deep-dish skillet brownie {vegan + gluten-free}

deep dish skillet brownie {vegan + GF} | The Baking Fairy
The weather has been insanely cold all over the US lately {unless you’re in Florida, in which case… ahem. We’re not speaking}, and I’ve been basically surviving off of soup and more soup and hot chocolate for the past week. I experimented with a black bean cake/brownie thing a few days and it was a semi-fail because I made it in a pan that was way too big, so it came out very thin and almost brittle-like. The flavor was really good, but the texture definitely needed to be worked on. I’ve noticed a bit of a skillet cookie trend going around the blogosphere lately, and I decided to combine the two and make a vegan, gluten-free black brownie in my cast iron skillet! This is seriously PHENOMENAL. It has a blender batter {which is really my favorite thing ever}, and it’s incredibly delicious, rich, and fudgy. Yum, yum, and yum. Topped with some almond milk ice cream, this is nothing short of amazing. Think of it like the healthier, vegan version of the famous Pizzookie. You’re welcome.

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deep dish skillet brownie {vegan + GF} | The Baking Fairy

deep-dish skillet brownie {vegan + gluten-free}

The weather has been insanely cold all over the US lately {unless you’re in Florida, in which case… ahem. We’re not speaking}, and I’ve been basically surviving off of soup and more soup and hot chocolate for the past week. I experimented with a black bean cake/brownie thing a few days and it was a… 

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chickpea noodle soup | The Baking Fairy

chickpea noodle soup

It’s been colder than who-knows-what lately, and between the freezing rain and the windchill, I’m pretty sure everyone is getting sick. When your best friend is sick,  you make them chicken noodle soup, but when your best friend is a vegan… you make them chickpea noodle soup, of course! I made this for the first… 

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3-ingredient paleo banana custard | The Baking Fairy

3-ingredient paleo banana custard

Hello, friends! I have got the most ridiculously easy, delicious healthy treat to share with y’all today. I’ve been on the Whole30 meal plan for the past couple of weeks and one of the struggles I’ve had is that I’m kind of in a food rut when it comes to breakfast! Here is a crash… 

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raspberry cheesecake brownies | The Baking Fairy

raspberry cheesecake brownies

Happy two-days-until-Valentine’s, my loves! And before you ask, although my name is indeed Valentina, Valentine’s Day is NOT my birthday. But I’ll have you know that I will gladly accept your chocolates. Today, I am sharing these ridiculously fudgy, rich brownies swirled with raspberry cheesecake and studded with fresh raspberries on top. They are SO… 

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beet pesto pasta with goat cheese | The Baking Fairy

beet pesto pasta with goat cheese

Hello, lovely readers! I have got the coolest recipe for y’all today. Do you see this HOT PINK pasta?! It’s seriously my childhood dream come true {because it’s two of my favorite things put together, of course}. To achieve this, I tossed some spaghetti with a super easy, delicious beet pesto, and topped the whole… 

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vegan cappuccino brownies | The Baking Fairy

vegan cappuccino brownies

By now, most of you are familiar with my famous “vegan best friend.” She makes an appearance in most of my blog posts, which I guess is only normal considering we spend like 72.6% of our time together every day. She feeds me, I feed her, we {pretend} to study together… it’s a beautiful friendship…. 

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