Simple is all well and good. But sometimes, the allure of a triple chocolate truffle (or 5) is undeniable. When you’re having one of those days, try this: Follow the recipe for simple vegan truffles, and roll finished truffles in cocoa powder (this step is optional but it gets you from double to triple on… Read More How to take your simple vegan truffles to the next level
Each time I taste the results of a new vegan no-bake adventure, I wonder how it’s possible that a dessert can taste so good with absolutely no added sugar or dairy. Plus there’s the added benefit of not having to turn on the oven. Oh the places you’ll go with a food processor! This is another… Read More Simple vegan truffles
To say that “spring is in the air” is a terrific understatement. What has occurred outside over the past week is utterly staggering. I suppose spring is just like this in a climate with a year-round growing season, but it’s new to me and absolutely astonishing. Big, pink blooms that have fallen from the trees… Read More Springy vegan tartlets
It’s pretty bewildering that it took me this long to take my homemade chocolate making obsession to new heights. I suppose that I don’t typically buy strawberries in the dead of winter is a good excuse. Still…these are such a no-brainer. As you might imagine, they’re also really easy. Mix the ingredients for the basic chocolate (add… Read More Homemade chocolate covered strawberries
Do you have a mini muffin tin? If so, you are approximately 25 minutes away from homemade peanut butter cups, and for 20 of those minutes, your freezer is doing all the work. Ingredients (Makes one peanut butter cup. Simply multiply the recipe to make as many as you want) 1 Tbsp melted coconut oil… Read More Homemade peanut butter cups
I feel like I’ve been duped. I had this notion that making chocolate was more or less outside the realm of possibility for someone like me: busy, rather penurious, health conscious, and lacking culinary training. Turns out I couldn’t have been more wrong. This is all you need to make amazing chocolate: And if… Read More Homemade chocolate!
What happens when you “no-bake” a cake for your class, and then you’re too sick to go to class? You get to eat the whole thing… Lucky me! Because this cake is ridiculously good, and has just a tiny drop of honey as added sweetener. The rest of the sweetness comes from dates. (Loooove those… Read More Healthy chocolate mousse cake with cashew cream