Tagged with chocolate

Banana-Walnut Cream Tarts

Banana-Walnut Cream Tarts

Yet another fancy dessert from Becky B. sure to impress both WLC participants and others. Becky says, “I think this one may have been my favorite in its deceptive quality to look almost like the real thing and be just as delicious!” Enjoy! Banana-Walnut Cream Tart Adapted from Rawmazing Desserts by Susan Powers Makes: 4-6 … Continue reading

Cherry Chocolate Cupcakes

Cherry Chocolate Cupcakes

Another tasty cupcake treat from Becky B. She notes, “The secret is the cherry extract…it’s what gives it the punch!” These were Michael’s favorite at the potluck, and were a big hit with everyone except our resident chocolate hater (yeah, I don’t understand, either). See how you like them! Cherry Bomb Cupcakes Adapted from Raw & … Continue reading

German Chocolate Cupcakes

German Chocolate Cupcakes

Remember the impressive cinnamon apple pear pecan tartlets and carrot apple cupcakes? Well, our resident nurse-Air Force officer by day, caterer by…weekend? (I don’t know how she finds time for this!) is back! We had another potluck, and Becky B. brought out all the stops: 3 new desserts PLUS some make-ahead pork and mango lettuce wraps. … Continue reading

Freezer Fudge

During last year’s Whole Life Challenge, one of our athletes brought this fudge to our midpoint potluck. There is nothing like the promise of dessert to make people mid-challenge go CRAZY. No one wanted pork chops, pineapple chorizo meatballs, or butternut squash soup when something as seemingly forbidden as fudge was on the table. Most … Continue reading

Pumpkin Mole Soup

Pumpkin Mole Soup

Pumpkin and chocolate and it’s not a dessert? Crazy, right!? This thick and spicy soup is the perfect way to celebrate everything pumpkin, plus, it has substantially fewer than the 25+ ingredients in a typical  mole. Win! Pumpkin Mole Soup Adapted from Chez Bay Gourmet Serves 4-6 1 dried ancho or New Mexico chile, soaked in hot water … Continue reading

Snack Pack

I’d call this “trail mix” but that would be misleading, as normally I eat it while plopped in a swivel-y desk chair, eyes firmly glued to one of my monitors. Of course, this delicious office fuel would also be great for hiking. I normally mix up one little bag at a time so I can … Continue reading