Desserts · Gluten-free · Holidays · Snacks

MoFo 11: Thanksgiving 2016

     I'll spare you the anecdotes and get right to the Thanksgiving food porn.  I've listed everything I made for my first Thanksgiving dinner here.  I will be seeing my immediate family this weekend where a second feast will take place.  I'm blessed to have amazing family and friends who allow my boyfriend and… Continue reading MoFo 11: Thanksgiving 2016

Desserts · Gluten-free · Holidays

MoFo 10: Gluten Free Pecan Pie

​     For my "fall tradition", I'm featuring pecan pie!     My mom's birthday is about 2 weeks before Thanksgiving.  She's never been much of a sweet lover.  She doesn't care for cake either.  She does, however, love pecan pie.  When I first went vegan, I started making pies for her birthday each year.  I usually… Continue reading MoFo 10: Gluten Free Pecan Pie


Nut-Free Orange Persimmon Frangipane Tart

My next recipe features one of my favorite seasonal fruits for fall: persimmons!     I absolutely love persimmons.  I used them for the first time last year for Thanksgiving and I became smitten.  They're the strangest fruit that I never knew was perfect for me.    The only way I can describe their texture is… Continue reading Nut-Free Orange Persimmon Frangipane Tart

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 · 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