Whole Grain Banana Bread Donuts

Before I came to college, I never believed people when they told me that dining hall food was bad. However, I now very clearly understand the monotony and tastelessness that I was always told about. Because if I have to experience one more taco Tuesday, with mystery meat that always leaves my stomach feeling not-so-hot,…

Vegan Cinnamon Swirl Muffins

It’s surprisingly hard for someone to be a vegan in college. Now, I’m not a vegan myself, but my sister is, so I understand the difficulties that vegans have with eating out. Imagine, having to eat out three meals a day everyday of the week. Yes, people, I am talking about college. Most colleges nowadays…

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…

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…

Lightened Up New Years Confetti Cupcakes

Can we talk about 2016 for a second? I thought 2012 was supposed to be the crazy year. You know, when the Mayan calendar ended and the world was supposedly going to end? Well, it looks like the world got the memo a little late, and ended up making 2016 the crazy year. To name…