Turmeric Hot Chocolate

My socks are on! Which means it’s officially cold weather in the southern California region. Don’t get me wrong, I’m still wearing my flips flops on the regular. Just not so much at night or early mornings. I had been dying to make a turmeric version of Hot Chocolate ever since a friend mentioned she…

Hazelnut Butter Cups

You guys! How fun is this?! There are little “snowflakes” falling across the screen! This makes me feel five thousand times more festive when writing this recipe. (unfortunately, if you are coming across this recipe anytime after the holidays, I suspect the snowflakes will no longer be with us. Insert sad face here ____ A festive…

Dark Chocolate and Fig Acai Bowl

Right now I have an incredible view of East Village, the Coronado Bridge and a fancy new skyscraper as it nears completion. San Diego, you have my heart. This view almost makes me forget how long I circled around the streets looking for parking during this incredibly busy weekend in San Diego. The world-famous Comic…

Simple Chocolate Sauce

For the past few weeks, I’ve had fleeting thoughts of banana splits. Now this is unsual because; 1. I don’t eat dairy which means I’m not a frequent ice cream consumer. 2. I’ve never really been a banana split-sundae kind of girl. Even as a kid, I mostly just wanted the ice cream and not all the…

Triple Chocolate Raspberry Torte

Today’s recipe is another edition of “Things I Make For My Dad”. Today is my Dad’s birthday (Happy Birthday Dad!) and we celebrated over the past weekend. So naturally, I provided his very own chocolate bomb dessert. You may remember a past “Dad Dessert” called the Triple Chocolate Orange Torte. This is a berry version of…

Almond Joy Cups

Strikingly similar to my Paleo Peppermint Patties, these lil’ snacks let me bust out my super fun silicone cups! I love them. The peppermint patties are great cause they are nut-free, but the Almond Joy version has a really nice hearty flavor. A very substantial snack in my opinion. Get in yer healthy fats!  …