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 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…)
Back in high school, I was in the marching band (flute section!) and during those few years, we had a pretty tight-knit group. Between late practices, weekends at competitions and sweating out band camp in the blazing sun of August, we had a lot in common by the end of the year (sunburn, smelling bad..). One of the main things everyone in our group loved was, of course, food! Most gatherings or hangouts revolved (more…)
If there’s going to be one thing that my husband and I agree wholeheartedly on, it’s chocolate desserts. He’s 100% a chocolate or die kind of guy, craving the kind of desserts that are chocolate on chocolate (like these sweet cookies), while I’ll gladly take any chocolate dessert, but also love a fruity dessert thrown in there occasionally too. Really, I’ve been testing these vegan deep dish brownies to celebrate (more…)