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Beet Chocolate Cake Recipe. This came out beautiful!

Beet Chocolate Cake Recipe

So moist and I can't detect the beets at all. It only took 2 beets as others have mentioned. Fresh Cherry Crisp Recipe. This Fresh Cherry Crisp Recipe is a healthy and delicious dessert that screams summer!

Fresh Cherry Crisp Recipe

You won’t believe how easy it is to throw this crisp together in no time. Pavlovas with Lemon Coconut Cream Recipe. For me, there’s such an overlap between cooking and traveling – I just love navigating new recipes as much as I love exploring new places.

Pavlovas with Lemon Coconut Cream Recipe

I’m in my happy place when I’m getting lost, trying new things and tasting new foods… whether in my kitchen or somewhere around the world. We’ve had a serious case of wanderlust lately. Jack and I have spent a good amount of time in Europe and Asia, but one place that’s been high on our travel list is New Zealand. By an amazing stroke of coincidence, Air New Zealand approached us to partner up for their Calling all Travelers campaign. What does that mean? Pavlovas were created in honor of the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova in the 1920’s while she was touring through New Zealand. Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Dessert Recipes. Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Bars Recipe. By popular request: Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Bars!

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Bars Recipe

I did a poll on Instagram last week asking which strawberry rhubarb dessert I should make. If you were one of the many that voted for crumble bars – you win! Well, actually, I win too, because these were yummy. This recipe is super easy because the crust and the crumble topping are one and the same. Strawberry Rhubarb + Rosemary Galette. Rustic Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Galette - Radiant Rachels. A series of events led to the birth of this galette: 1.)

Rustic Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Galette - Radiant Rachels

My appointment to the dentist 2.) Carrot Muffins with Coconut Whip Recipe. Spring is in the air (at least, here in Austin it is), and I’ve been getting non-stop carrots in my Farmhouse Delivery box.

Carrot Muffins with Coconut Whip Recipe

Which means one thing to us… carrot cake. This time, in muffin form. I topped these with coconut whip lightly sweetened with maple syrup. Chocolate Hazelnut Thumbprints - Hell Yeah It's Vegan! These chocolate hazelnut thumbprint cookies are unsurprisingly delicious yet surprisingly easy to assemble, and the work goes especially quickly if you’re making a batch of my chocolate-filled peanut butter blossoms at the same time.

Chocolate Hazelnut Thumbprints - Hell Yeah It's Vegan!

No handmade chocolate kisses required! Rustic Peach Galette - Sweets. Procedure To make the crust You can make the dough by hand or using a food processor.

Rustic Peach Galette - Sweets

By hand:In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, and salt. Using a pastry cutter, cut shortening into flour until mixture has a crumbly consistency. Add ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time, and mix with a wooden spoon until dough just holds together. Peanut butter bourbon milkshake. It might not be summer everywhere yet, but here in Texas, it’s hot.

peanut butter bourbon milkshake

Lately our weekend afternoons have consisted of long sweaty walks followed by sweet frozen treats. This ice cream has been out treat-of-choice over the past few weeks – mainly because when you experiment with new recipes, you make a lot of versions. And thus, a lot of ice cream. Vegan Recipe Blueberry Almond Chia Squares. Last weekend, I found myself at the Farmer’s Market ogling fresh blueberries.

Vegan Recipe Blueberry Almond Chia Squares

Before I left, Eric said, “Don’t bring back more than you can eat,” with a wink. Dark chocolate coconut macaroons. 2014 has been mostly about the chocolate thus far, which is the kind of thing that happens when you outsource what-to-cook-next decisions to my husband and his Mini-Me. Vegan Tequila Sunrise Sorbet. Nutritional information Makes 1 quart Instead of flavoring this sorbet with grenadine, a pomegranate syrup, we used whole pomegranate seeds. The banana helps makes the sorbet creamy. 1 banana, broken into pieces ½ cup sugar 2 ½ cups freshly squeezed orange juice ¼ cup tequila 1 ½ cups pomegranate seeds 1. Toasted Coconut and Dark Chocolate Dipped Espresso Cookies. There are so many descriptors in this title that it seems a little excessive, but how else would you describe a cookies that is kind of like the edges of a brownie dipped in warm dark chocolate and sprinkled with toasted , flaked coconut? See what I mean! These cookies are beyond anything I would have thought they would be, especially since they were made out of an effort to use up leftover espresso powder I had hanging out in the cabinet.

I wanted the base to be mainly chocolate, with no butter and very little flour, and it worked! The key to these is the freezing of the dough, making them crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside, aka the best kind of cookies ever. Chocolate hazelnut torte with salty date caramel + coconut cream {vegan + GF} I used to subscribe to a lot of weekly emails from life coaches, wellness gurus, motivational speakers and the like. I found some of the tidbits they offered lightly inspirational on a good day, but on a bad one…ooof. the pitches that involved a $1500++ investment disgusted me when I thought of all the decent people just trying to take control of the inevitably volatile parts of life.

I removed myself from those lists a while ago because I’ve realized that in terms of age and personal progression, if you’re trying hard enough and your mind is right, everything is relentless forward and upward motion. But more importantly, and in a more everyday sense, the spaces/tones of feeling, commitments, the places we go… it’s all pretty circular. Meyer lemon ice cream. It’s probably about time for a truly lemony post, here on Love and Lemons. Pucker up, this sweet & sour ice cream is the perfect way, in my opinion, to welcome spring. (Or to dream about spring if it hasn’t quite reached you yet).

Butternut Squash Brownies Recipe. Servings: 16 servings Level: Intermediate. Vegan Chocolate-Crusted Pumpkin Pie. Nutritional information Makes 1 9-inch pie (serves 8) Chewy Coconut Oatmeal Cookies. Scented with coconut, vanilla, and butter, these thick and chewy coconut oatmeal cookies are seriously swoon-worthy. Pumpkin Frosting. Blueberry Pie with Cornmeal Crust. Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies. New Recipe: Insanely Good Chocolate Brownies! Cacao content is the amount of pure cacao products (chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, and cocoa powder) used in the chocolate; the higher the percentage, the more antioxidants the chocolate contains. These brownies use unsweetened cocoa and dark chocolate for a rich taste that also delivers antioxidants.

Small studies have shown that a moderate amount of dark chocolate daily and lower the stress hormone cortisol. Panforte (Panforte di Siena) Panforte (pronounced pan-FOHR-tay), is an Italian confection which comes from Siena.