This almond jam tart is now at the top of my list….
These gluten-free oatmeal chocolate chip bars came about completely by accident. I was attempting to make an egg-free version of one of my favorite cookies on the site and after a couple extremely thin test cookies came out of the oven, I scrapped the whole idea and stuffed the batter into a pan.
Patience was not on my side that day.
Once my pan of “cookies” had cooled, I went to cut them into squares assuming I’d most likely have to toss the whole thing. To my happy surprise, what emerged from the pan was an oat-studded, decadent bar, worthy of dessert or a companion with your morning coffee or tea….
With winter reminding us this week that it’s not finished with us just yet, I felt sharing this roasted sweet potato, black bean, and fried quinoa skillet was appropriate.
When I can make a meal of pantry staples, I feel like I’m truly winning (at something), and this recipe is just that. If you’ve never “fried” quinoa before, I assure you it will become part of your leftover bag of tricks. Frying already-cooked quinoa makes it crispy toasty and fantastic in bowls, salads, and (I’m guessing) even granola….
If you’ve felt a bit like we’ve been in the spring season for months already, I’m with you. With unusually warm weather for weeks now, I feel somewhat discombobulated. No complaints here regarding the warm weather (hey, allergies!), but it makes it seemingly harder to keep track of time.
So, in case you are struggling like me, St. Patrick’s Day has not passed us up yet. And my friend, Lynn, over at The Road to Honey, invited me to join in with several other wonderful bloggers on a St. Patrick’s Day celebration of food and drink today….
One of the first things I learned about my husband when we started dating was that he swore by those chocolate cake mixes with “pudding in the mix.”
This was years before I went gluten-free, and so we’d often end a day out in NYC by bringing home a bottle of wine, cheese and crackers, and a box of chocolate cake with pudding in the mix.
This easy chocolate pudding cake reminds me of those ‘pudding in the mix’ days, but the cake itself is so much better. With pockets of pudding-like chocolate that pop and crackle to the top, this dessert is truly one part cake, one part pudding. …
For as commercialized as it is, I have always been a big fan of Valentine’s Day. Those pink and red hearts that pop up around this time of year are like sprinkles for the soul. A day dedicated to celebrating the people we love can’t be a bad thing, and it’s probably something that needs to happen more often.
The idea for these raspberry coconut cereal treats came to me in the middle of Target. (Don’t all the best ideas?) With a bag of shredded coconut in hand for a completely different recipe, I rushed home to experiment with what I hoped to be a take on berries and cream cereal bars—hold the cream….