Classic Homemade Granola Recipe


I’ve been searching for a perfect “non-flavored” granola, everything in the co-ops here trends toward “Peach Mocha” or other nonsense. My mom always made our granola growing up, but she used a lot of molasses and brown sugar for a pretty heavy granola. This recipe is part “pantry scavenge” and part attempt to make a […]

It IS all good


We picked up Gwyneth Paltrow’s new cookbook on Saturday to try to get into healthier eating. Of course, the first thing Sean made was a cake. But it’s a gluten free, no refined sugar, vegan cake. WHAT? I think Gwynnie might be a witch, because this cake is fluffy and huge and nothing like a brick. Madness. […]

maison bouche


I went a little crazy with Bay Area homesickness after Kate sent me a Lavande des Hautes-Alpes et Fleur de Sel Maison Bouche bar. So I placed an order for more, and luckily completely missed this whole Easter section. For the best, really. Easter is a non-holiday in this house, but I like all the Spring rituals […]

Gluten Free Shortbread


Just in time for the holidays, my mama comes through with her recipe. I took this photo in the car as I ate a nice leftover shortbread breakfast!! Gluten Free Shortbread 1/2 cup brown rice flour 1/2 cup white rice flour 1/2 cup tapioca flour 2 tsp. xanthan gum 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 c. confectioners […]

maple applesauce


This post is dedicated to Jen, for her endless baby applesauce jokes. This one’s for grownups, though. Or, you know, maybe some teething babies. (Kidding!) 8 apples, peeled, cored & diced 1/4 c. water boil to soften, then lower heat add 1 tbsp vanilla 2 tbsp bourbon 2 tbsp maple syrup dash of cardamom cinnamon to […]