Category Archives: dessert

The Best Banana Bread (with chocolate chips)

Happy fall! This is a solid banana bread recipe that results in a deliciously dense loaf.  It is nice and sweet, but uses minimal sugar – keeping it comparatively healthy to traditional recipes.  This recipe is easily veganized by using … Continue reading

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Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

 These were the ultimate Christmas cookie of 2014 and the recipe I will be leaving out for Santa tomorrow evening 😉  I made many batches to share with family and friends and they always vanished quickly.  I love a simple … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Honey (fermented)

  Honey ferments were my treasured discovery of 2014.  I continue to be inspired by the medicinal quality of garlic in honey and the deliciousness of the fruit ferments.  Having noshed through my jars of blueberries and peaches way too … Continue reading

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The Best Pumpkin or Apple Preserves

Last year I became obsessed with pumpkin and apple butters.  If you follow the blog, you may have noticed my main theme of the year is fermenting any and everything.  I wanted to take my beloved butters and add additional health benefits … Continue reading

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Peaches Preserved in Honey (lacto-fermented)

I was recently gifted a case of beautiful, organic peaches.  After eating many (oh my goodness…so many!) each day, I had some that I needed to preserve. Traditional recipes for canning peaches call for large amounts of refined sugar to make … Continue reading

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The Best Vegan (or not) Blueberry Scones

These little treats are so easy to throw together when you are craving something comforting and sweet.  They taste incredible with a slightly crunchy crust and a soft, warm center.  Yum, give your belly a nice big hug with these scones. … Continue reading

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Atole de Elote and Fried Plaintain

I love the kitchen’s ability to transport me to another place.  Cooking traditional recipes from around the world  satisfies my inner Wanderluster while giving me a sense of exploration in an everyday task.  Lately I am loving Latin cuisine and have been inspired … Continue reading

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