Chocolate Chia Pudding Serves 2 1 cup milk 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder 2 teaspoons honey 1/4 cup chia seeds In a medium saucepan, heat the milk over low heat until warm. Whisk in the cocoa, honey, and chia seeds and bring to a boil. Let simmer, stirring frequently, for about 10 minutes, until the … More Chocolate Chia Pudding
The garden is blanketed in snow and I’m enjoying the excuse to cozy up inside and dream. My plans for this year are all centered around two main goals: growing more food and using fewer inputs. This year I’m starting seeds indoors. I’ve wasted a lot of time over the last five years trying to … More Garden Plans
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
This was inspired by Ma Po Tofu, a dish that my father used to make when I was young. Although it’s typically made with ground pork and a spicy bean paste, today I made a vegetarian version using lots of fresh ginger and miso. Full disclosure: if they had ground pork at the store I would … More Tofu with Bean Paste, Garlic, and Ginger