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Nelly’s energy Truffle Bars – Review and Giveaway!

Nelly’s energy Truffle Bars – Review and Giveaway!

I’ve really been making an effort eat healthier the past few weeks, and I’ve specifically targeted sugar.  Of course I still love a sweet treat, I just want to eat healthier versions. So when I was recently contacted by Nelly’s energy Truffle Bars about doing a review and giveaway I was VERY excited.  And I’m [...]

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Mini Peanut Butter Cups

Mini Peanut Butter Cups

I have fond Easter memories of pastel “grass”-packed baskets brimming with yummy sweet treats, hours of playing with my cousins (some of the time spent swapping said treats), and a huge meal with the whole family to cap the day off.  Since Ryan and I don’t have any family here in LA, Easter isn’t what [...]

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tweets Give-Away!

tweets Give-Away!

UPDATE: The winner of the tweets give-away is Lauren, who said “I love the way the air smells and how much easier it is to eat healthy when it’s warm out.”  Congratulations, Lauren! When Chicago Soy Dairy contacted me about trying their new tweets marshmallows, I was more than happy to oblige!  With Easter right [...]

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White Chocolate Covered Pretzels

White Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Ryan saw some white chocolate covered pretzels at Trader Joe’s the other day, but they weren’t vegan so he asked me if I could make something similar.  I’ve been thinking about it ever since and finally had an excuse to make some over the weekend. Now, I’m a big white chocolate fan.  When I was [...]

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Marshmallow Mint Cookie Bark

Marshmallow Mint Cookie Bark

I bought some Rocky Road Bark from Sweet & Sara over the summer when I was stocking up on marshmallows for a camping trip, and I finally finished it off last week after hording it for months.  Of course as soon as I finished it I wanted more. I thought, why not try my hand [...]

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S’mores!

S’mores!

After years of going without, we finally had s’mores on our camping trip!  Every time we go camping I always mean to buy some vegan marshmallows (regular marshmallows contain gelatin), and then I always forget about it until we’re packing up.  This time I planned ahead and bought some Sweet & Sara Marshmallows from Follow [...]

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“Fudge/Nixon”

“Fudge/Nixon”

This is another recipe from “The Joy of Vegan Baking”.  It’s pretty easy to make, but I would use a different technique next time.  It calls for everything to be added to the double boiler at once, but I would try melting the margarine and chocolate together first before adding the rest of the ingredients.  [...]

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