No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

I dedicate this recipe to “Her Highness and All-Wise Ruler of the Universe.” That’s not her real title, but she seems to think it is. Because she inspired this recipe, I’ll go with it. Just this once.  It all began on a group chat between Princess Leviathan, Music-Rocking Nomad, and “Her Highness and All-Wise Ruler of the Universe.” (Yes, they…

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

There’s something nostalgic about cookies. They bring memories of childhood days, school snacks, and birthday parties with cone hats. A simpler time, when one’s priority was to have fun and not think too hard about the nutritional value of food. Cookies taste good, so they must be good. The same ideology is shared when it…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

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Peanut Butter Bark (Low-Carb)

There’s no wrong way to make food. After all, cooking is a creative process. Foods and spices are like colors you mix together to create a culinary masterpiece. Some people say chickpeas don’t belong in brownies. Yet this happened. Others say peanut butter does not belong in soup. Yet this happened. You get my drift? Speaking…

Flourless Peanut Butter Blondies

I didn’t know blondies existed until I was in ninth grade. A girl brought a huge tray of what looked like cookie bars to play practice and gave everyone a piece. After all, nothing brings people together like free food. “Want a blondie?” a friend offered me. I asked what those were, and she replied,…

Vegan Banana Waffles

Pop the champagne, blow the balloons, and pass out the cake, it’s time to celebrate! After years of waiting, I have acquired… (drum roll, please) a waffle maker! Yes, this is a big deal. Don’t judge me. During a casual conversation with my sister-in-law, I mentioned that I like waffles, to which she replied, “You…

Protein Granola Balls

Many adults like to think themselves young at heart, but some are young in appearance as well. I happen to fall into the latter category. Here’s a rule to live by: Never assume age. Whether you guess too young or too old, it can be offensive. Too many times I met someone new and they…