Peanut Butter Brownies

Peanut Butter Brownies

Need a super-delicious dessert to take to the next super-big party? Time to whip up a batch of brownies. Though you’ll use unconventional ingredients, you’ll create a can’t-stop-eating chocolate chunk of yumminess that could very we ...
Orange-Carrot Mugcake

Orange-Carrot Mugcake

Can a dessert ever be over the top? What if it’s literally toppling over like a layered wedding cake? Though it sounds overkill, a two-tiered mugcake is actually a modest way to start or end your day. Yes, cake for breakfast. And it won’t ...
Pumpkin-Coconut Slow Cooker Soup

Pumpkin-Coconut Slow Cooker Soup

This three-step, slow cooker creation combines fresh or canned pumpkin with creamy coconut milk and sense-awakening spices–ginger, garlic and turmeric–for flavorful, rich dish to chase away the chills. ...
Peanut Butter-Stuffed Cupcakes

Peanut Butter-Stuffed Cupcakes

You can take a shortcut to the mall. But when it comes to baking moist chocolate cupcakes, don’t let quickness trump quality. Betty Crocker, beware! Mixing your own batter is not at all difficult ““ or time-consuming. Best of all, youR ...
Pecan Protein Brownies

Pecan Protein Brownies

Brownies are like a blank canvas. You can add just about any ingredient imaginable — among the most popular being nuts. Since walnuts are too been-there-done-that, we’re picking pecans. After all, they’re rich in manganese and prote ...
Cooking Confusion: Oil Vey!

Cooking Confusion: Oil Vey!

I remember when I used to have two oils in my kitchen: canola for baked goods and extra-virgin olive oil for everything else. Now I use dozens. I collect oils the way some people collect coins. Coconut oil (extra-virgin refined, thankyouverymuch) is ...