Posts by zenbellyblog

Pumpkin & Fresh Cranberry Scones

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in breads & muffins, Breakfast | 1 comment

Pumpkin & Fresh Cranberry Scones

I should probably come clean. I’m not a huge lover of pumpkin. I’d pick just about any dessert over pumpkin pie, and if anyone ever put pumpkin in my coffee, I can’t promise that I wouldn’t punch them in the neck. But still, it’s tough to resist the urge to play with pumpkin recipes this time of year, considering the all out pumpkin mania that occurs. It seems that every year, I get a craving for some kind of pumpkin something, and have to get in the kitchen to create it. This year, it was a simple scone; slightly sweet, buttery, spiked with tart fresh...

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The Zenbelly Cookbook | Costco

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in book review | 4 comments

The Zenbelly Cookbook | Costco

Great news! Costco did a test run of The Zenbelly Cookbook for the first two weeks it was available, and it did so well that they picked it up at over 100 more stores. Also, I’ll be doing two signings at Bay Area Costcos this week, in Novato on Tuesday, September 30th, and Rohnert Park on Friday, October 3rd. Both are from 4-6pm. I hope to see you there! CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. ROHNERT PARK WITH BE RESCHEDULED, DETAILS SOON.                       Here’s the full list of Costco Stores carrying The...

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Grain-Free Challah

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in breads & muffins | 32 comments

Grain-Free Challah

This past week, I was chatting with my friend Jennifer of Predominantly Paleo about the Jewish food we missed from our childhoods and pre-paleo days, and challah was at the top of the list. Since I have compulsive recipe developing issues, I basically RAN to the kitchen to play mad scientist. It was one of those recipes that I decided to lock myself in the kitchen for until I perfected. I do that sometimes. (And we don’t have a dishwasher, so just imagine what it looks like in here a lot of the time.) In this case, I realized that Rosh Hashanah was coming up in a matter of days, so I...

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The Zenbelly Cookbook Table of Contents

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in book review | 6 comments

The Zenbelly Cookbook Table of Contents

You asked for it, so here it is! The full Table of Contents for The Zenbelly Cookbook. For more on what people are saying about my book, see my first round-up of reviews! And for those of you wondering “What the heck happened to posting new recipes on the BLOG?!” Don’t worry. They’ll be back soon! I’m working on a bunch of fall inspired yumminess, and hope to have some great tips for holiday entertaining for you, too. Thanks for your patience and continued support! xoxo...

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Zenbelly Cookbook Release Party!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in News | 0 comments

You are cordially invited to The Zenbelly Cookbook Release Party!   I’m thrilled to be celebrating The Zenbelly Cookbook right in the neighborhood that I live in and love so much. Establish is hosting, which is probably the cutest, bestest little shop in San Francisco. In fact, a lot of the plates and props in the cookbook were purchased there. It’s the type of shop that you can go to to buy gifts for 5 very different people and find something for all of them. Trust me. We’ve done it. Come celebrate with us, have a drink, a snack (donuts and more!) and get your book...

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