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Soft & Chewy Quinoa-Lucuma Cookies

Soft & Chewy Quinoa-Lucuma Cookies

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, ...
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 ...
Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie “Dough”

Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie “Dough”

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.   ...
Raw Chocolate Mousse

Raw Chocolate Mousse

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 l ...
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, you̵ ...
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 ...