The famous pies are back!

Happy Christmas Eve! Man, is it Christmas again already? Where did December go? It seemed like only yesterday when the month began and now we’re almost through with the year! My, my! I really can’t believe how quickly the holidays flew by. I do hope y’all are having a wonderful Christmas season. It has been tough “soaking” it all in, due to being so crazy busy. Hence, the MIA for a while…

Today, I was busy in the kitchen making dessert. Decided to make my famous tofu-jello pies for Christmas again, with the cream cheese. Apparently, I didn’t remember that I experimented and added cream cheese to last year’s pies, haha! These pies are the best! They’re so light and refreshing. We always enjoying eating them.

IMG_1718

The ingredients. I whipped my own whipped cream, instead of using Cool Whip. I find it healthier- haha!

IMG_1719

Trying this gluten-free pie crust on the right. Hope it’s good! Sounds very healthy.

IMG_1723

Bam! My two favorite jello flavors!

I also made homemade frozen yogurt, using plain yogurt and fresh frozen strawberries and bananas. I also added some agave for some sweetness.

Now… what to make for New Year’s… Hmmm!!!

Merry Christmas! Happy Birthday, Jesus!

Eat, drink (responsibly) laugh, love, and be merry!

_FS x

 

Busy busy in the kitchen!

Happy Christmas Eve! Last night, I was busy in the kitchen baking and making an assortment of Christmas desserts for my family and my boyfriend’s family. It was a ton of fun, jamming to Christmas tunes!

First, I made a couple “Christmas-style” (red and green) tofu jello pies for my boyfriend’s family. I decided to experiment and add cream cheese to the mixture. I also made my own whipped cream- yum! I used strawberry and lime jellos. I usually stick to the berry blue, but I thought I’d try different flavors. Plus, I wanted it to be Christmas colors. The pie mixtures were ono, especially with the cream cheese. I used about 1/4 of the block.


Next, I made a strawberry-prosecco-cream cheese cake with my prosecco frosting for my family. Prosecco is a sparkling wine. I’m sure it will be delish. The batter tasted yummy before popping it into the oven. The frosting tasted amazing. The prosecco gave it a lil kick. It was my first time making my own frosting.


For the frosting, I used butter, powdered sugar, salt, and prosecco.

Last, I made a prosecco fruit gelatin for both my family and my boyfriend’s family. I’ve always wanted to make this dish. The recipe was very simple. I bought an assortment of fruits, such as: strawberries, blueberries, and red and green grapes. Below is the recipe.

Here’s the recipe: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/prosecco-and-summer-fruit-terrine-106871


I’m excited to try it. The mixture tasty yummy before pouring it into the bowl of fruits.

I used two different types of prosecco for the cake and for the fruit gelatin.


I had a little tasting sampling party while cooking. They were both good; very light and carbonated. Both brands tasted nearly the same.

I wish you and your ʻohana a very Merry Christmas! Eat up and laugh loud with loved ones!

Blessings!

FS