Sweets

Sweets

Silken Chocolate Pudding

This bittersweet pudding is rich and dense.  I think it has just the right amount of sweetness and is heavy on the bitter dark chocolate flavor.  Try it as is but if you prefer a sweeter pudding you can substitute regular cane sugar for the coconut sugar or increase the […]

Desserts, Sweets

Strawberry Shortcake

There are two times each year when I absolutely lose all self control.  One is now, late spring, when the strawberries are perfectly ripe and I make batch after batch of strawberry shortcake.  (The other is in the fall when I make pumpkin pie.  They’re both conduits for whipped cream!)  […]

Breakfast, Sweets

Crispy Granola

There’s nothing better than homemade granola fresh from the oven.  Gluten free?  No problem!  Use gluten free oats and quinoa flakes.  If you’re not gluten free you can use wheat germ instead of the quinoa.  There’s so many ways you can mix up this recipe.  I like mine with almonds, […]

Sweets

Cherry Chia Crunchy Bites

Cha-Cha-Cha-Chia! Remember when chia meant a clay pet that grew green fur? Well chia has come full circle. People now recognize chia seeds for their nutritional benefits just as the ancient Mayan people did. (Chia means “strength” in Mayan). Chia seeds are high in fiber, protein, minerals, omega 3 fatty […]