Tag: Dessert

ORANGE BLOSSOM OAT COOKIES

Cookies! Summer or Winter they are always a welcome dessert or afternoon treat with tea, coffee, or milk. What makes these cookies extra special is that they are light, airy, crisp. Yes, and they are gluten-free. Oat flour and powdered pecans are the unique ingredients here. Flavor? Ahhhhh my most favored […]

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE

What type of chocolate cake do YOU like? There are a gazillion recipes for chocolate cake. So the real determination as to what recipe you will love is to determine what you want out of the flavor of chocolate. There are those that prefer milk chocolate anything, which is less […]

CREME BRULEE

Chefs, as with all artists, are inspired by some of the most peculiar things. I like to call this creation: Winter Forest Creme Brûlée! Starbucks. I walked into a Starbucks shop the other day and a strange, weird new drink caught my eye. Juniper, sage, latte with a sprinkle of […]

FRUIT & NUT BITES

Healthy desserts, and healthy snacks that satisfy, are not easy to come by. Fruit and nuts, in any form, are often a good standby. Sometimes you want a little something creamy to satisfy that hankering for a piece of cheesecake, or ice cream. Ugh, health! These little Date Bites were […]

FIG TARTS

Nothing says ‘hello September’ to me like FIGS! Big fat juicy figs falling off the tree, tempting all with their sweetness. How is it that nearly three generations of Americans thought figs were some dried up fruit, from a far-off land, squished inside of two pieces of dough, and called […]

ALMOND ESPRESSO POPSICLES

Every afternoon, throughout the summer, I find myself looking for something icy cold, with just a little kick of caffeine, and of course… healthy! These Almond Popsicles have become my summer afternoon treat. Lots of crushed almonds, a few dates to sweeten, (instead of sugar) a splash of espresso, and […]

VALENTINE TAPAS AT HOME

Take a cozy nook in your home and turn it into a Valentine Date Night! While dining out might sound like a good idea on this night, consider the possibilities if you were to create something new and different right there in your own home, with a simple meal, conversation […]

APPLE & ORANGE GALETTE

A formless fruit pie offers so many possibilities, and so I took liberties to create this very bright tasting twist on the well-known solo apple! Hope you enjoy! Ingredients Yields one large or several small 1 pie crust – store bought or try our Homemade Pie Crust 4 apples – […]

BLACKBERRY VEGAN CHEESECAKE

Healthy Sweets.  For those who love their sweets AND their figure, this beautifully delicious Blackberry Vegan Cheesecake is for you! There are three easy steps. Once assembled, it chills in the fridge until you are ready to serve. Makes 12 mini or 1 large Crust Pitted dates – 2 cups […]

S’MORES VODKA ICE CREAM

Ice Cream is great. Vodka Ice Cream is better. S’MORES VODKA ICE CREAM IS BEST! If you loved my S’MORES VODKA MARTINI, you are sure to crave the less alcohol version, in an Ice Cream. It’s fast, easy, and an investment in an ice cream machine (about $65.00) will make […]