Holiday Cranberry + Date Cake //

My hands are here for more than working. They are here for creating. For touching. For holding. For playing. For healing. Perhaps, just for tonight, they are here to be gentle aids in the cultivation of something truly simple and even more truly magnificent. It takes a very certain kind of mood for me to [...]

Irish Soda Bread //

St. Patrick’s day was always my Papa’s favorite holiday. He would go out and get a green beer, and my sweet Mimi joined him even though I think she was slightly disturbed by the thought of the glowing beverage. With this holiday just weeks away, I decided to dive into a baking adventure that was [...]

The Perfect Whole Wheat Bread //

In a culture of noise and constant information overload, my contributions sometimes feel small in comparison to what kind of impact I would like to be making. Would my life be more purpose filled if I had more money? Would my value as a woman expand if I was married? Or perhaps if I had [...]

French Bread with Maple Glaze (vegan and GF optional)

I don’t know about you, but 2018 has already been pretty jam packed with work. It seems that without my full knowledge or intentional accepting, the past few days have become a bit overloaded with work. Now listen, don’t get me wrong — I am so insanely grateful to be able to stay busy doing [...]

Rustic Bread with Herbes de Provence (vegan) //

“I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.” - Julia Child As we are fast approaching yet another year, I’ve been thinking a lot about time. I tend to be a bit hard on myself when it comes to what I want to accomplish in this lifetime. I have so [...]

Pinot Noir Pear Cake with Rose + Basil Coconut Whipped Cream (vegan & gluten-free) //

“Peace is not always easy to grasp or keep close. In the process of attaining and protecting it, you may find yourself tired, weary, and uncertain on how to keep your peace safe. While being uncertain is normal, continue to commit yourself to peacefulness. You are worthy of every drop of sweetness and ease that [...]