Category Archive: Decadent

Quinoa Cakes with Tahini Yogurt Dip

This was an amazing pairing of 2 great recipes. Perfect for dinner, lunch, parties, experimenting, or whatever. The quinoa cakes recipe, from Love and Olive Oil, was specifically recommended to me by a… Continue reading

Paleo Breakfast Bars

Time for new breakfast bars, and I’m glad I found these from Elena’s Kitchen! Basically you just take a bunch of good things, mash them together in a food processor, and the bake… Continue reading

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