desserts

Dark Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Pudding-crop DP LOGO Dark Chocolate Mousse It’s hard to imagine, but this tofu and vegan version of a chocolate mousse offers the same satisfaction as its richer, less healthy sibling. Contributed by my colleague Dr. Lynn Blair, it has all of the same creaminess, the satiny, melt-in-your-mouth pleasure, and the full, no-holds-barred taste you expect from a dense and rich READ MORE

Superfood Granola

superfood-granola-for-foodtrients-11-of-12 Almond-blueberry Superfood Granola With walnuts, goji berries, blueberries, and chia seeds, this delicious homemade granola recipe is filled with nourishing whole foods. Walnuts and chia seeds provide healthy fats, including essential omega 3’s, while berries are a rich source of immune-boosting antioxidants. Use this granola as a topping for yogurt, smoothie bowls, and oatmeal, or READ MORE

Creamy Vegan Chocolate Mousse

TS-147493082 Vegan Chocolate Mousse 2 Creamy Vegan Chocolate Mousse Chocolatey, rich mousse is a perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day or any time of the year, really. Heart healthy compounds abound in cocoa, so a lightened-up, vegan version of this classic recipe will benefit you and the ones you share it with. Many mousse recipes use chocolate chips for flavor, READ MORE

Cranberry Bread Pudding

          Cranberry Bread Pudding Cranberries don’t grow in the subtropical climate of Southeast Asia, so when my mother and I wanted to make this dessert, we had to use a local red-colored berry as a substitute. I like this recipe better with cranberries, which are high in vitamin C. They also rank very READ MORE

Brazil Nut Tarts

Brazil Nut Tarts These tarts, with their hint of lime and rich texture, take Brazil nuts to a new level. Brazil nuts are full of selenium and protein, as well as Omega-3s, which help to keep your skin elastic and hydrated and to reduce swelling and redness. I like to make READ MORE

Sweet Potato and Jackfruit Delight

Sweet Potato and Jackfruit Delight This dessert is very popular in Asia. Jackfruit, one of the world’s largest tree fruit, is very high in antioxidants and has a mild tropical taste. Coconut milk helps hydrate the skin and keep it elastic. Sweet potatoes are packed with carotenoids and potassium. READ MORE

Chocolate Goji Berry Smoothie

2016-08 Chocolate Goji Berry Smoothie Bowl Foodtrients (6 of 6) chocolate goji berry Chocolate Goji Berry Smoothie Bowl These decadently rich chocolate smoothie bowls taste like an indulgence, but they’re actually rich sources of energy-promoting carbohydrates, plant-based protein, and healthy fats. With a generous helping of goji berries, these smoothie bowls are also packed with beneficial antioxidants and phytonutrients READ MORE

Make A Date With Oatmeal Cookies

IMG_7555Oatmeal-DateCookies logos Oatmeal Date Cookies Nothing tastes better than classic oatmeal cookies but these sweet treats have less butter and sugar than regular recipes because of the natural sweetness dates add. Dates are full of fiber and these dried fruits also offer B vitamins, potassium and iron. Try using whole wheat flour in addition to traditional all-purpose for READ MORE

Baobab Butter Squares

Baobab-squares-horizonta-crop--768x1024crop ao dep Baobab Butter Squares These squares are like lemon bars but made with antioxidant-rich baobab. You can use fresh lemon juice (3 Tbs.) or lemon zest (1 Tbs.) instead of the baobab powder and substitute gluten-free flour for the wheat-based flour. BENEFITS: Baobab is a good source of vitamin C, an antioxidant that appears to guard against READ MORE

Rosemary Dessert Bars

IMG_6664 -Rosemary Bar Rosemary Dessert Bars Cookies and pies abound during the winter holidays so why not mix things up with naturally sweet apple bar as a unique alternative? The crumbly top offers a familiar texture while the presence of rosemary and lemon blended with apples provides a flavor profile your guests won’t READ MORE
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