Sweet Potato Meringue Pie


As I’ve mentioned on Instagram, I haven’t been able to keep up with my friends’ work nearly as much as I want to lately. The other day my dear friend Josh of Slim Palate and I were texting, so I jumped over to his blog to see what was new. OMGoooodness. I’ve always been a… 

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Salted Caramel Pecan Pie without Corn Syrup


This time of year is all about being with people you love. I’ve been super fortunate that although we can’t see our families on the East Coast, we have been able to see so many friends lately. We spent Halloween at our friends’ house north of LA. My friend Lisa and I have known each… 

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How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix


We’re having a heatwave here in southern California right now. It’s been over 100 degrees this week. It wasn’t this hot **all summer**, but now in the middle of September – BOOM! My body knows it’s not even close to fall (or is it? who knows), but my mind says it’s time for fall things… 

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Individual Chocolate Hazelnut Pies


This fall we ate so much pumpkin pie that I decided to make something else for Thanksgiving: Individual chocolate hazelnut pies, although they were actually so rich that we had to split them. The pies were great just as they are, but I kept imagining them drizzled with coconut cream. Doesn’t that sound good? Or… 

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie


Despite the fact that it was 90-something degrees yesterday, and will be again today, I am in the mood for fall and pumpkin pie : ) I already have an Egg-free Pumpkin Pie made with gelatin, but I wanted a vegan version too, like my vegan pumpkin chai bars. So after reading this comment on… 

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Peanut Butter Pie with a Double Chocolate Crust!


I have fond memories of going to get the Christmas tree—I can still picture the place we went—then coming home and decorating it. And in my family growing up, watching movies was something we did a lot of. One of our favorites was Home Alone, which came out when I was 12 years old (in… 

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Blueberry Pie with Gluten Free Crust


The holidays are right around the corner, which has me thinking about pie My dear friend, Becki, is the pie queen when it comes to holiday pies. Many years ago (Becki and I have been friends for over ten years) I marveled at all the pies she would make for Thanksgiving or Christmas. But when… 

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Strawberry Mousse with Gluten Free Pie Crust


The other day I was reminiscing about going to the diner in college with my dear friend, Darah. I have such good memories of us driving there, belting out the lyrics to One Headlight by The Wallflowers or Into the Mystic by Van Morrison. At the diner in our small town just north of Philadelphia… 

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