Tag Archive: Baking

Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake Bites

Summer means ice cream cake. At the most recent summer soiree featuring this (not often vegan-friendly) favorite for kids and adults alike, it dawned on me that I haven’t eaten it in years. How… Continue reading

S’mores Cookies

It’s my girls’ birthdays tomorrow! Yes, you heard that right. They have the same exact birthday, only two years apart. We call them “twins on a slight delay.” They didn’t want a party… Continue reading

Pumpkin Scones with Maple Glaze

I woke up early the other morning with a hankering for pumpkin scones. I’m not a morning person by any stretch of the imagination, but the prospect of digging into one of these… Continue reading

Mini Deep Dish Apple-Pomegranate Pies

Whether you’re into the whole Valentine’s Day thing or not, who can resist a sweet, miniature, piping hot pie, topped with a little bit of love? These little pies are the perfect treat… Continue reading

Gluten-Free Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes

One of my favorite places to visit is the Whole Spice Napa Valley storefront in the Oxbow Public Market in Napa. I could stare at their shelves for hours, row after row of… Continue reading

Banana Persimmon Bread with Toasted Coconut

Persimmons have always held a special place in my heart, but not because I grew up eating them or because they’re my favorite fruit. It’s because of poetry. I was a Creative Writing… Continue reading

Cinnamon Apple Banana Oat Muffins

Autumn has arrived in California. In my opinion, we’re in the best season with the best flavors and smells permeating toasty kitchens everywhere. What could be better than snuggling up on the couch… Continue reading

Almond Butter Cup Brownies

Variations on an adorable Peanut Butter Cup Brownie recipe have been making the rounds on Facebook and Pinterest lately. These mini brownies are so darn cute I just couldn’t resist veganizing them for… Continue reading

Lemon Rosemary Squares

The Lemon Square is one of my favorite desserts of all time. I adore a sweet treat with a bit of zing. As a child, this made me strange. At a bake sale or… Continue reading

Sugar-Free Banana Zucchini Muffins

One of my biggest conundrums as a mother is what to serve my kids for breakfast. Like me, they mostly enjoy something warm, doughy and sweet when they wake up to face the… Continue reading

Fudgey Almond Swirl Brownies (Gluten-Free)

My husband and I are part of a couples group where there are 3 vegans, 1 vegetarian and one who’s gluten-free. Throw our kids into the mix when we gather as full families… Continue reading

Whole Wheat Lemon Blueberry Scones

These delicious little things are a variation of my basic scone recipe. If you like the sound of these, you may want to try my Peach and Candied Ginger Scones from which they’re derived.… Continue reading