Baking

Blackberries Galore!

One of the perks of living here in the Seattle area are the wild blackberries that abound this time of year.  I’m so used to being able to go to any number of parks, backyards – even the side of the road! – to pick free blackberries, that I can never bring myself to actually…

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Gwyneth’s Brownies

I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I subscribe to Self Magazine.  Not that there is anything wrong with it– but now that I’m thirty-something, happily married, with three kids – I know I’m probably no longer their target audience!    But I am a magazine junkie.  I have a hard time resisting magazines in…

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Vive Le Vegan! – Apple Hemp Muffins

When I pick up my 5 year old son from pre-Kindergarten, we drive right past a Starbucks.  I have a little coffee habit and I’ve stopped by Starbucks before or after preschool more often than I’d care to admit.  My son’s favorite treat is their blueberry scone or 8-grain roll, neither of which is vegan,…

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Low-fat Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

I make the pumpkin muffins from Vegan With a Vengeance a lot.  If you’ve been to my house, I’ve probably served them to you at some point.  I love pumpkin so much and these muffins really are the best!  I do tweak the recipe to make it healthier – subbing in whole wheat pastry flour…

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Colleen Week: Day 5 (Tempeh Bacon and Lemon Bars)

I didn’t get around to blogging yesterday, but I made Colleen’s Tempeh Bacon, from The Vegan Table, for breakfast in the morning.  (For those of you just joining me, I’m cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.)  I’ve bought tempeh bacon before, pre-marinated in the package, and I really liked it, so…

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