valentines day dessert

Homemade Cheesecake Brownies

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I’m starting to test out my dessert ideas in the kitchen. I personally always like to do a test run of any baked good that I am doing for a special occasion. I do this just to ensure that the recipe tastes good and is perfect for my liking. Brownies always go over well with my fiancé, so I decided to do a trail run of cheesecake brownies for our special day. You can never go wrong with serving cheesecake brownies since you have the best of both desserts packed into one bite […]

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No-Bake Vegan Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

The reason some people switch their diets to a vegan lifestyle vary from heath conscious or social conscious reasons. I feel like everyday I am reading about a new celebrity who chooses to live a vegan lifestyle or other health benefits of living a vegan lifestyle. While some people may think vegan foods are unflavorful or boring, but there are hundreds of recipes that don’t sacrifice on flavor. One of the recipes was in the latest issue of Vegan Health and Fitness: Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake. Boy does it sound delicious! A perfect Valentine’s Day, or any day, treat for your sweetie […]

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Red Velvet Cake Poppers

With Valentine’s Day right around the coroner, I’m already brainstorming about what sweet treat to make that my boyfriend and I can indulge in. Because red is the color of love, I landed on red velvet – but instead of whipping up a traditional cake, I decided to go bite size. These “cake poppers” are just the right size to be devoured in one or two bites – how cute! I found the trick to getting a deep red color and the perfect texture was using coconut oil. To do this, simply replace the vegetable oil in this recipe for […]