You don’t have to turn on the oven to make this no-bake cake from FAGE Total, but you do need to refrigerate it for 12 hours to set. The fudgy chocolate is accented with coffee liqueur: Illy, Kahlúa, Tia Maria or whatever you have on hand. If you don’t like coffee liqueur, substitute orange liqueur […]

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[1] Broken peanut butter cups in a chocolate heart box (photo courtesy Justin’s). [2] Chop or break up chocolate bars to create a “broken heart” (photo courtesy Hebert Candies).   If your Valentine’s Day will be more doleful than joyful—or if you simply have a twisted sense of humor—express your feelings in broken-heart chocolate.   […]

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We recently published an article on pairing cheese and chocolate, but it was limited to certain types of cheese. To put together a Valentine cheese plate, pick your favorite cheeses and build the accompaniments around them from the lists below. Use red and/or pink accents. 1. CHEESES We love the goat cheese family and soft-ripened […]

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For those who don’t know falafel: It’s a vegan, protein-rich, fiber-rich, gluten*- and other allergen-free ball—sometimes a patty—of goodness, fried† to cruncy crispiness (photo #1), that has captivated food lovers the world over. It’s so meaty and chewy that newbies often don’t realize it’s meatless. The ingredients include mashed chickpeas, fava beans or a combination. […]

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[1] In cold, fluey weather, there’s nothing better than a warm cup of bone broth. Here’s the recipe from Pairings & Platings. [2] How about a cup of beef bone broth? Here’s the recipe from Emily Goes Keto. NIBBLE tip: Add a splash of sherry. [3] Start with the basics (photo courtesy Pairings And Platings). […]

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Just in time for National Alfredo Day, February 7th, Bertolli has introduced two USDA-certified organic alfredo pasta sauces. The creamy new sauces are available in two delicious varieties, including: Bertolli Organic Creamy Alfredo Bertolli Organic Garlic Alfredo   Available at grocers nationwide, these sauces are made from all-organic ingredients including aged parmesan and fresh cream. […]

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What does this phrase mean to you? If youre like most people, your brain quickly fills with visions of a lifetime spent eating salads with no dressing, whole grain toast with no butter, and endless platefuls of plain, skinless chicken breast. Boring, boring, and boring! A healthy diet plan does not have to be boring, […]

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[1] Raw chocolate drinks are made from organic cacao beans (all photos courtesy Rau | Facebook). [2] We drink Rau from the bottle, but you can choose your vessel. [3] Rau’s recipe for Chocolate Oat Brownie Batter oatmeal: 1/2 cup oats, 1/2 tablespoon cocoa powder, 1/4 cup of Bold Original Rau, 1/4 cup almond milk, […]

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Why should you want to reduce LDL cholesterol? Short for Low Density Lipoprotein, LDL cholesterol happens to be the kind that you wouldn’t want to have plenty of. In simple language, LDL refers to the bad cholesterol, and while bad cholesterol is also needed by the body, levels that are beyond the normal range can […]

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