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Posts tagged ‘Dessert’

Gluten Free Apple Crisp

Can we all just take a moment to think about the fact this year is pretty much over? I found myself buying a Christmas present on Tuesday… whaaaaaaa? OK, so its for Susan’s dog, but still, I am usually the one who is out buying presents the week before Christmas and crossing her fingers to find exactly the right thing for everyone (sorry everyone). So this weekend, I am going to sit at home, relax on the couch, knit my dog a sweater and enjoy the remain moments of calm before the holiday season arrives. I will also be eating this apple crisp for every meal, so there’s that.

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Vegan Apple Crisp

It’s officially fall – apples are taking over the produce section of the grocery stores and are being brought to the farmers markets by the truck load. What to do with all these apples? Bake of course. Crisps, Cobblers or Crumbles, I consider these dishes the quick and dirty pie. No rolling out dough necessary, it doesn’t have to look “pretty,” it should come together in under 15 minutes and the only real requirement is that it should taste good. Read more

Vegan Strawberry Shortcake

This All American holiday calls for some All American Dessert, Vegan Style. It has been quite some time since I have had Strawberry Shortcake, so I was looking forward to making this dessert that I absolutely loved as a child. Read more

Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Goodness gracious, do I love coconut. Samoas are my all time favorite Girl Scout Cookie, Almond Joys and Mounds are two of my top three candy bars, I drink coconut water before and after workouts, and if I buy coconut sorbet, you can bet the pint will be gone within 48 hours…or less (probably less). But somehow, my willpower and I managed not to eat all 16 of these little beauties the day I made them. Read more

No Bake Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake

Not being much of a baker, these last few weeks have been a bit trying for me. First the pound cake and banana bread, and now  pies. I almost don’t recognize myself anymore! Read more

Banana Bread Face Off

Baking makes Morgan nervous. I, on the other hand, love the preciseness of it, which is why I decided to challenge her with a baking Face Off. Well it really was a challenge for both of us – I had never attempted a Vegan version of my mother’s Banana Bread recipe, Morgan had never attempted baking, period (well let me be honest, she’s attempted, but her nerves usually get in the way). Morgan also had the added challenge of making her Banana Bread Gluten Free (first time trying Gluten Free baking ever!). Read more

Kay’s (Gluten Free) Banana Bread

I’ve never thought of myself as a baker. I hate measuring ingredients, and love having the liberty to add a bit here and there when cooking. So when Susan wanted to do the banana bread face off, saying I was nervous is an understatement. Read more

Kay’s (Veganized) Banana Bread

I am somewhat known as the master of Banana Bread (well around my office and friends, that is). My mother’s banana bread was always a hit. For about a year straight I was constantly making batches of it because of all the leftover bananas in our house. Read more

Gluten Free Lemon Pound Cake

Baking has never come easy to me, and now that I am gluten free it seemed even more daunting than before. Knowing that I would have to suck it up at some point, I bought some gluten free baking flour (by Bob’s Red Mill), rolled the dice and did my best. Which I did, and for two worthy causes. Read more