Valentine’s Day might have triggered the idea of me making chocolate truffles. After all, they are part of the tradition. Many of us, including myself, love chocolate-covered strawberries. Yum!
While I do understand why a lot of people, including myself, prefer commercially-made cakes for occasions, I often bake mine from scratch.
Oftentimes, when we hear the word, “bucket-list,” we think of traveling. But who says that you can’t have a bucket list for cooking? Yes, you read that right. There are so many items I want to learn how to cook, but are either too time-consuming or are too difficult. Most of these foods I’ve triedContinue reading “Items I Want to Cook During My Lifetime”
It’s like eating cookie dough… except that there are no raw eggs or flour. You just crush them and blend them with cream cheese. You could do this by hand, although I would recommend using a food processor… not just to save time, but also for better quality. I would have also included my ownContinue reading “Oreo, Oreo, Oh, Oreo… Pops!”
Raise your hand if you love pancakes! And if you enjoy different types of pancakes, aside from the original plan kind – that also rocks. I am no different. I like different types of pancakes. Which ones? Let me list them. Plain or buttermilk, of course Blueberry Chocolate chip Chocolate with chocolate chips Banana PumpkinContinue reading “My Pancake Palooza”
Fudge is delicious. It comes in many flavors and those are good, as well, even if they’re kind of expensive at times. While trying to find a healthy dessert recipe, I came across a fudge recipe with only two ingredients: chocolate and almond butter. You read that right. Here’s how you do it. You meltContinue reading “Fudge with Just Two Ingredients”
They were chewy, sweet, and chocolaty. They had vegan butter and coconut oil as well as dairy-free chocolate chips. And they were not only delicious, but they were also irresistible. My family could taste the coconut, although I could not. They did not enjoy the cookies as much as I did. But I could notContinue reading “Double Chocolate-Chip Cookies: Dairy-Free & Delicious”
If only my cookies ended up as good as the ones above, taken from Pixabay, a public-domain image website. Obviously, I don’t know how these taste. However, I wanted to share my experience on a recipe where I substituted for healthier ingredients, but, unfortunately, failed. Although substituting works most of the time, sometimes it sadly doesn’t. IContinue reading “Healthy and “Happy” Chocolate Chip Cookies”
It was not until recently that I cleaned up my diet. I now eat more homemade meals and less commercially-made food. Guess what? I lost a lot of weight because of that. A while ago, I experimented with healthier desserts. One was chocolate pudding that had almond milk instead of regular milk. I don’t recallContinue reading “It Starts Bitter…Then it’s Sweet…Healthy Pudding”
I’ve wanted to make an Oreo dessert for a while. In fact, my first idea was to make a no-bake Oreo mousse pie. The recipe sounded promising. However, something about the steps in that formula made me too lazy to start. So, I kept postponing until I decided on something simpler. That is what youContinue reading “Very Delicious Oreo Pudding”