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Vegan Bananas Foster

I was introduced to Bananas Foster, recently, and while I didn’t want any after a 6 course meal, I was challenged to create a vegan version that could rival the original. After googling several recipes, I knew only one thing: Challenge accepted. I got this…

Vegan Orange Cookies

My Grandmother Dorothy had two signature recipes. Orange cookies, and bourbon slush (which I’ll save for another time!).  And though I used vegan ingredients, they taste just as I remember, especially because I burned the first batch.

Chocolate Pumpkin Cups

If you are looking for an easy crowd-pleasing dessert, this will do the trick. Memories of Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups flow sweeter than the reality; high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, and a ridiculous amount of sugar are nothing to smile about.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Harvest time usually brings too many huge zucchinis that sit on the kitchen counter, impatiently begging to be consumed rather than composted.  I make our favorite chocolate zucchini cake and gluten free muffins all in the same afternoon. We eat some, we freeze some,...

Easy and Sweet! Beautiful Beet Ice Cream

For quite some time, I’ve been into creating savory desserts. But baking in this summer heat wave is not an option, so I decided to take a stab at vegan ice cream. Why vegan? It began when my partner discovered his cholesterol was off the charts. Though he's in his...

5 Minute Vegan Ice Cream

Vegan Ice cream doesn't have to be complicated. It's doesn't even have to be ice cream. Complicated recipes and delicate preparation techniques are rewarding, but simple can be just as scrumptious as strenuous. I used to push my near-rotten bananas on the kids in a...

Monster Cocoa Balls

My son wanted to create in the kitchen, so I let him have at it. He added a little of this and a little of that to the food processor, let it rip, then added some more. The result was a delicious and nutritious dessert ball that we all loved! Way to go, Andrew!!! P.S....