soft chocolate chip breakfast cookies

two black chickens eat

seeds under the bird feeder

orange fox watches

previous version, 24 servings, 125 calories

1/4 c sugar, 1/3 c maple syrup, 2 c white whole wheat flour, 1/2 c olive oil, 2 T ground flax, 1 c lily’s stevia-sweetened chocolate chips, 1/4 c mooala unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 2 t vanilla, 1 t soda, 1 t powder, 1/2 t salt

mix, place balls on silpat, 350 F, 10 minutes

sweet & salty cocoa granola

various sizes

of oatmeal should remain when

done food processing

source, 19 servings, 255 calories

4 c old-fashioned oats, 2/3 c canola oil, 1 c sugar, 1/2 c maple syrup, 1/2 c white whole wheat flour, 1/2 c cornmeal, 1/2 c mooala unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1 c cocoa, 1 t soda, 1 t powder, 1 T sea salt

food processor, spread in parchment-lined 9×13 pan, 325 F, 65 minutes, crumble

digestive biscuits with chocolate

the fluffy male fox

orange on the melting snow

not seen since autumn

source, 18 servings, 150 calories

2 c white whole wheat flour, 1 t powder, 1/2 t sea salt, 1/2 c powdered sugar, 1 stick frozen vegan butter, 1/4 c mooala unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1 c lily’s stevia-sweetened chocolate chips

all but chocolate: food processor; roll out & cut, prick tops with fork; use silpat, 350 F, 20 minutes; top with melted chocolate

filled & iced chocolate cupcakes

one cake, one filling

two icings, one mixing bowl

not washed in between

source, 12 servings

cake: 1 c flour, scant 1/2 c cocoa, 1 t powder, 1/2 t soda, pinch salt, 1 c elmhurst milked walnuts, 1/4 c canola, 1/2 c maple syrup, 1/4 c sugar, 1 t cider vin, 1 t vanilla; filling: 1 stick vegan butter, 1/4 c shortening, 2.5-3 c powdered sugar, 2 t vanilla; icing: 1/3 c elmhurst milked walnuts, 4 oz melted bittersweet chocolate, 2 T maple syrup; royal icing: 2 c powdered sugar, 1-2 T elmhurst milked walnuts

cake: mix, bake in silpat muffin tins, 350 F, 25 minutes; filling: beat; icing: mix; royal icing: mix; pipe filling into cooled cupcakes, chill 15 minutes; dip in icing, chill until set; pipe royal icing on top

vegan pumpkin chocolate chip bread

carolina wren

a new cousin the nuthatch

brought home to dinner

previous version, 16 servings, 315 calories

1 can pumpkin, 3.5 c white whole wheat flour, 2 T powder, 1 t soda, 1 t cinnamon, 1 t nutmeg, 2/3 c sugar, 1/2 c canola, 1 c elmhurst milked walnuts, 1 c water, 1 c mini chocolate chips, 1 t salt, 1 t vanilla, 1/4 c namaste egg replacer

mix, bake in 2 parchment-lined loaf pans, 350 F, 55 minutes

chocolate chip toaster waffles

small waffles for the

freezer, to the toaster or

the microwave too

18 4-inch waffles, 120 calories

2.5 c white whole wheat flour, 1 c lily’s stevia-sweetened chocolate chips, 10 packets stevia, 1 t kosher salt, 1/2 t powder, 2 T vanilla, 1 t cinnamon, 1/2 t nutmeg, 2 T namaste egg replacer, 3 T canola (including 1 T for greasing), 2.5 c mooala unsweetened vanilla almond milk

mix, cook 1/4 c batter on greased iron (even if nonstick)

vegan ricotta & roasted grapes

blender ricotta

needs only as much water

as the blender needs

cheese source, grapes source; 6 servings

cheese: 2 c blanched slivered almonds, 2 T lemon juice, 1 T nutritional yeast, 1 T herbs, 1/2 – 1.5 c warm water, 1/2 t sea salt; grapes: 1 lb grapes, 2 T brown sugar, 2 T maple syrup, 1 t lemon peel, 1/4 c cassis

cheese: blend; grapes: 450 F in glass baking dish, 45 minutes or until sauce is caramelized

zabar’s black & white cookies

spoon onto baking

sheets & after cooling frost

on the flattened side

source, 24 servings, 325 calories

2 sticks soft butter, 1 3/4 c sugar, 4 eggs, 1 c milk, 1/2 t vanilla, 1/4 t lemon extract, 2.5 c cake flour, 2.5 c flour, 1 t powder, 1/2 t salt; icing: 4 c powdered sugar, 1/3-1/2 c hot water, 1 oz melted bittersweet chocolate

cream butter & sugar, beat in rest, use silpat, 375 F, 25 minutes; icing: mix sugar & water, add chocolate to half; frost

chocolate pie with graham cracker crust

knead crust with fingers

until it’s past the stage of

being pebbly

source, 8 servings, 360 calories

crust: 2 sleeves crushed graham crackers+3 T sugar+4 T canola+1 T nut milk; filling: 3 c elmhurst milked almonds, 1/4 c cornstarch, 1/3 c sugar, 3 T cocoa, pinch salt, 1/4 c chocolate chips, 1 t vanilla

press crust onto oiled pie plate, 350 F, 10 minutes; boil filling ingredients except chips & vanilla until thick, add rest, pour into crust, chill