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Healthy Cooking Thursday – A Better Fudgy Brownie

By Chef Lisa on 05/12/2011

By popular demand, here is the brownie which we serve at our healthy weight loss spa.  (Yes, really!)  When we deprive ourselves of life's little treats, like the occasional great brownie, it can lead to negative consequences.  An indulgence every now and then can be a very healthy habit indeed. That doesn't mean we didn't play with this recipe to make it […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – Strawberry Chocolate Freeze

By Chef Lisa on 04/28/2011

Mother's Day is quickly approaching, and this recipe is a fine way to treat a Mom to something low-fat yet decadent tasting.  With the texture of soft-serve ice cream and a gentle chocolate flavor, Mom will know that eating healthy can be downright delicious.  Plus, this recipe is easy enough for kids (or culinarily-challenged Dads) to make themselves.  Strawberry Chocolate Freeze – Serves 4 1 […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – You Eat With Your Eyes First, Part Two

By Chef Lisa on 04/21/2011

(This is a continuation of last Thursday's post on increasing the satiety qualities of a healthy meal.) If you are careful about pasta, you know that the portion of 2 ounces of cooked spaghetti can be downright depressing, it looks so small. Use hollow pasta shapes such as penne and ziti instead. The same 2 oz portion seems much bigger. […] Read more »

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