Classic Chocolate Buttercream Cupcakes

  I enjoyed making these cupcakes! This classic recipe is easy and I love it! These cupcakes are light, spongy and they have the right amount of chocolate. The buttercream chocolate frosting is rich and chocolaty. It’s a perfect recipe for any occasion, for anytime of the year. My son, who is not a big fan of…

Raspberry Spinach Salad

  Thanks to Drew Ramsey, MD who inspired me for this recipe. This salad is simple and so good! In the original recipe, Drew Ramsey toasted 1/3 cup hazelnuts (350 degree F. for 10-12 minutes) and cooled them before garnishing the salad. I chose sliced almonds instead of hazelnuts. For the dressing, I whisked together…

Marinated Kale Salad with Orange Zest

  Drew Ramsey, MD, author of “Eat Complete : The 21 Nutrients That Fuel Brainpower, Boost Weight Loss, and Transform Your Health”  inspired me for this recipe. I recommend this book, full of information. It would also make a great gift. He talked about the meals of the day :  Breakfast — to start the day “eating complete”—, Lunch…

Lemon Bread Pudding

This pudding is super delicious! So quick and easy to make, this dessert is ready in an hour. This morning I divided the recipe in half and made the whipped cream with no bourbon (because I do not have bourbon in my pantry). I prepared the Whipped Cream and put it in the fridge while my…