Healthy Melty Chocolate Bars

I had a sleepover with an esteemed member of the Global Supper Club, and she served me the most crave-worthy breakfast-on-the-go. This chocolate bar is a satisfying, salty-sweet snack that starts off cold and then literally melts in your mouth. It’s so tasty, you’d never know that it is jam packed with nutrients. I begged for the recipe, and now I happily keep a stash of these bars in my refrigerator for whenever a hunger pang, or chocolate craving, strikes. … Continue reading

Charred Cauliflower & Shishitos in Loaded Olive Oil

I came across this recipe in Saveur and thought little of it because I didn’t realistically foresee myself buying shishito peppers. In fact, I flagged just about every other cauliflower recipe included in the magazine but this one. And then, browsing the aisles at Trader Joe’s, I saw them- shishito peppers! No coincidence, this cauliflower beauty was meant to be. And get this…the sauce has chocolate in it. To make this stunning side, get a head of cauliflower (about 24 ounces) … Continue reading

Mint Stracciatella Ice Cream

Mint chocolate chip is one of my favorite ice cream flavors, but the quality of scoops varies wildly. The ice cream should never be green – no food coloring, thanks – and naturally flavored with real mint. Dark chocolate is a requirement, but gigantic hunks are too hard and chalky when frozen. I prefer mini chips. And then I thought, why isn’t there a stracciatella-type mint ice cream, with thin streaks of chocolate ribbons flowing through, some shattered into tiny … Continue reading