Chocolate Marble Tart with Toasted Hazelnut Date Crust (vegan, gluten-free, lectin-free)

Little words can describe this tart. It’s one of those recipes that was carefully concocted in my mind over the course of two months, each piece awaiting to be assembled into its rightful spot. We even got a pan specifically for this dessert – now that’s dedication to the cause. And it all started out with…

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Hoisin Sauce (Made with Dates!)

Hoisin sauce is essential to Vietnamese dining – it has a place at every table in most Vietnamese restaurants. Why? Aside from being delicious, hoisin sauce is the needed cherry on top for many Vietnamese dishes. And did I mention it’s delicious? If you’ve never had hoisin sauce, it’s sweet, very salty, dark brown in…

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Raw Mini Cocoa Cookies

The only thing better than having homemade cookies in the house to munch on whenever the urge strikes is having guilt-free cookies to munch on whenever the urge strikes. There’s no feelings of regret after eatin one (or a couple) of these bad boys. If you’re anything like me and have an “eternal sweet tooth,”…

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