My version of the Sauerkraut & Chocolate Cake has 1/3 fewer calories and fat than classic recipes. Slathered in dark chocolate (Vegan) Fudgy Frosting, the moisture from sauerkraut ensures a rich cake with no need for extra fat such as butter or oil. Likewise, the tanginess works like sour cream or vinegar would in other cakes to create a depth in flavor. But don’t fear, mincing it well ensures no stringy bites of fermented cabbage. This bewildering dessert will not merely surprise you, but also be an excellent conversation starter at any Halloween party!Read More
This cake is so tough to describe. Saying it’s gooey, moist, and buttery just doesn’t do it
justice. It’s dense, but still light and chewy. Sweet, but not candy-like. And although I’m a sucker for frosting, this naked treat doesn’t need it. It’s “nude” appearance is a clever disguise for a dessert similar none I’ve had. I gave it a shot and now I’m hooked! Want to give it a whirl?
My Lemon Bars with Cardamom have less than 1/2 the sugar of the average bar. But they still pack in the flavor, tang, and buttery goodness of a shortbread crust. There aren’t any weird “diet” ingredients, and still each comes in at around 237 calories vs the usual nearly 400 per square. Unlike other “low calorie/low sugar” recipes, this bar isn’t the size of your thumbnail in order to keep the calorie count low, and consequently your craving unsatisfied. These are at least 3″x2″, a real portion!Read More
These “Accidentally Vegan” sandwiches are a cool, chewy, spiced treat that I guarantee you’ll re-consider sharing after your first bite. Eggless Oatmeal cookies nestle a later of non-dairy crème that rivals any “oreo” filling. However, the true star of this treat is the unique flavor that comes from the tangy, spicy scent of ground cardamom. It is unique and a nice change from the traditional cinnamon or nutmeg that overwhelms us this time of year.Read More
My spin on the Black Forest Cake is light but not at all “diety”. (That’s a word.) It has a pure cherry compote using fresh or frozen fruit, layered over creamy whipped cream and a light chocolate cake. Don’t eat some synthetic, diet “dessert” with artificial (sugar free) sweeteners, canned “pie filling”, or ingredients you can’t pronounce. Make this cake with all real ingredients, real whipped cream, and real guilt-free satisfaction.Read More