Chocolate Gingerbread Date Balls
I’m going to say what maybe some of you have also thought: Christmas has been making me a little nervous since last January. Christmas is a season of joy and light and life! And cookies. And parties. And desserts. And indulgence with family and friends.
If you know me, you may know that I occasionally go on a one-woman crusade against refined sugar. (Whaaaat!? Give up refined sugar? But…what about dessert? For heaven’s sake, your blog isused to be named after brownies, girl! No one can live without sugar. Forget diamonds, chocolate is a girl’s best friend.) This first started […]
I heard a terrible, terrible rumor a few weeks ago: apparently, we are about to experience a worldwide shortage of hazelnuts! Gasp! The horror! Before you run out and buy every jar of Nutella in the store (and don’t think I haven’t contemplated that), let’s try a healthier yet equally delicious version of the incomparable […]
Warning: I am about to get a little dorky. You know how professional chefs on cooking shows are always saying things like, “And then we add a little honey for a touch of sweetness” to perfectly savory dishes? Um, why would I care if my salad is sweet—it’s not dessert… They are aiming for presence […]
Let me give you a leg up on your New Year’s resolution. You know, the one where you vowed to eat healthy foods and give up refined sugar! No? Maybe that was just me. True story, I have resolved to give up refined sugar (and as much refined white flour as possible) for one whole […]