Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan)

I've been wanting to make these cookies for several months now, and here they are! I've never been a fan of oatmeal raisin cookies (I mean, why choose raisins when you can have chocolate chips?) but I love cranberry orange oatmeal, so why not have it in a cookie? It is perfect! They are sweet,… Continue reading Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan)


Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

I've noticed that I'm a little behind on celebrating these National XX Days. Apparently today was National Grilled Cheese Day.  I wonder what's coming up next. Does anyone know? And the recipe that I have to share today would actually have been perfect last week for National PB&J Day ... but it's still perfect, as… Continue reading Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes


Pumpkin Spice Affogato

One of the greatest things that happened to our household over the summer is that we got an amazing new espresso machine. We had one before, and it was very nice and high quality, but it took some time to heat the water - like 30 minutes! - and to get it all ready to… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Affogato


Sugar-Free Mango-Filled Vegan Cupcakes

I had the privilege of being invited to make a cake for a special occasion last week. As plans ebb and flow, the cake ultimately turned into a set of mini-cupcakes, which is actually more fun in some ways. I mean, who doesn't love a little bite-sized fruity confection to pop into your mouth? :)… Continue reading Sugar-Free Mango-Filled Vegan Cupcakes


Gluten-Free Spice Cake with Cinnamon-Orange Cream

One of the things that I try to do in all of my cooking classes is to give information and recipes that the participants can personalize and make their own at home. Rather than having to make the 4 recipes we use over and over again, the participants have a foundation to turn them into… Continue reading Gluten-Free Spice Cake with Cinnamon-Orange Cream


Mango Chia Rice Pudding ~ Vegan MOFO 2013

Happy MOFO Day 3! Have you been checking out the other amazing things that have been posted? So much deliciousness out there! Every so often when I was a little girl, my grandmother would pick me up by myself and take me out for dessert. And with 26 grandchildren, that was no small feat. We'd… Continue reading Mango Chia Rice Pudding ~ Vegan MOFO 2013