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Sweet Potato Pancakes (vegan, dairy-free, egg-free)

If you already have sweet potatoes steamed in your fridge, this recipe is a breeze. You don't even need your food processor or anything special, just a bowl, a fork and a pan. The sweet potato in the recipe adds complex carbs, sweetness and fiber to a pretty simple pancake recipe. I'll get right to it below.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Gelato

In researching the difference between ice cream and gelato, I learned that ice cream is more likely to contain egg yolks than gelato and that gelato actually uses more milk and less cream (this is news to me). I always thought gelato was custardy because of egg yolks. It turns out it's thicker than ice cream because it has less air due to the slow churning process. The more you know...

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake (vegan, gluten-free)

This chocolate olive oil cake recipe is not mine but I veganized it and have made it several times. It's so delicious and does not require icing-it's THAT good! You just need to replace one ingredient to make it vegan. It can be made gluten-free if you use GF all-purpose flour or almond/oat flour.