Frozen Chocolate Dipped Almond Butter Banana Bites

You will need the following ingredients: 6-10 tbsp almond butter or peanut butter (depending how thick you want the middle) 2 ripe bananas 1/2 pound dark chocolate 2 tbsp butter First, you want to cut the bananas into slices. Next you will want to spread the almond butter between two slices. Note that the almond…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Rice Krispy Treats

One of my best friends just had a baby. Usually when someone has a baby, all the gifts are for the baby and not the parents. Since I am heading to Brooklyn tomorrow to see the cute little baby, I thought I would make something sweet for my friend and her husband. Chocolate and peanut…

Cranberry Almond Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are my favorite of the starchy vegetables. It’s probably because they are the sweetest! They are very easy to make, great for company, or just a quick dinner. Note: Sweet potatoes are very high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and have been called a “super food” for their nutrient density. Ingredients: 1 Sweet…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

This is one of my favorite desserts! I am a big cheesecake lover! You will need: 1  cup sugar 2 eggs 2  rolls refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough 2 packages (8 oz) cream cheese at room temperature  First, you heat your oven to 350°F. In a separate bowl whisk the cream cheese, sugar and eggs until…

Chia Steel Cut Oatmeal

One thing you should know about me is that I love breakfast. I also have a huge sweet tooth and love anything that resembles custard or pudding. This recipe does exactly that. It tastes like creamy chia pudding and is perfect on a cold morning. Ingredients: 1 cup McCann’s Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal 4 cups…

Butternut Squash, Kale and White Bean Soup

Last night Blizzard Hercules hit New York City. Temperatures plunged into the single digits and it left people stranded indoors. I decided it was the perfect day to make soup! This recipe was inspired by another blog. It looked too good to resist. The link is below. You will need the following ingredients to make…

Tomato Basil Zucchini Pasta

Most people enjoy pasta. What they don’t enjoy are the calories and carbohydrates. Zucchini pasta makes it possible to enjoy the taste of pasta without feeling guilty. It is also very simple to make. You will need to start off with: 3 zucchinis, 1 four sided grater 10-15 multi colored cherry tomatoes 1 jar of…

Honey Glazed Brussel Sprouts

I decided to start the new year off with one of my favorite recipes: honey glazed brussel sprouts. You will need the following ingredients: 20 brussel sprouts 4-5 sprigs of fresh rosemary crushed red pepper flakes 1 tbsp chopped garlic 2-3 tbsp honey 2 tbsp olive oil First, I like to cut the brussel sprouts…