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Blueberry Peach Pie

September 6, 2016 Dairy-Free
blueberry peach pie

Recently I was at the grocery store and saw that maple leaf cookies have made an appearance again in the front display. These cookies get put in the front of the store every Fall, so their appearance means that the season for blueberries and peaches, pies and watermelon is soon coming to an end to […]

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Berry Cobbler

February 21, 2016 Dairy-Free
berry cobbler

Hello there! I’m currently on my neurology rotation and recently made the switch from inpatient neurology to outpatient. Inpatient neurology means patients are living in the hospital while the medical team takes care of them, and was a combination of stroke patients and various neurological diseases ranging from severe migraine to spinal cord disease. It’s […]

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Caramel Pumpkin Cake

October 12, 2015 Cakes
Pumpkin caramel cake

Silky pumpkin pie is one of my favorite desserts of the Fall. With Halloween around the corner, there is no shortage of caramel candies either. When I was young enough to trick or treat, I remember picking out the caramels and the toffees among the sea of snickers, dum dums, and milky ways filling my candy […]

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Chocolate Snickerdoodles

August 3, 2015 cholesterol free
chocolate snickerdoodles

As the Spork and I travel on the East coast, we are staying at an Airbnb where the homeowners have two dogs. It took a lot of convincing on my part, and grumbling from him (he’s not really into dogs, especially the poop and slobber), but I convinced him this is the best place to stay and […]

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Blueberry Crumb Muffins

July 27, 2015 Breakfast
blueberry crumb muffin

The other day when I was talking to the Spork, he told me he had never eaten a blueberry muffin before due to his allergy to milk. With it being berry season, I knew I had to make some blueberry muffins for him, so he could see what they tasted like. These blueberry crumb muffins are vegan […]

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Macadamia Walnut Cookies

June 22, 2015 cholesterol free
macadamia walnut cookie

In many ways, I feel my dad is one of my best friends. After my family moved to the United States, I had some serious issues speaking English (didn’t speak any at first). Because I couldn’t communicate with my classmates in elementary school, it was really hard to play with them even though I wanted […]

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Simple Vegan Green Tea Cupcakes

June 15, 2015 Cakes
green tea cupcakes

I have long been a fan of green tea – whether the tea for drinking or any food that is green tea flavored. This is my simple go-to green tea cupcake. The best part is – a lot of this cupcake can be make-ahead. For example – you can bake the stumps and freeze them […]

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Nutty Sea Salt Chocolate Chunk Cookies

May 25, 2015 cholesterol free
nutty sea salt chocolate chunk cookie

These cookies are sweet and salty in each bite, with chocolate chunks  drizzled with sea salt. A pecan and walnut blend gives bursts of crunch as you eat. It’s a classic chocolate chip cookie, dressed up with sea salt and nuts, with a soft chewy interior. These cookies started when I saw a photo of chocolate […]

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Banana Cream Cake

April 27, 2015 Cakes
banana cream cake

Banana bread was the first dessert that had me hooked on baking. So soft and moist, and turning my least favorite fruit into something much more magical. I used to not like eating bananas back in high school, and when my mom would say “eat some bananas they are good for you” I would hope […]

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Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake

March 24, 2015 Breakfast
cinnamon swirl bundt cake

I have finally made it out of the dungeons of  my pre-clinical year med school finals, and it feels really good to be done with class forever. When the last final finished, my classmates celebrated at the fourth floor of the building we had classes in every day for the last 1.5 years and let out […]

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