Category Archives: Chocolate

Gingerbread Frosted Brownies

I haven’t invented a recipe in a long time.  Mainly because I’ve been sticking with my usual favorites and haven’t been creating anything new– until I wanted to make a gingerbread frosting and could only find cream-cheese frostings for gingerbread … Continue reading

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Food Photo Roundup 1: Desserts

          I’ve been busy spring cleaning my food photo collection (haven’t gotten to the house yet)… I am guilty of accumulating pictures with the good intention of writing blog posts about them–  but then life gets … Continue reading

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LOVE Yourself– and Notice CHANGES Happen

        Valentine’s Day is coming… Some say it’s a stupid holiday created by the devious floral, candy, jewelry and greeting card industries.  Maybe they do take advantage, but I say if there is a day that has … Continue reading

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8 Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Hello!  These are gift recommendations from someone whose life revolves around eating and talking about eating–  so you know they are all going to be food (or beverage) related.  They also happen to be things I have around my kitchen … Continue reading

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Date-Sweetened Fridge Fudge

  Does topping fudge with hemp seeds make it healthy?  I think so! I wanted to create a rich, chewy fudge with no refined sweeteners.  This recipe uses soft, naturally sweet medjool dates.  Blended up with a few other ingredients, … Continue reading

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A COOL Use for All That Zucchini

  Does overabundance anxiety disorder exist?  I have this thing about not wasting good food.  And while I am always extremely grateful when I have a full fridge, I also experience a sense of unease when I’ve got too much … Continue reading

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I LOVE a Healthier Pizza

Aside from the occasional frozen vegan pizza (not recommended) I haven’t had pizza in longer than I can remember.  All that wheat in the crust, even if I found the whole wheat dough or made my own from whole wheat … Continue reading

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Flourless Brownies with Cocoa Icing

  Forget running out for bread and milk.  If you are going to be snowed in for a day or two, make sure you have the essentials like cocoa powder and coconut oil around.  Stay home, keep yourself warm and … Continue reading

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Mint-Chocolate Truffles

This recipe for chocolate truffles may be recycled from 3 years ago (with a peppermint twist this time), but you’ll thank me for reminding you that it is that time of year to make them again.  The combination of chocolate … Continue reading

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Paleo Desserts

  Flourless Mocha Bacon Brownies! (recipe from Practical Paleo cookbook and posted here)       In the past couple of years my opinion of the Paleo diet has cycled from:  annoyance/seriously these people are going to give themselves heart … Continue reading

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