Carrot & Coconut Cake with Dairy-Free Yogurt Frosting

Carrot cake is one of my favorite desserts. It’s hard to believe that a cake this delicious contains a few healthy ingredients. Unfortunately, many of the recipes out there contain calorie laden sour cream and butter. With my simple dairy-free substitutions, I was able to pare off a few calories while adding nutritional content. My

Southern Honey Peanut Brittle Candy

Honey comes in many different colors, flavors, and forms. The best honey is raw and grown at a local apiary. It is up to us to remain forever vigilant as a consumer buying honey as well as all foods. Always look for honey that is unadulterated, and minimally processed. Unfiltered honey that is straight from

Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Apple Cider Doughnuts

The large retail doughnut stores have many selections, and they even advertise special varieties for the holidays. Unfortunately for those of us with a dairy allergy, few and far between are the doughnut shops that cater to food allergies. I have to travel ½ hour away to a vegan bake shop for extremely expensive and usually

Polish Chrusciki Angel Wings

I always knew the holidays were approaching when I saw a few telltale signs. First,  an Advent wreath and decorations came out of hiding. Next, the canned Christmas Carols playing in every store. But the best indicator of Christmas Season drawing closer was the cookie bake-off! Recipes for all types of cookies and treats made

Warm Cinnamon Rolls with Brown Sugar & Walnut Filling

The first Artic Blast of the season is here, and it isn’t even winter yet! What better reason to warm up the house with holiday scents coming from the oven. This recipe is easy and can be prepared the day before if you want to impress for breakfast. Just refrigerate the prepared dough, take out…… Continue reading Warm Cinnamon Rolls with Brown Sugar & Walnut Filling

Vegan Fig and Apple Crumble Crust Pie

About 5 years ago, our fig trees were nearly frozen beyond hope and the upper tree trunks died. It took years of gentle coaxing, watering, tying, and trimming to make a come-back, but they were still to traumatized to produce figs. All of our effort seemed fruitless so to speak. It became evident that if

Italianized Cinnamon Spiced Pear Cake

My friend celebrated her 60th birthday and asked me to bake a cake. My vision was to bake a birthday cake a great as she is, so this cake fits the bill. I included my home-made pear sauce made with the harvest from our pear tree. To make her feel extra special, I decorated the