Chai-Spiced Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Thanksgiving is a time to take stock. Of the good things in life, of blessings big, small, and so tiny that you don't really think about them much but for which you still are grateful, deep in your heart. As I ponder my life over the past year, I see so many things to be grateful for. My husband … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Brown Rice Pudding

Pumpkin and Brown Rice Pudding, vegan and gluten-free recipe

My Pumpkin Brown Rice Pudding is a super-fun way to sneak "healthy" into your Thanksgiving dessert. But wait, let's not start with healthy. Let's start with delicious because that's what this dish is-- absolutely, mindblowingly delicious. So delicious in fact that you might have a hard time sharing … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Raspberry Chocolate Brownie Bars: Countdown to Valentine’s Day

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies

  All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt! --Charles M. Schulz Which is why I have for you today the ultimate vegan Valentine: these scrumptious Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Bars. And they are gluten-free. Now everyone knows that chocolate is pretty much … [Read more...]

Vegan Mung and Rice Pudding With Coconut and Saffron

Here's a kheer (an Indian pudding) that my Konkani parents make for Makar Sankranti, a celebration in their part of India that falls on the same day as Pongal.The recipe is very similar to Sakkarai Pongal, except that my parents' version has some coconut milk, a staple of the Konkan region where … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Muffins, And Travel Through Timeless Lands

Butternut Squash Muffins

These Butternut Muffins were a bit of a gamble. I had some butternut squash puree leftover from making my Butternut Squash Pie, and some blended tofu from making my Mango Pie and I wondered why I couldn't just marry these two into a blissful breakfast food . And just like that, these delicious … [Read more...]