February 15, 2021

Grain-Free Avocado Sweet Potato Cake Bites

We love this recipe because we can sneak healthy fats from avocado plus fiber and antioxidants from sweet
July 30, 2019

It’s a Picnic, So Let Them Eat Cake!

By Grace O No one lives by bread alone. Every so often you need something delicious, like cake. I truly believe that eating well doesn’t mean sacrificing the foods you love or special treats. With an eye toward healthful ingredients and the right kind of recipes, you can make luscious desserts like cake work for you. Both of my cookbooks contain indulgent recipes that provide important nutrients such as antioxidants, vitamins and fiber. Now that it’s summer, I enjoy taking picnics to the beach or outdoor concert venues like the Hollywood Bowl. When it comes to dessert, you want something […]
October 31, 2017

Attention! Let Them Eat Cookbook (Cake)

On a recent trip to Germany, I stayed in the Sofitel Frankfurt Opera hotel.  The Sofitel prides itself on its world-class service and attention to detail. They utterly surprised me when I checked in. To my delight and astonishment, Matthias Schulze, the hotel Butler, had done some research on me before I had arrived. He found out that I was a cookbook author, and asked the pastry chef to prepare this dainty cake in the shape of my Age Gracefully Cookbook. What a thrill!
June 6, 2017

A Cool Carrot Cake for Warm Weather

Coconut flour varies greatly between brands. We prefer Bob’s Red Mill coconut flour for these cakes because it is moister. Since unsweetened, shredded coconut is also dry, you may need to add the water gradually or add more water to get to the desired texture. It’s Gluten Free and Dairy Free, too. Ingredients: FOR THE RAW CASHEW FROSTING: 1½ cups raw cashews, soaked at least 2 hours and up to 12 hours ½ cup almond milk 2 tsp. vanilla extract ¼ cup honey Juice of 1 lemon Pinch of sea salt ¼ cup raw coconut oil, melted on low heat […]