Category Archives: Dessert

The Vegan Experiment, Day 17: Mango Bok Choy Stir Fry and Chocolate Sea Salt Blood Oranges

It’s been a long week. This weekend, I flew to Texas to help my best friend’s boyfriend propose to her 🙂 The proposal went very well (she said yes, of course), and I got to begin my official Maid of … Continue reading

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The Vegan Experiment, Day 12: Pretzel Bites and Sea Salt Brownies

Thursdays are the best days. Well, this semester, anyway! I don’t have graduate classes or any teaching responsibilities on Thursdays, so I don’t have to leave my house at all until it’s time to depart for my weekly East Coast … Continue reading

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A Very Vegan Fall Afternoon: Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Apple Crisp Treats

One of the best things about fall is that the university where I work/attend school takes a “Fall Break” in October. I get a four day weekend to relax, sleep, watch Doctor Who…and do some cooking 😀 We had a gorgeous … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Fall is my favorite season (well…almost. Winter will always be my favorite, but just barely). I love the colors of the leaves, the gorgeous cool weather, rainstorms, spiced apple cider, and getting to wear coats again. Seriously, coats are fantastic. … Continue reading

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Avocados are Awesome: Vegan Corn Chowder and Dark Chocolate Mousse

I discovered avocados when I started my healthier eating journey last summer. I’d always been put off by them before because of the texture, but after months of listening to people rave about the health benefits, I thought I’d give … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Who doesn’t love fudge? Seriously, that stuff is amazing. Every year at Christmas, I make a mint dark chocolate fudge for my family, and it rarely lasts for 24 hours. It’s thick, creamy, rich, and completely decadent. There’s two problems … Continue reading

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Stress Baking: The Gluten-Free Cookie Edition

Fall officially started for me on August 12th. Yes, it was still hot outside (90+ degrees in the shade…gross) and pumpkin everything had yet to make its annual appearance, but it was still fall. Because school started! My university begins … Continue reading

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First Foray into Vegan Baking: Salted Caramel Cupcakes

I LOVE cupcakes. Who doesn’t? A well-crafted cupcake is a little piece of Heaven: light, fluffy, with a creamy and sweet frosting. When I get married, I want to have cupcakes at my wedding instead of a cake, I love … Continue reading

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Eat Local: Farmer’s Market Edition

I have many soapboxes, but the one I get on the most (at least recently) is about eating locally. Whenever possible, I try to buy local produce and other edible products, eat at local restaurants, and support the local farms. … Continue reading

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Muffins and Soups and Pie, oh My!

Grey, rainy days where you don’t have to go to work just call for hours of cooking! I had nowhere to go today, and the downpour outside discouraged me from walking to the bus to go anywhere, and I really … Continue reading

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