Lemon Meringue Pie

  It’s hard to believe that this elegant, tasty, and easy to make pie uses ingredients that you probably have on-hand in your kitchen. From the looks of it, you would certainly think that it has loads of butter or milk in the recipe. Quite to the contrary, the lemon curd doesn’t need milk at…… Continue reading Lemon Meringue Pie

Paczki (poonch-kee) / Filled doughnuts

This delectable dessert is usually eaten before the beginning of Lent. This year, I wanted to celebrate my Dad this Father’s Day by making traditional Polish doughnuts in honor of his Polish heritage.      

Creamsicle Cupcakes

Now that summer is nearly here, most chefs will bake less and barbecue more. This recipe yields a batch of summery style cupcakes to enjoy before the heat takes over the kitchen.    

’12 Spoon’ Lemon Cake

Whisk up this delicious and minimalist lemon cake in minutes. No need for fancy ingredients, just very basic pantry items will do. This cake has just the right amount of lemon to perk up your morning coffee.  

Basil Leaf Pesto

Using fresh, organic basil, this homemade pesto is an immunity booster just when we all can use one. Making a small batch of pesto with a pestle and mortar results in a fresher batch. This ancient method of food preparation creates less oxidation on the leaves than a food processor resulting in a pesto that’s

Red Quinoa & Avocado Ensalada

This  vegan salad is a great source of protein and fiber is also healthy and delicious. It actually tastes even better the day after preparation and is easy to bring to any special occasion.    

Vegan Coconut Cookies

This recipe makes the ultimate coconut cookie with fresh organic ingredients in every bite. Just like macaroons, they are brimming with fresh organic coconut flavor, and they are easy enough for even beginner bakers. I made them 2 different ways: Drop cookies, and hand-rolled cookies. The drop cookie was very chewy and more spread out.

Vegan Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Let’s enjoy the bounty of Autumn and all of its winter squash recipes. Squash by itself can be quite bland and tasteless, let’s face it. Enjoying a vegan/dairy-free meal will always be frowned upon. “But why didn’t you use any meat in this recipe,” is a common question we face. Well, quite honestly, this tasty