Creamy Avocado Dressing (Paleo, Dairy-free, Vegan)

This creamy avocado dressing is a tasty, healthy alternative to dairy or mayonnaise-based dressings, and is suitable for Paleo, AIP,  and vegans salad recipes. Creamy Avocado Dressing (Paleo, Dairy-free, Vegan)  Prep Time: 5 mins Serves: 1- 1.5 cups Ingredients 1 ripe avocado, peeled, stone removed and roughly chopped 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil or avocado oil…

Custom Orders

Welcome! While we do like to focus on education in the culinary field, Chef Meaghan still holds a love for her baking and pastry roots. To keep a balance of passion and profession, she also takes custom orders for Tiered Special Occasion Cakes, Artful Pies during the holidays and Intricate Sugar Cookie Designs. Please contact…

Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis  For the Cherries: 3 cups cherries 3 tablespoons kirsch liqueur 2 tablespoons sugar For the Custard Base: 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon turbinado cane sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4…

Vanilla Bean Pear Persimmon Pie

Ingredients Gluten-free Vanilla Pie Crust 1 cup (120g) sifted gluten-free oat flour ⅔ cup + 2 tablespoons (102g) millet flour (plus more for rolling) ½ cup (80g) sweet rice flour ¼ cup + 3 tablespoons (60g) tapioca starch 2 tablespoons cane sugar, plus more for sprinkling 1 teaspoon xanthan gum ½ teaspoon of kosher salt…

Vanilla, a Legendary Flavor

By cocoparisienne at Pixabay According to old legends told by the indigenous Totonac “Jaguar” people of Mexico, in a time before vanilla was cultivated, there lived the beautiful princess Tzacopontziza of the Totonocopan kingdom. One day, a young prince by the name of Zkatan-Oxga saw her picking flowers for a temple offering, and overcome with passion, he whisked…