Posts Tagged ‘Vanilla’

Skinny Vanilla-Peppermint Mocha Lattes {And a Chocolate Giveaway!}

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Skinny Vanilla-Peppermint Mocha Lattes

Chilly afternoons in December call for festive homemade lattes the way birthdays call for cake.

They just go. (more…)

Vanilla-Scented Sweet Potato Casserole with Toasted Hazelnut Streusel Topping {Paleo}

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Vanilla-Scented Sweet Potato Casserole with Toasted Hazelnut Streusel Topping {Paleo}

I’m calling this a side dish, but anyone who wants to can feel free to call me out on that.

I think (it’s at least arguable) that this could also pass for a mighty fine dessert. (more…)

Vanilla-Spiced Cranberry-Apple Sauce {Crazy for Cranberry}

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Vanilla-Spiced Cranberry-Apple Sauce

This week I’m doing something very special and a little different. In honor of the humble cranberry, I’m sharing a new recipe that features cranberry every day from now through Saturday.

Because isn’t it high time cranberry got to spend some time in the limelight? (more…)

Honey-Vanilla Masala Chai Syrup for Iced or Hot Lattes

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Honey-Vanilla Masala Chai Syrup for Iced or Hot Lattes

If I had to choose one smell that I feel sums up fall, it would be baking apple pie; this chai syrup comes in at a close second.

But since it’s about a month too soon (at least for me) for hot beverages like hot chai lattes, I’ll wait on that for now… (more…)

Roasted Plum Yogurt Semifreddo with Vanilla and Cardamom

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Roasted Plum Yogurt Semifreddo with Vanilla and Cardamom


I only have one thing to say to you… (more…)

Vanilla Pineapple Popsicles {Popsicle Week}

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Vanilla Pineapple Popsicles

A while ago when my friend brought me back wood apples from Sri Lanka, she also brought me another sweet treat: pineapple!

If you’ve never had Sri Lankan pineapple, it is surprisingly quite different from Hawaiian pineapple. Fresh, ripe Sri Lankan pineapple is sweeter and has a deeper pineapple flavor than Hawaiian pineapple. Sri Lankan pineapple still has the pleasant sweet/sour taste that Hawaiian pineapple has, but with less of a tart tang and more of a sweet, natural concentrated pineapple flavor. (more…)

Lemon-Vanilla Almond Cake {Paleo}

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Lemon-Vanilla Almond Cake {Paleo}

When I was younger, I hated any and all lemon-flavored desserts with a passion. Lemon bars, lemon meltaway cookies, and even lemon meringue pie were all on my list.

(But oddly enough, I was a big fan of super sour lemon-flavored WarHeads candy – does anyone else remember those? Incidentally, I consider this proof positive that there is no rhyme or reason to kids’ tastes.) (more…)

5-Ingredient Vanilla-Scented Toasted Coconut-Cashew Mix {Paleo}

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Vanilla-Scented Toasted Coconut-Cashew Mix

Some things drive you completely wild with desire as they cook.

Roast chicken.

Apple pie.

Any recipe that starts out with sautéed onion and garlic.

Chocolate chip cookies.

And I can say with confidence that this recipe should be added to the list. (more…)

Homemade Vanilla Powdered Coffee Creamer

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Homemade Powdered Coffee Creamer

I have been sitting on this recipe for like a year now.

A while ago (long before Mike and I moved to Kuwait), I was rumaging through cleaning my pantry and came across a gigantic box of nonfat instant powdered milk way in the back. Don’t ask.

I was almost hoping it would be past its expiration date so I wouldn’t have to think of some way to use it, but alas, fate had other plans for me. (more…)

Vanilla-Cardamom Pear Hand Pies

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Vanilla-Cardamom Pear Hand PiesI’m one of those people.

You know, the people who get an idea stuck in their head and can’t sit still until it’s not just an idea anymore. I need something tangible to come from it.

Like the time I woke up with the idea of snack cake stuck in my head. It didn’t take long before my Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Snack Cake came into fruition.

Unlike that cake, these little hand-held treats took a bit more thought. All I knew was that “hand pie” was stuck in my head like glue and the idea wasn’t going anywhere until they were made. (more…)

Hello! I’m Faith and I write An Edible Mosaic. This is my recipe collection of international favorites and updated American classics, with an emphasis on seasonal dishes. I focus on real foods that sustain body and mind, bring people together, and make a house a home. Welcome to my mosaic of recipes.

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