Chocolate Date Thick Shake Not far from the magnificent Joshua Tree National Park where I hiked with my children, California dates reign supreme, and the Date Shake at the amazing Hadley’s Fruit Orchard is said to be the best in the world. Expect long lines if you want one of those ultra-popular date shakes—especially the chocolate […]
Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes by Pastry chef, culinary educator, and cookbook author, Fran Costigan. She is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Her scrumptious creations lack nothing—except dairy, eggs, white sugar, and cholesterol. Now everyone with a real sweet tooth, including those who are lactose intolerant, reducing cholesterol, or simply prefer healthy, natural ingredients without sacrificing taste, truly can have their cake… and eat it.
My dear friend and colleague, Nava Atlas is a bestselling vegan cookbook author and the founder of VegKitchen.com. Her highly anticipated new book, Plant Power: Transform Your Kitchen, Plate, and Life with More Than 150 Fresh and Flavorful Vegan Recipes is launching on September 2nd and is available for preorder now. Plant Power is packed […]
Mint on mint! Truthfully, until I developed the Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream recipe in Vegan Chocolate, I wasn’t a fan of mint-flavored ice creams. This avocado based ice cream (come on, don’t turn up your noses!) changed my mind, and it’smade even better with a crunchy-chewy coating of mint-kissed Chocolate Shell. Note that the ice cream pictured here is […]
Raspberry Chocolate Silk Tart Raspberries and dark chocolate look beautiful together and taste even better, especially if you follow my few caveats to ensure the chocolate will not overpower the raspberry flavor. I don’t cook the raspberries, and I use frozen unsweetened berries instead of fresh—even in season—when making the purée (called a coulis). Mixing […]