Tag Archives: dessert

No-Bake Cocoa-nut Bars

While some people are still scared off by the lusciously creamy and delicious fat grams found in coconut, research has shown that the type of fat found in coconut — called MCT — actually helps you get leaner, healthier, and strengthens your immune system. These chunky chocolate coconut bars are ridiculously easy to make, and they store well in the… Read More

Rich & Decadent Flourless Chocolate Torte – Sugar-Free & Syrup-Free

Your brain knows that sugary foods are bad for your health and make you fat. It nodded vigorously when you read all about the evils of sugar and how to break your sugar addiction here. It also mmm-hmmm-ed and slammed your fist upon the table in support when you affirmatively decided to steer clear of the fattening and sickening side… Read More

5 Ways to Use Autumn Apples

Whether you’ve been apple picking at your local farm or local grocery store, this is the perfect time of year to start incorporating fresh, in-season, high-fiber and nutrition-packed apples into your weight loss diet and healthy lifestyle. Welcome in sweater weather with more anticipation and less winter padding with these fall-friendly, sugar-free, low-fat recipes starring crisp and delicious apples.  … Read More

8 Sweet Uses for Strawberries

You can’t have let the entire summer pass you by without at least one foray into a U-Pick strawberry patch, or one indulgent grocery shopping spree on these sweet, seasonal sensations (especially when this is the time of year to buy them at reduced cost!). But now…what to do with them? Low on the glycemic index and high in fiber… Read More

Weight Loss Recipe: Fudge Brownies

When trying to boost the amount of fiber you eat in your diet to lose weight and improve your health, you probably never imagined that you could get it with dessert.  You probably never considered that biting into a heavenly hunk of chocolate bliss could help your digestion, your heart, your immune system and even your blood sugar levels. You… Read More