Vegan Raspberry Cake

I can’t believe this is a vegan dessert! We celebrated my mother-in-law’s birthday today. Everyone loved this cake – even my seven year old son. It was so moist and didn’t even need frosting. This cake is based on the recipe found at I made a few tweaks: Vegan Raspberry Cake 1 cup pureed

New Traditions

As I mentally prepare my agenda for tonight’s and tomorrow’s cooking, I sit reminiscing. This will be my 33rd Thanksgiving: the 3rd one that I have prepared in my home, and the 1st one that will have vegan dishes. Growing up, many Thanksgivings were celebrated at my Aunt Marcia’s house. She prepared the traditional Thanksgiving

PB&J – It’s That Simple

Remember that gooey yumminess that is PB&J? It was a childhood staple food for me – peanut butter, grape jelly, and white bread. I remember siting in my backyard on a tri-folding chair during summertime. My dad’s music sung thru the basement window – Elvis or Johnny Cash probably. The buzz of heat bugs echoed