A cobbler, unlike all others, this Chocolate Cobbler is the ultimate dessert for chocolate lovers everywhere. A brownie-like top with a decadent, gooey layer of melted chocolate below ready to be served up hot alongside a scoop of your favorite ice cream! I think we can all agree that a typical cobbler is made with a fruit base that is topped with a buttery dough/crumble topping then baked to golden perfection and served alongside a scoop of ice cream, right? Well, my friends, this chocolate cobbler is nothing like that and in all the best ways possible. If you are a chocolate lover like myself then there is no doubt that this chocolate cobbler will make you do the dessert dance!  Well, my friends, this chocolate cobbler is nothing like that and in all the best ways possible. If you are a chocolate lover like myself then there is noRead More →

Soft, chewy chocolate chips cookies made perfectly with a buttery, unique cookie dough chock full of melty, gooey chocolate chip morsels ready to be gobbled up and washed down with a glass of milk. Can you smell that? Fresh baked chewy chocolate chip cookies in the oven, minutes away from being taken out and only seconds after that being devoured!  I once heard about a study that stated that losing your sense of smell may aid in weight loss. While this did prove to be true (in rats), there is not necessarily enough research to fully support this statement, but I personally believe it to be true.  Would you really have had that extra slice, or even the first slice at that, had you not been able to smell the freshly baked dough, melty cheesy and delicious pepperonis? Let’s go ahead and blame our senses for the over indulgence.  As humans, we associate smellsRead More →

A fresh farmers market tart made with layers of phyllo covered in a creamy vegan cashew cheese topped with fresh, juicy heirloom tomatoes, herbs and onions then baked to flaky, golden perfection! Serve warm with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt! After your first bite, you won’t believe this tomato tart is vegan! I replace the traditional ricotta cheese spread with a 100% homemade vegan cashew cheese that gives this tart just as much creaminess and flavor and will have you hankering for another bit! A flaky, crispy phyllo crust is the perfect base for spreading my creamy cashew cheese topped with slices of ripe, juicy heirloom tomatoes picked fresh from the garden! Fresh basil and parsley are chopped and added to compliment the flavor of the tomatoes and to make this dish a true taste of summer! One thing I love about summer besides the longer days andRead More →