I did a little experimenting and ended up with perfectly pink strawberry oatmeal cookies. I used the banana bites recipe with pureed strawberries instead of bananas and sweetened with 2 tablespoons of honey instead of additional fruit. The uncooked batter is also pretty good…
I have a mulberry tree. It’s been five years and I’ve never tasted a mulberry. There’s something very wrong with that. We started cutting back the tree every spring before the berries came. They were kind of a nuisance, and these are white mulberries, not the sweet black ones. This year we decided to try … More Sharing the Mulberries
This may be the most fool proof and versatile “healthy” dessert ever. It’s a simple combination of mashed bananas, rolled oats, ground almonds, and baking powder, leaving you with endless options for flavors. Throw in chocolate chips, dried fruit, shredded coconut, or your favorite spices. Tonight I made them with dried blueberries and nutmeg. Blueberry … More Banana Bites!
I’ve been playing around with sweet treats as an offering for my friend’s upcoming performance this weekend, The Gratitude Project. Lost somewhere in a bowl of melted dark chocolate, I found gratitude for simple pleasures: chocolate, nuts, dried fruit (and a little cherry brandy). Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters Makes about 24 8 ounces dark chocolate, … More The Gratitude Project: Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters
We recently received a grocery bag full of carrots from our CSA. If nothing else, it was theperfect opportunity for a sweet indulgence that, when prepared well, has a lot of nutritional benefits: carrot cake! When it comes to carrot cake, I’m somewhat of a purist. Nothing ruins a good cake more than huge chunks of pineapple … More Whole Wheat Carrot Cake