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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.) Cancelling work because of the appointment 3.) 4.) This means I didn’t have to work on that particular Saturday (what a treat!) After a long day of studying, we were lounging at Leung’s apartment trying to figure out what we would be making with these stalks. This little galette is seriously one of the best pie/tart/pastry thing I’ve ever had; the crust is light and flaky, the filling is sweet and gooey, and we could have finished the whole thing in one sitting if we hadn’t had dinner beforehand. 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. 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! One afternoon each December, I sit down and make a list of all the cookies and candies that will appear on that year’s Christmas cookie plate. I have probably five tried-and-true recipes that I make every year — sometimes swapping nuts or extracts just for fun — and then I try a small selection of the most special-looking recipes I’ve absentmindedly bookmarked over the course of the previous year. 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. 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. 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.

dark chocolate coconut macaroons

We bounced from Chocolate Hazelnut Linzer Hearts to Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake before landing on a Double Chocolate Banana Bread which, even a month later leads to the weekly “accidental” purchase of way more bananas that we’d ever eat, so we “have” to make more, no violins necessary. Thus, it would be easy to blame the boys in my family for what I did to an innocent coconut macaroon — that is, saddling it with not one but two types of chocolate, until it was intensely fudgy and brownie-like with an almost gooey center, seriously why aren’t you baking these yet? — but guys, this was all me. Because although I do not share my family’s perspective that if it’s not chocolate, it’s not worth eating, I feel adamant that if you’re going to eat chocolate, it should really, really taste like chocolate. Vegan Tequila Sunrise Sorbet. Nutritional information Makes 1 quart Instead of flavoring this sorbet with grenadine, a pomegranate syrup, we used whole pomegranate seeds.

Vegan Tequila Sunrise Sorbet

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. 2. July/August 2013 p.71. 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?

Toasted Coconut and Dark Chocolate Dipped Espresso Cookies

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.

chocolate hazelnut torte with salty date caramel + coconut cream {vegan + GF}

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.

meyer lemon ice cream

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 Winter squash like butternut, acorn, and kabocha is the perfect food for autumn seasons... and it dramatically helps curb sugar cravings too!

Here is a great recipe to sneak some squash goodness into your kids, your own, or your picky boyfriends lives. Vegan Chocolate-Crusted Pumpkin Pie. Nutritional information Makes 1 9-inch pie (serves 8) Tweak the holiday pie tradition with a chocolate crust and pumpkin filling that’s thickened with cornstarch, not eggs. Crust 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder ½ cup confectioners’ sugar 1 stick Earth Balance margarine, cubed ¼ tsp. vanilla extract Filling 1 ½ cups Oven-Roasted Pumpkin Purée or 1 15-oz. can puréed pumpkin 1 cup almond milk 2 Tbs. lemon juice ½ cup light brown sugar ¼ cup cornstarch 1 tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp. ground cinnamon ⅛ tsp. ground cloves 6 Tbs. Chewy Coconut Oatmeal Cookies. Pumpkin Frosting. Last month I made the World’s Easiest Cinnamon Rolls and topped them with dairy-free cream cheese frosting. It was perfection. Then, a reader asked if I’d ever considered trying cashew frosting on top.

Blueberry Pie with Cornmeal Crust. Blueberry season has just come to a close in Connecticut, and you better believe I took full advantage of the picking season. Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies. New Recipe: Insanely Good Chocolate Brownies! Panforte (Panforte di Siena)