4th of July Healthy Menu...

If you are trying to figure out the fireworks of your 4th of July menu and what will make...   Read More

Almond Coconut Tart Crust...

Using almond flour and coconut flour, this tart crust or pie crust is wheat-free and glute...   Read More

Apple Pecan Coffee Cake &...

Spiced, golden and sweet with apples, this gluten-free, dairy-free and reduced-sugar coffe...   Read More

Basic Berry Sauce | Smoot...

With frozen berries in the freezer, you can always make this quick sauce for dessert with...   Read More

Champagne Sabayon with Be...

Ethereal and light, this foamy sauce is easy to make and requires just three ingredients....   Read More

Chocolate Coconut Ice Cre...

Rich, chocolatey and incredibly creamy, this chocolate coconut ice cream recipe is a knock...   Read More

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

When dessert has to be chocolate, this recipe will knock your socks off. Decadent, rich, s...   Read More

Chocolate Pudding | Pots...

The ramekin size is not specified in the original recipe. I’d suggest using small ones,...   Read More

Citrus Sand Tart Christma...

Adapted from the 1940’s Woman’s Home Companion cookbook, this cookie is our family tra...   Read More

Daniel Plan Chocolate Cra...

I created this recipe for The Daniel Plan Cookbook (Zondervan Publishing). Made with 70% b...   Read More

Dark Chocolate Dipped Str...

A dessert that is actually good for you: dark chocolate dipped strawberries. They are easy...   Read More

Double Strawberry Ice Cre...

If strawberries are ripe and very sweet, no additional sugar is needed to make terrific ic...   Read More

Five Minute Chocolate Mou...

Chocolately and rich, this recipe will serve a crowd. You can easily cut it in half for sm...   Read More

Forgotten Cookies

Forgotten cookies, called so because you make the batter and portion them, then put them i...   Read More

Fresh Strawberries with H...

The perfect no-cook dessert for friends and family: fresh strawberries with a sweet and ta...   Read More

Honey Nectarine Sorbet

Nectarines make a cool, sweet sorbet for the end of summer. Simmer the fruit with honey un...   Read More

How to Choose and Cut a W...

Watermelons are the quintessential summer refresher. And since watermelons are more than 9...   Read More

Italian Lemon Almond Mous...

This favorite dessert from 25 years ago was adapted from Ameila’s restaurant on Balboa I...   Read More

July 4th Healthy Menu Pla...

If you are trying to figure out the fireworks of your holiday menu and what will make it s...   Read More

Lemon Almond Polenta Cake...

Gluten free and dairy free, this tender lemon almond polenta cake is made with olive oil,...   Read More

Lemon Gelato

When Meyer lemons are in season, try this Meyer lemon gelato, a cool and creamy dessert wh...   Read More

Mint and Melon Kabobs

Melon kabobs make a sweet, cool and refreshing end of summer snack or dessert. Choose the...   Read More

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies...

Crisp, golden and gluten-free, these oatmeal cookies with dried cranberries, walnuts, coc...   Read More

Orange Almond Torte

Lightly sweet and fragrant with fresh orange, this orange almond torte is adapted from Bo...   Read More

Orange Ginger Creme Brûl...

Even if you focus on a healthy diet, enjoying creme brulee is still possible. Reserve it f...   Read More

Perfect Cheesecake In the...

You’ll need a 6-8 (liter) pressure cooker, 7″ springform pan and trivet to make this r...   Read More

Pumpkin Maple Pecan Cake...

Made with canned pumpkin puree, pecans and maple syrup (instead of refined sugar) and warm...   Read More

Spiced Chocolate Sorbet w...

This recipe is adapted from David Lebovitz’s marvelous ice cream book, The Perfect Scoo...   Read More

Spiced Pumpkin Mousse

Creamy, rich and light with a soft spiced pumpkin flavor. Make it a day ahead and have des...   Read More

Spiced Pumpkin Pudding

Creamy, rich-tasting and light with a spiced pumpkin flavor, I’ve replaced the sugar wit...   Read More

Spiced Pumpkin Tart

Smooth and nicely spiced, this pumpkin tart has a gluten-free, wheat-free crust. It’s pe...   Read More

Strawberries with Balsami...

Reduce Balsamic vinegar with a little brown sugar and you get a fantastic, intensely flavo...   Read More

Sweet Cherry Cake

This easy cherry cake makes sweet use of fresh summer cherries for a simple country-style...   Read More

Vegan Chocolate Truffles...

These rich little chocolaty bites are based on walnuts, cocoa powder, agave and extra virg...   Read More

White Chocolate Peppermin...

White chocolate, peppermint, cream cheese and whipped cream combine for a rich, light text...   Read More

Winter Dream Hot Chocolat...

Rich and indulgent, this adult hot chocolate drink can double as dessert and an after dinn...   Read More