Category: Cookies/Bars

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

[ 4 ] December 28, 2012 |

Oatmeal chocolate cookies are hard to beat. Their edges are crisp, their flavor is sweet, and their texture is wonderfully soft and chewy. They are great for breakfast, or as a snack,  with yogurt and fresh fruit. They are filled with all of the good things in life flax seed, oats, and chocolate chips. There […]

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LEMON BARS

LEMON BARS

[ 12 ] December 14, 2012 |

Classic lemon squares are always a popular dessert at teas, luncheons, and potluck. I will never forget my first attempt to make lemon bars many years ago. I misread the recipe and add too much lemon juice. They were so tart, my friend almost choked to death. We are still laughing about it!  Fortunately, my […]

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Eggnog Cookies with Eggnog Glaze

Eggnog Cookies with Eggnog Glaze

[ 4 ] December 3, 2012 |

These Eggnog Cookies are soft and moist with a delicate sugary flavor. I added some white chocolate chips for extra sweetness. I like this time of the year. So many delicious ingredients to choose from at my grocery store. Each year I like to try new cookie recipes! I love to bake for the Holidays! […]

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RASPBERRY AND WALNUT BROWNIES

RASPBERRY AND WALNUT BROWNIES

[ 2 ] November 29, 2012 |

Try this decadent fudgy brownie with raspberry swirls for a special occasion. This is such a sophisticated dessert! It’s true perfection for chocolate lovers. They are such a delicious treat. The amount of raspberry jam is rather small, but give a nice flavor. Raspberries go very well with chocolate. The addition of the walnut  bring […]

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Pumpkin Macarons

Pumpkin Macarons

[ 5 ] November 29, 2012 |

Perfect fall treats, these pumpkin macarons have all the typical flavors of the  autumn. Looking for a fun and delicious dessert for your holiday gathering ?  These pumpkin macarons will definitely do the trick. They are pretty spectacular. The meringue cookie has just the perfect hint of cinnamon and fall spices , and the filling is a […]

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Cranberry Chocolate Chip Scones

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Scones

[ 2 ] November 17, 2012 |

I have been thinking about making scones for a long time! I cannot believe that it is the first time that I am making Scones. I was assuming that they were too complicated to make. I was amazed at how easy they are to make. They taste really good and theses cranberry scones are low in […]

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Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip and Banana Bread

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip and Banana Bread

[ 8 ] November 6, 2012 |

I wish you could smell the aroma of this delicious Chocolate Chip and Banana Bread.  Just coming out of the oven and the house smells  lovely. I can’t even begin to calculate the number of banana bread loaves I have made over the years. Baking banana bread is easy, fun to do and most of […]

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Chocolate Expresso Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Expresso Oatmeal Cookies

[ 1 ] November 3, 2012 |

I have been in a serious oatmeal phase lately. In addition to eating it every morning for breakfast, I love to bake with it. Chewy and chocolaty, these are a favorite cookie for both chocolate and oatmeal lovers. Made with cocoa powder and semi-sweet chocolate chips and lots of chewy oatmeal. The oatmeal made them […]

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Strawberry Crumble Bars

Strawberry Crumble Bars

[ 14 ] October 6, 2012 |

This is one of  my favorite crumb bars recipe, and it’s easily adaptable with whatever type of fruit you have on hand. The almond flour and the coconut flour in the dough really add that extra flavor and texture. They’re so easy to make and I love  the streusel crumb topping. They are delicious and […]

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White Chocolate, Quinoa and Dried Cherries Cookies

White Chocolate, Quinoa and Dried Cherries Cookies

[ 8 ] September 17, 2012 |

While smelling these white chocolate, quinoa and dried cherry cookies as they baked, I was reminded of the good aroma coming out of my mother kitchen as a child. She was, and still is a great baker. I guess she inherited that from her family. My grand father was a baker. Growing up, my mother […]

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Goji  Berry Energy Bars

Goji Berry Energy Bars

[ 29 ] September 12, 2012 |

I actually found it pretty easy to re-create some of my favorite bars at home, using nothing more than a food processor. These energy bar recipes can be whipped up in practically no time for a fraction of the price. Full of healthy  foods such as dates, goji berries, walnuts, and sunflower seeds, that will keep […]

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Blueberry Buckwheat Granola Bars

Blueberry Buckwheat Granola Bars

[ 0 ] September 12, 2012 |

   Looking for a snack, granola bars are my favorite. These blueberry buckwheat granola bars are easy to make and definitely much healthier than the store-bought. All the ingredients used in these buckwheat bars are what you can call Superfoods. Buckwheat has many  health benefits.  It is not a wheat, it is actually gluten-free. How […]

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CHOCOLATE, DRIED POMEGRANATE AND PISTACHIO BISCOTTI

CHOCOLATE, DRIED POMEGRANATE AND PISTACHIO BISCOTTI

[ 5 ] September 4, 2012 |

  Elegant and delicious with chocolate, dried pomegranate, and pistachio , these biscotti are the perfect treat.  In the afternoon, when I need a snack, biscotti are my favorite. I like using quinoa flour in my baking. It has a slightly nutty flavor.  The quinoa flour is loaded with protein, magnesium, fiber, zinc, and folate. […]

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Chocolate and Banana Cookies

Chocolate and Banana Cookies

[ 17 ] August 20, 2012 |

  This recipe allows you to use up some ripe bananas. Nice and moist these chocolate and banana cookies are very nutritious. The banana and oats give a soft and tender texture to these cookies. The addition of all the different flours bring a beautiful marriage of flavors to the banana cookies.     5.0 […]

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Apple, Raisin, Oatmeal Cookies

Apple, Raisin, Oatmeal Cookies

[ 16 ] June 27, 2012 |

  It has been raining  outside for few days.  We had a Tropical Storm, but now it is over.  The sun is shining again in the sunshine state. Yesterday, while Tropical Storm Debby was bringing us heavy rain and gusty winds, baking some cookies seems like a good idea. Nothing better than a cup of […]

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CHOCOLATE AND CRANBERRIES QUINOA COOKIES

CHOCOLATE AND CRANBERRIES QUINOA COOKIES

[ 2 ] May 26, 2012 |

    In my years as a personal chef , I have learned to navigate through the myriad of dietary restrictions.  Our bodies have different sensitivity to different foods. Some of my clients are very sensitive to gluten. So when baking, I have to use a combination of gluten free flours.  It is sometime tricky considering that […]

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