I’m always on the lookout for desserts that give me that post-meal sweetness I crave without overdosing on the sugar or fat. This is a fresh dessert or snack recipe that has just enough chocolate in there to satisfy your needs. The fresh mint adds an extra element of lightness that keeps your breath fresh [...]
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Tiramisu is one of those desserts I never thought I could clean up and make lighter and more healthier. Well, I was definitely wrong. Sure, the lady fingers are still made with white flour, but I cut corners in other ways — this recipe has no dairy! It’s a vegan, light way to enjoy tiramisu.
I love this soup because its flavors are so strong and textures so smooth and creamy, so a small serving goes a long way. But above all, it is incredibly simple and real, using only a handful of ingredients that pack not only the taste but also the protein and healthy fats – all in [...]
I quickly put together this salad to complement my dinner. It makes for a colorful side dish and palette cleanser. I used red, green and yellow cherry tomatoes for color contrast. The fresh mint heightens the salad’s aromas. You can make it more meal-worthy with the addition of feta cheese, olives or any other vegetables. [...]
This recipe is a fun snack that redefines the typical sandwich bun. Using apple slices, you can create a compact bite filled with your favorite nut or seed butter, dried fruit, and fresh mint. The result is the perfect serving to satisfy a hunger pang at any time in the day. Enjoy!
The best thing about a sweet potato is its versatility. One minute it’s baked and served with butter, another it’s in a sweet brown sugar crusted casserole, and then another it’s paired with garlic and onions for a more savory twist. This recipe is all about highlighting both the sweet and the savory. Sweet potato [...]
You don’t need the cream, butter and cheese to enjoy a filling pasta dish. Avocado is a rich, decadent replacement that, when paired with garlic, lemon, and fresh mint leaves, doesn’t carry with it any semblance of guacamole. It’s simply a delicious, creamy Alfredo pasta sauce deserving of all the praise I promise it’ll receive. [...]
This recipe serves tofu in a very simple, yet fragrant way. Marinated in and olive oil mixture of fresh mint and spices, the tofu absorbs excellent flavor. Seared simply for a few minutes on both sides, the tofu takes about 5 minutes to completion. Enjoy!
For EcoSalon this week, I looked at a 1977 recipe from Homemakers and revamped it. I love egg nests! They’re fun, creative, and a feast for both the eyes and the belly. And, they’re fail proof. Please try it out – perfect for brunch!
Canned peaches are peaches sliced and poached in sugar water. One cup of it is nearly 200 calories, near 40 grams of sugar and under 5 grams of fiber. In order to enjoy this for breakfast, it’d be nice to up the ante on fiber and keep the sugar coming exclusively from the peach itself, [...]