Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake

Life can get pretty crazy sometimes, and time can seem to slip through your fingers in the blink of an eye. For example, the past few weeks, I’ve been a little lax on posting because amongst preparing for college, traveling to visit two different sides of my family, attempting to fit in a few  last…

Oatmeal Banana Bread Waffle (*vegan*)

The great thing about this waffle is that it isn’t good in spite of being vegan. It’s good because it’s vegan! I’ve found that recently, a lot of the waffles that I make with eggs tend to get really hard in the waffle iron before they’ve even fully cooked. Meaning that by the time a…

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…

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…

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…