Fresh Strawberry Coconut Water Mocktail

As the temperature rises, it’s important to maintain good hydration to feel and perform your best. I grow tired of plain water and a lower-calorie mocktail is sometimes a welcome diversion from a fully leaded cocktail. Part beverage, part snack, this drink is brimming with...
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Salted Dark Chocolate Fruit and Nut Clusters

Sea salt flakes, dark chocolate, fruit and nuts add up to delicious treats.

Dark chocolate treat won’t cause guilt How to Temper Chocolate in the Microwave Recently I put myself on a low-in-refined-starches-and-sugars diet in the hope of saving my hormonal skin (It is working! More on that later.). Needless to say, I’ve been jonesing for some sweets. While my nightly...
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Recipe: Food Processor Chocolate Chip-Oatmeal Cookies and Giveaway!

  Cookies are a treat I indulge in on a weekly basis, in moderation, of course. Chocolate chip, peanut butter, double chocolate, and sugar cookies are a few of my favorites. Recently I received a review copy of the Weight Watchers One Pot Cookbook and...
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Recipe: Vanilla Bean & Banana Pudding Parfaits

When I worked as a private chef, my boss’s favorite dessert was banana cream pie. This recipe became his healthy favorite and satisfied his craving while keeping saturated fat and refined sugar in check. My “made with love” pudding tastes lots better than boxed mixes filled with mysterious gobbledygook....
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Mango Macadamia Caramel Rolls Recipe

Add a tropical accent to a favorite brunch offering. These are perfect for Easter. Recipe and photo courtesy of the National Mango Board. Cook Time: 20-25 minutes Makes 12 servings. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 cup softened butter, divided* 1 large ripe...
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