Archive | May, 2013

Chocolate Espresso Almond Cookies and Xylitol Sweetener Review

These are my most popular cookies I’ve ever created and are continually requested from friends and family. Every single person who has had them asks for a batch again. I guess people love chocolate and espresso….I know I sure do! The almonds give them such moisture and flavor, while the applesauce makes them incredibly soft and […]

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Curried Chickpeas and Farro (Oil-free)

I’ve recently discovered the Italian grain Farro and have fallen in love. It has a deeper earthy flavor and greater texture than brown rice, when cooked. Funny though, it’s less crunchy if you eat it raw compared to brown rice, but it has a greater bite to it when cooked. Yes, I tried it before […]

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Chocolate Hazelnut Raspberry Bars (Gluten-free, Oil-free)

Today’s recipe is in honor of the Virtual Vegan Potluck….and Mother’s Day! If you have been following my blog since last year, you may remember my recipe from the last potluck, Chocolate Espresso Biscotti. These bars are serious business….serious, very serious about the hazelnut flavor and of course chocolate. 3 layers…a bottom chocolate crust, dreamy chocolate […]

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