Category: Cookies and bars

Gluten-free black bean brownies

Gluten-free black bean brownies

I love to search for new recipes and explore alternative baking methods or ingredients. While my primary source is wonderful online blogs, I enjoy browsing real paper cook and baking books (find the sites and books that most inspire me here). One of the first “healthy” […]

Happy Holidays … food tastes better when shared

Happy Holidays … food tastes better when shared

To me, food is much more than nutrition. When shared with others, it’s community, joy, celebration, laughter, and love. That’s what the holidays are all about. Spending time with your loved ones, gathering around a big dinner table, and sharing food and stories. I usually […]

A word about superfoods … matcha gingerbread cookies

A word about superfoods … matcha gingerbread cookies

Açaí, chia seeds, matcha, turmeric, maca, spirulina, … there are so many superfoods that are supposed to make you feel the best version of yourself. Although I think that by following a balanced diet you should not need any supplements, I do like to incorporate […]

Christmas cookies … almond biscotti

Christmas cookies … almond biscotti

There are a lot of exciting recipes for Christmas cookies, and I can’t decide which ones are my favorite. One of them is definitely traditional Italian biscotti (or cantuccini). The subtle taste of almonds and the crunchy texture make this an enjoyable cookie for the holiday season […]

Pumpkin cheesecake bars … it’s officially pumpkin season

Pumpkin cheesecake bars … it’s officially pumpkin season

The leaves are falling, and it’s getting chillier when I ride my bike to work. It’s officially fall now. And with fall comes pumpkin season!!! I love pumpkins, and the moment they appear on farmers markets or in the supermarket, I can’t think of anything […]