Tag Archives: dessert

Goose Schmaltz Cherry Pie Ravioli

GOOSE SCHMALTZ CHERRY PIE RAVIOLI – Goose Schmaltz? This might be the first time that most of you have even heard of this product. It is a fancy way to say rendered/ clarified goose fat. This natural fat has a high smoke point, is great for frying, baking or sautéing. Some call it the “mother […]

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Lavender Nut Chevre Stuffed Apricots (raw vegan paleo)

LAVENDER NUT CHEVRE STUFFED APRICOTS (raw vegan paleo) APRICOTS! Yes will say it again… APRICOTS! Oh this is one of my favorite stone fruits for sure; next to all the others- but we will get to that at a later date. Who doesn’t love apricots, especially ripe ones? OK, for those who do not, please […]

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Strawberry Lime Cheesecake Stacks (raw-vegan-paleo)

STRAWBERRY LIME CHEESECAKE STACKS (raw-vegan-paleo) Yep– spring is here and summer is moving in quickly. To me, this is an exciting time of year because the produce section of the market is starting to show signs of the warmer weather to come. Ah…. STRAWBERRIES are back! No they are not in full season, but at […]

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Banana Bon Bons (raw vegan paleo)

BANANA BON BONS (raw vegan paleo) Raise your hand if you remember BON BONS? Yes, the little chunks of ice cream covered in chocolate that you just popped in your mouth. There was just something about them that made you feel like royalty when you indulged in them. In fact most of us think that […]

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Simple Baked Apples (paleo)

SIMPLE BAKED APPLES (paleo) It has always amazed me that even though though majority of what I cook is a plant, a veggie or a fruit; I still can go to the market and find a species or variety of one of these that I have NEVER heard of or tried. Take for example: I […]

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Chocolate Smothered Coconut Ice Cream

CHOCOLATE SMOTHERED COCONUT ICE CREAM (raw paleo) Well “CHOCOLATE SMOTHERED COCONUT ICE CREAM” pretty much says it…. well almost. When I was making this recipe I was trying to come up with a name for it. I kinda look at it as the same as trying to name a white cat (what does one name […]

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Pina Colada Bars (raw vegan paleo)

PINA COLADA BARS (raw vegan paleo) Even though it is only the 14th of December, it looks like SPRING FEVER has hit me early. OH it might be a long winter. I am saying this because I have been creating tropical treats the past couple of weeks that remind me of warmer places. The temperatures […]

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Dastony Sesame Seed Butter Macaroon Bites

DASTONY SESAME SEED BUTTER MACAROON BITES (raw paleo) With winter in the air and the holidays approaching us; sometimes we find that staying on track is a little more difficult this time of year. Most of us are accustomed to the traditional holidays and the un-healthy food that they bring. So on this note, this […]

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Rawmio Hazelnut Silk Sauce Over Pumpkin Pie Sorbet

 RAWMIO HAZELNUT SILK SAUCE OVER PUMPKIN PIE SORBET (raw vegan) Yep, this is the time of year that everything comes up PUMPKIN. I feel that pumpkin pie is what everyone thinks of when you say pumpkin. Well I am no exception to this thought. I LOVE PUMPKIN ANYTHING especially PUMPKIN PIE! I just do not love […]

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Hazelnut Silk Petit Four (raw-vegan)

HAZELNUT SILK PETIT FOUR (raw vegan) If you haven’t noticed, jarOhoney has been expanding her horizons lately. Between being featured in magazines and moonlighting as featured chef on a couple different websites, I have also been involved in recipe collaboration for products. Yes the picture above is of a confection, your eyes are not deceiving […]

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Grandma’s Twisted Pumpkin Spice Mix (raw vegan paleo)

GRANDMA’S TWISTED PUMPKIN SPICE MIX (raw vegan paleo) YEP, the holiday season is upon us, like it or not… I normally do not even like to mention this fact until after Halloween BUT the media trends have forced me to comply. I LOVE autumn, not just because the leaves are changing but my creativity comes […]

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Layered Fruit Surprise Smoothie (raw-vegan)

LAYERED FRUIT SURPRISE SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) Check this BEAUTY out! No it is not an optical illusion, this smoothie IS LAYERED. Smoothies are one of my favorite things to make but sometimes I want to give it a kick. I like to serve smoothies at brunch and this LAYERED FRUIT SURPRISE SMOOTHIE is a definite hit! […]

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Shaved Watermelon Salad (raw-vegan)

SHAVED WATERMELON SALAD (raw-vegan) When I think of summer, I think of melon. Yes I have access to melons most of the year, but in the summer they are in season, hence full of flavor and vibrant. One melon everybody can agree on that is a summer favorite is the beloved watermelon. Watermelon is not […]

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Watermelon Cups (raw-vegan)

WATERMELON CUPS (raw-vegan) Watermelon is one of those fruits that I associate not only with spring and summer but the word refreshing. Watermelon is on the lists of fruit that can be served in a variety of ways. It can be in sweet or savory dishes, served warm, cold and even frozen. Now that watermelons […]

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Strawberries n Cream Smoothie (raw-vegan)

STRAWBERRIES N CREAM SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) Just because you are eating healthy doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice the flavors and treats that you have always loved. One of the things I have always loved, even as a kid, is strawberries and cream. The sweet fruity flavor of the strawberries topped with rich cream was […]

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Coconut Banana Smoothie (raw-vegan)

COCONUT BANANA SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) One of my favorite things in the morning is a fresh made smoothie. Since I keep a variety of fruits and veggies around at all times, I never get bored with the combinations that I can create. I have been creating a RUSTIC and SIMPLE SMOOTHIE COLLECTION to highlight some of […]

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Grandma’s Zucchini Bread Dippers (raw-vegan)

GRANDMA’S ZUCCHINI BREAD DIPPERS (raw-vegan) Nothing says childhood memories and comfort food like old fashioned baked bread. My grandma used to bake daily and share her creations with us. Now that she is 93, she only bakes every so often; I will take it when I can. One of my favorite breads she used to […]

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Citrus Rosemary Salad (raw-vegan)

CITRUS ROSEMARY SALAD (raw-vegan) Although it is winter time and it seems like the produce section is just a little smaller; one thing that is in season is citrus fruit. Here in the USA, we are lucky to have produce growing neighbors that are closer to the equator and provide us with great citrus fruit. […]

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Greek Coconut Yogurt (raw-vegan)

GREEK COCONUT YOGURT (raw-vegan) So everybody out there, raise your hand if you just can’t wrap your taste-buds around soy yogurt. I am not sure if it is the flavor or the feeling in mouth I get from it , but I don’t like it. This is a real bummer because to buy a vegan […]

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Orange 50/50 Smoothie (raw-vegan)

ORANGE 50/50 SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) You don’t have to be a kid to love the taste of a 50/50 bar. I remember when I was a kid, we could hear the ice cream truck from a mile away. We would race to the end of the street salivating for the treats that were before us. One […]

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