Mixed Berry and Chia Seed Jam

My dad loved jam and introduced me to eating it on everything from toast to crackers to ice cream! I have a found that it’s quite easy to make a delicious homemade jam in about 30 minutes, using fresh or frozen berries. I took my usual easy jam recipe and added chia seeds and theContinue reading “Mixed Berry and Chia Seed Jam”

Easy Raspberry Chocolate Cake to Ring in the New Year

This year, more than ever, we are all ready to say goodbye to 2020! A moist chocolate cake topped with raspberries and meringue is a perfect dessert to celebrate the sense of hope we all feel as we look to 2021. If any of you made my cranberry Louise Cake, this is very similar butContinue reading “Easy Raspberry Chocolate Cake to Ring in the New Year”

Quick & Easy Vegan Fudge

When peanut butter (or almond butter) and chocolate come together something magical happens. That’s what this fudge is all about and it’s super easy. I topped mine with marshmallows, roasted cacao nibs and some tiny gingerbread cookies that I had on hand. You really don’t need any toppings, but there are a lot of possibilities!Continue reading “Quick & Easy Vegan Fudge”

Easy Cranberry Cinnamon Chia Pudding

I am gearing up for a day of baking on this snowy morning. The wind is howling outside and I am on my second cup of coffee while looking over old family recipes. Christmas breakfast is one of my favorite holiday meals. Yesterday I shipped a box full of breakfast treats to my family inContinue reading “Easy Cranberry Cinnamon Chia Pudding”

Holiday Baking Kits and Virtual Classes

This holiday season, I am excited to launch my one-of-a-kind baking kits and virtual cooking classes. When designing these, I was inspired by the magic of the winter solstice, cozy afternoons at home with family and the sparkle of the holiday season. These kits make a unique gift or fun family activity in a timeContinue reading “Holiday Baking Kits and Virtual Classes”

Gingerbread Cake with a Hint of Chocolate

I love this time of year when everyone is baking their favorite holiday treats and the smell of cinnamon and nutmeg fills the air. This cake is easy to prepare and makes a great dessert for a small holiday gathering or breakfast with a strong cup of coffee. I topped mine with an egg nogContinue reading “Gingerbread Cake with a Hint of Chocolate”

Cranberry Almond “Louise Cake” for Thanksgiving

This cake was inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi’s amazing dessert book, “Sweet.” “Louise Cake” is a favorite treat in New Zealand and usually made with raspberry jam. Adding cranberries to this cake makes it an easy Thanksgiving dessert. I used gluten free flour but you could easily use regular all-purpose flour if gluten is not aContinue reading “Cranberry Almond “Louise Cake” for Thanksgiving”

Easy Apple Pie Ice Cream Sundae

For many of us, Thanksgiving will be a smaller gathering this year. I have been working on some new dessert recipes to make Thanksgiving still seem festive as we sit down with just a few loved ones and toast family and friends over the phone or video screen. This recipe is based on my “easyContinue reading “Easy Apple Pie Ice Cream Sundae”