Paul’s Vegan “Mayo” Cupcakes with Chocolate Chip “Buttercream” Frosting

My mom's parents, Paul and Pauline, raised 10 children together in northern Minnesota. They were both such strong and lovely souls. Sadly, before I was born, my grandma Pauline passed away from breast cancer. My grandpa, at that point, had to teach himself how to cook and bake because my grandma had always done those…

Vegan Moist & Rich Chocolate Cake

  When your mama asks you to make her birthday cake, you hit pause on your damn diet and you make your mama a birthday cake. #MamaDidntRaiseNoFool What kind of cake did she want? Chocolate! And boy, did I ever deliver. This cake, my chocolate cake, is so light, fluffy, insanely moist, and decadently rich.…

Vegan Burnt Caramel Frosting

  Sweet, buttery, and a little toasty -that's what this frosting is. It was inspired by my mom who asked me to make her a chocolate cake with caramel frosting for her birthday. I knew that I could totally handle the chocolate cake part but the caramel frosting part? I hadn't made vegan caramel before,…

Vegan Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry “Buttercream” Frosting

  Happy Valentine's Day! Well, Happy (almost) Valentine's Day! (Or Galentine's Day, or Singles Awareness Day, or whatever other name you have for February 14th!) With the day o' love coming up I decided to do a Valentine's-inspired recipe this week. When I think of Valentine's day, the first thing that comes to mind is…