Cold Brew Pumpkin Spice Frappe (Vegan)

We take coffee pretty seriously at the Byrd house. Ha, did I say pretty seriously? I meant to say we take coffee more seriously than most things....more

Cinnamon Roasted Cauliflower and Tempeh Bacon Salad with Sprouts & Apple

The last leaves on my cherry tree are barely clinging on. Instead of changing colors, the green leaves drop. The tree ends up looking more or less like a balding version of itself ....more

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Kahlua Chocolate Frosting (Vegan)

Today I am 26. This morning I woke to my husband — wide awake — whispering wake up, don’t you want to see your presents?...more

A Guide to Gum Free Binders in Gluten Free & Vegan Baking

To those of you who made last weeks cinnamon rolls, I hope you loved them! To those of you who were stoked but then bummed when you saw...more

Mango Green Smoothie Bowl with Coconut Water, Hemp Hearts and Cardamom

Virgo season. It’s a time for going inward. For creating dream-journals, bucket-lists ....more

Gluten Free Vegan Cinnamon Rolls with Hemp Cashew “Cream Cheese” Frosting

A cool, rainy morning. There are grasshoppers outside singing, hiding beneath browning grape leaves, watching droplets explode like tiny bombs. My windows are just barely cracked to let in the exhale of fresh, stormy air ....more

5 Vegan, Soy Free, and Gluten Free Travel Snacks

Life lately has been a whirlwind of travel. Watching clouds spread out under airplane wings like an ocean of meringue. Counting cows as I whip down country roads ....more

Creamy Miso Carrot Soup

I wake up and roll out of bed and onto the floor, first thing. Blind without my contacts, stretching and twisting. Slow and steady ....more

Montana Adventures

The ash is snowflakes. The skyline obscured by smoke like fog....more

Strawberry Matcha Smoothie with Lazy Matcha Granola

I often make smoothies before teaching and practicing yoga. If I don’t eat something before physical activity during mid-morning my metabolism catches on fire. It’s hard for me to tell when I’m actually full for the rest of the day ....more