diet decadence

Dark chocolate peanut butter squares. 'Nuff said!

We’ve known for decades that chocolate and peanut butter is a winning combination. While Reece’s PB cups might not be the best choice for a fabulous figure, an easy homemade alternative tastes even better and supports your healthy lifestyle! I came across this amazing recipe online for dark chocolate peanut butter cups, but you can…

Easy & decadent dessert: dark chocolate with coconut butter

Who doesn’t like to finish a meal with a few bites of decadence? This combination is deliciously satisfying, and it’s compatible with low-carb lifestyles. Ingredients: 2-3 pieces of dark chocolate (at least 70%, my pick: Green & Black’s 85%) 2-3 teaspoons coconut butter (Artisana is a good brand, available at Whole Foods and Amazon) Directions:…

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Simple, healthy, gourmet: kale & chèvre quiche

I requested this recipe from Hannah Springer, a wonderful chef who specializes in perinatal nutrition. She generously agreed to share it with Dia followers, and I had the pleasure of giving her recipe a try this weekend when we hosted guests for brunch. So quick and easy, and everyone loved it! Please read more about…

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Healthy and delicious chocolate mousse!

This crowd pleaser has ‘wowed’ everyone from my foodie friends to finicky guests, and this weekend it passed the ultimate test: a picky 4 year old reluctant to try new foods asked for seconds! Creamy cocoa mousse presents itself as a decadent dessert, but it is secretly packed with powerful nutrients and perfect for all…