Tag Archive: Chocolate

Eyeball Pudding Pie

It’s that spooky, ghoulish, creepy time of year again… when the question on everyone’s lips is “What are you going to be this year?” My kids make their decision early since their doting… Continue reading

Frangipane Pie Slices

I love how blogs work. My fellow food blogger Chef Ceaser reblogged one of my recipes and as I went to check out the link, I stumbled upon another recipe he had reblogged by… Continue reading

Chocolate Almond Granola

Nothing beats homemade granola. I’ve taste tested endless varieties of packaged granola but none can compare to the robust flavor and wholesome goodness that come with the stuff baked in your very own kitchen. My… Continue reading

Chocolate Pillow Pies (gluten-free option!)

The weather is warming up! And that means sweets are showing up everywhere. Colorful cookies and cake pops are on display in bakery windows. Birthday parties are being announced every weekend with promises of cupcakes… Continue reading

Lavender Shortbread Cookies with Chocolate Creme

Ah, the sandwich cookie. It’s like three desserts in one. The top, the bottom, the filling… what to eat first? My family members approach this dilemma in a variety of ways. My husband pops… Continue reading

Blondie Brownie Cake with Almond Butter Caramel & Chocolate Ganache

Sometimes you just want to eat cake. Nothing fancy… just dense, decadent cake. This Blondie Brownie Cake satisfies that craving and then some. Kids will go crazy over it. Grownups will appreciate the sophistication… Continue reading

S’mores Cookies

It’s my girls’ birthdays tomorrow! Yes, you heard that right. They have the same exact birthday, only two years apart. We call them “twins on a slight delay.” They didn’t want a party… Continue reading

Crunch Candy Bars

Spring is in the air! Here’s a sweet, adorable treat for you to share with family and friends. They would be especially cute at your Easter brunch table. I was inspired by these… Continue reading

Gluten-Free Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes

One of my favorite places to visit is the Whole Spice Napa Valley storefront in the Oxbow Public Market in Napa. I could stare at their shelves for hours, row after row of… Continue reading

Almond Butter Rice Crispy Treats (marshmallow and gluten-free)

The rice crispy treat is hands-down my favorite dessert. I could eat one every day. I love the crispy rice with the chewy marshmallow and the sound it makes when my teeth sink… Continue reading

Almond Butter Cup Brownies

Variations on an adorable Peanut Butter Cup Brownie recipe have been making the rounds on Facebook and Pinterest lately. These mini brownies are so darn cute I just couldn’t resist veganizing them for… Continue reading

No-Bake Almond Butter Pie

It’s been in the mid-80s here in northern California this week. The beautiful, warm days have made me want to spend all day outside while avoiding the hot kitchen. Tonight I was craving… Continue reading