Zucchini Brownies “Zeebies” – gluten-free, dairy-free, and healthy!

Zucchini Brownies

Happy Zucchini Season!!! I have been making this recipe for years: Brownies that are full of zucchini!!! My kids clamor for more! All four of us love them, zucchini and all! I love zucchini. All three of my kids hate zucchini, … Continue reading >>

Pasta, Beans and Greens – a lightning-fast, yummy, healthy, vegan dinner

Pasta, Beans, and Greens

My family is finishing two very busy weeks. My eighth grader, Kendra, was in a national Quiz Bowl tournament in Atlanta, and then she played the role of Audrey in the Shakespeare play “As You Like It” — so the last two weeks have had long, … Continue reading >>

Salad Dressing – gluten-free, vegan, made from tofu, rather addictive!

Creamy White Salad Dressing

This recipe is very loosely based on the Moosewood Restaurant house salad dressing — though I have changed it so much that the people at Moosewood might not recognize it. It is creamy and high in protein and all-around delicious! The … Continue reading >>

Golden Crispy Tofu – gluten-free, vegan, and yummy!

Golden Crispy Tofu

  I love this recipe! It’s a delicious way to serve tofu. My favorite way to serve this is with some broccoli on the side. It makes a complete meal that way. Alternatively, it is also good with a salad on … Continue reading >>

Hamentaschen – gluten-free and can be vegan!


Hamentashen are a traditional Jewish cookie, served at the holiday Purim. They are shaped like the three-cornered hat of Hamen, the villain in the Purim story. Oh today we’ll merry, merry be. Oh today we’ll merry, merry be. Oh today … Continue reading >>

Chocolate Mousse – gluten-free, vegan, raw, awesomely healthy, quick, and my kids love it!

Chocolate Mousse

When I first tried this recipe, I wrote in the cookbook, “Drop-dead FABULOUS mousse!!!!!” Because it is!!!!! It is also easy to make, healthy, vegan, and my kids and I love it. What more could you ask of a recipe? … Continue reading >>

Stroganoff – creamy, soothing, vegan, and gluten-free


I love this creamy vegan meal of pasta. It is warm, salty and soothing. This is based on a Seitan Stroganoff recipe from the cookbook Friendly Foods by Ron Pickarski. But I have converted the recipe to be gluten-free and … Continue reading >>

Southwestern Twice Baked Potato Casserole – gluten-free, vegan, warm, soothing, and delicious

Southwestern Twice Baked Potato Casserole

  Oh my goodness it’s been a long time since I last posted here!!! I always have good intentions of posting twice a week — and then life gets in the way. My daughter Kendra and I adore this recipe. It … Continue reading >>

Fresh Fruit Pie with Chocolate Brownie Crust – gluten-free, raw, vegan, beautiful and yummy!

Fresh Fruit Pie With Chocolate Brownie Crust

This summer when the market was full of beautiful fruit and berries, I bought lots and made them into a series of beautiful pies. These pies take about 20 minutes to make, need no baking, look gorgeous, and taste delicious. Yum!!! I fell in love with … Continue reading >>

Cucumber Sandwiches – gluten-free, dairy-free, sophisticated, and easy!

Cucumber Sandwiches

I can’t believe how long it’s been since my last posting!! Last winter, I had plans for recipes that I would post in the spring and summer with fresh ingredients like blueberries, strawberries, and cucumbers. But then over the summer with my kids … Continue reading >>