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Coconut Flour Banana Cake with Chocolate Rum Ganache {gluten-free, dairy-free}

Coconut Flour Banana Cake with Chocolate Rum Ganache {gluten-free, dairy-free}

Pillow-soft banana cake gets a fine crumb from a blend of alternative flours (coconut, millet, and sweet rice) crowned with glossy coconut milk ganache kissed with a splash of dark rum. Gluten-free and optionally dairy-free.  The trickiest flour that I worked…

Beet Poke Bowls {vegan, gluten-free}

Beet Poke Bowls {vegan, gluten-free}

With tangy cubes of marinated sweet beets, chewy short-grain rice, and a mess of colorful pickled vegetables, these beet poke bowls are as lovely to eat as they are to look at. Thanks to La Tourangelle Artisan Oils for sponsoring this post! …

Apple Chicory Salad with Fennel, Walnuts, and Grana

Apple Chicory Salad with Fennel, Walnuts, and Grana

This pretty in pink chicory salad gets bright pops of color and flavor from salty-sweet cheese, crisp apples, mild fennel and radish, and toasty walnuts, all wrapped up in a shallot vinaigrette.  I was thrilled to see that Bon Appétit dubbed…

No-Bake Chocolate Cream Tart {vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free}

No-Bake Chocolate Cream Tart {vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free}

With a grain-free press-in crust, vegan cashew cream filling, and maple sweetened coconut whip, this no-bake chocolate cream tart is as nourishing as it is delicious.  This past weekend, I found myself wanting a bit of a change from all…

Chocolate Cream Tart {vegan, gluten-free}

Chocolate Cream Tart {vegan, gluten-free}

No one will ever suspect this chocolate cream tart of being gluten-free and vegan thanks to a buttery almond flour crust, silky cashew chocolate pudding, and fluffy coconut whipped topping. Crust adapted from Alternative Baker: Reinventing Dessert with Gluten-Free Grains…

Your 5 Favorite Recipes of 2017 + a Recap

Winter Cheese Board

Who’s ready for this year to be over? In some ways, 2017 seemed like it would never end. (Doesn’t “covfefe” feel like it was a decade ago?!) But looking back on the year, I realize just how much I have to…

Creamy Cashew Gingersnap Lattes {vegan}

Creamy Cashew Gingersnap Lattes {vegan}

Gingersnap spices, dark brown sugar, and whole cashews blended with hot coffee make the creamiest vegan gingersnap lattes in minutes.  Who else scored a tin (or four) of holiday cookies over the weekend? We’ve been washing ours down with these cozy…

Chestnut Cranberry Blondies {gluten-free}

Chestnut Cranberry Blondies {gluten-free}

Tart cranberries, white and dark chocolate chunks, and toasty pecans all wrapped up in a chewy chestnut flour cookie dough make these gluten-free chestnut cranberry blondies a festive wintertime (or anytime) treat.  Remember when the winter holidays used to mean time off…

Pomegranate Tart with Hibiscus, Lemon, and Almond Flour Crust {gluten-free}

Pomegranate Tart with Hibiscus, Lemon, and Almond Flour Crust {gluten-free}

Creamy pomegranate curd kissed with hibiscus and lemon and blanketed in whipped cream and fresh pomegranate arils, all wrapped up in a buttery almond flour crust = gluten-free pomegranate tart bliss. Adapted from Alternative Baker.  Sometimes my best ideas show up…

Stovetop Pots De Crème with Olive Oil and Flaky Salt

Stovetop Pots De Crème with Olive Oil and Flaky Salt

These stovetop pots de crème are the easiest dinner party (or anytime!) dessert and they get a savory-sweet vibe from peppery olive oil and crunches of flaky salt.  Pots de crème were one of the first restaurant desserts I learned…

Fall Brown Rice Veggie Bowls with Crispy Tofu, Roasted Squash, and Miso Butter

Fall Brown Rice Veggie Bowls with Crispy Tofu, Roasted Squash, and Miso Butter

These ultra-nourishing brown rice veggie bowls get loads of fall flavor from roasted delicata squash, zippy kale salad, crispy marinated tofu, and a pour of creamy miso butter. Naturally vegetarian and gluten-free.  One of my favorite spots in San Francisco to…

Roasted Delicata Squash with Miso Butter

Roasted Delicata Squash with Miso Butter

Roasted delicata squash rings get drizzled in miso butter sharpened with fresh ginger and lemon and a shower of scallions and spicy togarashi. Turn leftovers into fall brown rice veggie bowls with crispy tofu.   Last month, my cousin and her family…

Maple Pumpkin Pudding Chômeur {gluten-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free option}

Gluten-Free Maple Pumpkin Pudding Chômeur

This gooey pumpkin pudding chômeur (aka pumpkin pudding cake or self-saucing pudding) tastes like warm pumpkin pie smothered in butterscotch, only far simpler. Gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and optionally dairy-free too. This dessert goes by many names: Pudding cake.

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Buckwheat Apple Galette with Maple Walnut Frangipane {gluten-free, refined sugar-free}

Buckwheat Apple Galette with Maple Walnut Frangipane {gluten-free, refined sugar-free}

This gluten-free buckwheat apple galette epitomizes fall baking with the warm flavors of maple syrup and maple sugar meeting tart apple slices and toasty buckwheat. Free of refined sugar. This post was created in collaboration with Coombs Family Farms. It’s…

Golden Vegetable Chickpea Minestrone with Lemon Parsley Oil

Golden Vegetable Chickpea Minestrone with Lemon Parsley Oil

A medley of fall vegetables, loads of parmesan, and bright lemon parsley oil make this cozy golden vegetable chickpea minestrone sing. This post was created in collaboration with La Brea Bakery. In many ways, I have La Brea Bakery to…