Tag: chocolate

Dairy Free Chocolate Milkshake Recipe for Breastfeeding Moms

Dairy Free Chocolate Milkshake Recipe for Breastfeeding Moms

This dairy free chocolate milkshake recipe is a breastfeeding mama’s new best friend! During pregnancy and postpartum it’s pretty common to crave sweet indulgences like ice cream and chocolate. But for many breastfeeding moms, a dairy protein intolerance in baby can lead to mama having […]

The Easiest Chocolate Salted Caramels Recipe (Edible Gift)

The Easiest Chocolate Salted Caramels Recipe (Edible Gift)

I have a confession to make. I had never made caramel until this past week. Yep, I’ve been cooking for years and years, and somehow had never made my own caramel. Partly because I don’t have a huge sweet tooth, and partly because I found […]

Dark Chocolate and Almond Covered Strawberries Recipe

Dark Chocolate and Almond Covered Strawberries Recipe

These dark chocolate almond covered strawberries are the perfect Valentine dessert for you to surprise your wife or girlfriend with. They’re swoon worthy! VALENTINE’S DAY WITH PPD Yesterday, Eric made me cry.  We’ve never really been big on celebrating Valentine’s Day, but Eric asked what he could […]

Hot Chocolate On a Stick Recipe (Edible Gift)

Hot Chocolate On a Stick Recipe (Edible Gift)

It’s that time again. The time of year I always seem to get the blues. For a Hawaii girl, more than a week of grey skies and rain hits hard. I’m not complaining. After all, we choose to stay in the Pacific Northwest, kind of […]

Orange and Cinnamon Poached Pears with Chocolate Ganache

Orange and Cinnamon Poached Pears with Chocolate Ganache

Poached pears have always seemed a little scandalous to me.  Pale, tender, curvaceous pears slip their clingy skins to skinny dip in a syrupy concoction, then brazenly pose on a little plate in all of their glory.  They’re like the Victoria Secret models of the […]

“Diet” Chocolate Mousse (Tofu Dessert Recipe)

Last week I taught a cooking class for residents of a low income housing community.  It went really well and I loved all the participants.  At the end of class they asked me if I would come back (of course I agreed!) and one woman […]

Two Ingredient Homemade Magic Shell Recipe

Yeah, you read right, homemade Magic Shell baby!  One of the best ways to save money on groceries is by making your own condiments.  We make homemade salad dressing, barbecue sauce, pomegranate molasses, salsa, and more.  But of all the condiments we’ve made from scratch, this one […]

Valentines Day Dessert Orange Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Valentines Day Dessert Orange Chocolate Pudding Recipe

This homemade orange chocolate pudding recipe takes your romantic dessert from classic to classy, with the addition of vanilla bean and orange zest. We don’t eat a lot of dessert at home, but on Valentine’s Day we always want a special chocolate dessert.  We love […]