I came up with the idea for this recipe because I wanted something that was a little different from the traditional gingerbread cake, but without a lot of work involved. I found that espresso powder and cocoa added a dark, intense flavor to this simple yet delicious dessert.
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 […]
This is my husband’s flatbread recipe, and it’s such a versatile bread that we always try to keep some in the freezer just to have on hand. We use it for everything, from sandwiches and pizzas, to chips and breakfast wraps. We combine freshly ground flaxseed along with white whole-wheat flour for a perfect blend that’s […]
For this salad, I use romaine lettuce and radicchio, which is a variety of leaf-chicory. Its peppery flavor combines perfectly with the sweet taste of apples and dried cranberries. A creamy buttermilk dressing pulls it all together.
This iced tea gets its deep, rich color from pomegranate juice and black tea. Orange and lime add a sweet-tart citrusy flavor. It’s a great alternative to sugary drinks like soda. It’s one of our favorites during the summer, but it’s also delicious any time of the year.
These Chili Lime Sweet Potatoes are an updated version of the sweet potatoes I’ve made for years and my mother made before me. We always used brown sugar to sweeten the dish, but I decided to take it in an entirely new direction by adding chili paste and lime juice. It’s a delicious side dish and easy […]
This jalapeño cornbread is slightly different from the usual cornbread recipe. I use more flour than cornmeal, giving it a softer, cakelike texture. My mother always used this ratio, and it’s one I’ve continued with as well. In this version, I’ve added finely diced jalapeño pepper, cheddar cheese, and corn for a Southwest flavor. Whether I […]
This delicious raspberry dip is easy to make and can be paired with almost any kind of fruit. It’s perfect for a party platter or a healthy dessert. For convenience, the dip can be made up to a day in advance and stored in the refrigerator. Tip This also makes a great snack for kids. Let […]