Plum Breakfast Cake

BREAKFAST PLUM CAKE.

This post was created in partnership with Brummel & Brown Organic Buttery Spread with Yogurt. Hello from New York, where the heat of Indian Summer is in full swing. I’m prepping for tonight’s NYC book launch, but will save those updates…
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Jasmine Nectarine Coconut Cream Tart (Vegan)

JASMINE NECTARINE COCONUT CREAM TART (VEGAN).

This tart took me on a deep coconut cream journey, an expedition far more complex than I ever imagined, and far creamier than I thought possible. Here’s the thing (and you know this already if you’ve read the Kale &…
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Watermelon Coconut Slushie

WATERMELON COCONUT SLUSHIES.

This post was created in partnership with Naked Juice for #DrinkGoodDoGood. All opinions are my own—including that #DrinkGoodDoGood is an easy and fun way to help combat food deserts in your community. It’s my favorite time of the summer: when, out…
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Chèvre Cherry Buttermilk Ice Cream

CHEVRE CHERRY BUTTERMILK ICE CREAM.

This post was created in partnership with Vermont Creamery. All opinions are my own. Last night, I gathered with twenty-two women in a grassy backyard under a stormy sky that threatened rain but never delivered. The air hung in damp…
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Sage Plum Jam

SAGE PLUM JAM ADVENTURE!

Every time I think I’ve had it with LA, the city reveals some new side of itself I can’t turn my back on. So it was with this plum jam adventure—my friends Serena and Heather and I had been planning…
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Pamela's Apple Blackberry Breakfast Crisp

PAMELA’S APPLE-BLACKBERRY BREAKFAST CRISP.

A few weeks ago, I spent an evening on a panel with Pamela Salzman, author of Kitchen Matters (and responsible for this very apple-blackberry crisp), and Phoebe Lapine, author of The Wellness Project. The gracious Suzanne Hall, editor-in-chief of The Chalkboard…
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Cardamom Lime Cantaloupe Granita

CARDAMOM LIME CANTALOUPE GRANITA.

One of the questions that arises most often when I tell people about the Kale & Caramel cookbook’s blend of food and storytelling—and, in particular, its stories of death and grieving—is why? Why write about death and food? Why talk about grief and…
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Vegan Banana Pudding Pops

VEGAN BANANA PUDDING POPS.

Popsicle Week has arrived, my friends, and not a moment too soon. It’s been sweltering in California, and this veritable food holiday couldn’t be better timed—who isn’t ready for a popsicle-shaped 4th of July, replete with sticky-sweet icy juices flowing?…
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Lavender Peach Ice Cream

LAVENDER PEACH ICE CREAM.

The first thing I notice, always, is the air. It lands differently on my skin here—heavier, weighty with humidity and ocean and the scent of weather that changes in an instant. In my five minute walk from the open-air baggage claim to the…
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