baking

Easy Gluten Free Vegan Quinoa Apple Crumble

November 21, 2013
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I actually created this easy apple crumble a couple of weeks ago and loved it, so I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to share! This is the kind of dessert I love making: simple ingredients, not too much prep work, no wrangling of pie crust or pastry dough. Even the baking process […]

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Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding and Vegan Chocolate Layer Cake

October 3, 2013
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Last week, I kicked off pumpkin season with a pumpkin and almond breakfast porridge (which many of you have made and enjoyed already — I’m so glad!). This week, pumpkin returns in the form of a rich, creamy chocolate pudding. Chocolate pudding, you say? Why, yes. While it may be a very unusual use for […]

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Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

December 13, 2012
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All photos by James Ransom for Food52 Of all the cookies in cookie-dom, gingerbread may be my favorite. They are at least in my top five, mostly because I relish the taste of cinnamon, allspice, and molasses. This week, I posted a recipe for almond raisin balls using blackstrap molasses; today, I’m sharing a recipe […]

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Late Summer, Early Fall: Strawberry Pumpkin Waffles. Vegan, Gluten Free.

August 13, 2012
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Yesterday morning, it happened: I got my first glimpse of autumn. It wasn’t the temperature, because lord knows DC was as steamy as ever. It was the quality of light outside when I woke up, just a little dimmer than the usual blazing July mornings. It was the way afternoon sunlight had a golden quality. […]

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Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes and Frosting

June 8, 2012
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Thank you for such an enormous and wonderful outpouring of love on my birthday! You all know how to make a gal feel special. Thank you so much, and I’m glad that the turning 30 theme struck a chord with many of you. Yesterday, I showed you my absolutely scrumptious birthday gift to myself: chocolate […]

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Vegan, Gluten Free Almond and Goji Berry Scones with Raw Strawberry Goji Jam

April 29, 2012
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I recently decided that, for the most part, baked goods I share on this blog will be gluten free. I say “for the most part” because I do genuinely love whole wheat and spelt flour, and find that some recipes fare much better than with them than with GF flours. That said, each time I […]

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Building a Better Snack: Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Snack Bars

April 10, 2012
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Thank you for your kind thoughts on my post on oils in plant based diet, and making healthier pasta dishes with my Mom! If you’re interested in some of the controversy over oils in plant based diets (a little? a lot? none at all?) it’s worth scrolling through the comments. A lot of you also […]

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