Category Archives: Dessert

Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Baklava

I have never used phyllo dough before in my life. To be honest, it has always kind of scared me in a way that had me shying away while secretly wishing to play with it. I’ve heard all the phyllo dough horror stories and didn’t want to be one of those sad, sad victims of dessert nightmares. It kept nagging at me though and when I saw the pretty little box of it at Trader Joe’s I threw it in the cart.
[ Read the full post » ]

Orange Notella Mousse Tartlets

Oh how I’ve missed Nutella and it’s chocolatey hazelnutty goodness. Luckily Justin’s makes a vegan chocolate hazelnut butter that is just as good and I knew I had to make something with it. I’m calling it NOTella because it’s fun to change around food words when you make them vegan, whether it makes sense or not.
[ Read the full post » ]

Gluten-Free Apple Tartlets w/ Coconut Whipped Cream

It’s not quite Fall yet, and it doesn’t even feel remotely Fall-like in Southern California but I’ve been craving Fall flavors like crazy. It could be all the hubbub over the damn pumpkin flavored everything in stores and coffee shops (I have nothing against pumpkin, it just seems like overkill to me – much like shops putting up Christmas decorations before summer is even over). Anyhoo…back to Fall flavors.
[ Read the full post » ]

“Fat Ape” Mocha Banana Ice Cream

Last week was my first attempt at making banana “ice cream” – blending frozen bananas until they are creamy and smooth – and I was actually pretty shocked at how good it was! Upon first bite I was completely reminded of one of my favorite pre-vegan ice creams – Chunky Monkey and knew I could very easily and cheaply make my own version for Vegan MoFo.
[ Read the full post » ]

Chocolate Chip Cookie & Banana Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ok y’all – I had a rough week and usually when I’m having a bad time I turn to sweets. I figured this would be a great opportunity to channel my sweet craving into a Vegan MoFo theme post! What could I do on the cheap that was gluten-free and really hit the spot?
[ Read the full post » ]