Category Archives: Dessert

Eat as much “ice cream” as you want!

Tell me what you see when looking at this picture.  It looks like a creamy, cool bowl of ice cream with a velvety chocolate sauce, right? Wrong. This entire dish is made out of bananas, almond butter, pure maple syrup, … Continue reading

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Where to find your next girlfriend, or the perfect date for your wife/girlfriend

A cooking class is the following: a place for you to meet a person with outside interests. OR a fantastic idea for those wanting to take your beloved to someplace new: a cooking class. Please don’t hate on the idea, … Continue reading

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Almond Vanilla Smoothie

There are two schools of thought on smoothies.  School of Thought #1 by Cook This…Get Laid creator & wife: MONA.  “What woman doesn’t want a smoothie? I always want a sip full of good flavor, sometimes slightly sweet, and is … Continue reading

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The Healthy Chocolate and Wine Combination

Yes, you read that correctly, wine and chocolate can do some good things for your body. I wrote about these health benefits of combining chocolate and wine together on the Huffington Post a few years back. So I must share it … Continue reading

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What Men & Women REALLY Want For Valentine’s Day

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the phrase, Valentine’s Day? WOMEN:¬†Chocolate! MEN:¬†Oh shit. I know it sounds harsh. But I mince garlic and not words on my blog. Many women have high expectations for this day, … Continue reading

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Romance & grilled cheese

On Saturday night, my husband made me a grilled cheese sandwich. I was knee deep in blog writing mode, when my beloved sat a platter next to my laptop along with a glass of wine. I stopped and did one … Continue reading

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You Can’t Mess This Up: Gluten-Free Lemon Yogurt Bread

Here’s a few words on quick breads: you can’t mess them up. They are forgiving, easy, cheap, fast and the kind of thing that rocks your world on a cold day in January. Just follow these steps: Throw in a … Continue reading

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Pineapple, Banana Coconut Smoothie

I am sitting in an air conditioned room, and it is still hot. Standing in front of the fridge checking out the limited inventory, revealed this: While blending all of these ingredients, I threw in a banana for good measure … Continue reading

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Good, fast and cheap: or pick Chocolate Dipped Bananas

I live in the capital of entertainment: Los Angeles. One day, my (film editor) husband came home one day and repeated a saying I’d never heard before, “Argh! This project is gonna be fast and cheap. So it won’t be … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Apple Cobbler Recipe, Also Known As “Ladies, I Know How To Get Down In The Kitchen”

Last week, I made a pot pie with a gluten-free crust. And it was fantastic. But the crust? Oh my god, I never knew I could get gluten-free to be so flaky and perfect, with the same consistency of traditional … Continue reading

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