Dessert Recipes

Wild Blueberry & Goat Cheese Hand Pies

January 10, 2014
wild blueberry hand pie

[Disclaimer: By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the Wild Blueberry Association of North America and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.] It’s a blueberry fest today. Wild blueberries, that is. Ever tried them? If not, you should — these […]

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Honey Macadamia Nut Chia Custard

June 13, 2013
Honey Macadamia Nut Chia Custard

 This exotic tasting custard made with chia seeds is so much more than it looks.  It’s rich, creamy, sweet, and spicy  — and probably nothing like anything you’ve had before! This is one of those recipes that I’m kinda proud of.  I developed it with my Detox Kitchen partner Ryan McGrath for a recipe redux […]

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{recipe redux} Not Your Daughter’s Cupcake

April 21, 2013
raw chocolate cupcakes

Ever had an “adult” cupcake? One that’s a bit healthier, with more complex flavor, and a little less sweet? I created one for this month’s Recipe Redux cupcake challenge. These peanut butter coconut peppermint cupcakes with dark chocolate frosting are luscious little treats, made entirely without flour or dairy.  Yup, they’re totally raw. My batter is really […]

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{recipe redux} Tarragon Berry Smoothie

March 21, 2013

It’s recipe redux time again.  You know we post on the 21st of each month?  It seems like  just yesterday I was writing about my Oscar-inspired meal. This month’s theme kinda snuck up on me.  We are tasked to use herbs in a new and interesting (and healthy) way.  I cook with fresh herbs all […]

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Brazilian Passion Fruit Mousse

June 21, 2012
passion fruit mousse

The idea behind Recipe Redux is to reinvent healthy eating by showing you how to make healthy food taste delicious.  This month’s topic is small bites…a mini-portion of a sweet treat.  If you follow my blog, you know I am the anti-baker, so this month’s topic presented a bit of a challenge for me.  I […]

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{recipe} Chocolate Quinoa Snack Balls

May 23, 2012

What do you get when you mix quinoa with chocolate? You get people going crazy! For Meatless Monday this week I posted a recipe and photo on my Facebook page of these “snack balls” I had made the day before. Well, this post went as “viral” as I’m probably ever going to get in this […]

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Dark Chocolate Pretzel Cherry Clusters

February 21, 2012

What do you get when you combine dark chocolate, dried cherries, and crushed pretzels? Well, you get something awesome! This month’s recipe redux is inspired by….chocolate.  Dark chocolate.  These luscious clusters are deliciously rich and dark chocolatey with a crunchy, salty bite from pretzel bits and a tart tang from chunks of chopped cherries.  They […]

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{recipe} Rosemary Pear Butter

November 1, 2011

If you’re a fan of pumpkin, apple, or even fig butter, you must try this rosemary pear butter.   A client of mine sent me the recipe last year and I’ve been dying to try it ever since.  My house smelled amazing while it was cooking up…but I really love anything with rosemary!  After tasting […]

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