Frozen Banana Ice Cream with Roasted Almond

It’s as delicious as it sounds and the best part of it is, you don’t have to feel guilty eating it. My 2 year old daughter devoured it, along with my husband. The topping is from Gwyneth Paltrow’s book “It’s All Good” and it’s awesome even on its own.


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French Apple Cake

I remember when I was a kid living in Germany my mom would make a freshly baked cake, whipped cream and a huge pot of coffee (milk for us kids) on Sunday afternoons. She’d invite her friends/family and they would sit and talk for hours. Visitors would bring flowers or sometimes even more cake or pastries from the local bakery. This is a tradition called “Kaffeeklatsch”, which basically means...
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Mini Chocolate Cheesecake

For my chocoholics out there, I found another low calorie but rich tasting dessert from my new favorite Everyday Food Light Cookbook.  Each cheesecake has only 147 calories and 8 g of protein.  If you like, you can use cottage cheese in place of  ricotta cheese.  I warn you now, you will not be able to stop at just one.   Ingredients: 2 cups nonfat ricotta cheese 2 large...
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Mock Chocolate Mousse

This chocolate mousse is delicious and so easy to make.  Did I mention it’s made with tofu? I recommend this recipe as a great gateway into the world of tofu.  If you make this for your friends or family I guarantee you they will not know that they are eating tofu.  It’s creamy, chocolaty and full of healthy protein.    I warn you in advance,  you may be...
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Pistachio Kulfi Ice Cream

Kulfi is a milk-based ice cream which comes from South Asia. I’ve had it at many Indian restaurants and was intrigued to try it at home.  Normally Kulfi is made with 100%  milk and takes hours to reduce, I have a shortcut by using a mixture of evaporated milk and milk.  Although chocolate ice cream is my favorite, this ice cream is a close second.  Kulfi is just as delicious...
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Chocolate Truffle Tart

This Chocolate Truffle Tart recipe is adapted from Tessa Kiros’s book Falling Cloudberries.  It’s almost flourless, very chocolaty, moist and decadent.  It’s so easy to whip up and is perfect for when you have guests coming.  You’ll even have spare time to clean the house or apartment.  I guarantee you they will love it and so will you. It’s a recipe you will make more than...
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