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Pumpkin Ginger Cake

The sweet earthiness of pumpkin paired with warming ginger in this seasonal cake adapted from FOLK magazine is simply divine. Oh and that frosting….


3 cups coconut sugar
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup coconut oil
1 teaspoon ground cloves
4 eggs
3-1/2 cups coconut flour
2/3 cup water
2 teaspoons baking soda
15 oz. […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Food|0 Comments

Caramelized Fennel + Fig Pizza

Anya Kassoff’s The Vibrant Table is a feast for the senses. From small sides to savory meals and sweet indulgences, each nourishing recipe tells a story of a balanced and well-fed lifestyle, centered around the family table. A chapter dedicated to cooking with kids is full of […]

By |June 21st, 2014|Food, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celeriac Chickpea Stew w. Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Sweet slow-roasted tomatoes offset the chile-spiced chickpeas in this simple but flavorful dish. Celeriac (celery root) is a versatile vegetable that adds flavor and nourishment to this dish which can be enjoyed as a dish or its own meal.
For the slow-roasted tomatoes ~

1/4 cup olive […]

By |June 7th, 2014|Food|0 Comments

Tofu Broccoli Quiche in a Quinoa Crust

This vegan and gluten-free “quiche” from Julie Morris’ Superfood Kitchen is perfect for Spring. Made with tofu and stuffed with broccoli, it is a very healthy dish so I added a few additional ingredients which are listed below as optional. Served with hot sauce for […]

By |June 2nd, 2014|Food|0 Comments

Jam & Sunflower Thimbles

I was feeling ambitious this morning so my husband took the baby for a walk and I baked these cookies from Green Kitchen Stories with my toddler. It was nice to spend some one on one time with him since I’ve been bonding and breastfeeding […]

By |February 14th, 2014|Food|0 Comments

Spiced Gingerbread Shake

What a wonderful time of the year! This festive shake from Green Kitchen Stories only takes three minutes to make. You can skip the ice cubes and gently heat in a sauce pan and have yourself a nice warming drink of holiday cheer!

1 cup raw almonds […]

By |December 23rd, 2013|Food|0 Comments

I Am Grace: Coconut Almond Smoothie

With locations in San Francisco, Berkeley, Marin, and Los Angeles, Café Gratitude has become well known for its inspiring environment and distinctive, flavorful organic foods. In I Am Grateful: Recipes and Lifestyle of Cafe Gratitude, cofounder Terces Engelhart presents gorgeous, full-color photographs accompanied by easy-to-follow recipes for the […]

By |December 8th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

No-Bake Spiced Pumpkin Bars

I wanted to take a break from baking my traditional pumpkin pie and try something new this Thanksgiving. The result are incredibly simple, healthy, portable and delicious spiced pumpkin bars. Free of gluten, dairy, eggs and refined sugars, it’s hard to believe that these […]

By |November 27th, 2013|Food, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Spiced Pumpkin Bread Loaves

This is my own recipe for a healthier take on a classic Fall favorite. It’s spiced with an aromatic blend of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. It’s delicious fresh from the oven but I think it tastes even better the next day!

1 3/4 cups […]

By |November 17th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Carrot, Coconut + Banana Cupcakes w. Honey-Lime Frosting

These cupcakes adapted from The Green Kitchen are filled with wonderful warm spices that fill the kitchen as they bake in the oven. They are very light and airy, not too sweet and can be enjoyed for breakfast or dessert.

1/2 cup unsalted butter (or Earth Balance)
4 tablespoons […]

By |November 13th, 2013|Food|0 Comments