Olive and Pearl's

Baked Fudge Peanut Butter Brownies

Posted by in Dessert, Gluten-Free

I wasn’t sure what to call these, so I shall explain. I began with the thought that I would make some peanut butter brownies. Wait no, thick dense brownies with melted chocolate and a peanut butter layer on top. Oh, and then a hard chocolate shell on top of that. Man. There will be three large hungry men staying in our apartment this weekend and in celebration of my roommate’s birthday, I wanted to make sure the festivities had an accompanying birthday dessert. Cake can be a bit boring and…read more

Peach, Hazelnut, and Mint Summer Salad

Posted by in Gluten-Free, Greens, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Earlier this week I met the Dalai Lama. It gives me chills just to write that sentence! Fortunately for moi, a friend of mine has a friend who is friends with the holiness himself (thank peas for degrees of separation) and I got to actually shake his hand. Then I got to thinking; in consideration of his lifelong work being that of spreading love and kindness, the physical manifestation of this through hand-holding and embracing, could he be the singular person who has physically touched the most other human beings…read more