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Tiffany M. Griffin is the woman behind Como Water, Washington DC’s premiere veg-centric cuisine consulting company. Through cooking classes, demonstrations, catering, and consultations, Como Water gives people the opportunity to learn how to prepare veg-centric cuisine that boasts maximum flavor, with minimal effort. Tiffany is quickly becoming a go-to expert on the future of veg-centric cuisine, and is a regular contributor to Como Water, the blog, as well as to vegetarian and vegan sites across the Internet. For over a decade, this self-taught, entrepreneurial expert has developed a set of tried and true techniques for making simple, delicious, and sometimes decadent veg-centric dishes. Featured on the Steve Harvey Show and other leading media outlets, Tiffany was born and raised in Springfield, MA. She then earned Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Communications from Boston College and a PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan. She now resides in Washington DC, where she has worked in the US Senate and at a federal agency on issues around health, food, nutrition, and international food aid/development, and of course, as the owner of Como Water. Tiffany gets culinary inspiration from the food she grew up eating, and from her travels throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, and Sub-Saharan Africa. She is dedicated to sharing her wealth of knowledge on veg-centric cuisine with others and to help others live by her mantra—love life, live long, and eat veg-centric cuisine!


  1. YUM! Peaches and Balsamic Brown Sugar. Great combo. I need to grill more fruit. Okay I know what I’m trying out the next time I buy peaches. : )

  2. This dessert looks awesome-popping over to kitchenarian now..

  3. Great guest post! Your peach pizzettes look divine! Love the brown sugar sauce on top!

  4. Ohhhh… you had me at balsamic. Love it with any kind of fruit.

  5. I best go check it out then! 🙂

  6. Tiffany – Thanks so much for participating in Vegan Week at my blog this week. I am so excited to feature your personal story as well as this delicious peach pizzette! Reading your blog has taught me to look at food differently and that delicious can also be healthy. Thanks for such a great guest post.

  7. This dessert looks awesome……super like!! must buzzzeeedddd :).

  8. Wow – decadent and delicious! I love all of the interesting peach recipes people are devising for the end of summer – but this one is definitely one of my favorites. Bravo!

  9. Mmmmm love those flavour combos – off now to check out your guest post.

  10. OMG, I must try this recipe! I love the peach, brown sugar and balsamic combination!

  11. Looks tempting and so yum!

  12. Looks wonderful! What a great combination.

  13. What a great guest post, this looks delicious!! Heading over to The Kitchenarian now!

  14. i love this recipe! the sunflower cashew meal just sounds like the perfect healthy streusel.

  15. This looks like a fab desert – I’m heading over there now!

  16. Looks like a terrific, light healthy dessert!
    Buzzed ya!

  17. Great guest post – love the recipe!

  18. Oh this looks so good! The brown sugar sauce with balsamic sound like a delish combo- heading over to check it out!

  19. Tiffany….that was an awesome guest post! Your pizzettes (did you make up that word, too?!?!) look so sweet and delicious! Being a dessert lover…..you can be sure I will be trying those! Especially with peaches so good right now! : )

  20. Wow, how appropriate. Just this morning, I was thinking to myself to bake something with peaches before it disappears into winter. This is a brilliant way to incorporate the last of summer’s peaches!

  21. This sounds delish!

  22. oh yum! i love the sound of balsamic brown sugar sauce!! it sounds absolutely divine:) thank you for sharing.

  23. I loved grilled peaches and I bet the balsamic vinegar gives them a wonderful flavor. Yum!

  24. Desserts always catch my attention… this one is tops!! Love peaches in almost anything. Yum

  25. Just checked out your guest post- gorgeous!!

  26. What a great dish to guest post. Peaches are every where and i am trying to get as much before fall arrives. This looks delicious

  27. You’re on fire Ms. Tiff, love grilled peaches, thanks for reminding me. Yummy, yum, yum!

  28. These pizzettes look fabulous! Loved your guest post!

  29. Congrats on getting top nine with these Tiff!!! I have GOT to go buy some peaches!

  30. Delicious dessert! I will check it out for further information about the recipe. Thanks!

  31. Amazing recipe Tiffany! You have the style and creativity of an artist chef

  32. Congrats on your Top 9! Looks delicious–such a great guest post!

  33. I’ve seen grilled peaches everywhere but I never thought of adding balsamic! Sounds fantastic! I always loooove your combination of seasonings and ingredients, Tiffany!

  34. Balsamic & brown sugar grilled peaches sounds amazing. I’m definitely heading over there now to check this out. Congrats on Top 9 again!!

  35. Your pizzettes look so good. will have to try the brown sugar balsamic combo! going over to the Kitchenarian to check them out.

  36. Tiffany: The use of the sunflower-cashew meal is so interesting – like the idea of it. These pizzettes would make a lovely presentation for a BBQ I’m hosting, and using some sweet seasonal peaches would be deliciously appropriate. Thanks for sharing!

  37. Looks so good! I’m gonna go check it out now 🙂

  38. Como Water is on FIRE!!!!

  39. PERFECT for summer. This looks and sounds amazing

  40. What a fantastic guest post…love, love the sunflower-cashew meal 🙂

  41. Heading over to check it out. What a great dish.

  42. I definitely headed over and drooled at this recipe, just beautiful! Love the flavor combinations:-) Hugs, Terra

  43. These pizzettes look scrumptious! Going over to check out the details!

  44. this looks yummy sent an email to you 🙂

  45. Thanks for the comments everyone! And no, I didn’t make the word “pizzettes” up 😉