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  • Desert Essence.com Organics lotion: Review
    Desert Essence.com Organics lotion: Review
    Desert Essence is devoted to formulating natural and organic beauty products to improve the lifestyles of today's most health-conscious consumers. Ingredients for Desert Essence products include Coconut, Jojoba Oil, Shea Butter and Tea Trea...
  • Coco-almond smoothie
    Vegetarian cookbook: Self Magazine's coco-almond smoothie recipe
    While this smoothie had great flavor, the texture was a little off putting. I think next time I will blend the ingredients all together til very smooth.1 cup unsweetened almond milk1 banana, frozen1 T almond butter1 T chia seeds1 T cocoa powder1 T...
  • Dark Chocolate Chili Almond KIND bar
    Review: Dark Chocolate Chili Almond KIND bar
    I'll admit, I've never really been a fan of anything spicy mixed with chocolate, but this is one of the exceptions. You don't really taste the chili with the first bite, but after the second, you get the sweetness, feel the crunch of...
  • Blueberries make a sensational tart
    Blueberries make a sensational tart
    Tarts and pies are basically in the same category, in that they are pastries that are very much alike. When you think of blueberry pastries, most of us think of blueberry pie. This is an American classic that's long been on the lists of baker&...
  • Healthy snacking: Tempt yourself with almond date and coconut balls
    Healthy snacking: Tempt yourself with almond date and coconut balls
    Snacks are nice to have around especially if they have a healthy twist to them. Dates are a great little fruit many don’t think to pick up at the grocery store when shopping; they are delicious, healthy, full of vitamins and have a wonderful...
  • Almond Hot Toddy
    Delicious and healthy beverages from Almond Breeze
    Almond Breezeis soy and lactose free with added vitamins and minerals. Made from real almonds with an excellent source of calcium, vitamin D and E. Below are a few delicious recipes when you find yourself stuck and not sure what to make for...
  • Valentine’s Day Almond Chocolate Torte
    Valentine’s Day Almond Chocolate Torte
    This no-bake chocolate dessert has a tasty almond crust and smooth fluffy filling that's almost like a mousse. It's so simple to make ahead of time and so delicious.What You Need:(Makes: 12 servings)2/3 cup of sliced almonds, toasted8...
  • Baked apples make great comfort food
    Baked apples make great "comfort food"
    On a cold day during the winter, many of us like "comfort" foods. Whenever we feel Mother Nature turning up the chill on our weather, it's a real comfort to enjoy something good and hot from the kitchen to warm us. With this terribly...
  • Bake your own granola to cut the sugar and keep the good calories.
    Bake your own granola to cut the sugar and keep the good calories.
    If one of your new year’s resolutions is to make healthier food choices, consider making your own granola. Many of the packaged mixes are loaded with sugar, fat, and calories. A single cup can have as much as 600 calories! Of course, you...
  • Create a toasted almond crunch topping for ice cream
    Create a toasted almond crunch topping for ice cream
    Nothing seems to taste better over vanilla ice cream than a toasted almond crunch topping. It is so delicious that “Good Humor” created a “Toasted Almond” bar that is sold in many stores in most areas. The key word here is...
  • Pie that tastes like candy
    Pie that reminds you of candy
    One of my favorite candies is the Hershey Bar with almonds. This creamy, crunchy treat is a favorite among many, as many fans of chocolate can attest! It's been said in recent years that chocolate is actually good for us, especially the dark...
  • Almond Lavender Cake
    Almond Lavender Cake
    Almond Lavender CakeThis eye-catching, moist cake has a terrific buttery texture and a lovely lavender flavor. It's a top-notch example of a great lavender recipe.What You Need:(Makes: 12 servings)2 cups of sugar, divided1/2 cup of slivered...
  • February 16 is National Almond Day
    Eat healthy and celebrate National Almond Day at the same time on February 16 (Photos)
    Almonds are one of the most heart-healthy foods you could eat. Almonds are delicious and wholesome nuts full of vitamin E, magnesium, and fiber, and can help lower cholesterol. Eat healthy and celebrate today at the same time.February 16 is...
  • A hot and buttery dessert
    A hot and buttery dessert
    Apples are usually associated with the fall season. Fortunately, they're available and good anytime throughout the year. Apple pie is the classic American dessert, without a doubt. Another favorite is baked apples, yet it's a recipe that&...
  • Buttery Christmas cookies to make and give
    Buttery Christmas cookies to make and share
    At Christmastime, cookie baking is a favorite activity! It's great fun to gather children in the kitchen and spend an afternoon making, baking and eating holiday cookies. There are scores of recipes that people make at Christmas and everyone...