Blog, dessert, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Healthy Coconut Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies (GF // V)

Over the next few weeks you’ll see an influx of gift guide recommendations and reviews from me, first-hand details from what I’ve seen at holiday previews held by awesome brands like Barnes & Noble and Staples, and delicious recipes (like this one!) that look good, taste good and are actually good for you! I posted… Read More Healthy Coconut Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies (GF // V)

Blog, dessert, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Healthy Vegan Chocolate Brownie Bites

I just worked a 61 hour work week. You can probably imagine the frustration, stress levels and lack of free time that comes with that – as well as the importance of healthy comfort food. When I reach a mildly high stress level, my first instinct is to lace up my sneakers and get outside for… Read More Healthy Vegan Chocolate Brownie Bites

Blog, dessert, Desserts, snacks, The Classy Cook

Homemade Cinnamon Raisin Muffins

These little bouts of cold weather in NYC – yes, to me 60 to 70° means sweater weather and jean weather and most importantly leather jacket weather – give me the motivation to get back in the kitchen, turn on the oven and whip up something delicious. Another fun fact about me – this is… Read More Homemade Cinnamon Raisin Muffins

Blog, dessert, Desserts

Dark Chocolate Ghiradelli Brownie Cookies

The 4th of July is swiftly approaching. Bring on the pool parties, BBQs, beach days and all the outdoor fun! Since we’re using a Ghiradelli brownie mix for the cookie batter, this recipe is really rich with chocolatey goodness and takes just a few minutes of prep work to make. Although I always make my goodies… Read More Dark Chocolate Ghiradelli Brownie Cookies

Blog, dessert, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Almond Cookies with Blood Orange Frosting

The tantalizing combination of blood orange, almond and sugar will have you reaching for more to go along with a big hot cup of herbal tea.… Read More Almond Cookies with Blood Orange Frosting

Blog, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Nest Cookies

These cookies bring the most delicious (and adorable) treats your Easter dessert table.… Read More Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Nest Cookies

Blog, Desserts, snacks, The Classy Cook

Tie Dye Unicorn Popsicles

Unicorn food is the food trend right now. In fact, all things unicorn are the new thing. Whether you’re trekking down to Brooklyn to get your $9 unicorn latte fix or walking into a Forever 21 during your lunch break to check out the new unicorn athleisure wear and bathing suits and unicorn pool floats – unicorns… Read More Tie Dye Unicorn Popsicles

Desserts, The Classy Cook

Elegant Éclairs with Homemade Whipped Cream & Wine-Infused Strawberries

Indulge yourself, you know you want to. This easy to make and extravagantly delicious dessert will not only make your stresses go away (OK, maybe just for a few minutes) but will also impress the lucky people you share it with. This is my take on Masterchef Season 4 winner Chef Luca Manfè’s “Strawberry Shortcake with Bauli Mini Croissants & Whipped Cream.”… Read More Elegant Éclairs with Homemade Whipped Cream & Wine-Infused Strawberries

Blog, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

One of the best parts about the holiday season is that it gives you an excuse to bake treats that you’d otherwise try to avoid. Yup, even during finals! I made the biggest batch of cookies in the history of my solo baking career (a very short span of a year from the time I… Read More Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

Blog, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Golden & Delicious Apple Pie

There are so many reasons why fall is such a great season (yes, half of them are food). In addition to sweater weather and gorgeous walks in red and orange transformed parks, fall spices up your menu with some of your favorite seasonal fruits and veggies. One of my favorite weekend activities in the fall… Read More Golden & Delicious Apple Pie