Tag Archive: Chocolate

Fudgey Almond Swirl Brownies (Gluten-Free)

My husband and I are part of a couples group where there are 3 vegans, 1 vegetarian and one who’s gluten-free. Throw our kids into the mix when we gather as full families… Continue reading

Pumpkin Chocolate Chmelt Muffins

We just took our kids to play in the snow for the first time. Before now, they’d scooped up some melting snow in Yosemite National Park or driven past snow-capped mountains in the… Continue reading

Orange Brownies

I love the combination of orange and chocolate. I recently reinvented the traditional lemon square and created the Orange Square instead. Happy with the way that turned out, I thought I’d try making… Continue reading

Chocolate-Graham-Cracker-Bottomed Banana Cream Parfaits

I know the name is a mouthful but it’s fitting considering you’ll devour this thing by the mouthful! This fun, simple dessert hits all the right notes. The sweet tang of the banana… Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

The cooler fall weather always puts me in the mood for baking. With Thanksgiving coming up, I thought dried cranberries was the perfect addition to the classic chocolate chip cookie. My family loved… Continue reading

Banana Boats

As you can see, my girls could barely contain their excitement. This is a simple, fun dessert idea to do with kids. You may have even seen or done something similar while on… Continue reading

Chocolate Almond Crescents

I was in desperate need of an almond paste fix. And a chocolate fix was approaching steadily after. These crescents rolls filled with a sweet layer of each hit the spot. They’re like… Continue reading

Nutella Wontons

I promised I’d do something good with that Chocolate Hazelnut Spread from the other day. I first saw this idea years ago on an episode of Everyday Italian with Giada De Laurentiis. Of… Continue reading

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Nutella rocks. I LOVED the creamy chocolate-hazelnut spread back when I was eating dairy products. I could polish off an entire tub in a matter of days, one spoonful at a time. But… Continue reading

Almond Ice Cream Bon Bons

We’ve all heard the sayings about sitting on the couch eating bon bons, right? Well whether you’re brooding, gossiping, or just simply pigging out on your couch, these delicious little things will complete… Continue reading

Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes

Avocados are creamy, rich, decadent and good for you. So why not put them into a cupcake?!? Chocolate and avocado make for an awesome pair in this stunning recipe. The avocado replaces the… Continue reading

Poached Pears in Chocolate with Cinnamon Croutons

I love reading cookbooks for leisure. I curl up on the couch after the kids are in bed, wrap myself in a soft blanket, and flip through my collection of vegan/vegetarian cookbooks, page… Continue reading