Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cream Bars (GF, Vegan, semi-raw)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cream Bars (GF, Vegan, semi-raw)

Oh the glory of being glutinous! The grey days of San Diego fall have rolled in and my desire for sweets and comforts have rolled in with it.  I have a problem making decisions.  I'm that annoying girl who makes the waiter keep coming back, because she can't decide what to order.  The other day [...]

Crazy Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Crazy Cauliflower Crust Pizza

  For some of you this may sound extreme, but prepare to have your mind blown.  Cauliflower is a miracle vegetable that among other things can imitate pizza crust when prepared properly.  Now, I have made a couple of versions of this, and I find that it works better if there is a little flour [...]

Gettin’ Figgy with my Friend-Date Bars

Gettin’ Figgy with my Friend-Date Bars

I could make some self-deprecating comment about the status of my social life since moving back from Italy, but I won't.  All I can say is that, over a year out of college, I am coming to understand the beauty of the friend date. "Friend Date: a situation in which two friends partake in activities [...]

Cashew Fig Pie or “Cheesecake” sans Cheese

Cashew Fig Pie or “Cheesecake” sans Cheese

Having recently eaten at a raw food restaurant, I was fascinated by the creative dessert options.  It seemed impossible to me to eat anything other than fruit, vegetables, and nuts; which I believe would get boring after about two days, or for the less controlled, five hours. I was awed and inspired by the creativity I [...]