Pomegranate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Walnuts

Rich, creamy chocolate. Sweet, tart pomegranates. Salt sprinkles. That’s a tempting combination and worth the tedious effort of extracting juicy arils from beautifully ripe pomegranates. Along with other ingredients such as coconut oil, coconut sugar, and crushed walnuts, these delectable cookies will leave your taste buds beaming with flavor and your mouth watering for more. Ingredients: ½ cup cold pressed (solid, not melted) coconut oil … Continue reading Pomegranate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Walnuts

Too Many Lemons! Lemon Cupcakes

Too Many Lemons! Lemon Cupcakes If you have a good lemon tree, don’t let those lemons go to waste! Along with main dishes and lemonade, they can be used to make zesty sweet desserts. Try this classic cupcake recipe with a lemon twist. Ingredients: Cupcakes 1 1/3 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt 1 cup sugar 2-3 heaping tablespoons lemon zest ½ … Continue reading Too Many Lemons! Lemon Cupcakes

Chocolaty Beet Brownies

We don’t have to worry about a “beety taste” with this recipe. Homegrown and organic beets tend to be sweeter and tastier than the average store bought ones. The pureed beets give the brownies a moist, mochi-like texture and a beautiful sangria tint. The subtle coffee flavor really adds to the richness of the cocoa powder and milk chocolate. This unique recipe combined with the … Continue reading Chocolaty Beet Brownies

Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Cornbread

  After trial and error with several cheesy green chile cornbread recipes, this one is the winner by far!   R, my avid food critic, gives it an enthusiastic thumbs up.  As for my review, it not only passes the aroma and texture analysis, it’s so simple to make! Recipe adapted from the Food Network Ingredients: 1 ½ cups yellow cornmeal ¼ cup all-purpose flour 2 … Continue reading Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Cornbread

A Cake That Can’t Be BEET!

If you’re searching for a unique dessert to impress, look no further! This novel and tasty cake will make you the who’s who among dessert bringers in your world of social events and family gatherings. On the other hand, if you’re like me and have beets coming up from the ground all year round, you’ll need another innovative way of getting your loved ones to … Continue reading A Cake That Can’t Be BEET!

Holiday Pomegranate Torte with Lemon Cheer! (Vegan)

I finally got fed up with the last of our homegrown pomegranates taking up too much fridge storage space; it was time they had to go. After forcefully yanking on the crisping drawer and smashing the tumbling poms over one another, I painstakingly pried them apart one at a time under a large bowl of water and removed each and every aril. With all the … Continue reading Holiday Pomegranate Torte with Lemon Cheer! (Vegan)

Persimmon Power Cookies- Vegan, GF

Disclaimer: Although this recipe title has the word “cookies” in it, it’s really not meant to be a dessert. Well, for me it kind of is, but a normal person would be terribly disappointed. If you want a sweet kind of persimmon cookie, stop here and return to Google. But if the idea of creating your own healthy nutritious power snack rather than reaching for … Continue reading Persimmon Power Cookies- Vegan, GF