Recipe: Vanilla Wafer Coconut Cake

April 19, 2014

LA Cake Club was born earlier this year, and, after seeing what when down, I was determined not to miss it again.  I also knew I was going to be in the presence of some hardcore bakers, and my usual go-to cake recipe wouldn’t cut it. Still used a box, though.  I saw Trisha Yearwood make this […]

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Pressed Smoothie

February 15, 2014

The weather has been warm in LA lately (sorry to the rest of the country buried in snow) and I’ve been craving the cold stuff.  The West Hollywood location of Pressed Juicery is the only one (I think) that has this Smoothie option. For only $3 more, you end up with almost double the beverage!  I used up […]

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All But Gluten

January 30, 2014

A little delivery all the way from Canada – took a while to finally get here (FedEx is weird with international shipping) but it did! Actually, All But Gluten’s products are now available in The States, at your local Safeway bakery aisle. My favorite of the gluten-free goods I tried (brownie, cookie, and Macaroon) was […]

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Crockpot Coconut Pumpkin Soup

December 8, 2013

The other night I needed a recipe for a big main dish that was vegan, gluten-free, and didn’t require a lot of effort. A google search brought me straight to two of my longtime blog buds – Eating Bird Food + Kath Eats Real Food - I used Brittany’s recipe (who adapted hers from Kath’s) with a few […]

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Start Your Pumpkins

October 28, 2013

A crazy start to the week…. …snacks to fuel the madness – Trader Joe’s Tropical Dried Fruit mix, which includes coconut, pineapple, mango, and mandarin segments… ….Cheddar Beanitos, Dry Roasted Planters Peanuts. <—Always think of my Dad whenever I see these; they were his favorite. I can still hear the sound of him crunching on […]

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