Category Archives: Dessert

A Thanksgiving Week Menu You’ll Really Love

Share, if you dare…Are you ready for the November meal that leaves you stuffed and comatose? I am very ready. Shopped and prepped ready. But there’s a huge presumption that all parties can’t wait for the big bird, potatoes, stuffing, … Continue reading

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Eat as much “ice cream” as you want!

Share, if you dare…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, … Continue reading

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

Share, if you dare… 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 … Continue reading

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Almond Vanilla Smoothie

Share, if you dare…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 … Continue reading

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The Healthy Chocolate and Wine Combination

Share, if you dare…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 … Continue reading

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What Men & Women REALLY Want For Valentine’s Day

Share, if you dare…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 … Continue reading

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Romance & grilled cheese

Share, if you dare…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 … Continue reading

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

Share, if you dare…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: … Continue reading

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Pineapple, Banana Coconut Smoothie

Share, if you dare…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 … Continue reading

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Good, fast and cheap: or pick Chocolate Dipped Bananas

Share, if you dare…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 … Continue reading

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