Posts tagged as: baking

Back To The Berry Fields // Preserving The Harvest 2014 // What Do You Want To See?

June 5th, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Blueberry fields forever. ♥ California, spring 2014. Back when we lived in Portland, our summers were always filled with u-pick adventures. Morning gatherings out on Sauvie Island, where the kids would run wild through the berry fields, and the farm stands were overflowing with produce to be purchased for a song. My friends and I [...]

Recipe: Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Shortcake To Welcome Summer!

June 3rd, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

This, my friends, is summer on a platter. So you’ve probably noticed that I don’t post many recipes ’round these parts. And there’s a very good reason for that: I only want to post the really, really good ones. Which seems to be working out nicely, since the last recipe I posted – my Creamy [...]

Natural Homemade Food Coloring For Baking, Frosting, and Easter!

March 25th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

Happy spring! Did you celebrate the Vernal Equinox last week? I did, by counting any and every flower I saw in bloom – and there were many! Jasmine, wisteria, gerbera daisies, iris, rosemary, cactus flowers, bougainvillea everywhere! I could go on and on. I love this time of year! It puts me in mind for [...]

How To Make A “Flax Egg” For Vegan Baking – The RIGHT Way

October 29th, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

Vegan baking can initially seem intimidating, but really, it’s not so different from the standard procedure that you probably grew up on. For the most part it’s just a simple series of 1:1 substitutions, like plant milk for dairy milk and vegan butter for dairy butter. And eggs? What of them? In vegan cookbooks everywhere, [...]

Recipe: Honey Rosemary Apple Crisp (yes, it’s vegan!)

October 19th, 2010 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

Though my poor sweet tooth protests, I really don’t eat much dessert these days. When I do, it’s almost exclusively raw. And pretty minimalist. Just give me a thin-sliced frozen banana and a few spoonfuls of almond butter, and I’m a happy lass. However. We are currently at the peak of apple season, and if [...]