Category Archives: Desserts

Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate Chips

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pumpkin bread

I stumbled upon this recipe on one of my favorite food blogs. This pumpkin bread combines my love for pumpkin with my love for baking with whole grain flours. It calls for spelt flour – an ancient grain with a sweet, nutty flavor. It is so simple to whip up – no electric mixer needed. [...]

Cocoa Banana Cups

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This dessert  is like a healthy chocolate pudding. The chocolate/banana/nut combination is so satisfyingly delicious. You can whip this up in 5 minutes. Although I made this recipe with almond butter, you can make it using any nut butter. Yield: 4 small cups/ramekins Ingredients: 2 large, overripe bananas 2 Tbsp maple syrup 1/4 cup organic [...]

Sticky Teff-Kissed Spice Loaves

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These loaves are a delicious, spiced, sticky version of gingerbread. If you’re not familiar with teff flour, you’re in for a treat. Teff is an Ethiopian grain full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, including calcium and iron. It is the tiniest grain in the world. The flour is very fine with a malty aroma, nutty [...]

Peanut Butter Cookies

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When I first came across this recipe, I was a bit skeptical. There were so few ingredients and it looked too easy to be really good. But I went ahead and made them and I’m glad I did. These cookies are SO good! I plan on making them again and again. They have no butter [...]