Warm Brie Chicken Sandwich

I can’t count the number of people who have said to me, “My problem is that I love meats and cheeses.” And I always reassure them that this isn’t actually a problem, even if they’re committed to a healthy lifestyle, especially when it comes to meats. I’ve put in a lot of time over the past twenty years of healthy cooking (and eating!) into resculpting meat dishes, because I do...

Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Aaah, chocolate for breakfast, what could be more heavenly? On of my downfalls has always been warm chocolate chip cookies. I just love those slightly melty chips! This recipe is my solution to that chocolate chip craving, guilt-free. These pancakes are chock full of chocolate chips, so I actually prefer them without butter. But if you like a more buttery taste with just a hint...

Banana Colada Smoothie

I’m a big fan of the piña colada, as is my mother. I started ordering virgins when I was a little kid, following my mother’s example. Little did I know in my youth that they are full of heavy cream and other potentially hip-expanding ingredients. This is one of my adult tributes to them. It’s a great breakfast treat or a refreshing afternoon snack. ...