Chocolate Covered Orange Peel

It’s no secret that I love creating healthy gluten-free dessert recipes for all of you. And I know you’ve all been requesting vegan desserts that you can enjoy without the guilt … So, I decided to listen to you and make a special dessert (or mid-afternoon snack) that’s gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free and grain-free.  

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Cherry Cashew Loaf

After a fabulous weekend at the beach with my family, I returned back to Manhattan last night with the yearning to bake…don’t ask me why because it was about 100 degrees outside and my tiny apartment was a hot box even with the air conditioner blasting.  But that didn’t stop me from baking an incredibly … Continued

Gingered Cranberry-Orange Holiday Relish

This is a wonderful dish to serve at your holiday table.  I will be serving this relish alongside roasted turkey, grilled fish and roasted root vegetables.  It seems no matter what you pair with this relish, the taste is always exquisite.  I often use leftovers on my turkey sandwich and salad the next day as … Continued

Product Review: Goji Gourmet

A big thank you to my friend, Allison over at Goji Gourmet for sending me a package of their tasty cookies.  I had the delightful opportunity to meet Allison last week to hear about her exciting new business and taste her deliciously-healthy cookies. Goji Gourmet offers a wonderful variety of cookies packed with superfoods and … Continued

Pear n' Sage Turkey Burgers with Orange Yogurt Spread

Gotta love the fiber in the fresh pears and flax seed, as well as the antioxidants in the orange and sage…these tasty turkey burgers pair perfectly with my yummy yogurt spread. The addition of freshly squeezed juice from an orange adds a juicy touch to the burgers while the zest adds a sweet touch to … Continued

Sweet Poached Nori Pears

This light and healthy treat will leave you satisfied all night long.  My unique combination of salty nori (Japanese seaweed) and tangy Greek yogurt makes the flavor of these poached pears pop.  A drizzle of honey and a handful of toasted pine nuts satisfies your taste buds with each bite! and I assure you won’t … Continued

Agave Zest RAW Brownies

This Raw Brownie recipe is one of my favorites and I have been using it for years to bring to all of my friend’s BBQ’s and dinner parties…so here it is…the long awaited recipe for my special raw brownies. My special brownies are no longer a secret, ladies and gents…enjoy! Ingredients 1/4 cup carob powder … Continued

Parchment Halibut Fillets

Last night I decided to make use of my new box of parchment paper and create a healthy, fish dish.  The Results: Amazing! I was thrilled my parchment experiment was a success- and the delicate fish flavor with veggies compliments any palate.   Ingredients 1 Halibut fillet Asparagus 1 small Orange Parchment Paper (15 x … Continued

Eating a Rainbow of Colors

By now, we’ve all heard, “Eat your Veggies”, well there’s a whole rainbow out there of amazing produce known as Superfoods.  Incorporating these babies into your daily diet can fight cancer, improve your memory, and keep those nasty colds away.  So, what are these superfoods that everyone is talking about? Superfoods are fruits and veggies that are full … Continued