Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pie

This year I made my own birthday cake. How else are you supposed to get exactly the cake you want if you don’t make it yourself? Having returned from Puerto Rico that week, I wanted to keep up with the vegan deliciousness. Also, after eating so many whole foods and no processed sugar, cake and … Continue reading Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pie

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Coconut Cream Fruit Tart

This recipe has been in the works in my head for quite a while. I have always loved looking at fruit tarts in the grocery store and bakery, but they are such a disappointment whenever I actually try them. I don't much care for pastry crust or custard, which already kills two thirds of it. Good … Continue reading Coconut Cream Fruit Tart

Cinnamon Buns

I finally made them! With Easter brunch, I figured there was no better time than to finally make the cinnamon buns that I have always drooled over but never gotten around to making. The only problem this time was, what recipe to use? I have been pinning and bookmarking cinnamon bun recipes for months at … Continue reading Cinnamon Buns

Chai Spiced Almond Butter

Happy Easter weekend! I finally had some time to get back in the kitchen today and baked through all the top recipes on my to-do list, and then some. This recipe was actually a by-product, but I had the almonds, spices, and food processor out, so I couldn’t resist. Once the kitchen is messy, another … Continue reading Chai Spiced Almond Butter

Chocolate Microwave Mugcake

            This is what you make when you get to the end of a meal and aren’t quite satisfied yet. It’s perfect because it’s quick, easy, customizable, and single serving. All you need is a mug, a microwave, a few basic ingredients, and some creativity. This is a fairly basic … Continue reading Chocolate Microwave Mugcake

Spicing Things Up

I’ve spent the past few weeks enjoying meals spiced with garlic, cumin, and cayenne. Delicious, strong flavors that taste good with pretty much everything; I’ve been adding them to eggs, beans, onions, kale, and Brussels sprouts. Last Sunday, I made a big batch of cumin and garlic spiced beans and veggies that I ate for … Continue reading Spicing Things Up

Mint Chocolate Chip Pie

Happy belated Pi Day and happy early St. Patrick’s Day! I never really got too excited about either holiday on its own, as I didn’t even realize Pi Day was a holiday until a few years ago, and I am exactly 0% Irish. However, when you combine the two days, you get a celebration of … Continue reading Mint Chocolate Chip Pie