Category Archives: cookies

April Unprocessed: Banana Walnut Bites

So, it’s April, and it still doesn’t really feel like spring outside. But, I’ve got the urge to do spring cleaning. And what better way to do spring cleaning than to clean up my diet. Now, this isn’t some crazy cleanse. … Continue reading

Posted in cinnamon, cookies, grain-free, nuts, vegan | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Banana Peanut Butter Bites

“Mom! These melt in your mouth!” cried the swooning kiddo. I’ll take that as a sign. If you want a vegan version, check out my Almost Elvis cookies. Banana Peanut Butter Bites 1 very ripe banana 1/2 cup creamy peanut … Continue reading

Posted in bananas, chocolate, cookies, peanut butter | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

So, this happened. Yes, yes I do have a broken foot. *sigh* Needless to say, I haven’t been doing much recipe development lately. Or, actually, I’ve been throwing stuff together that’s quick and easy and never writing anything down. Popcorn … Continue reading

Posted in cookies, oatmeal, peanut butter | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Citrus Sweeties

It’s February in Wisconsin – the month when we all start longing for signs of spring, and the month which so capriciously teases us with sunny days and snowy nights. Well, if I can’t have spring, at least I can … Continue reading

Posted in cookies, desserts, grain-free, nuts | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Passing a Plate of Chocolate Coconut Goodness

Let’s talk unsweetened chocolate. Growing up, my mom always had an orange box of Baker’s unsweetened chocolate in the cupboard. It was a crucial ingredient in brownies, cakes, my annual birthday chocolate torte, and my dad’s annual birthday whipped frosting. … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Community, chocolate, coconut, cookies, desserts, grain-free, nuts | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

How “Natural” Is Your Peanut Butter?

Growing up, there were always 2 jars of peanut butter in the cupboard – one small jar of Skippy creamy, and one giant jar of Jif crunchy. I was a Jif girl. It wasn’t because I liked crunchy better than … Continue reading

Posted in chocolate, cookies, grain-free, nightshade-free, peanut butter, vegan | 3 Comments

Almond Shortbread Cookies

You know those cookies that they have at all-you-can-eat Chinese buffets? They’re crispy and almondy and probably made with lard and chemicals. And, I loved those things. There aren’t too many things I really miss from my gluten-filled life, but … Continue reading

Posted in cookies, desserts, grain-free, nightshade-free, nut-free, nuts, vegan | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

SRC: Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

It’s time for another episode of Secret Recipe Club. This month, I was assigned Lynsey Lou’s blog, Making Your Days Delicious. It was the kiddo’s turn to pick a recipe. So, while I was thinking of making crushed hot potatoes or … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Community, cinnamon, cookies, grain-free | 16 Comments

Carrot Cake Cookies

Today is Iris’ birthday! Iris is the genius behind The Daily Dietribe, and a published author for whom I was fortunate enough to be a test baker. Iris held a birthday cake challenge this month. I had every intention of … Continue reading

Posted in carrots, cinnamon, cookies, desserts, grain-free, nightshade-free, nut-free, vegan | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Flour Cookies

“Mom, you have to bake something for school. And, it has to be safe for FiFi.” That’s what my son told me when we talked about what he wanted for his birthday. I couldn’t be more proud of him for caring … Continue reading

Posted in chocolate, cookies, desserts, grain-free, nut-free, pumpkin, vegan | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments