Deep Chocolate Brownie Bites

Deep Chocolate Brownie Bites

If you get serious chocolate cravings like I do, these little brownie creations will amaze you. Seriously, every time I make these, they’re quickly devoured – and I mean by everyone. You’ll find it very hard to believe that these … Continue reading

Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bites

Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bites

I love baking!! But baking too many sweets can have a down side, since we never want to tempt those we care about with anything that isn’t ideal for good health, right? Here’s one of my favorite answers to this challenge to satisfy … Continue reading

Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies with Banana-Date Frosting

Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies with Banana-Date Frosting

Holidays and special occasions seem to conjure up thoughts of guilt-inducing, artery-damaging foods, but isn’t a celebration more reason than ever to create and share wonderful recipes that may actually promote vibrant good health? With the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day around the corner, we can challenge ourselves … Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Holiday Bark

Dark Chocolate Holiday Bark

This holiday bark is really easy to make, and just as good as it looks. Serve after a special dinner – or wrap as holiday gifts, tied together with a pretty ribbon to send home with your guests. DARK CHOCOLATE HOLIDAY BARK 5 ounces … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

So, yea, this isn’t really a recipe. It’s more of an ode to the beauty of simplicity. Nothing compares to the elegance of this classic, and it’s fabulous year-round. I find that gently melting the finest vegan chocolate creates a perfect … Continue reading

Chocolate Banana Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chocolate Banana Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Oh my goodness. Ice cream sandwiches! This lovely summer indulgence begins with an easy, chewy cookie, baked from scratch with just a few simple ingredients, and out of the oven in about 10 minutes. Once they cool, sandwich your favorite … Continue reading

Chocolate Brownie Biscotti Bites

Chocolate Brownie Biscotti Bites

Around three or four o’clock in the afternoon, I’m usually ready to push my chair away from my desk and treat myself to a fresh cup of dark roast coffee. When the stars align, my coffee break might include a couple … Continue reading

Chocolate Cherry Pudding Cakes

Chocolate Cherry Pudding Cakes

It’s getting close to Valentine’s Day, and thoughts turn to chocolate. This dessert is impressive and Valentine-worthy with a delicious layer of moist, spongy chocolate cake on top, and a rich chocolate pudding sauce over cherries below. It’s like magic as it … Continue reading

Chocolate Candy Cane Ice Cream

Chocolate Candy Cane Ice Cream

Candy canes and chocolate ice cream together? What could possibly be more fabulous! This ice cream is festive, chocolaty, and refreshing, and will turn any dinner into a special occasion. It’s a great way to punctuate the holiday season! This really is … Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Buttons

Chocolate Peanut Butter Buttons

Standing at my counter the other night, I had the urge to bake something sweet, with no added oils, of course – and I wanted it to be ready fast. I was leaning toward my favorite Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies, … Continue reading

S’mores with Homemade Graham Cookies

S’mores with Homemade Graham Cookies

Everyone loves s’mores, the iconic campfire treat. The earliest reference to them was in the Girl Scouts handbook, in 1927. Of course, they were gooey and yummy, and all the girls wanted some more. Nowadays, we don’t need to wait … Continue reading

Banana Bread with Cherries and Chocolate Chips

Banana Bread with Cherries and Chocolate Chips

Buying too many bananas must just be my habit, because I recently realized that I may bake banana bread more than anything else. Inexplicably, I don’t think I’ve ever written about it, so that’s all about to change. Anyway, often I add … Continue reading