The truth is, making a cake from scratch isn’t a big deal and doesn’t even take much longer than a cake mix. And brownies? Seriously exactly the same as a mix. The other advantage of making a cake or brownies from scratch, particularly brownies (because they’re always chocolate!), is that you can use cacao powder. That’s like cocoa powder before all the antioxidants are stripped from it. Cacao powder can actually have more antioxidants than blueberries! You know that whole, “But chocolate is good for you…” line we’ve been hearing for a few years. It actually can be true. But no, not a milk chocolate bar. Sorry!
This week, (see last week’s yuntov tips!), I’m giving you two easy, but hearty, breakfast recipes. You can also make the Tofu Scramble if it’s just your family eating a light dinner one night. This is an alternative to scrambled eggs and adds a number of vegetables and nutrients (and skips any high fat cheeses […]
At Rosh Hashanah we wish one another a happy, healthy and sweet new year. Unfortunately, sometimes the sweet is a bit too much of the focus! Heavy, calorie and meat-laden meals are not the best way to start a happy and healthy New Year! We think that tons of sweets and big meals will make us happy, but in the end they don’t…not in a physical or mental way.
The last few days I’ve noticed that the wind is picking up and each time the wind blows, leaves are raining down on the street. It may be September 4, but it is still summer and we’re enjoying the last days of its bounty. With this bounty, my daughter invented an incredible dessert! Frozen Watermelon Cupcakes!
3 Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road! Plus 3 Recipes!
Are you traveling later this summer and nervous about access to healthy food? Or, did you already travel and have a disastrous food experience? If so, read on!
Red, White and Blue Recipes! 1 pie, 1 Salad & 3 Drinks! All-American fun with watermelon and corn! And Pie! I know most people are focusing on barbequing meat this weekend. Let’s also focus on what will be refreshing, healthy and seasonal. Don’t forget FUN! Fourth of July Face Pie! (Serves 8) Fourth of July […]