Homemade Maple Pumpkin Pop-Tarts

I’d say that throughout my childhood and adolescence, pop-tarts were my number one “meal replacement bar”! To be totally honest, there’s a reason that I always bought chocolate fudge pop-tarts for my kids..… Last spring, we were in Washington DC for a wedding and met some friends for lunch. After lunch, they opened my eyes to […]

Veganizing our Sisters’ Gourmet cookie mixes!

It’s time to start “veganizing” our Sisters’ Gourmet cookie mixes! Last week we received this email: Hi – I see that your cookies require an egg and butter. We are vegan…how do you think your cookies would turn out if we used vegan butter (earth balance soy free) and flax meal egg substitute? Have you ever […]

Best of Fall – Dairy-Free, Refined-Sugar-Free “Caramel” Apples

Fall is here and that means apples, pumpkin, cinnamon, and all kinds of delicious foods that for some reason, we love to eat when the leaves change color. I was discussing this with my daughter who is on a dairy free diet and would really like some fun fall treats. We were wondering if it is possible to make […]

Grandma’s Recipe Box – Fresh Pear Cake with Caramel Frosting

Grandma’s recipe – in her handwriting! I recently found another treasure in an old kitchen notebook. It’s my Grandma’s own handwriting of her Fresh Apple Cake. As a child I refused to eat the cake because it had apples in it. Later in life, I learned that not only is it an amazing cake, but […]

My Favorite of the “Easy Desserts”

This is the crowning jewel when I want to impress my guests with a to-die-for dessert. It’s so easy to make HALF BAKED COOKIE DOUGH SUNDAES that you’ll be making them all the time! Unless of course they have an issue with half baked cookies, then it will be a massive failure. But since pretty […]