Not-Too-Unhealthy Apple Pie

Dear Reader, Making healthy recipes can be more complicated than it sounds. For one, often such recipes require a handful of ingredients you may not have on hand, like arrowhead root, spelt, agave, or coconut sugar. Additionally, at times these recipes substitute natural ingredients, like cane sugar, for more questionable options like stevia, erythritol, or... Continue Reading →

Easy Creamy Coconut Cake

Dear Reader, I’m not the most patient person and for this reason, when I bake, I like to keep things simple. So, when I come across recipes, I often make adjustments that will cut down on the number of ingredients or reduce the prep time. Recently, I came across a coconut cake recipe that looked... Continue Reading →

Simple Blood Orange Cake

Dear Reader, More often than not, I don’t have all of the right ingredients to follow a cake recipe. For this reason, I have come to rely on substitutions (with mixed results). Recently, I found a Blood Orange Cake recipe on the New York Times website and knew just by looking at the ingredients list... Continue Reading →

The First Crepe is a Blob

Dear Reader, As a novice baker, I tend to bake within my comfort zone. So, instead of looking far and wide for new recipes, I take comfort in putting together sweet breads (more here), flatbread (more here), and sometimes even cakes (more here). All was well in my little kitchen, until, unexpectedly, my boyfriend put... Continue Reading →

American Sugar Bomb

Dear Reader, Do you have a sweet tooth? I certainly do. If you live in the U.S. like I do, your definition of “sweet” may be on a whole other level than the rest of the world. Today, my office hosted a winter cookie party. The event took place in the early afternoon right around... Continue Reading →

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