Mornings are more manageable with this strawberry-mango smoothie

To be honest, I don’t even drink that many smoothies. I eat lots of fruit, sure, but I don’t usually crave smoothies because a lot of them contain yogurt. I not a huge fan.

Luckily, I stumbled across a recipe on Yummly that promised a healthier smoothie with no yogurt. And after making it, I can honestly say this is nearly full-on fruit — so much so that it reminds me of the olden days when I juiced fruits and veggies into frothy sippables. Continue reading Mornings are more manageable with this strawberry-mango smoothie

A no-churn ice cream cookbook that’ll give you chills — and thrills

Before I borrowed “No-Churn Ice Cream” by Leslie Bilderback from the library, I’d experimented with coffee, caramel fudge ripple and blackberry no-churn ice creams. The coffee turned out amazing; the others were a major letdown. Until this book, I didn’t understand why nor how to fix them. Continue reading A no-churn ice cream cookbook that’ll give you chills — and thrills

Feed your inner cheese monster with this pepperoni-basil pizza on cauliflower crust

Sometimes you just need a slice.

And let’s be honest, in the battle of pizza vs. diet, pizza always wins. Well, it does for me.

But that doesn’t mean you have to go crazy on the carbs or calories. In fact, you can make a pretty damn good pie that satisfies that cheese monster inside you while packing in some healthy veggies. Continue reading Feed your inner cheese monster with this pepperoni-basil pizza on cauliflower crust

You must try this peanut butter mousse brownie with ganache

You’ve likely had a similar dessert before. But this stands out because of the peanut butter mousse, which is so light and fluffy and yet strongly peanut butter-flavored that I often find myself wanting to eat spoonful after spoonful without any restraint. Hell, it’s outright addictive. Paired with the two chocolates, the mousse still holds its own. Continue reading You must try this peanut butter mousse brownie with ganache