salted olive oil brownies

three feet of snow but

in the bathtub, the ghost of

last summer’s sock tan

source, 16 servings

6 T olive oil, 1 c flour, generous pinch salt, generous pinch powder, 1/4 c cocoa, 3 oz unsweetened chocolate, melted; 1 egg, 1 T vanilla, 3/4 c brown sugar, 1/3 c sugar, 1/2 c chocolate chips, sea salt for sprinkling

mix melted chocolate, cocoa, 1/4 c hot water, vanilla, egg, salt, oil; stir in remaining, line an 8×8 pan with parchment, 350 F, 20 minutes, sprinkle with sea salt

cruciferous oven risotto

outside it’s winter;

inside the washing machine

a hint of damp spring

4 servings

2 T olive oil, 1 t black pepper, 2 c diced onion, 2 T minced garlic, 1-2 T vegetable bouillon paste, 1.5 c arborio rice, 1/2 c white wine, 1 can quartered artichoke hearts, drained; 8 brussels sprouts, halved; 2 c chopped broccoli, 1/2 c parm, fresh parsley

heat oil, pepper, onion, garlic, bouillon, cook until browning; add rice, cook 1 minute; add wine, artichokes, cook 2 minutes; add brussels sprouts, 4 c hot water; 375 F, 20 minutes; stir in broccoli, parm, bake until almost done; broil, top with parsley

cinnamon muffins

an inch of snow each

hour leaves the cars hulking

white ghosts by evening

24 servings, 166 calories

3 c white whole wheat flour, 2 T cinnamon, 1 T powder, 1 t salt, 1 t vanilla, 2 namaste egg replacer eggs, 1/2 c brown sugar, 1/2 c white sugar, 2 c unsweetened soy milk, 1/4 c canola oil, 1 c chocolate chips

mix, use silpat, 375 F, 21 minutes

chocolate snack biscuits

in a container

in the car or a backpack

for afternoon snack

12 servings, 116 calories

4 (4-oz size) containers gerber bananas, 6 packets stevia, 1 t salt, 1 t cinnamon, 1 T powder, 1/4 c chia seeds, 1/2 c cocoa, 1/4 c c unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1.5 c white whole wheat flour, freeze dried fruit for tops

mix to combine, spoon onto silpat and press fruit into tops, 400 F, 17 minutes

blood orange muffins

before sleep comes or

at the finish of a dream

recipes are born

12 servings, 147 calories

2 c white whole wheat flour, zest & juice of 3 small blood oranges, 2 small blood oranges, sliced into 6 rings each; 2 (4-oz size) containers gerber bananas, 6 packets stevia, 1 t salt, 2 T powder, 2 T vanilla, 1 T olive oil, 24 rosemary needles, unsweetened vanilla almond milk

mix to combine, adding milk as needed to form a craggy muffin dough, use silpat, place an orange slice and two rosemary needles on top of each muffin, 375 F, 16 minutes