hair and makeup on the big night. I always know there is something super simple I can do so that I’m contributing to the creepy atmosphere. Chia pudding. It looks like hundreds of little eggs! It is SO easy, that I decided to put a little more effort into it. I was looking up edible eyeballs on Google and then remembered…

  • Ok, here’s the deal. There are lots of vegan brownies that are absolutely delicious. I even have a Black Bean brownie on my site that I LOVE. But there is usually something missing from vegan brownies…the crinkle. I don’t know why, but that always bugs me! However as a vegan who cooks and bakes, I also know for some reason it can be challenging to get them to do that crinkle. Just go for flavor and quit chasing the crinkle. I’d tell myself. But why don’t they crinkle? What’s the crinkle all about? What do I have to do to get the CRINKLE!? As you can see…my brownies crinkle! So…