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Ginger Fig Tart with Chestnut-Almond Crust {vegan & gluten-free}

Ginger Fig Tart with Chestnut-Almond Crust {vegan & gluten-free}

With luscious vanilla ginger cashew cream, layers of fresh figs, and a crumbly crust laced with earthy chestnut flour, this vegan and gluten-free ginger fig tart makes a glorious fall dessert for all.  Last week marked the 1st anniversary of…

Green Noodle Soup with Coconut Lemongrass Broth {vegan & gluten-free}

Green Noodle Soup with Coconut Lemongrass Broth

Fragrant broth infused with ginger, lemongrass, and cilantro bathes chewy black rice noodles and a mess of veggies in this Southeast Asian-inspired green noodle soup adapted from The First Mess Cookbook. Naturally vegan and gluten-free.  Someone I was talking with…

Super Seedy Vegan Baked Oatmeal with Peaches and Huckleberries {gluten-free & dairy-free}

Super Seedy Vegan Baked Oatmeal with Peaches and Huckleberries {gluten-free & dairy-free}

This vegan baked oatmeal recipe layers ripe peaches and berries with flax, hemp, and chia seeds for an easy-peasy healthy summer breakfast, all topped with a creamy maple cashew sauce. My tenuous rapport with nature seems to mirror that with…

Stone Fruit Cucumber Salad with Ricotta Salata, Purslane, and Golden Balsamic Miso Vinaigrette

Stone Fruit Cucumber Salad with Ricotta Salata, Purslane, and Golden Balsamic Miso Vinaigrette

This stone fruit cucumber salad combines creamy ricotta salata and tart purslane with sweet peaches, juicy plums, crispy cucumbers, and a tangy-sweet vinaigrette.  When someone asks me for a San Francisco restaurant recommendation, the first name on my lips is Piccino,…

Rustic Heirloom Tomato Tart {gluten-free}

Rustic Heirloom Tomato Tart {gluten-free}

This rustic heirloom tomato tart showcases colorful heirlooms in a shatteringly flaky gluten-free crust kissed with fresh oregano, mozzarella, and parmesan.  With TBG’s eighth blogiversary around the corner, I seem to be at the point in my blogging career (and…

Stone Fruit Galette with Honey & Cardamom {gluten-free}

Honey Cardamom Stone Fruit Galette {gluten-free}

Apricots, plums, peaches, nectarines – whatever summer fruit you’ve got will love being nestled in a flaky gluten-free pie crust, softly spiced, drizzled with honey, and served up with drippy ice cream in this summery stone fruit galette.  I’ve had such a…

Summer Vegan Green Goddess Salad

Summer Vegan Green Goddess Salad

Summer Vegan Green Goddess Salad = my favorite salad of the summer with crispy lettuce, heirloom tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, toasted seeds, creamy cashew herb dressing, and a dusting of nutritional yeast.  It takes a lot to get me excited about…

Creamy Cashew Green Goddess Dressing {vegan}

creamy cashew green goddess dressing

Soaked cashews blended with basil, chives, and tarragon, briny capers, fresh garlic, and plenty of lemon juice punch up the flavors of this verdant creamy cashew green goddess dressing, sauce, or dip for raw or roasted vegetables, salads, and sandwiches.…

Rainbow Spicy Tofu Sushi Burritos {vegan}

Rainbow Spicy Tofu Sushi Burritos {vegan}

These veggie-packed and lightly spiced tofu sushi burritos enjoy hiking, camping, plane rides, road trips, warm days, not-sad-desk and back-to-school lunches. No chopsticks required.  I fell hard for sushi burritos this spring while in Washington D.C.

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California Food Photography Workshop: Sebastopol {recap}

California Food Photography Workshop: Sebastopol {recap}

Our California Food Photography Workshop, Sebastopol edition, was tons of fun! If you’re interested in future workshops, email CAFoodPhotography@gmail.com to be added to our workshop mailing list.  A few weeks ago, Sarah, Gerry, and I (with a ton of help from the amazing Carla) hosted our…

Smoky Lentil Tacos {vegan option}

Smoky Lentil Tacos {vegan option}

A handful of surprising yet simple ingredients lend big flavor to these meatless smoky lentil tacos, adapted from Naturally Nourished by Sarah Britton.  I bought Sarah’s book especially for these smoky lentil tacos. After following her beautiful blog My New…

Spiced Bourbon Cherry Pie {gluten-free}

Spiced Bourbon Cherry Pie {gluten-free}

Kissed with whiskey and a hint of cinnamon and chile and nestled in a gluten-free, whole-grain crust, this wildly flavorful dessert will make all your spiced bourbon cherry pie dreams come true. Adapted from my cookbook Alternative Baker: Reinventing Dessert with Gluten-Free Grains…

Small Batch Cheesecake with Elderflower Peaches {gluten-free}

Small Batch Cheesecake with Elderflower Peaches

Sometimes you just need a classic cheesecake. This small batch cheesecake with elderflower peaches comes together in a snap and makes an easy, elegant summertime dessert. Adapted from Sweet and Simple: Dessert for Two by Christina Lane.

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Vegan Salted Caramel & Chocolate Swirl Popsicles {refined sugar-free}

Vegan Salted Caramel & Chocolate Swirl Popsicles

Creamy chocolate and date chia pudding and an easy coconut caramel sauce make the most lusciously healthy Vegan Salted Caramel & Chocolate Swirl Popsicles free of dairy and refined sugar. Adapted from Glow Pops by Liz Moody. I just got back…

Honey & Hearth Cocktail {bourbon, yellow chartreuse, ginger, lemon}

Honey & Hearth Cocktail {bourbon, yellow chartreuse, ginger, lemon}

A bourbon cocktail that gin drinkers will love, too, the Honey & Hearth Cocktail is bright, herbaceous, and boozy with notes of smoke and spice. Adapted with permission from The Daisy in New York City.  This morning I woke up from an anxiety…