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by Megan Greene Did you know over 20 million Americans have diabetes, and nearly 5 million are not aware that they have this disease? Considering that October is National Diabetes Month, we've decided to share a few healthy desserts for those with diabetes. Check out our list of the tastiest diabetic friendly desserts. Mocha Ricotta Tiramisu You will need: 1 tsp espresso powder 1⁄2 cup boiling water 2 tbsp coffee liqueur or brandy (optional) 1 tsp  sugar 1 cup light ricotta cheese 1 cup low-fat yogurt 1⁄4 cup of  icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1  oz of semi-sweet dark chocolate Ready in 25 mintues Baked Almond-Stuffed Peaches You will need: 5 dried apricot halves, finely... CONTINUE READING 6



by Joann Vaglica With temperatures dropping, your craving for comfort food has probably hit, but instead of grabbing a pint of Ben & Jerry’s and getting cozy on the couch while waiting for your favorite reality show to come on, try one of our vegan comfort food recipes that are a healthier alternative to those sugars, carbohydrates, animal proteins, and dairy... CONTINUE READING 7


by Bianca Logrono Diamonds are a girl’s best friend? Not quite, a perfect drink might be though. Spice up your Valentine’s Day by sipping on something sweet. Try out these hot Valentine's inspired drink recipes for yourself, your girlfriends, or your special someone. You won’t need chocolate or a teddy bear with these drinks. Be Mine Bubbly What You’ll Need: Rimming sugar 1 1/2 oz... CONTINUE READING 3


by Mallory Feeney You invited friends over for brunch this weekend, but you don’t know where to begin… help! Some friends are watching their waistlines as per their New Year’s resolution, and you want to make delicious, yet filling food – minus all of the high calories. After your get together, your friends will be raving over how breakfast is the... CONTINUE READING 8


by Joann Vaglica Redefine pizza night! We’re not thinking about a slice of warmed dough with melted cheese and sauce on it. Take it to the next level by adding a sweet little twist on the traditional. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just want to try something new, top off any meal with one of our dessert pizza recipes! ... CONTINUE READING 7


by Bianca Logrono We’re all about shopping and eating in season. With better cost, fresher taste, and supporting a sustainable environment it seems silly not to. You might be thinking since its winter not much would be in season but think again. There are tons of produce that are in season during the winter. Some of our favorites include: apples, artichokes,... CONTINUE READING 11


by Courtney A. Leiva There’s nothing quite like a steaming mug of hot chocolate to warm you up when it’s bone-chilling cold outside! So, if you’re looking to snuggle up to a good cup of chocolatey goodness, trust any of these six satisfying hot chocolate mixes to do the trick. From romantic spooning perfection to adult-friendly marshmallow mixes, make it hot... CONTINUE READING 2


by Bianca Logrono Did you resolve to cutback on sugary cocktails this New Year? We've all heard the "they have so many empty calories!" speech so many times. The good news is that we’re here to help you cheat a little. We’ve got five low-cal mocktails that won’t have you missing that cosmo at all – and they're all delicious! 1.... CONTINUE READING 7


by Joann Vaglica Often times when searching for a smoothie recipe, some ingredients don’t sound like they blend together so well – and the color of it might make you want to turn away, but you can’t judge a potentially awesome smoothie by that! Packed with revitalizing fruits, try one (or all!) of our delicious and diet-friendly smoothie recipes for your... CONTINUE READING 10


by Bianca Logrono It's as simple as this: cooking a meal for someone is the easiest way to his heart and the simplest way to show that you care.  Show your man that you care about him by treating him to the ultimate morning in bed… we’re talking breakfast here! Here are some recipes that you and your significant other can... CONTINUE READING 8


Everyone knows about the classic chocolate dipped pretzels, right? Well, sometimes we want something a little more! Here's a few super simple recipes to try for those of us who love savory snacks! 1. Salted Caramels Those who want to experiment at making candy can try these salted caramels. It's the perfect, bite-sized treat! 2. Beer & Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies For a twist... CONTINUE READING 12