Gluten-Free Chocolate Mint Cookies

Here’s my first attempt at making a homemade version of my favorite Girl Scout’s cookie: the Thin Mint. While these chocolate mint cookies did not turn out exactly like their inspiration (my chocolate coating was a bit too thick), they were wonderful in their own right, and gluten-free to boot. Note that the original recipe … Read more

Olive Oil Cake with Chocolate and Figs

When I decided to make olive oil cake, it had nothing to do with not wanting to use butter. Far from it…I am a big fan of butter (particularly butter that’s organic from grass-fed cows) and that’s not changing anytime soon. It’s just that I’ve been seeing olive oil cakes all over the blogosphere lately, … Read more

Vegan Coconut Cinnamon Ice Cream

Did you know that yesterday was national ice cream day? Ronald Reagan apparently gave this distinction to the the third Sunday in July, so I figured it was time to make ice cream… I love ice cream as much as the next person, and I’ve gotten delicious results when making it with fresh raw (or … Read more