Petite Berry Cheesecakes

Cheesecake—sweet, creamy, delicious and fattening. Our solution? Miniature lower-fat versions. While these aren’t healthy, they’re certainly healthier. And they’re still decadent. You’ll need cupcake liners but if you don’t have any you can make your own from parchment paper like we did here. Yield: 12 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 1/4 C crushed…

Baked Apple Chips

Oh how we love this time of year when muggy days are replaced with those that are pleasantly crisp. When the leaves begin to change from dull greens to vibrant reds and oranges. And when we can finally start cooking and baking with fall ingredients again. Pumpkin, butternut squash, cranberries, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and brown sugar are…

Black Beans & Cauliflower Rice

Beans and rice—delicious, but not the healthiest thing. So when we’re in the mood for it we opt for cauliflower rice. Though at times messy, it’s not hard to make on your own. But you can always pay a little extra and purchase the already-chopped kind.   Yield: 2-4 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients…

When In Venice

Between getting lost in the labyrinth, fighting seagulls in St. Mark’s Square, hearing “Ciao, Venezia” from a crooning gondolier, stopping for an Aperol spritz and marveling at the architecture, a trip to Venice, Italy, is always a good time. If you find yourself sick of buying Venetian masks (don’t be fooled into buying the cheap made-from-China version!), suddenly…