Coconut Cake

A very pretty cookbook called Honey & Oats: Everyday Favorites Baked with Whole Grains and Natural Sweeteners landed in my mailbox recently courtesy of Sasquatch Books. Though there are many,

Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Rugelach

I first met Cathy Barrow “virtually” back in 2009. We were both new bloggers. And frequent participants in the recipe contests run by Food52. In the summer of 2010, Cathy

Dairy-Free Vanilla Cupcakes

My friend Ella writes and photographs the beautiful blog Pure Ella. Today, I am part of a group of bloggers helping Ella celebrate the upcoming birth of her second baby.

Meyer Lemon Ricotta Bars

If you’ve been reading my site for some time, you likely know that I do not label the way I eat. I don’t follow any particular diet or identify with

Chocolate-Flecked Sesame Cookies

I don’t talk about it much here (because nowadays I eat everything), but I had quite a few food sensitivities at one point in my life. This was a while

Homemade Fig Newtons

I mentioned the possibility of homemade fig newtons on my facebook page the other day and everyone went a little gaga over the idea. I was a little surprised, to

Grain-Free Thumbprint Cookies from www.healthygreenkitchen.com

Grain-Free Thumbprint Cookies

These thumbprint cookies are ridiculously easy to make. Seriously…they might be the simplest cookies ever, and they’re also really delicious. I adapted them from the Jammin’ Sugar Cookie Thumbprints recipe

Whole Lemon Bars.

Smitten Kitchen Whole Lemon Bars

This Whole Lemon Bars recipe was created by Deb at Smitten Kitchen. They’re prepared in a food processor and could not be easier to make (or more delicious). These bars feature one whole seeded lemon and a handful of kitchen staples, so give it a try today!

The Village Tea Room’s Chocolate Guinness Cake

One of my favorite local restaurants is The Village TeaRoom in New Paltz, New York. Specializing in “elevated peasant food” made with the highest quality ingredients, The TeaRoom serves breakfast,

chocolate mint cookies

Chewy Fair-Trade Chocolate Mint Cookies

Last year around the holidays, I discovered and fell hard for Cooks Illustrated‘s recipe for chewy chocolate cookies. I adored their lovely soft texture and how they contain the perfect

iced ginger bars

Iced Ginger Bars and NYCookieSwap Recap

The 2nd annual NYC Cookie Swap was held this past Sunday, and it was such an awesome event. It was an afternoon full of great people, beautiful cookies, and delicious

gluten-free-vanilla-cupcakes

Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes

Life got in the way of the last two Gluten Free Ratio Rally events for me, but when I saw that participants were making cake this month, I just had

4th of July Cupcakes

I was going to tell you about my new honeybees (!) for eco-friendly Friday, but since you might want to make these 4th of July-inspired cupcakes for the holiday, I’ll

rugelach with spelt

Spelt Rugelach

With all the hustle of getting ready to go to BlogHer Food, I somehow neglected to mention that I guest posted over at Frosting for the Cause last week. Frosting