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

Baked Pumpkin Pudding Pie

Baked Pumpkin Pudding Pie

My mom used to make THE most amazing Pumpkin Chiffon Pie, the finest in all the land… She used to tell us that it was the same pumpkin pie that Mamie Eisenhower served in the White House. (Does anyone else … Continue reading

Applesauce Ginger Bundt Cake with Maple Glaze

Applesauce Ginger Bundt Cake with Maple Glaze

You’ll be counting down the minutes until this cake comes out of the oven as the warm flavors of ginger and cinnamon fill your home. It’s a perfect dessert to serve with coffee on a cozy night in, or share with friends … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Power Balls

Peanut Butter Power Balls

These little beauties are deliciously addictive, and perfect for a busy afternoon with no time for baking. Just add oats, peanut butter, and dried fruit to your food processor for an instant, energy-packed treat. These always disappear quicky, so you … 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

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

Warm weather is here, and fresh strawberries are at their very finest. So of course it’s time to add them to ice cream. You may have read about Ben and Jerry’s and their new nondairy ice creams. I do applaud … 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