Category Archives: desserts

SRC: Peanut Butter Nutella Cookies from Sweet and Savory Tooth

It’s Secret Recipe Club time again! This month I was introduced to Sweet and Savory Tooth, written by Heather – a stay-at-home mom and avid cookbook collector (not to mention Disney fanatic). For the first go-round with Heather’s recipe index, … Continue reading

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Nutella Truffles

I’m finding all sorts of fun things to do with my home made nutella. Today, the kiddo put a spoonful of it in hot almond milk. Instant nutella hot chocolate. That kid is a genius, I tell ya. Meanwhile, I … Continue reading

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3 Ingredient Nutella

I remember when nutella wasn’t readily available on the shelf of every grocery store in town. My sister, the francophile, discovered it when she went to France as a foreign exchange student. She came back raving about nutella on croissants … Continue reading

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Grain-Free Vegan Cookie Bars

You know that saying, “best laid plans?” Well, that’s how things have been going around here lately. It’s December 5th and I haven’t made a single Christmas cookie. Well, strike that. I made a raw cranberry almond pinwheel cookie. Um….no. … Continue reading

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Choco-Nut Drops Take Two

I’ve already posted a recipe for Choco Nut Drops. But, I got a question on that post wondering if they could be made somehow without the peanut flour. I get substitution questions often, and while I always try to offer … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Oh shush. Yes I know. EVERYONE is doing pumpkin. Call me trendy. Can I help it that it’s what the kiddo wanted? And you know how I never say no to what the kiddo wants. And, besides, there’s a good … Continue reading

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SRC: Adventures in Dinner – Panna Cotta

It’s that time again – time for another edition of Secret Recipe Club. SRC is a virtual food blogger secret Santa party. All the participants are secretly assigned another blog to explore. We’re to select a recipe to make or … Continue reading

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Banana Brownies (nut-free, grain-free, vegan, sugar-free)

Despite the fact that these brownies are typically considered the kiddo’s favorite, this is how this morning’s conversation went… Kiddo: “These are nummy! Best brownies I’ve ever had. Awesome!…. You know what would make these even better? Peanut butter.” Me: … Continue reading

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SRC: Banana Cake (365 Days of Baking)

Have you heard about the Secret Recipe Club? It’s a monthly food blogger event where each blogger is secretly assigned another blog from which to draw inspiration. There are so many participants that posts actually go out three times a … Continue reading

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Vegan Soy-Free French Silk Pie

My mom’s birthday was last weekend. She recently discovered that she can’t eat dairy. (Big shock – she’s my mom, after all.) I wanted to make something for her for her birthday, and one of her favorites is French Silk … Continue reading

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