VEGAN | WFPB | GLUTEN-FREE | REFINED SUGAR-FREE | NO ADDED OIL | 30 MINUTES OR LESS | EASYRead More
VEGAN | WFPB | GLUTEN-FREE | SUGAR-FREE | SOY-FREE | RAW OPTION | 30 MINUTES OR LESSRead More
vegan | quick | easy | gluten-free | refined sugar-free | oil-free | 15 minutes or less | 10 ingredients or less | whole food, plant-basedRead More
Have you ever tried a rum ball?
When I was in high school, my friends and I had a phase when we would run down to the local bakery after school and get a treat. That's where I discovered that rum balls were a thing. These babies were gigantic spheres of chocolatey goodness that had kind of a slightly chewy, cakey-cookie dough ganache center and smacked of rum. They were not the chocolate kisses I'd grown up with. My food world opened up a notch. I was smitten. I had to take each one home in a box so that I could slowly savor every bite. Pure bliss. Yeah, maybe the bakery should have thought to card me. Even though the rum ball I'd bring home was about the size of a golf ball, I don't think there was that much rum in there. But probably a good thing I waited until I was home to eat it.Read More
VEGAN | QUICK | EASY | GLUTEN-FREE | 5 INGREDIENTS OR LESS | 30 MINUTES OR LESS | DESSERT
Recently, my middle schooler approached the last lesson in his World History class unit on Islamic culture: making a Middle Eastern dish or treat. He was enthusiastic; he enjoys learning about different parts of the world, the variety of ways people live - rituals, celebrations, values, food. He's liked this unit and likes to cook. At first, baklava was chosen (ok, with some encouragement from me - I love baklava!), but thawing the phyllo dough properly was a missed step (24 hours!), and now the project was due the next day. Agreeing to make baklava another time soon together, we began checking the pantry to see what I had on-hand for his project.Read More