Espresso Chocolate Almond Pudding

There are few things in life that tickle my fancy more than coffee and chocolate. I love desserts of all kinds: lemon, butterscotch, vanilla, really anything. But there is something about coffee and chocolate that just sends me over the moon. It had been awhile since I visited my favorite neighborhood store: Green Grocer in […]

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Cheesecake Cookies

These. These are tea cookies, plain and simple. I am a huge lover of cheesecake. I am also a huge lover of cookies. Mix the two together and, well, I lose my marbles. This recipe is so easy. If you aren’t a “baker”, rest assured this is one that is really hard for you to […]

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Indian-inspired Potato Bean Saute

Let me kick off this post by saying that I am by no means an expert in Indian Cuisine. Yes, I am aware that Garbanzo (Chickpea) Beans or lentils would have been more authentic. However, I was making this lunch completely on-the-fly. STARVING, impatient, and without my glasses, what I thought was a can of […]

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Creamy Avocado Cilantro Pasta

After last night’s carnivorous dinner of Steak and Cheese Panini, I decided tonight was MY night. After all, I did end up eating Apple Jacks for dinner since I don’t eat that much in the way of meat. I can’t really say that I’m vegetarian or vegan. I generally avoid any kind of label. I […]

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Spiced Mango Blueberry Jam

I’ve never wanted to drink a glass of warm jam before. I mean, really. Just stick a straw in that mason jar and go to town. Jam is basically a smoothie, right? Kinda? Sorta? Every once in a while I make something that knocks me out. Something so tasty, that I just can’t help but […]

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Flourless Dark Chocolate Bourbon Cake with Balsamic Pomegranate Sauce

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, peeps. Valentine’s is a day of romance, embraces, nice dinners out. It’s also a day of expensive flowers, long waits at over-crowded bistros, and babysitters’ fees. I’m not trying to sound negative about the holiday, but my hubs and I are the stay-inside-and-celebrate type. I’ve yet to decide what I’m cooking […]

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