Peanut Butter Cookies (vegan & gluten-free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegan

Peanut Butter Cookies

The cookie gods were good to me on the day that I made these beauties. Recipe testing is rarely a straight forward process (understatement of the year), and usually requires multiple failures, with or without tears of frustration, before nailing it.  These peanut butter cookies were an exception.  A gal needs a break every once in a while, I’ll take it!

Strawberry Heart Slab Pie

Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Strawberry Heart Slab Pie

We usually do a picnic in a park for Mother’s Day with about 20 people and have done so for years.  It’s kind of how our family rolls!  If you also happen to be feeding a crowd for Mother’s Day this heart slab pie is absolutely perfect!

Double Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Double Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Olive oil and chocolate? Crazy as it sounds, it’s a match made in heaven. February is Heart Month and of course Valentine’s Day, not that anybody needs a reason to bake a chocolate cake!  I decided to celebrate it this year by raiding the baking aisle in Nature’s Fare, with a side trip to the olive oil section.

Heart-Shaped Rosemary Oven Fries

Breakfast, Holiday Dishes, Recipes, Sides

Heart-Shaped Rosemary Oven Fries

Who doesn’t love fries?  Tossed in sea salt and rosemary, these perfectly crispy oven fries will MAKE your Valentine’s meal, breakfast, lunch or dinner! Serve them as hash browns to compliment your eggs, as a side for your dinner, or just on their own as an adorable little snack.