DEFINE foods: Fudgy Beet Cakes

DEFINE foods: Fudgy Beet Cakes

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death among Americans? While two of the risk factors may be out of our control (age and family history) the rest is completely up to you. What you eat can have a major effect on your heart!  Here are my tips for eating for [...]

Pumpkin Chocolate Crumb Cake

Pumpkin Chocolate Crumb Cake

Whether for breakfast, afternoon snack or dessert, this cake is sure to please. Fall flavors, dairy-free and decadent, this is one bite you and your family can feel good about indulging in. Perfect for this time of year. Happy Thanksgiving.  Pumpkin Chocolate Crumble {Yield: 1 single layer 9-inch cake} For the topping: 1 cup walnuts [...]

Lemon Olive Oil Cake with Strawberries & Cream

Lemon Olive Oil Cake with Strawberries & Cream

A great light cake to feel good about eating. This is a fresh take on a previous winter version of this recipe. Serve with sliced strawberries or other in-season fruit of your choice. There are a few components to build your plate and serve, but the cake itself comes together in 45 minutes and also [...]

DEFINE foods: Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cake w Chocolate Ganache

DEFINE foods: Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cake w Chocolate Ganache

Dairy-free and decadent, this cake will blow your tastebuds away! Imagine a reese's peanut butter cup mixed with a chocolate chip cookie. I made this for Henry's birthday this year- let's just say it was a hit... Check out the recipe exclusively posted for DEFINE foods HERE!

Olive Oil Cake with Sauternes Roasted Pears + Homemade Whip

Olive Oil Cake with Sauternes Roasted Pears + Homemade Whip

After a week of Holiday indulging I had a hard time deciding what to make for my dessert party on New Year's Eve. The first thing that came to mind was, keep it simple. I did not want another decadent chocolate cake, or  sugary icing, or anything 'candy cane'. I was done with Christmas and [...]

Double Chocolate Crumble Cake

Double Chocolate Crumble Cake

I created this cake recently for a dinner party and I am definitely making it again for Christmas dinner tomorrow night! It's the perfect bite, chocolatey with a crunch and ooey-gooey ganache. Served with fresh figs (or other fruit of the season), it's light + vegan and won't weigh you down. It's a crowd pleaser- [...]

Vegan Baked

Vegan Baked

Just completed Fran Costigan's 5-day intensive Vegan Baking Boot Camp at the Natural Gourmet Institute and man did I learned a lot! I was completely inspired that I had to share this with you all. Here are just a few of the many fabulously delicious dairy-free, egg-free desserts that we created. All to die for! [...]