Tag: desserts

Quinoa, Making a Move to Dessert

by in The Grain Attraction, May 3, 2014

Quinoa is still all the rage. And it’s no wonder. It’s full of protein, easy to make and extremely versatile. Just how versatile? Well, recently I’ve started eating it for dessert. That’s right, quinoa in the pudding!

Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Dulce de Leche Deliciousness

by in Gluten-Free, February 12, 2014

No need for a box of chocolates to signify Valentine’s Day this year. Instead, just look to your pantry for a sweet-salty idea that will melt anyone’s heart. This dessert combines comforting chocolate chip cookies and tempting dulce de leche, which makes up the molten center. The fact that these stuffed cookies also happen toRead more

5 Secretly Healthy Chocolate Desserts

by in Valentine's Day, February 10, 2014

True, true — honesty is the most important part of any relationship. But what’s a little white lie here and there? Or what about a dark, chocolate-smothered lie? It sounds sinful, but here’s the deal: All of these Valentine’s Day chocolate desserts are — wait for it — secretly healthy. They are also all suspiciouslyRead more

How to Make a Healthier Pound Cake

by in Healthy Recipes, September 9, 2013

According to culinary lore, pound cake got its name because the original recipe called for a pound each of butter, sugar, eggs and flour. But that doesn’t mean every loaf has to pack on the pounds! Food Network Kitchens developed this healthier take by making a few simple switches to the classic. Here’s how toRead more

Ricotta “Sundaes” With Gluten-Free Granola

by in Gluten-Free, Valentine's Day, February 12, 2013

Instead of curling up with a pint of ice cream, make a lighter “sundae” instead: use creamy low-fat ricotta and your favorite sundae toppings, like dried fruit and chocolate chips.