A thick slab of banana bread at your local bakery could set you back 500 calories. That hurts worse than slipping on an actual banana peel. Luckily, you can have a slimmer slice with all the sweetness and spice you crave, the cake-like texture you want to sink your teeth into and the intoxicating aroma that gets your mouth watering at first whiff. Plus, you get chocolate — chunks of it!
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Why waste time on white sugar when safer sweeteners make cookies just as craveable? Here’s a new one to try: lucuma. From a tropical superfruit native to Peru, this off-white powder is packed with vitamins and minerals, with a naturally sweet, malty flavor similar to maple. In this recipe, it’s combined with quinoa flakes (a nice change of pace from oats!), raw honey, coconut oil and other natural favorites for a sweet yet healthy cookie that won’t send your blood sugar on a roller coaster ride.
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 tip the scale, because it’s made with mostly whole grain flour, carrots and the juice of an orange. So grab a few mugs, two for the cake and one for your morning (or evening) tea. Read more →
Growing up, Mom never let you lick the cookie dough bowl, warning that raw eggs could make you sick. Now you have nothing to worry about, because this peanut butter faux dough is no danger to your health — or your waistline. Read more →
Raw eaters, rejoice! The decadent chocolate dessert you’ve been waiting for has arrived – and it’s a dream come true. You’ll use only three ingredients and won’t touch an oven, mixer or baking dish of any kind. Chocolate lovers, beware: non-raw-food eaters may become jealous and steal your idea…or (gasp!) double-dip in your dish. Read more →
It’s a bund-t cake! Though this distinctive-shaped dessert has a big hole in the center, it’s not missing a thing. In fact, it’s so rich you’ll have to share – making it perfect for birthdays, bar mitzvahs and bachelorettes. The moist, triple-chocolate cake will melt hearts, while the peanut butter lava spewing over the edges is just a nice finishing touch. Read more →
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, you’ll know each and every ingredient is fresh, pure and good for you! Read more →
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