Desserts

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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Dreena’s amazing raw vegan brownies!

So, you want to have a brownie…but you don’t eat dairy or eggs?  Well, this is a uniquely challenging venture, as the usual tricks for “veganizing” a recipe don’t seem to work with the stubborn brownie.  Not to say it’s impossible – there are some good vegan brownie recipes out there – it’s just tricky….

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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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Colleen Week: Day 3 (Date Bars)

I made these date bars, from Joy of Vegan Baking, with some friends this morning while our kiddos played together.  (For those of you just joining me, I am cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.)  It was my first time making them and I can definitely say that I will make…

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