Pumpkin Apple Pot Pie

As many Americans prepare to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday this week, I’ve been receiving lots of questions about how to prepare a vegan Thanksgiving spread. Lots of folks are looking to replace the… Continue reading

Glazed Lemon Bundt Cake with Apple Pomegranate Streusel

When a neighbor hands you lemons, bake a cake with them! We were the recipients of a bountiful haul of lemons from our neighbor’s tree. I had just been away for a week-long… Continue reading

Spooky Sushi!

Happy Halloween you frightful foodies! The goblins and ghouls (or should I say Captain Americas and Elsas) are getting ready to hit the town and with all that candy strewn about, it’s great to… Continue reading

Cinnamon Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Autumn is here and with it, all the delicious cooler-weather produce. We just had persimmons for dessert last night and my oven has been hard at work roasting all kinds of root vegetables.… Continue reading

Simplest Chia Pudding (gluten-free)

As a home cook, I love the chance to test my food out on anyone with an open mind and a growling tummy. I play bass guitar for my church band and whenever… Continue reading

Book Review & Recipe: The Green and the Red, A Novel // Pumpkin Wonton Soup

I have these daydreams. They come to me at all times of the day and for a moment I’m seduced into thinking the world has actually gone completely vegan. That’s right. The sidewalks… Continue reading

Spiced Apple Cupcakes with Maple Frosting, Coconut Bacon

On our recent vacation to Kauai we frequented the salad bar at Papaya Natural Foods in Kapa’a. My favorite salad topping? Their coconut bacon. Flakes of fresh coconut, seasoned just right, then baked… Continue reading

Szechuan-Style Green Beans with Glazed Seitan

We are just back from vacation and while I always enjoy the break from grocery shopping, cooking and doing dishes, I also miss it a little too. Well, okay, I miss the shopping… Continue reading

Creamy Broccoli Chickpea Soup (gluten-free)

Summer is about simple, quick dinners that keep cooking and cleaning times to a minimum so you can enjoy the warm evenings with family and friends instead. We just rearranged our backyard and… Continue reading

Forbidden Rice Pudding (Gluten-free, Sugar-Free)

I love rice. I could eat it every day. I always tell my friends it’s my “desert island food.” As in, if I were stranded on a desert island and could only eat… Continue reading

Linguine with Cauliflower Sweet Potato Cream Sauce

  Pasta has to be one of the best go-to meals for a busy family. It’s simple, you usually have the ingredients on hand, and it’s a surefire hit with the kiddos. In… Continue reading

Chocolate Pillow Pies (gluten-free option!)

The weather is warming up! And that means sweets are showing up everywhere. Colorful cookies and cake pops are on display in bakery windows. Birthday parties are being announced every weekend with promises of cupcakes… Continue reading