Lenten Desserts

fast friendly paleo chocolate delight

fast friendly paleo chocolate delight

To no longer live exclusively for myself, but for God, also means that I now live for my neighbor, loving him as myself. + Elder Aemilianos of Simonopetra   My kids often want a sweet during Great Lent.  But I also try to keep sugar […]

vegan mint chocolate chip ice cream

vegan mint chocolate chip ice cream

The soul should be filled with such insatiable love of God that the mind in all its strength dwells continually  in God, captive only to Him.  ~ Saint Silouan the Athonite This vegan mint chocolate chip ice cream, is absolutely delicious and has become a new […]

chocolate almond banana pudding

chocolate almond banana pudding

In case you haven’t noticed, we like pudding! Only three ingredients, it is a raw, vegan and lenten pudding plus a good protein pick me up.  This is a go to lenten snack in our house and the girls love it.  Amazing as it sounds, […]

lenten chocolate pudding

lenten chocolate pudding

I know, the picture looks like it could be the beginning of a salad of sorts, but nope.  It’s dessert. You just have to try this to believe how good it is.  By now almost everyone has made the chocolate tofu mousse, but if you […]

melomakarona

melomakarona

“Perhaps because they are so rarely made, sweets are the only foods on the islands for which written recipes exist… Each island home always has one or two kinds of cookies in the pantry, such as crunchy ring shaped cookies scented with cinnamon and orange, […]

Lenten sesame truffles

Lenten sesame truffles

Everyone likes a snack, and these nutty truffles are a delicious treat to keep on hand during Lent and really any time of the year.  These sesame butter truffles are low in sugar, taste great and also a nice project for the kids. Over the […]