Mayan Brownie Cookies

Preheat your oven to 350*. In a small saucepan over low-medium heat, melt 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter. Add 8 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate (I use chocolate chips for ease). Stir often. When fully melted, add 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon chili powder and 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Whisk until completely combined. Let cool slightly…

Goodness Gracious, Sweet Jam of Fire

“Fire” is a bit dramatic. There’s some heat in this chili jam, but it’s nothing wild. Once upon a time, Trader Joe’s had a Hot and Sweet Chili Jam. It was delicious. I purchased it in triplicate when I ran out. And then. Trader Joe’s stopped making it. At first, I was in denial. Perhaps…

Super Chili for the Super Chill

When you have the opportunity to use a lean protein (turkey), a superfood (sweet potatoes), and a longevity food (beans), you should. Because, balance. And bonus: you don’t have to baby this meal. You mix it all up and walk away for most of the day and come back to dinner. And, BONUS: this chili…

Garlic and Cheese!

Roasted Garlic: Peel off excess skin from two heads of garlic. Slice 1/4″ – 1/2″ off the top of the heads. Drizzle 2 tsp. olive oil over the exposed garlic. Wrap in foil and bake approximately 45 minutes in a 400* oven. Let cool. When cool, remove cloves of garlic from the skin and set…