Chocolate Black Bean Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Black Bean Truffle Cookies

You expect to see them in a simmering pot of stew, a bulky burrito or a spicy rice dish. But black beans in your dessert? It’s a foreign – even shocking – concept. Don’t let dinner visions sway you from trying these rich, decadent, bean-based truffle ...
Vanilla Protein Cookies with Sprinkles

Vanilla Protein Cookies with Sprinkles

There’s something about fresh-baked cookies that brings back wonderful childhood memories of baking with Mom. If only they weren’t so full of calories and that dreaded processed sugar! The difference with the sweet treats is they showcase rich, ...
Creamy Peanut Butter Fudge

Creamy Peanut Butter Fudge

Are you guilty of having late-night chocolate cravings? Before you convict yourself of some bogus criminal act, consider this smooth, creamy chocolate-peanut butter fudge. It’s so velvety that it melts in your mouth. What’s even better is that it req ...
Chocolate Chip Protein Banana Muffins

Chocolate Chip Protein Banana Muffins

Everyone has a few bad habits. Buying a bunch of bananas and letting a few turn brown is not the worst of them. But if you’d like to salvage your sinful ways, throw those puppies in the freezer for a rainy day. You’ll always be ready to make Chocolat ...
Two-Bite Chocolate Strawberry Pie

Two-Bite Chocolate Strawberry Pie

It’s that time of year when al fresco dining is on the menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The weather is too beautiful not to enjoy while it lasts. So before you settle on the sofa with a pint and a spoon, consider extending your fresh-air time in ...
DIY Natural Sunscreen

DIY Natural Sunscreen

A checkered picnic tablecloth, vine-ripened tomatoes, a basket of fresh strawberries—red is one of summer’s sweetest colors. Unless, of course, it shows up on your shoulders, cheeks and nose in the form of a wicked sunburn! Keep your skin safe from d ...