Comfort Food

Chocolate-Mucuna Brownie Bites

Chocolate brownie bites are perhaps one of my favorite snacks! You can add a lot of nutrients into these guys without compromising on flavor. Chocolate is supposed to make you happy, too, so why not add a dash of Mucuna pruriens powder to make them truly happy, uplifting chocolate brownie bites? Mucuna pruriens is a bean that is a natural source…

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Chocolate Chip-Mucuna Bean Happiness Cookies

I used regular wheat flour in this recipe, but you can easily make these cookies gluten-free if needed. For example, since the majority of wheat flour in the US is brominated, you may choose to use alternatives even if you don’t have a sensitivity to wheat. Or maybe you’re avoiding wheat for other reasons! Whatever…

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Vegan Rice Pudding with Bananas – Cuenca, Ecuador

Rice pudding is one of my favorite desserts (or at least… it’s one of my favorite non-chocolate desserts), and it brings back memories of eating out at an Indian restaurant when my family went on weekend outings to the Big City. Finally, I’ve made yummy, creamy vegan rice pudding that can be enjoyed as a…

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Burmese Fried Rice Recipe

Okay… maybe this isn’t “traditionally” Burmese. But, I learned how to make it from Naing Naing (who is Burmese), so therefore… it’s Burmese. Also, I’m aware it isn’t THE MOST healthy thing on this site. I generally try to avoid frying of any kind, including sauté frying, but I’m trying to end my Deprivation Diet…

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Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Like my other recent baking developments, these chocolate chip cookies are SUGAR FREE! And no, I don’t just mean refined sugar free… I mean completely devoid of added sugars. I didn’t think it was possible. And, as an added bonus, they’re grain-free too! I want to try making them with oat flour, but I haven’t gotten…

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