Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

By Madeleine Ignon | April 13, 2012

chocolate chip cookies

Maybe I am slow to catch on, but my new favorite baking ingredient is almond meal, also known as almond flour. I don’t have a gluten allergy, but I love baking with it as an alternative to flour because then everyone can afford to indulge in a sweet treat.

I find that baking with almond flour yields lighter results, and adds a bit of protein and texture to boot. This recipe is a take on the classic, but made a little healthier. Obviously, glass of cold milk required.


Spiced Vegan Chocolate Mousse Recipe

By Saira Malhotra | March 26, 2012

Photo: elana's pantry

A few weeks ago Shivani Vora, friend and renowned journalist, invited me to a dessert tasting by a company called Vegan Divas. Since I heard the word ‘vegan’ I assumed that I wouldn’t be eating all that much. After all, how were desserts like chocolate mousse going to provide aeration with the absence of whipped eggs and where would that creamy mouth feel come from, that so indulgently coats the mouth, without cream? Read More


Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Recipes

By admin | January 27, 2012

Photo: Kevandy

Photo: Kevandy

The Super Bowl is just around the corner, so we’ll be featuring lots of recipes for you to add to your Super Bowl Party menu this year. This week we’re starting off with a fun dessert recipe that everyone will enjoy.

These peanut butter cup cookies not only look great but are the perfect size to pass around while your guests watch the game without having to fuss with bowls or spoons.

Warning: Try not to put these out when guests first get there however, or else they’ll disappear long before half-time!

Photo: Kevandy 

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Vegan Avocado Chocolate Pudding Recipe

By Aine Carlin | November 17, 2011

chocolate avocado pudding

I should confess at this point to being an unashamed avocado-holic. Avocados rock my world in every way and I don’t just eat them when we’re dining on Mexican. Don’t get me wrong, guacamole is one of my absolute favorite things on earth but I’m just as happy scooping out that creamy flesh with a spoon and eating it as is. Even better, I adore it sliced and on toast with a sprinkling of sea salt, cracked black pepper and few splashes of Tabasco, sheer heaven!

Many people consider avocado to be a savory item (even though it is technically a fruit) and not be used in sweet dishes. But if you’ve ever added mango or pineapple to an avocado salsa you’ll know exactly where I’m coming from on this one. And even if you don’t and your worried there’s going to be an overriding taste of avocado let me put your mind at ease – I defy anyone you serve this to, to identify the primary ingredient in this dessert. Read More


Orange Chocolate Chip Cupcakes Recipe

By | October 6, 2011

Photo: SisterMaryEris

The moist warm air turns crisper and dryer and scant clothing is switched out for heavier and textured. Our cravings and mood respond to these changes in the weather by our desire for decadence and indulgence. What could better satisfy us than soft bites of chocolate chip and orange cupcakes, draped with chocolate ganache? Yes, Fall is here! We need the calories, so why not make it worth it? Fire up your and oven and be ready for that welcoming smell of sweet, citrus, and chocolate to fill your home. Read More


Vegan Fudgy Brownies Recipe

By Aine Carlin | August 4, 2011

Photo: Aine Carlin

Photo: Aine Carlin

Would you just take a look at those brownies! Extremely fudgy brownie goodness, sans sugar and totally vegan – can it get any better?

Without a doubt, these are my best brownie effort yet. I combined the best elements from two of my favorite brownie recipes and this was the result. It doesn’t even contain any plant milk. None, what so ever! Read More

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