Desserts | Recipes

Maya Spiced Brownies

I recently had a craving for Mexican chocolate brownies. After looking at a number of recipes, I found one that looked promising on Unfortunately, the recipe had several typos and a horrible layout. I have no objection to ads on a blog, but don’t cover the recipe with them! The recipe was pretty good,…

Desserts | Recipes

Peanut Butter Truffle Balls

These super easy Peanut Butter Truffle Balls are one of our most popular desserts. I originally found the recipe online–no idea where–when I wanted an afternoon snack with peanut butter and was low on ingredients. Since then I’ve changed the recipe several times. The latest addition was dipping them in chocolate. Oh. My. In my hungry household,…

Desserts | Recipes | Salads

Quinoa Salad

When I travelled to Peru, finding vegan food was a challenge. Fortunately, my guide’s wife understood and made me a delicious quinoa salad several times during my visit. This is my adaptation based on what I remembered from my travels. It’s one of my favorite lunches.

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Vegan Chocolate Macadamia Cookies

A recent guest stopped at the Valhalla macadamia farm near Antigua on her way here. She brought several treats with her, including some beautiful macadamia nuts. She is also a fan of the traditionally-made cacao we have available at Lake Atitlan, so those seemed a perfect combination for a nice sweet treat. I found a recipe…