Category Archives: Desserts

Zucchini Bread


I love baking with whole grain flours. It used to be pretty rare that you would come across recipes that didn’t use white flour. And if you did, they were categorized as a “healthy alternative.” Well yes, whole grain flours are a healthy alternative. But whole grain baking is not just about healthy. It’s about [...]

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries for Valentine’s Day

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chocolate covered strawberries

This is a classic Valentine’s Day dessert that you can make yourself. This recipe couldn’t be easier – there are only 2 ingredients. And it happens to be healthy, especially when made with dark chocolate. I know strawberries aren’t in season in February. (I do try to buy seasonally.) But I make an exception for Valentine’s [...]

Delicious, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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gluten free choc chip cookies

I’m always looking for healthy alternatives to the classic sweets that we grew up on. I came across these chocolate chip cookies on a cooking blog that I visit often. I tried them out this past weekend and they were a hit. These gluten free cookies are absolutely delicious. The dark chocolate and fleur de [...]

Quick Oatmeal Cookies

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oatmeal cookies

These ultra-thin, lace-like oatmeal cookies are quick and easy to throw together – no electric mixer necessary. The fennel seeds add a unique flavor twist to these cookies. It’s this anise flavor, in my opinion, that makes these cookies taste so good. But feel free to experiment with whatever spices strike your fancy. Add chopped nuts [...]