Our Olive Oil Cornmeal Cake is perfect when you’re looking for something that’s just a little bit different than the usual cake made with a lot of butter. Whenever we can, we like baking with olive oil as a healthier alternative. It not only adds a moist richness to this cake, but it’s also a heart-healthy fat […]
Mangos are high in fiber and contain large amounts of vitamin C and beta-carotene. When ripe and juicy, they make a delicious smoothie or fruit sorbet. With a vanilla yogurt base, this creamy mango smoothie gets an added boost of flavor from honey and freshly squeezed orange juice. It’s a perfect way to start the […]
This blackberry orange quick bread is so good it can almost double as a dessert. It’s made with extra virgin olive oil for a healthy alternative to classic butter recipes. The addition of orange zest helps balance the flavor of the olive oil and complements the sweet taste of the berries.
Made with extra virgin olive oil, this quick bread not only tastes delicious, but it has the added health benefits associated with olive oil. The blueberries and zucchini have their own list of vitamins and antioxidants as well. It’s easy to make and tastes even better the next day, assuming that there’s any left the next day.
This roasted pear recipe is a delicious dessert that’s healthy and easy to make. Bosc pears work well here because the flesh is firmer than in other varieties, and they seem to hold up better when baking. I like to serve them with plain Greek yogurt and a little bit of the orange lime syrup drizzled […]
This mocha gingerbread cake is one of our favorite holiday desserts. It has the classic gingerbread flavor, but with a deep intensity that comes from chocolate and espresso. Cocoa and molasses make a great combination, but it’s the espresso that enhances all the flavors. If you haven’t used instant espresso powder before, it’s very easy […]
We came up with the idea for this sorbet because we wanted something that would seem like an indulgent treat, but still stay within the realm of being healthy. We used frozen, dark sweet cherries as our base along with fresh blackberries to create a delicious dessert that’s refreshing and full of flavor. We discovered […]
Here’s a modern twist on an old-fashioned cobbler. Pears and pomegranates complement each other perfectly to make this a delicious and striking dessert. The unique flavor comes from pomegranate molasses, which is deeply tangy and tart, and it turns this familiar classic into something new. This pear cobbler is also very good served warm with […]
This sorbet is made with ripe peaches, juicy tropical mangos, and just a touch of lime. It’s a refreshing treat with an intense fruit flavor. Peaches and mangos have large amounts of vitamin C and beta-carotene which are powerful antioxidants. So not only is this a delicious and creamy sorbet, but it’s also a healthy […]
We blend sweet strawberries and blueberries into a smooth puree for a light, fresh-tasting sorbet. With just 4 ingredients, it’s a simple yet impressive dessert that’s packed with flavor. The deep red and blue pigments that give this sorbet its beautiful color are the same compounds that help protect the body from free radicals. So […]