dessert

chocolate breakfast shake

April 23, 2017

There aren’t many options for a vegan when the craving for a milkshake hits, especially CHOCOLATE.  This is my attempt to even the playing field with a rich shake that makes for a simple breakfast. The flax seeds, cashews, and peanut butter …

gingersnap cookies

November 20, 2016

The quintessential gingersnap cookie, it seems Christmas time hasn’t truly arrived until I’ve made a few batches of these beauties.  I know Christmas isn’t here quite yet, but it seemed that baking was a productive way to procrastinate studying. I will warn …

zucchini loaf

April 25, 2016

This zucchini loaf is just the thing to kick off the springtime!  We guarantee that this bread will be a hit, you may not want to share it (although you would be super cool if you did). If you’ve never tried cooking …

banana walnut scones

March 18, 2016

Enjoy these fluffy morsels of gluten-free goodness, sweetened with bananas and maple syrup, with a bit of walnut crunch. A great treat for a lazy weekend morning, imagine chowing down on some warm scones right out of the oven! Sounds pretty awesome …

chia pudding parfait

February 2, 2016

Everyone loves parfait! Right?  Whip up this pudding overnight for a simple and delicious breakfast or dessert. If you haven’t tried chia seeds before, this recipe is an easy way to test them out.  These little seeds soak up whatever liquid they …

cappuccino muffin

January 13, 2016

Simple and rich muffins that come together in 30 minutes or less.  Although the title of this recipe makes it sound like these muffins will have a super-strong coffee taste, it is more of an undertone to the dark chocolate. This recipe …

lemon poppyseed muffin

January 13, 2016

Chris is a big fan of any dessert containing lemon, so when I made these for the first time they were an instant hit.  They smelled so great while baking that we practically inhaled them the minute they came out of the …

chocolate orange muffin

January 1, 2016

I think we all find a way to convince ourselves that muffins are healthy and definitely not the same as cupcakes.  Maybe because there’s no icing?  On the plus side, the chocolate in these muffins is dark chocolate, which is definitely healthy …