Super Summer Smoothie Bowl

Super Summer Smoothie Bowl

This refreshing Super Summer Smoothie Bowl starts with a base of blended frozen cherries and frozen bananas, and finished with a colorful array of watermelon, cantaloupe, fresh bananas, and berries. You might like to try mango, peaches, or plums, or add … Continue reading

Mixed Berry Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Mixed Berry Oatmeal Muffin Cups

I’ve been making these Mixed Berry Oatmeal Muffin Cups just about every single week for the few months, and always try to sneak a few in the freezer, too. Made with whole rolled oats and loads of fruit, they make an easy breakfast … Continue reading

Peach Raspberry Cobbler

Peach Raspberry Cobbler

The last few weeks of summer are always my favorite at our local Farmer’s Market, and inspiration for so many creations. During this morning’s midweek adventure, each farmer’s table seemed to be calling my name. I ended up with as … Continue reading

Fresh Watermelon Sorbet

Fresh Watermelon Sorbet

Is anything more refreshing in July than a cold slice of watermelon? Probably not much, but Fresh Watermelon Sorbet would have to be in the running. The texture of this fresh fruit sorbet is reminiscent of Italian Ice or granita, yet made with … Continue reading

Apple Pear Baked Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Apple Pear Baked Steel-Cut Oatmeal

I was already a big fan of Kathy Hester’s, and the proud owner of her first three cookbooks (The Great Vegan Bean Book, The Vegan Slow Cooker, and Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just for You when Kathy asked me … Continue reading

Raspberry and Blueberry Muffins

Raspberry and Blueberry Muffins

A few weeks ago, I was pre-measuring ingredients for a brunch we were hosting the next morning, when my daughter, Emily, got the brilliant idea to add raspberries to the blueberry muffins. It was an outstanding suggestion, so she gets … Continue reading

Fruity Green Smoothie

Fruity Green Smoothie

Celebrating during the holiday season with too much food and drink is almost as traditional as, well, celebrating during the holiday season.  If you overindulged, join the club! But it’s a New Year, and that means we are all entitled to … Continue reading

Holiday Cranberry Bread

Holiday Cranberry Bread

Some of my favorite recipes are those that let me beat the clock…where I can preheat the oven, and see if I can finishing mixing the batter before the oven reaches its proper temperature. This Cranberry Bread is that quick … Continue reading

Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis

Clafoutis (pronounced KLA-FOO-TEE) is a baked French dessert, traditionally made with black cherries.  It looks a little like an oversized pancake, but once it’s sliced you’ll see the texture is more like pie-meets-baked custard. It’s really REALLY good. And surprisingly easy … Continue reading

Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Squares

Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Squares

If you make oatmeal every morning, you know your breakfast bowl is brimming with minerals, B vitamins and cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber. But despite your devotion to oats and their many virtues, maybe you yearn to shake things up — just … Continue reading

Vanilla Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Coconut Whipped Cream

Vanilla Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Coconut Whipped Cream

I have been wanting to create a vegan version of strawberry shortcake for a long time, and all I can say is this recipe is just as good as it sounds. With sweet strawberries piled high on warm vanilla cake … Continue reading

Pineapple Banana Sunshine Muffins

Pineapple Banana Sunshine Muffins

Pineapple Banana Sunshine Muffins might just turn your ordinary breakfast into a special occasion. They are a breeze to throw together, and you likely already have these simple ingredients on hand…whole wheat flour, a ripe banana, a can of pineapple, … Continue reading