Chef Erica's Chocolate Mint Cheesecake

CHEF ERICA’S CHOCOLATE MINT CHEESECAKE

Happy Earth Day!!! For my raw dessert submission I made a Chocolate-Mint cheesecake, the chocolate resembling “dirt” and the Mint resembling “grass”. The food coloring I used to dye the mint topping green with is actually liquid mint-flavored chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is our #1 source of oxygen. Without oxygen, humans could not exist. So what better way to say “Happy Birthday” to Mother Earth than with a chlorophyll-rich cake?

STRAWBERRY SORBET

STRAWBERRY SORBET

Perfectly simple and delicious! Are you looking for a special elegant dessert or a great summer pick me up that’s easy to make yet leaves everyone wanting more…well here it is! This recipe can be a ton of fun, try different berries or even a splash of your favorite liquor for a very grown up […]

CHIA CHOCO MOUSSE

ADAM’S CHIA CHOCO MOUSSE

I’m a big fan of chia, no secret there. For those of you that have only heard of chia because of the novelty “chia pet” you’re missing out. Chia seeds are a powerhouse of protein, fiber and antioxidants. They are a strength and endurance food that was a traditional food of the Aztecs. They are also a great source of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids.

Alison Andrews

HEALTHY KIDS

Many parents, when they begin to improve their own diets, are uncertain about whether they can ‘impose’ the healthier eating regime on their children. They act as if denying their children candies and burgers and cholesterol packed ice cream would be cruel. The opposite is true. It is cruel to impose a lifetime of illnesses on children who are looking to YOU for the example and the knowledge of how to live.

BANANA COCONUT MILKSHAKE

AN INDEPENDENT YOU

This Independence Day, how about celebrating not only the independence of your country, but the independence of you? So often we tend to feel insecure about the future. What will happen to us? Will we get sick? Heaven forbid we get a suspicious lump or bump, or start to feel our thoughts and memories slipping as we get older. These uncomfortable thoughts may become more uncomfortable as we start to reach ages where there is more likelihood of this occurring.