baking

Apricot Almond Muffins (or Scuffins): Vegan, Gluten Free, and Sweet (But Not Too Sweet)

April 8, 2012
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Happy Easter to those of you celebrating today! Things are chugging along as usual for me today: mostly work, a little time with my Mom, and dinner with a friend later tonight. I’ve never been very attached to the Easter holiday, but I do think that it’s a nice time to take the idea of […]

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Old-Fashioned Apple Oat Bread

February 22, 2012
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A typical snapshot of conversation between me and my Mom, taken from my departure early yesterday morning: Mom: I’m going to miss you so much. Me: Aw, Mom, You won’t miss me that much. I’m pretty messy and annoying. Mom: You are messy and annoying. But I’m going to miss you anyway. Equal parts honesty, […]

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Almond and Chickpea Bread with Dried Fruit

January 5, 2012
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This recipe has a long back story. Last week, one of my readers wrote in to ask if I had any recipes for muffins made with coconut flour. She’s a diabetic, and coconut flour is one of the more low-glycemic flours on the market. I didn’t have that, but what I did have was some […]

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2011 Holiday Giveaway: Delectable Vegan Baked Goods & Confections from Allison’s Gourmet!

December 13, 2011
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I have a treat for you. A few months ago, at Vida Vegan Con in Portland, I had the pleasure of sitting across a dinner table from Allison Rivers Samson (here she is with the lovely Jasmin).

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Sour Cream and Cherry Muffins

December 2, 2011
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On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…sour cream and cherry muffins! Specifically, vegan sour cream muffins with dried cherries and an oatmeal crumble topping. Not a bad way to celebrate the end of a long week, nor to welcome the Christmas season officially. These muffins are delicious, and easy, but […]

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Date Paste How To, and Banana Caramel Bread Pudding

November 7, 2011
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Happy Monday, folks. I’m glad you enjoyed my recap of Elizabeth’s Gone Raw! Switching from raw food to cooked, I thought I would share one of my favorite ingredients today: date paste, and the fabulous vegan banana caramel bread pudding I recently used it in.

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Vegan Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

October 28, 2011
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I don’t often post on Friday nights. It’s such a good night to take a blog break: it’s the end of the week, the end of my longest academic day (8 am – 5 pm nonstop, with a four and a half long Orgo lab thrown in), and there’s always a good chance that the […]

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