I’ve updated my carrot cake recipe by adding a tangy frosting that tastes like a cream-cheese frosting, but with ingredients that may be easier to get. The cake is moist and spicy, with flecks of orange carrot. The healthy ingredients include plenty of carrots (surprise!), fresh ginger, white whole wheat flour, and very little oil. […]
Mini-Pavlovas get an A+ as a fancy dessert. Scrumptious, fun, photogenic, unusual, make-ahead, thrifty, and allergen-free. These beauties are vegan, gluten-free, and have only as much oil as are in the toppings you add. They taste sweetly indulgent, but the bases have only 38 calories each. I topped mine with banana slices, blueberries, whipped coconut […]
At last! Vegan rolled cookies you can cut into adorable shapes and decorate for Christmas or Easter. These vegan sugar cookies are sturdy enough to pick up and that hold their shape while baking. Use aquafaba, not eggs or milk and coconut oil, not butter. See make-ahead tips too.
Do you love pumpkin pie but don’t want to make a crust? Try my new Kabocha Spice Cake. It’s rich, moist, and full of pumpkin-spice flavor, without the calories or fuss of pumpkin pie. This cake comes together in just 20 minutes active time, starting a roasted squash, or 30 minutes starting with a whole […]
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The secret ingredient in this hummus makes it healthier, thriftier, and greener. That’s a win-win-win in my book! My Taster likes it better than my original hummus too. Win-Win-Win Hummus costs just 78 cents a serving using organic ingredients. You’ll find three something-for-nothing ingredients in one recipe: My homemade hummus uses no oil. Use olive […]