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

Chocolate Valentine Cupcakes

Chocolate Valentine Cupcakes

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it might be your turn to go from chocolate inspiration to warm cupcake magic. Cupcakes, also called Fairy Cakes, are a cultural phenomenon with almost universal appeal. According to Everything Cupcakes, “The first mention of the cupcake can … Continue reading

Chocolate Crispy Peanut Butter Fudge with Dried Cherries

Chocolate Crispy Peanut Butter Fudge with Dried Cherries

Since it’s the holiday season, and time for celebrating, today I’m sharing this special recipe with you for decadent, gift-worthy fudge, made with pure, very simple ingredients. This fudge is too good, really, and it’s as easy as can be! And on top … Continue reading

Chocolate-Dipped Marshmallows

Chocolate-Dipped Marshmallows

This little treat is barely a recipe, but it is so much fun to make and eat that I am compelled to share with you! The toughest assignment, depending upon where you live, may be finding vegan marshmallows. Since conventional marshmallows … Continue reading

Unbaked Fudgy Brownies

Unbaked Fudgy Brownies

My friend, artist and author Nava Atlas, is just about to launch her next highly anticipated book, Plant Power: Transform Your Kitchen, Plate, and Life with More Than 150 Fresh and Flavorful Vegan Recipes. Although we all have to wait just a tiny … Continue reading

Chocolate Brandy Truffles

Chocolate Brandy Truffles

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I share with you these OMG so good, perfect truffles.  I am never too far out of touch with my inner chocoholic, which, according to the dictionary, is a person who is addicted to, or … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Blondies

Chocolate Chip Blondies

That chocolate craving hits, and the search begins for something sweet and homemade. It happens all the time. I love baking a pan of bar cookies for a sweet tooth emergency of this sort, because it’s such an efficient solution. The … Continue reading