Strawberry Panna Cotta {Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson!}

Strawberry Panna Cotta |

Dreamy, creamy no-bake dessert sweetened with juicy strawberries. It’s actually very simple, contains no eggs, and is sugar-free if desired.  Despite references to the contrary, it’s fiction that Thomas Jefferson invented ice cream. However, it is fact that he was one of the first to write down the recipe for another cool, creamy treat: Panna […]

Carrot Coconut Baked Donuts {for Healthy Aperture}

Carrot Coconut Baked Donuts @tspbasil

Carrots and coconut are a magical and nutritious combination in this fiber rich baked donut recipe. You’d never know these babies are packing 6 grams of fiber per donut. Head over to Healthy Aperture’s Sweet Splurges column to find out what makes these “Not Carrot Cake” Carrot Coconut Baked Donuts fiber rich and super tasty. […]

Peanut Butter & Banana Chocolate Pudding Cups
{The Recipe ReDux}

Peanut Butter & Banana Chocolate Pudding Cups |

Peanut butter and bananas meet chocolate in this decadent tasting yet better-for-you pudding recipe. I’ve been making a version of this chocolate pudding for years. Back when low fat was all the range (thank goodness we’ve moved on,) one of my go-to cookbooks was Moosewood Restaurant’s Low-Fat Favorites (printed in 1996.) It introduced me to […]