Vegan Rosemary Challah with Maple Glaze //

“I’d rather be in the mountains thinking of God than in the church thinking of the mountains.” — John Muir I have come to find that there are so many forms of worship, mediation, and the idea of “church.” After many years of being inundated with Christian culture, this year I swapped out what used [...]

Vegan+Gluten-Free Biscuits // 

You guys: I'm originally from Florida, and we take biscuits very seriously there. When I initially stumbled upon the Minimalist Baker's recipe for vegan biscuits, I thought it must be too good to be true. I decided to take it to a whole new level of crazy and make them gluten-free as well. Honestly, I [...]

Gluten-Free+Vegan Pumpkin Snickerdoodles // 

Christmas in July is definitely a real thing that is still lingering for me. Living in Los Angeles where it's currently hanging around the 90s everyday, I have been ready for cooler weather for quite some time. Some people get baby fever. I get Christmas fever...every year...every summer when it's super hot.  I have been [...]

Weekend Lemon Blueberry Cake

I'm sharing one of my favorite baking recipes on Identity Girls today, so I thought it would only be fair to share it here on my personal blog as well! Lemon cake is my favorite flavor...fresh, sweet, and delicious. I absolutely love baking, and came across a recipe I loved in Kinfolk for "Weekend Lemon [...]

Baking fails {and practicing optimism}

My appetite and taste buds were impatient tonight as I mixed up a new recipe for homemade gluten-free chocolate chunk cookies. If any of you have been following my recipes and cooking adventures since I found out I am gluten intolerant, you've probably noticed that I've come up with some extremely fun, creative, and delicious [...]

Homemade Paleo/Grain-Free Pumpkin Muffins

As I've discovered that my body tends to do better with less gluten, it has sparked great creativity and reignited my love of baking. I hope this recipe fuels your body and enchants your taste buds with the flavors of fall! Paleo/Grain-Free (Gluten-Free) Pumpkin Muffins: Ingredients: 3 large eggs 1 can of organic pumpkin purée [...]