Vegan Flourless Chocolate Cake

Vegan Flourless Chocolate Cake

This deeply dark chocolate vegan cake is not just for vegans. This fudge-like cake is also gluten-free, perfect for Valentine's Dayhttps://www.eatingwell.com 2 (2.1-ounce)s unsweetened vegan dark chocolate bars (70% cacao; such as Hu), chopped ⅓ cup coconut oil 1 (15-ounce) can unseasoned pumpkin puree ¾ cup almond flour ¾ cup pure maple syrup ½ cup [...]

Shrimp with Zucchini spiral pasta

Shrimp with  Zucchini spiral pasta

4 medium zucchinis, spiralized   4 packages of shrimp  ( or Fresh in Season) 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil  1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes, no salt added and drained  2 tbsp. minced garlic  1 tbsp. Italian seasoning  ½ tsp. crushed red pepper  1 tsp. dried basil   sea salt to taste  Bring a large saucepan to medium heat. Add [...]

February is Hear Healthy Month

February is Hear Healthy Month

 February was named American Heart Month to raise awareness about heart health and urge Americans to reduce their risk of developing heart disease. Every year, more than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease and it's the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. Risk factors for heart disease include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, [...]

Chocolate-Raspberry Tart recipe

Chocolate-Raspberry Tart  recipe

32 chocolate wafer cookies (about 8 ounces) 2 tablespoons sugar salt 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips 1 1/4 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries (6 ounces) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a food processor, combine cookies, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Process until very fine [...]

Homemade Chocolate Brownies

Homemade  Chocolate Brownies

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar* 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup cocoa powder, sifted if lumpy 1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted if lumpy 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 3/4 teaspoons sea salt 2 large eggs 1/2 cup canola oil or extra-virgin olive oil** 2 tablespoons water 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Preheat the oven to 325°F. Lightly spray an 8x8 baking dish (not a 9x9 dish or your brownies will overcook) with cooking spray and line it with parchment paper. Spray the parchment paper. In [...]

February is Heart Healthy Month !!

February is Heart Healthy Month !!

4 (6 oz each) salmon filets ▢1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp smoked paprika (or regular paprika) 1/4 tsp blackening seasoning Glaze : 3 Tbsp butter 2 tsp olive oil 6 cloves garlic minced 1/2 cup honey 3 Tbsp wate 3 Tbsp butter 2 tsp olive oil 6 cloves garlic minced 3 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp sriracha sauce2 Tbsp lemon juice Pat salmon dry, then season with salt, pepper, paprika and blackening seasoning.  Adjust oven rack to middle position, [...]

CHINESE BAKERY SPONGE CAKE

CHINESE BAKERY SPONGE CAKE

This baked Chinese sponge cake recipe is the same soft and fluffy texture you find in modern Chinese bakeries. Also known as a Chiffon cake in Western bakeries, this sponge cake is perfect with coffee or tea. 7 eggs yolks and whites separated 1 tsp cream of tartar 1 1/2 cups sugar about 300g 1/2 cup water 120mL 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking powder 4g 1/2 cup vegetable oil 120mL 1 [...]

EGG DROP SOUP

EGG DROP SOUP

4 cups chicken stock(about 1 liter, organic or homemade preferred!) ▢1/2 teaspoon sesame oil ▢3/4 teaspoon salt ▢1/8 teaspoon sugar ▢1/8 teaspoon white pepper ▢1/2 teaspoon turmeric (Or 5 drops yellow food coloring. Optional, but if you want "the look…") ▢3 tablespoons cornstarch (mixed with 1/3 cup water) ▢3 eggs (lightly beaten) ▢1 scallion (chopped 1/4 teaspoon MSG (increase amount to personal preference) Bring the chicken stock to a simmer in a medium soup pot. Stir in the [...]

Kung Hei Fat Choi (gōng xǐ fā cái)

Kung Hei Fat Choi (gōng xǐ fā cái)

Chinese New Year Greetings - Kung Hei Fat Choi (gōng xǐ fā cái) is traditional Chinese New Year greeting meaning: Congratulations and best wishes for a prosperous New Year!; Happy New Year! HONG KONG EGG TARTS 2 cups all purpose flour(fluffed and spooned into measuring cup) ▢1/8 teaspoon salt ▢12 tablespoons unsalted butter (slightly softened) ▢2 tablespoons cold wate ½ cup granulated sugar ▢1 cup hot water ▢1/2 cup evaporated [...]

Celebrating Winnie the Pooh Day !

Celebrating Winnie the Pooh Day !

Ingre­di­ents: but­ter marsh­mal­lows Honeycomb cereal First decide what thick­ness of cereal bar you’d like. Because I was mak­ing them for young kids, I decided to make them in a 9×13 pan to make them fairly thin. But, the “nor­mal” recipe isn’t enough then. If you like them thicker, then I sug­gest a square 8×8 or [...]