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

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

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

(Healthy) Shrimp Fried Rice

I probably didn't really need to put the parentheses in front of the title, but just in case you thought I was changing my focus... Here is the healthiest shrimp fried rice you will ever eat. After two weeks of beans and vegetables (even with very different tastes) and a lot of fried eggs, I … Continue reading (Healthy) Shrimp Fried Rice

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

Put an Egg on It

For the past two weeks, I have found myself getting home from the gym or work later and later. As much as I would like to cook up some fantastic dinner, I have nowhere near enough time, energy, or creativity left at the end of a long day. In a perfect world, I spend all … Continue reading Put an Egg on It