Posts tagged as: dessert

Recipe: Almond Moonies / The Best Cookies I’ve Ever Made

July 29th, 2009 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

No but really, these are the best. Like, ever. I don’t even love almond that much, but I was out of vanilla extract at 11 o’clock at night, with sandwich cookies on the brain. Something had to be done. And thus, I stumbled upon these babies in a fit of culinary creativity. Simple, exquisite, and [...]

Recipe: Vegan Pâte Brisée

July 9th, 2009 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

Pâte Brisée (that’s ‘paht bree-ZAY’ ) is just a fancy phrase for pie crust, and since it’s finally summer fruit season, it seems only appropriate to share this delectable all-purpose pastry dough. The delicate, flaky crust works equally well for sweets or savories, from filled desserts to vegan quiche. Easy to master and endlessly versatile, [...]

A Cupcake Interlude . . .

April 24th, 2009 - posted under: Furthermore » Inspiration

  To my dear, dearest readers, Did you know that we’re coming up on three whole months since this little project went live?  And did you know that I’ve blogged every single work day since launch? Every.  Single.  One.  Not that I’m complaining, because I love this, I truly do!!  But man . . . [...]

Recipe: Vegan Sugar-Free Baklava

April 8th, 2009 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

  At the end of 2008, I began a massive and comprehensive overhaul that affected every aspect of my life.  It’s been really awesome.   One small prong in this multi-pronged approach was an attempt to curb my raging sweet tooth. I decided to kick off the new year by going an entire month without any [...]

Recipe: RAW Pecan Torte with Chocolate Ganache

March 24th, 2009 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

  Who said RAW had to be boring?!  Nu-uh, no way!  This decadent dessert – rich, silken chocolate inside its delicate shell - is downright delicious.  Divine Creation I say, not just because it tastes so good, but because it’s so good for you, too!   Raw cacao powder is teeming with antioxidants – over 5 times [...]