Category: Desserts

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Memaw’s German Chocolate Pie, Plant-based

My Memaw used to make THE BEST German Chocolate Pie. It truly was my favorite pie during the holiday season. This season, I worked out how to make it plant-based so I could relive those sweet holiday memories with my Memaw. WATCH ME MAKE THIS PIE Here’s all we need… 4 ounces semisweet baking chocolate […]

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Make Ahead Recipe: Vegan Pecan Pie

It’s Thanksgiving week and I’m stressing out over baking a traditional tasting, yet vegan, pecan pie for my wonderful husband. In this video I’m exposing myself to you. No, not in a naked way. Rather, you get to watch all my mistakes. I hope it helps you or at least gives you a good laugh. […]

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Peanut Butter Fudge Truffles by Chef AJ

Recipe comes from The China Study All-Star Collection by Leanne Campbell, PhD Peanut Butter Fudge Truffles by Chef AJ Makes about 3 dozen truffles for the date paste 1 pound pitted dates 1 cup liquid (water, unsweetened nondairy milk, or unsweetened juice) for the chocolate fundue 1 cup date paste 1 cup peanut butter (no salt […]

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Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Cakes

Decadent Chocolate Zucchini Cakes with Ganache Hats

I know what you’re thinking. You: “I don’t need another diet killer in my life. Look at that chocolate dripping down the sides. I’m trying to maintain an optimal meal plan here. I wish I could swipe my finger across the top of that moist looking cake. I should at least print off the recipe […]

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Super Duper Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here’s my Super Duper Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies recipes. No, they’re not low-fat, sugar free or gluten free. Pure crack, Baby, pure crack. Watch the video below the recipe if you’re in need of a laugh. HERE’S ALL YOU NEED 1 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup vegan margarine, cold cold 1 […]

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Dark Chocolate Vegan Brownies

Dark Chocolate Vegan Brownies

If you don’t own a copy already and you’re looking to learn how to bake vegan desserts and breads, check out The Joy of Vegan Baking

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Maggies Homemade Shaved Ice Treat

My kids stopped begging long ago, because I refuse to stop at those shaved ice-HFCS huts. However, our Maggie found a way to make mom-approved shaved ice treats anytime she has the craving.

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Non-dairy Chocolate Pudding

This is my first non-dairy chocolate pudding made with silken tofu.  I LOVE IT!!!  The dark chocolate and sweet dates completely mask any evidence that tofu resides in this recipe.  The chia seeds, however, do lend their mild earthy flavor.  So, if you don’t care for chia seeds, cut the quality in half or omit […]

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Waldate Dandies

I’ve been serving these creamy confections at my monthly Forks Over Knives house party. I call them Waldate Dandies.  When I’m lucky enough to have leftovers, I keep them in the freezer for those moments when I want something sweet without the guilt.

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Chocolate Chia Pet Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pet Pudding

The first time I brought home chia seeds from the foodie mart, I thought, “Wait a minute! These are Chia Pet Seeds!” After all these years of spreading them over clay figures, now we’re eating them?  Seriously?  So, what came first?  The Chia Pet? Or has some isolated pigmy tribe from Odessa been eating them […]

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Fresh Lemon Cake Recipe

Looking for a simple cake recipe without eggs, low-fat, low sodium, TOTALLY MOIST, and made with fresh lemon juice?  This Fresh Lemon Cake recipe is a BIG HIT!  You might be wondering, “Where’s the lemon glaze?”   I had the same thought.  However, after I devoured my first slice, I understand why it wasn’t needed. […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosted Chocolate Cake Y’all

Y’all, Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosted Chocolate Cake. Well, LOOK AT IT!  Look how the thick, creamy, chocolate frosting slowly drips down the sides. You remember when we used to say food would make you wanna slap your momma?  I don’t mean to dredge up an outdated figure of speak.  But y’all, about 3 bites into […]

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Dreamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

I could eat Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting all by itself. I could eat it ON EVERYTHING, too. I’m not picky. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Makes enough to cover 2 small layers just as you see in the photo above. 1/2 cup natural creamy peanut butter 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk 2 […]

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Killer Chocolate Oat Bars

My latest addiction.  Seriously, I HAVE to eat one every day.  It’s not just me, my husband has it bad for these scrumptious morsels.  Now, to be clear, we only eat one.  That’s plenty.  One square delight is enough to soothe the cocoa fiend within. ;D HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1/3 cup real maple syrup […]

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Quick Mardi Gras King Cake Idea

So last Mardi Gras, our friends threw a BIG Mardi Gras bash.  About an hour and half before the party began, I found out our hostess wasn’t going to have a King cake.  I couldn’t believe it.  How could there be Mardi Gras without some form of King Cake? I didn’t have enough time to […]

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