Use a firm variety of apple that will hold its shape after cooking, such as Granny Smith, Spy or Ida Red.
I love coconut, so macaroons are a favourite of mine. This recipe yields unbelievably light macaroons that literally melt in your mouth.
Beans in brownies you ask? My taste testers couldn't even detect the beans added to this recipe! I think you'll agree that these are some of the lightest and fluffiest brownies around.
This recipe is delicious made with a variety of seasonal fruit. Try locally-grown peaches or pears in place of apples, and blueberries or strawberries instead of raspberries.
This refreshing dessert is the perfect finish to a summer barbecue. The fruit needs only to be heated, so cooking time is short. For a variation on this recipe, soak the fruit in orange juice before grilling.
When I was a kid, these were my favourite cookies. Still are. This recipe uses large-flake rolled oats and has just the right amount of raisins. They're a hit with adults and kids. For variety, substitute dark chocolate chips (or coarsely chopped…
Use Greek yogurt for extra protein. Or, substitute some of the yogurt with kefir to boost your prebiotic intake. This recipe also doublea as a healthy dessert.
These delicious cookies combine two heart healthy foods – walnuts and dark chocolate. Look for a dark chocolate bar with at least 70 percent cocoa solids.
To enjoy freshly baked cookies any day of the week, portion 1/2-inch (1 cm) balls of dough onto a baking sheet and place them in the freezer. Once frozen, transfer them into a re-sealable freezer bag and freeze for later use.
This is a simple dessert is also delicious for breakfast. It tastes even better after marinating overnight.