pumpkin raspberry biscotti with chocolate drizzle

a hotter oven

for crispy biscotti &

caramelized flavor

24 servings, 115 calories

2 c frozen raspberries, thawed, with liquid; 1.5 c pumpkin, 1/4 c ground flax, 10 packets stevia, 1 t kosher salt, 1 t powder, 1 T vanilla, 1 c cocoa, 3 c white whole wheat flour, 1 c mooala unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1 c lily’s stevia-sweetened chocolate chips

mix all but chips, make log on silpat-covered stone, 425 F, 25 minutes; slice, 425 F, 15 minutes; drizzle with melted chips, sprinkle with flaky sea salt

sourdough banana cake

6 new chickens, at

5 in the morning 1 is

revealed a rooster

source, 10 servings, 350 calories

1 c wheat chef, 2 (4-oz size) containers gerber bananas, 1 stick soft vegan butter, 2 c white whole wheat flour, 1 t powder, 1 t kosher salt, 2 T olive oil, 1/4 c brown sugar, 2 T molasses, 2 T brewed coffee, 1 t cinnamon, 1 t vanilla, 1/2 c lily’s stevia-sweetened chocolate chips

mix, bake in parchment-lined cast-iron pan, 425 F, 30 minutes

chocolate chex mix

the dog glides his nose

along the countertop edge

hoping for a taste


12 oz chex; 1.5 c melted bittersweet chocolate chips+3/4 c soft pb+1 t vanilla; 1 c powdered sugar, 1 t kosher salt

mix chocolate mixture & cereal, spread on silpat-covered baking sheet, chill until set, toss with sugar & salt

cracker jack

fluffy calico

cat lives in the empty shed

with a mouse family


12 c popped popcorn+1 c roasted salted red-skinned peanuts; 1 stick vegan butter, 1 c brown sugar, 1/4 c molasses, 1 t kosher salt, 1 t vanilla, 1/4 t soda

heat butter, sugar, molasses, salt to 248 F; remove from heat, add vanilla & soda; add to popcorn, spread over 2 silpat-covered baking sheets; 250 F, 25 minutes, top with more salt

sourdough pumpkin cake with chocolate swirl

a cinnamon roll

meets pumpkin spice latte and

hint of sourdough

source, 10 servings, 340 calories

swirl: 1/2 c brown sugar+1/4 c chopped nuts+1 t cinnamon+1/4 c chocolate chips+1 T vegan sour cream; batter: 1 c wheat chef, 1.5 c flour, 1 t cinnamon, 1 t kosher salt, 1/2 c sugar, 1/2 c brown sugar, 1 c minus 1 T vegan sour cream, 1/2 c pumpkin

mix batter, pour half into parchment-lined loaf pan, add half of swirl, add rest of batter, then swirl, 350 F, 80 minutes

fennel & flax springerle

slight shimmer of ice

on the pond could almost be

a gust of fall wind

45 servings, 50 calories

1/4 c ground flax+2 T fennel seeds+1 c apple juice+1 (4-oz size) container gerber bananas, 1 t kosher salt, 1 T vanilla, 8 packets stevia, 1/4 c olive oil, 3 c white whole wheat flour

rest flax mixture 10 minutes, knead in rest, roll out with springerle rolling pin on silpat-covered stone, 325 F, 20 minutes, cool & slice

cocoa springerle

summer’s new chickens

waking up to snow-covered

land for the first time

45 servings, 50 calories

1 c apple juice, 1 (4-oz size) container gerber bananas, 1/4 c namaste egg replacer, 1 t kosher salt, 1 t cinnamon, 6 packets stevia, 1 c cocoa, 2 c white whole wheat flour, 1/4 c olive oil

cream 1st 3, beat in rest, drizzling water if needed; roll out with springerle rolling pin on silpat-covered stone; 325 F, 20 minutes; cool & slice

raspberry chocolate chip sourdough scones

blue jays not seen since

last spring empty the feeder

in one afternoon

12 servings, 375 calories

1 c wheat chef, 1 stick room temperature vegan butter, 2 c thawed frozen raspberries & liquid, 4 c white whole wheat flour, 1 t kosher salt, 1 c mini chocolate chips, 1/2 c maple syrup

chop together with pastry cutter, rest 20 minutes, form ball, make balls on silpat-covered stone, rest 30 minutes, 425 F, 20 minutes