healthy baking

my favorite plant-based chocolate chip cookies

by Jackie Newgent  |  December 21, 2020  |  6 Comments
I’ve shared so, so, so, soooo many of my recipes throughout my cookbooks, food company projects, social media, and this blog; but my favorite plant-based chocolate chip cookies recipe is one that I’ve been holding on to for some reason. Until now! I figure whipping up a batch of comforting cookies is at least one tiny way to end the year on a bit of a sweet note after a year that was … in food terms … rancid and rotten. So here you go!
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double nut butter blondies

by Jackie Newgent  |  July 12, 2012  |  1 Comment
Makes 24 servings: 1 blondie each I crave salty stuff! But occasionally I simply gotta have a sweet treat—a fresh-baked-from-the-oven one. Of course, it’s not in my nature to simply make anything the way it’s supposed to be prepared. So I transformed traditional peanut butter cookies into non-traditional blondie-like bars. I actually tend to savor bars more slowly than cookies–and enjoy them more. How about you? These (exactly!) 100 calorie homemade bites are tastier than the original thanks to extra spices and emphasis on the nuttiness. You’ll find here unrefined peanut oil and pure almond extract, plus a more interesting mixture of two types of nut butters, not just one. But perhaps the most unique ingredient is avocado; it acts like...
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