Category Archives: Recipes to Die For

Chocolate Zucchini – Apple Cake

1 ½ cups grated zucchini 1 small tart apple (like Gala or Honey-crisp), seeded and grated3 eggs1 cup packed dark brown sugar1 ½ tsp vanilla2 cups unbleached or gluten free flour4 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder1 TBSP apple cider vinegar1 tsp baking soda½ tsp salt1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease […]

Fennel or Carrot Top Dip

Tops of one bunch of carrots or a whole fennel bulb with greens About 2 cups of fresh parsley or more 1 small orange or about 1 TSP fresh lemon juice 1 tsp apple cider vinegar ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ½ tsp kosher or sea salt ¼ tsp pepper ¼ cup golden raisins […]

Fudgy Chocolate Butternut Squash Muffins

1 cup smooth almond butter or peanut butter (room temperature) 2 eggs 3/4 cup pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt 1 tsp baking soda 3/4 cup pureed butternut squash* ½ to 1 cup chocolate chips (more is more) Preheat oven to 350 degrees […]

Apple Crisp (the one I made nearly every Friday while my kids were growing up – )

7-8 tart apples (like Gala, Granny Smith or Fuji) – peeled and sliced thin) Juice of about half a lemon 1 tsp lemon zest 1 TBSP pure maple syrup ¼ cup fruity or berry liqueur or 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 cup chopped toasted almonds or pecans (or mix them together) 2 cups quick […]