karelian pies: vegan, two ways

  Unless you are Finnish, you are probably asking, “what is a Karelian Pie?” I never knew until I went there and had them for breakfast multiple times. Eaten warm, and slathered with not-so-vegan egg butter, these savory rye and rice pastries are so good. In Finland, I saw them in one format: plain. WhichContinue reading “karelian pies: vegan, two ways”

chocolate raspberry cupcakes, and a new mosaic

I’ve been in Goleta, CA near Santa Barbara for the past week installing a mosaic walkway for Ryan’s sister and her beau at their house. It’s gorgeous here, just up the road from a butterfly sanctuary, meadow, and a bluffy, beautiful beach. Look up and you’ll be sure to spot a flock of pelicans inContinue reading “chocolate raspberry cupcakes, and a new mosaic”

savory basil, tomato & zucchini muffins (gf)

  Hi there! Has it really been over two weeks since I last checked in? I guess I needed a vacation from the land of blogging. No, I’m not throwing in the towel. Just trying to figure out a way to keep this sustainable and interesting (to me and you) for the long haul. SometimesContinue reading “savory basil, tomato & zucchini muffins (gf)”

gf almond doughnuts

This post is dedicated to the hard work of other amazing food bloggers. I love the vibrant, prolific exchange of creative energy and knowledge that is happening out there in cyberspace. I love being a small part of it, as well. When I saw this recipe, I had Ryan order me a silicone mini doughnutContinue reading “gf almond doughnuts”

almond, chocolate & cherry biscotti

I’m back! 6 weeks traveling through Turkey and India: eating, drinking and breathing in as many sights, sounds, foods and flavors as possible. Although I didn’t post as much as I would have liked to while on the road, I have a backlog of notes, photos and recipes to share…in due time. My brain isContinue reading “almond, chocolate & cherry biscotti”

Apple-Cinnamon-Walnut Muffins

 Happy Sunday! Here is another tasty addition to the-muffins-made-using-almond-pulp (and a buncha other stuff) collection…And they’re vegan to boot! I was a vegan for a long time and I have decided to post more recipes without eggs for my vegan readers. (Know, too, that you can usually omit the eggs in these recipes, as theContinue reading “Apple-Cinnamon-Walnut Muffins”

GF Butternut Squash Bread Machine Bread

I always have almond pulp! This means that I’m always experimenting with baking.  If you’ve got a bread machine, and are looking for gluten free recipes for it, here’s another one. I made it vegan, because I don’t want to exclude my vegan friends. This bread is very flavorful, moist and rich. I could barelyContinue reading “GF Butternut Squash Bread Machine Bread”

Gluten Free Corn Bread

It seems like corn bread recipes are a dime a dozen in the blogosphere. Here’s mine, for all it’s worth. I have made quite a few of the corn bread recipes out there, never feeling quite satisfied with the results. So I tweaked and tailored until I got this winner. I really like the wayContinue reading “Gluten Free Corn Bread”

GF Carrot Cupcakes

I know you’ve all been making almond milk…and you just don’t know what to do with all that pulp! Here is another recipe for you. (If you don’t have surplus pulp, I suppose you could still make these all the same.) These carrot cupcakes are moist, fluffy and soft. I used this recipe as aContinue reading “GF Carrot Cupcakes”

GF Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

  delicious with lemon curd I made almond milk this morning, which meant that I was left with a cup of pulp. One of my go-to recipes for almond pulp is lemon poppyseed muffins, a delicious, soft, sweet yet tart offering that everyone in my household is happy to gobble up right out of theContinue reading “GF Lemon Poppyseed Muffins”