Category Archives: Dessert

Apricot Walnut Apple Cookies

Here’s a recipe for a ┬áhealthy cookie that makes an awesome snack or breakfast component. Adapted from Applesauce Softies in Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar. Apricot Walnut Apple Cookies 1/2 cup spelt flour 1/2 cup oat flour 3/4 cup … Continue reading

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Days 18, 19, and 20: Birthday Weekend

No day 17 post, because there’s really nothing to say but 0 miles. Saturday began with two of my favorite things: Greek yogurt and a haircut. I’m still unsure about the actual result of the haircut, but the experience is … Continue reading

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Day 9: Chana Masala and Cranberry Relish

I have been eating some amazing bowls of oatmeal lately. Here’s one from yesterday: Oats, granny smith apple, dried cranberries, slivered almonds, cinnamon, and a splash of agave nectar. Today also started with a fantastic bowl of oats, which was … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Round One

Thanksgiving is easily my favorite holiday. Starting in mid October, the craving for a Tofurky dinner sets in. So the other day, I decided that Greg and I should prepare a Thanksgiving feast. It would be a practice run, if … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bars

Another modified Penzeys recipe. They’re really more like cake than bars, but I’m not complaining. The original recipe called for browned butter frosting, but I went with my dad’s cream cheese frosting instead. Pumpkin Bars 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Muffins

This is a recipe from Penzeys that I changed up as I saw fit. Do me a favor and don’t eat these for breakfast. They’re absolutely delicious and could definitely be turned into a breakfast muffin, but not in this … Continue reading

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Lavender Shortbread Cookies

I picked up some culinary lavender at work yesterday. These cookies are delicious, and I think the lavender flavor makes them just right for enjoying with tea. Lavender Shortbread Cookies 3 sticks of butter 1 cup sugar 1 tsp double … Continue reading

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