Tag Archive: Desserts

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

Matcha Run-of-the-Mill Smoothie

Matcha is all the rage these days. It refers to a finely ground, powdered, high quality green tea. The powder is used not only in drinks, but in green tea ice cream, mochi,… Continue reading

Oatmeal, Almond Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies

I once gave my Mom a birthday card that showed a hand flicking raisins out of a cookie and read on the outside, “One of the many reasons I love you…” On the… Continue reading

Caramel Apple Ice Cream

I am a lover of caramel apples. Ever since I was a kid, if I ever found myself at a carnival or amusement park I’d look right past the big swirly lollipops and… Continue reading

Rice Krispie Pops

My lovely friend brought by a package of my favorite Sweet & Sara marshmallows that can only be found at one Whole Foods Market in the county where we live. It’s sort of a… Continue reading

Chocolate-Banana-Zucchini Bread

There’s really nothing better than devising ways to make chocolate an acceptable breakfast food. Given the fact that it’s combined with a fruit and a vegetable in this here bread, I’d like to… Continue reading

Kiwi Parfait

This deliciously refreshing parfait is perfect for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or even a healthy dessert! It’s so simple to make but looks gorgeous in a vintage wine glass. I made this for… Continue reading

Chocolate-Caramel Dipped Pears

I was in the mood for something decadent but refreshing. Those two things can be hard to find in a single dessert but crisp fruit dipped in gooey chocolate and caramel fit the… Continue reading

Gone Bananas Finale: Banana Cake with Buttercream Frosting

This is the final installment of my Gone Bananas series. The massive pile of bananas that was the result of a Safeway delivery goof-up has finally disappeared and I even had to buy… Continue reading

Gone Bananas Part 2: Banana Brûlée

With the surplus of bananas in our house barely dwindling, I went to work on the second installment of my banana series. “Banana Brûlée” had a nice ring to it and besides, I’ve… Continue reading

Gona Bananas Part 1: Bananas Foster with Coconut Whip (alcohol-free)

We just returned from vacation and so our kitchen was barren, save for the vegan banana bread, vegan peach crisp, and vegan garlic noodles my Mom made and left for us knowing we’d… Continue reading

Gooey Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

I needed chocolate and I needed it badly. Since we were out of chocolate chips, I looked for recipes that used cocoa powder and went from there. These cookies were baked while on… Continue reading