Category Archives: baked goods

Carnival Cookies

This is a  riff on Heidi Swanson’s (101 Cookbooks) Carnival Cookies. It is from her latest cookbook, Super Natural Everyday. Here’s the original recipe on her blog. With only 1/4 cup butter, 3 tablespoons of honey, and 1 cup of chocolate chips,  this can safely be considered a reasonably healthy cookie. It’s a far cry […]

Pudding Chômeur

It may garner disbelief, but given a choice in desserts, I rarely choose chocolate. Molten chocolate baby cakes and decadent flourless tortes are delicious, but more than a bite is too much. My desire lies with those things caramel, brown sugary, and rich with butter. And interestingly enough, a single bite is never enough. Although […]

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Let’s not kid ourselves. Chocolate chip cookies, even whole wheat ones, are not a health food. However, whole wheat flour has three times the fiber and additional protein, so maybe you can enjoy an additional cookie, with a smidgen less guilt. Although personally, I don’t think anyone should feel guilty eating a chocolate chip cookie. […]

Lemon Cream Cookies

Should I be writing to you about celeriac? Or maybe some nice sprouted grain? Nah, you’re all at the gym anyway. For those of you who have already fallen off the New Year’s resolution bandwagon, for those of you who never got on, and for those of you whose New Year’s resolution is to eat […]

Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprint Cookies

Aren’t these cute? If you still need a little cookie to round out your holiday platter, these chocolate gems have a whisper of peppermint and a nice crunch of sugar. And did I mention they’re adorable?