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Avocado Toast

Deceptively simple. Incredibly delicious.

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Halloween Guacamole

Frighten your party guests with this brainy appetizer

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Vegan Cheese Tortilla

Want a great anytime snack? Something not too big, something satisfying, something that calls to mind cheesy and bready goodness. Welcome to a great combo: Food for Life’s Brown Rice Tortillas are wheat and gluten free and Daiya Vegan Cheese is, well, vegan. I make this snack all the time. An afternoon snack, a midnight […]

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Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil

Bruschetta has been on my mind. I was recently in Costco with my mom, and as she browsed the DVDs, I looked over the cookbooks. There were at least four by the same publisher on authentic Italian cuisine. With bruschetta recipes galore. And, who could forget that scene in “Julie and Julia” where Amy Adams […]

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Salad Rolls

If you like Asian food (Thai, Chinese, whatever) you must have tried salad roles before. They can be expensive when you eat out–but these appetizers are super easy to make. Here’s how: Ingredients Rice spring roll wraps (in the store they are called Spring Roll Skins and look like this:) 1 package tofu, if desired […]

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Mini Eggplant Fritters

For another appetizer for our family Christmas Eve dinner, my mom made some mini eggplant fritters, experimenting with our brand new box of Gluten-Free Bisquick for the first time. When I was little my dad used to make us Bisquick pancakes on Sunday mornings, so I had high hopes for this boxed gluten-free stuff. I’d […]

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Salmon Canapés

For Christmas Eve my family always eats a meal of appetizers–we save the big to-do for Christmas Day. This year I wanted to make something special. So I went on to epicurious.com to look up something to make. I combined two recipes to make this one. And it was definitely a success! A canapé is […]

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Orange Cranberry Muffins

I was well on my way to making these muffins when the unfortunate happened. I’d zested the orange, then cut it open to juice — and discovered it was, in fact, a grapefruit. Just my luck. Thus commenced a rapid bike ride to the nearest store and the purchasing of an orange. But the extra […]

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Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin muffins are a must in October. Simply a must. Just like  Starbucks’ spiced pumpkin latte or carving jack-o’-lanterns. And not only are these gluten-free, vegan and delicious, but they also make your house smell incredible. I’ve been wanting to make these for about a week, but I didn’t have the flour. So last night […]

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Chocolate Acorn Squash Baked Custard

The original recipe is from Manifest:Vegan. There were several setbacks in making this delicious dessert. One, I think the squash I used were too big, because I ended up with a lot. Two, I lack a food processor–blenders just aren’t the same. Three, I made this for multiple people and I had to multiply the […]

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