Happy Friday! We are so close to the Christmas weekend, so I’m going to keep this post short and sweet. These vegan chocolate peppermint cookies are the crowning glory on my Christmas sweets for the season. I was really crossing my fingers when I made them, hoping they would turn out on the first try. Turns out, using my BFF Sarah’s vegan chocolate chip cookie recipe as a (more…)
Here we are, the week leading up to Christmas! Depending on your stress level, it could be your favorite or least favorite week of the year, but vegan chocolate cream pie always helps, right?. Usually, I’m scrambling to get last minute recipes done and finish my shopping. I’m not much of a procrastinator, but I am one of those ‘find the perfect gift’ types, so I usually search and search until there’s no time left and hurriedly order something (more…)
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Creme brulee has been one of my long-standing, hands down favorite desserts ever since I really learned how to bake. My dad loves creme brulee and as soon as I learned that it’s really not that hard to make (plus you get to use a torch!), it was one dessert that became part of my baking wheelhouse. I mean, who can resist a creamy vanilla custard base with a fun crunchy sugar topping? Now, why it took me THIS (more…)
I know we are drawing nearer and nearer to Christmas (and there are cookies to come!), but I don’t want to forget about brunch! I always forget that the weekends should not only be filled with cookie baking, but brunch too! I’ve been throwing together this (more…)
I couldn’t resist one last vegan dessert before Thanksgiving! While we already hosted friends over the weekend, I’m always SO excited for the day. This year, my parents are coming to visit me and we are going to make a small meal, but I mostly love handling the dessert side of things. I’ve made a version of a vegan chocolate pecan pie in the past, but it had a more oat-based crust and I wanted to make a better version, (more…)
I know, sweet potato salad in May? But hear me out! On my recent visit to my grandparent’s house last month, my grandma enlisted me to help her in making a side for lunch one day. Putting our cooking minds together, we ended up coming up with a cold sweet potato salad, using up some frozen sweet potatoes she had and whipping up a dressing from an old cookbook that would (more…)