Desserts · Gluten-free · Holidays

Raspberry Coconut Cream Pie

It's a perfect autumn day.  I've got a pumpkin candle burning, hot coffee and a turtleneck.  What could be more perfect?     Oh, pie?  Yeah, that would be cool. I'm going to begin my long string of posts leading up to Thanksgiving with a pie recipe.  This pie isn't your typical holiday fruit or squash… Continue reading Raspberry Coconut Cream Pie

Desserts · Gluten-free · Holidays · Side Dishes · Snacks

Frankenstein Muffins

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!     I've enjoyed all the previous pumpkin posts (PPP's, if you will), but I wanted to do something different for my Halloween recipe this year.  What's a better way to celebrate the holiday that revolves around sugar with the healthiest and most naturally delicious muffins you can make that also happen to resemble… Continue reading Frankenstein Muffins

Desserts · Gluten-free · Holidays · Oil-free · plant based · Snacks

Sugar Free Pumpkin & Apple Parfaits

My two favorite pie flavors, combined into one delicious dessert/snack/breakfast treat!      Fall is in full swing now.  I can feel the chills in the air where I am, especially when the sun is down!  I've started wearing boots and scarves.  I absolutely love it! ^_^ This recipe is a very simple one that… Continue reading Sugar Free Pumpkin & Apple Parfaits

Desserts · Gluten-free · Holidays

Vegan Swiss Meringue Buttercream

When I first became enamored with baking cakes and cupcakes, I struggled to match them with a good icing recipe.  Even as a non-vegan hobby baker, I had a pretty strong dislike for most icing that I could make.    The standard American buttercream (usually a mixture between shortening and/or butter and powdered sugar with… Continue reading Vegan Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Desserts · Gluten-free · Holidays · Oil-free · plant based · Snacks

MoFo Day 9: Apricot Halva Cookies

     This retro recipe is inspired by a few things for me.  I wanted to pick a recipe that reminded me of my grandparents.  I picked halva because it is one of my grandpa's favorite treats and I always thought it was weird as a kid (and it's also a totally ancient recipe...now that's retro!).… Continue reading MoFo Day 9: Apricot Halva Cookies

Breakfast/Brunch · Desserts · Gluten-free · Sandwiches

MoFo Day 3: Banana Stuffed French Toast For One

     Stuffed french toast may sound fancy, but it really isn't if you have some basic things on hand. This is MoFo Day 2: Quick, Easy & Delicious!!! I wouldn't dupe you, I promise. You may recall ::erhem:: from what I posted yesterday that I recently baked some gluten-free bread.  I posted the recipe… Continue reading MoFo Day 3: Banana Stuffed French Toast For One