“If you’re gonna eat cheesecake, why not just eat cheesecake?”
Is a familiar question heard among healthy food bloggers across the country (or so I imagine) when confronted by foodies who either haven’t yet tried “alternative” versions of their favorite desserts, or have had an off-putting experience with such things.
Being that the first prepackaged vegan cookie that I ever knowingly ate was gummy and bland, I certainly didn’t have the #1 perspective on vegan baking right off the bat. It took me trial, error, and Chocolate Covered Katie recipes to figure out that simply eggs and milk do not a cookie make. A good cookie really just needs good ingredients!
Which is why I get the skepticism. But if you love to bake, love to have little treats, and you still want to do right by your body as much as humanly possible, simply using great ingredients just might save you from diving into THAT cheesecake.Read More