Midsummer Strawberry Shortcake

Most of my strawberry shortcakes are quick affairs involving some biscuits (sometimes even biscuits from a tube…gasp), fresh strawberries, and freshly-whipped cream. But here’s a more elegant version by Bon Appetit’s Chris Morocco, and it’s a quintessential midsummer dessert. This is a rare treat, but I belong to the “no bad foods, only small portions” camp, and I enjoy it … Read more

Instant Chocolate Pudding

Here’s my current favorite quickie dessert. I call it ‘chocolate pudding’ for lack of something more creative. It’s yummy and low-everything (calorie, carbs, fat), and tastes super chocolate-y, sort of in the chocolate soufflé neighborhood. ❤️

Instant Chocolate Pudding
One Serving // 86 calories, 6 net grams carbs, 1 gram fat

1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa … Read more

Chocolate-Coconut Cupcakes with Espresso Frosting (low carb)

Here’s a treat! Low carb, gluten-free, and absolutely delicious!


Chocolate-Coconut Cupcakes with Espresso Frosting

Yield: 12 cupcakes // 263 calories, 3 net carbs

Cupcakes
  • 1/2 cup Kerrygold butter, melted
  • 7 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon double-strength high-quality coffee or espresso
  • 7 pasture-raised eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon Nielson-Massey Madagascar Bourbon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup coconut flour
  • 2 teaspoon
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Easy Apple Galette

Easy Apple Galette

1 puff pastry sheet, thawed
4 granny smith apples, peeled, cored, VERY thinly sliced
1/2 cup coconut sugar
Pinch, sea salt
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons Kerrygold butter, cold and diced
1 teaspoon coconut sugar for sprinkling on crust (optional)
—GLAZE
1/4 cup apricot preserves
1 tablespoon calvados (or water)

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Unfold the thawed

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