Category Archives: Vegan

coconut sweet potato pie

Happy π day! This is a day typically celebrated by science geeks, math whizzes, and number lovers, but has also been amicably co-opted by lovers of pie. It wasn’t until late last night that I realized Pi Day was practically … Continue reading

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chocolate chip carrot muffins

This story begins with carrots. More specifically, with a large bunch of carrots purchased from the farmers’ market a couple weeks ago that had slowly begun wilting and looking worse for the wear in the produce drawer of my fridge. … Continue reading

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peanut butter cups

This post is dedicated to a chocolate-loving sous chef (and taste tester) who is fun to cook with and easy to love. Whether you make Valentine’s plans months in advance or prefer to dedicate February 14th to singles’ appreciation or … Continue reading

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vegan kiwi apple tart

Normally I’m not a huge fan of New Year’s Resolutions. It’s hard for a resolution not to come across as superficial or fleeting, tossed around as a conversation piece or to give someone a false sense of hope that this … Continue reading

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spiced apple pomegranate mini pies

Like lots of other curious and romantic minds throughout history, when I was younger I was enthralled by Greek mythology. How easy it was to get lost in the world of those larger than life mystical creatures, humans, and deities. … Continue reading

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sausage apple leek w/ fresh thyme

One upon a time there was a pastry crust that longed to become a savory pie, so tired was she of constantly enduring the fleeting, albeit fanciful, forays into fruit, custard, cream, and chocolate creations. There was something slightly unstable … Continue reading

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vegan bread pudding w/cherries, almonds, & peaches

Let’s be honest. Bread pudding is not the most appetizing name for a dessert. For me, at least, it doesn’t conjure the same kind of mouth-watering thoughts as, say, pie… or cupcakes… or triple chocolate fudge brownie. 

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cherry peach pie (& a vegan version!) – love at first slice

Cherry peach pie is my all time, hands down, no questions asked, very favorite variety of pie. Growing up I loved cherry pie the most – the kind made with canned cherries that are so sweet, tart, and a vibrant … Continue reading

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vegan yellow cake w/ TCHO chocolate frosting – chocolate with a conscience

Chocolate is magical. The cocoa industry is not. There are hordes of dirty, dirty skeletons in the closets of many in the chocolate industry, and most people haven’t got a clue what really goes on behind the scenes. Hundreds of … Continue reading

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chocolate cream pie w/oatmeal crust (minus the cream)

There is no cream in this chocolate cream pie. Yet creamy is the best adjective I can think of to describe this delectable non-dairy dessert. Despite it lacking the milk fat typical of cream pies, this one packs a flavor … Continue reading

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