German Chocolate Brownies

German Chocolate Brownies

Made from scratch, German chocolate cake is a baker’s beast to tackle. Arguably, the richness of this dessert is worthy of all the work. The hundreds of calories per slice, on the other hand, are a bit harder to justify. But when you turn this classi ...
Cozy Lentil-Vegetable Soup

Cozy Lentil-Vegetable Soup

Now that the holidays are over, you can take a step back and relax. You’ve made appetizers, side dishes, main courses and desserts for the masses (including your picky aunt, who questions every ingredient). You’re done. But you still need to eat. Mak ...
Gluten-Free Gingerbread Granola

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Granola

Superfoods, unite! And that they do in this crunchy granola mix. From beet powder to quinoa, you’ll find everything but the kitchen sink in your breakfast bowl. If the energizing colors aren’t enough to wake you up, the combined powers of these nutri ...
Protein Thin Mint Cookies

Protein Thin Mint Cookies

Peppermint extracts have a way of overwhelming and under-performing, because they’re made with alcohol. Even if it’s formulated with only a dabble, that pungent add-in can mask the flavors you really want. In this case, it’s bitter-sweet dark chocola ...
Easy Energy: Maple-Nut Bites

Easy Energy: Maple-Nut Bites

Running late for your long run with friends? You need good fuel, and you need it now! That’s when simple carbohydrates become your new best friends. By simple, I mean the kind of sugar that breaks down quickly to provide energy ASAP. A candy-bar suga ...
Maple-Drenched Monte Cristo

Maple-Drenched Monte Cristo

Of course, maple syrup goes over French toast, waffles and pancakes. But if you haven’t poured this sweet glaze over a sandwich, you haven’t had the best of breakfast. Of course, a syrup-soaked turkey burger probably wouldn’t work. The ever-popular M ...