Hearty Whole Wheat French Toast

French Toast is the ultimate lazy day brunch food. Now, at first thought you may think that a casserole of some sort was the easiest thing to make for brunch. However, casseroles require a lot more prep before they even get into the oven than French Toast. Plus, they take up to an hour to…

Butterscotch Pretzel Cookies

My best friend’s godmother makes handsdown the best chocolate-covered pretzel rods I’ve ever eaten. I don’t know if it’s the optimal amount of chocolate that always seems to coat the rods, or the ratio of salt-to-sprinkle, but they pack the perfect punch of sweet, salty, crunchy, and chocolatey. My best friend brought them to a…

Healthy Chocolate Peppermint Donuts

What just screams the winter season? Well, first off: snow. Lots and lots of snow. Last year, my hometown got almost 2 feet of snow. However, I now go to school in DC (since coming to college), which is two hours north of my hometown and gets about 6 inches to a foot more snow…

Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted, salty pumpkin seeds enrobed in decadent melted dark chocolate. You’ve heard of chocolate-covered cherries, chocolate-covered peanuts, and chocolate-covered strawberries. Well, prepare yourself for chocolate-covered pumpkin seeds! Have you ever found yourself in a pinch before a holiday party? Well, no longer will you have to run out to the store last-minute to buy a…

Quick & Easy Peppermint Bark

Sometimes, you just need that chocolate “fix”. I just finished my first semester of college, and I can tell you firsthand that the hardest part about college was not the homework load, making it to class on time, or even waking up for 8AM biology. It was not being able to bake. And not being…

Decadent Chocolate Dessert Crêpes

This summer I discovered my inspiration. The ultimate chef, who was famous for her delectable French recipes and tendency to drop things in the kitchen (I can relate). Julia Child Every summer I travel up north to my aunt’s house to participate in a week-long jamming and pickling frenzy! My aunt has a beautiful, luscious…

Soft Oreo Cookies (Vegan!)

You know those super cute Oreo commercials where the kid and their mom or dad are sitting at the kitchen table, and the kid says some adorable joke about an Oreo and then the two laugh and take a bite of their cookies? Or, better yet, dunk their cookies in a huge glass of milk…