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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



The first day of Fall is only a few days away which means it’s time to put down the white wines and pick up some warming reds. These red wine inspired beverages are perfect for entertaining groups or a romantic date night at home with your man. Read on for some fall inspired recipes from our favorite blogs. Add a little kick to... CONTINUE READING 11


Date night keeps love alive, but it shouldn't break the bank. Just as most of us have discovered, cooking for two can be a great way to save money and add valuable activity to your romantic routine. Try one of these recipes for restaurant quality meals with your hunny, and a romantic date night in. 1. Yogurt Pasta with Bacon Yogurt sauce?... CONTINUE READING 13


We don't really need an excuse to bake gooey coconut brownie bars, but it doesn't hurt to try and make one up. Summer's officially over, so we'll unofficially be doing as much celebrating with friends and food as we can, to distract us from the fact that we must now put our bikinis and flip flops away until next year.... CONTINUE READING 16


Just a few hours from now I’ll get to throw on pajama pants, crack open a beer, put my feet up - and eat pizza. I’ve got some delicious chorizo, heirloom tomatoes and fresh mozzarella I’ve been waiting to try out, plus arugula from my first ever home garden (ok, windowbox, but I’m still proud!). The thing is...I’ve never made... CONTINUE READING 10


I can't believe it's already almost the end of summer, and we haven't talked about cobbler yet. I've always been more of a crisp person (the distinction comes from the crust, which is more like granola sprinkled on top of fruit), but this summer, I completely fell in love with cobbler - blueberry, cherry, but particularly the peach kind. I may... CONTINUE READING 12


by Ariel Leconte Even though summer is winding down, popsicles are still IN. To prove it, a group of food bloggers got together and created Popsicle week in honor of this delicious treat. To honor the fun occasion we'd like to share some of the awesome popsicle ideas that are floating around out there on the net,... CONTINUE READING 9


Pina Coladas anyone? Wait a minute now - why go that route? There's so much you can do with rum that we're nixing the classics for something better, stronger, and much more fun (though we'll hang on to the chunks of pineapple and those cute little umbrellas, thankyouverymuch). Enjoy August 16th - National Rum Day - with a punch by... CONTINUE READING 14


[/caption] by Cass Daubenspeck On the most distinguished of weekends, I wake up at sunrise, do the dishes, go for a run, do the laundry, and plan out my meals for the week. I grocery shop and cook up big batches of foods I can scoop up and fold into lunches. I put on the radio and spend the whole afternoon standing... CONTINUE READING 5


by Cass Daubenspeck Dog days got you down? The answer is cold brew, and we’re not talking beer! We’re talking about that delicious, condensation-dappled plastic cup of supremely caffeinated java, sometimes with mocha, sometimes with soy, sometimes with a light spritzing of vanilla syrup. We’ve had so much of it this summer that we felt inspired to stand up on a... CONTINUE READING 12


by Ariel Leconte If you’re one of those drinkers who combs the liquor aisle for the section with all the zany flavors then this article is most definitely for you! Did you know that you can create your very own flavored alcohol at home? I know, your brain may have just exploded at the thought of a... CONTINUE READING 9