Vegan Chocolate Pudding

Fried chicken, cheesy dishes, rich pies: these foods tend to conjure up the sentiment of “comfort food”. It’s an excellent name, really. When you’ve schlepped through long work days (or, you know, lazy afternoons spent rolling around on your living room floor…just me?), you tend to crave companionship in the form of hefty fare.

But edible comforts, just like any, can totally be expanded! I know mine have. One day my heart was warmed by a bowl of macaroni and cheese, the next I’m melting with every bite of equally delicious and nutritious food. For real!

Enter, vegan chocolate pudding!

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Oreo Almond Butter Cookies

I had a half-eaten pack of Oreos. No butter. A serious craving for cookies. But I was cookie-less. And I couldn’t find a cookie recipe using Oreos and no butter. I was missing a LOT of things. (Mainly cookies and butter.)

So what do you do when you’re missing a lot of things? You work with what you’ve got and make something amazing out of it. Yup, you can apply that to your life, too. That’s right. Free life advice!

What I had to work with in this case was almond butter. I bought this for my vegan week, but ended up eating it with toast only twice. Or something like that. In any case, I had a lot of it left sitting in my fridge waiting to feel some baking love.

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