Category Archive: Decadent

Orange Ginger Truffles

The road to these truffles involved several detours, but I’m very happy with where we ended up!! The original recipe was from Shin Shine and called for candied ginger pieces… Enter Detour #1:… Continue reading

Ricotta Toast with Kalamata Olives and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Sometimes you throw something together while you’re waiting for whatever it is you’re actually cooking to be done, finally, and it ends up being so good that you make it your dinner instead!… Continue reading

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Wow this one was good! I got the recipe from Food and Wine Magazine – the actual magazine, from the subscription from my lovely brother! Anyway, I’ve never tried to make traditional eggplant… Continue reading

Mandarin Almond Cake

I needed a gluten free cake to make for my friend’s birthday, and I didn’t just want to use gluten-free flour in a regular recipe (don’t pretend!) A work-friend of mine was adamant… Continue reading

Almond Butter Matzah Brei

So, a couple things. 1) Yes, 3 breakfasts later the Passover pumpkin pie is gone. 2) Turns out, Matzah Brei is pretty much French toast, which means you can do whatever you want… Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie for Passover

This pie/crust has a longish tradition for me, ever since middle school when I had a friend come over and we wanted to make a dessert, but it was Passover (which at that… Continue reading

Breakfast Bread Pudding

Back when I was looking for a savory French toast recipe, I stumbled upon this French toast casserole from Unhealthy Vegan (no offense, but it’s not really that unhealthy!) Also I really think… Continue reading

Pumpkin Lasagna

This recipe from Food Mayhem definitely seemed a little weird at first because of the combination of ingredients: Fresh MOZZARELLA Ricotta Butter GARLIC Pumpkin Brown SUGAR Maple syrup CINNAMON Nutmeg Salt PEPPER Lasagna… Continue reading

Chocolate Cherry Protein Bars

Wow chocolate is amazing – I never add it to things unless I’m making brownies or something, but that may change. This awesomeness, from Dramatic Pancake is like make-your-own Lara Bars, something I’ve… Continue reading

Halvah Parfait

So it may not look like much (at least in this picture) but this is incredibly delicious, and is simple to make! It came out of an experiment with an old coworker who… Continue reading