pumpkin greek frozen yogurt

Pumpkin Greek Frozen Yogurt

Creamy pumpkin froyo made with just 4 healthy ingredients! Enjoy this as soft serve or freeze 2 hours for firmer, scoopable frozen yogurt. I’m keeping this post short because I’m flying out to LA and Chiner in less than 24 hours and my suitcase is… totally not packed! Just a few words on this nummy, good-for-you pumpkin froyo: Pumpkin puree can …

LuPumpkin Greek Frozen Yogurt
apple pistachio israeli couscous

Apple Pistachio Israeli Couscous

Crisp apples and nutty whole wheat tossed in toasted hazelnut oil and fresh herbs. Topped off with salted pistachios. Simple and just right. Perfect as a side dish or for lunch. For such a simple salad, I tested it many times to get it just right. Here’s what we know now: Roasted nut oil works way better in this recipe than butter, …

LuApple Pistachio Israeli Couscous
gingerbread cake

Gingerbread Cake with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

It took me a long time to think up this cake. My litany of ideas went something like this: pumpkin pretzels pumpkin cream cheese panna cotta 1800s pumpkin pie pumpkin mac & cheese mini gingerbread bundt cakes headless gingerbread men Most of the above will probably still happen, especially the 1800s pumpkin pie, but I ran each one by Nathan …

LuGingerbread Cake with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting
scallion pancake drop biscuit

Scallion Pancake Drop Biscuits

Kat and I made some pull-apart drop biscuits last week, and while they were delicious, at the end of the night, she and my entire kitchen were covered in flour. How I managed to escape the flour storm is a mystery, but in any case, we were left with a huge pile of bowls and trays to wash. Isn’t the whole point of drop …

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roasted delicata

Maple & Thyme Roasted Delicata Squash with Cranberries

While I am a butternut squash nut, it is a pain in the butt to peel those things, so when delicata squash are in season, I get them when I’m feeling lazy. The skin is so thin on delicata squash you don’t have to peel it off! YAY! This recipe is from my Williams-Sonoma Vegetable of the Day cookbook, which …

LuMaple & Thyme Roasted Delicata Squash with Cranberries

A {Mostly Bakeries} Tour of San Francisco

Armed with a Foursquare list of bakeries, I went to San Francisco for 10 days in September, ready to eat carbs. Luckily I broke my body hiking the second day I was there, so this was justified. First up is Jane on Fillmore, a café on a very trendy (as opposed to hipster) street. I only had one cookie here, which was freshly …

LuA {Mostly Bakeries} Tour of San Francisco