Vegan Fig Jam-Filled Cookies, Kołaczki

Growing up as the 2nd generation of Polish American Parents, I was fortunate to have access to my Babcie’s recipes. I realized that some of the recipes had been modified over the years, but the final product has all of the trademark Polish flavors. These filled cookies have a very delicate and flaky crust that

Naked Spiced Pumpkin Cake

When your family celebrates 2 birthdays in Autumn, it makes sense to make an Autumn style cake or cupcakes for at least one of them. This cake is pillowy soft and has just enough spiciness to let you know that you are now going to savor the flavors of Fall. Other festive cake recipes on

Summertime ‘Pizza al Forno’ – no oven necessary

The harvest is in! Jersey tomatoes are ripening all at once and we are going to have to find ways to use all of them. I don’t have enough tomatoes to can, but I certainly have enough ripe tomatoes to make fresh pizza sauce. Of course that means I will have to make my own

Farm to Table Glazed Carrots & Greens with Right Rice

These Farmer’s Market carrots roasted with beet greens and Right Rice® are so nutritious and filling just a small serving stands alone as a meal. I’m sure you are wondering what is Right Rice® and how is it different than your basic rice that is on the grocer’s shelf. It is a very nutritious grain

Lemon Meringue Pie

  It’s hard to believe that this elegant, tasty, and easy to make pie uses ingredients that you probably have on-hand in your kitchen. From the looks of it, you would certainly think that it has loads of butter or milk in the recipe. Quite to the contrary, the lemon curd doesn’t need milk at…… Continue reading Lemon Meringue Pie

Creamsicle Cupcakes

Now that summer is nearly here, most chefs will bake less and barbecue more. This recipe yields a batch of summery style cupcakes to enjoy before the heat takes over the kitchen.    

Dairy Free Jumbo Blueberry Muffins

  If you are a baker like me, most of these ingredients will be in your pantry already. The recipe is easy enough for kids to help. Best of all, I didn’t have to make a special run to the store for fresh blueberries, I used up some frozen organic blueberries that I had in

Vegan Coconut Cookies

This recipe makes the ultimate coconut cookie with fresh organic ingredients in every bite. Just like macaroons, they are brimming with fresh organic coconut flavor, and they are easy enough for even beginner bakers. I made them 2 different ways: Drop cookies, and hand-rolled cookies. The drop cookie was very chewy and more spread out.