Before there were macarons, the popular French meringue cookie sandwiches, there were macaroons. The chewy, gluten-free* coconut cookies are a delight year-round, but especially appreciated by Passover observers. Made of shredded coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and egg whites—without the flour or leavening that are verboten during this holiday—they happily replace other baked sweets. Dan Cohen […]

Diets To Lose Weight

Who says only the Easter Bunny brings colored eggs? The St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun (i.e., you) can also bring them. We loved these designs from Terra’s Kitchen, a healthy meal delivery service. You can make them for the family, or get everyone involved in designing. Here’s how to make fancy colored eggs.   Make green […]

Diets To Lose Weight

[1] A tempting chocolate peanut butter layer cake. The recipe is below; photo courtesy King Arthur Flour. [2] You can bake it in a loaf pan or a conventional round layer (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [3] Buckeye candy: chocolate and peanut butter, shown here on a stick. It’s equally delicious without the stick (photo […]

Diets To Lose Weight

When you are trying to lose weight, it is important for your meals to be nutritious. A less than nutritious diet can lead to organ damage, heart attack, stroke, osteoporosis, muscle loss, slow metabolism and low energy levels. Here are some essential foods all meal plans to for weight loss. Foods That Contain Omega-3 Fatty […]

Diets To Lose Weight