More Cocoa, Less Guilt

Another rainy, grey day? Great! An excuse for more hot cocoa. Here's the thing: If you're wondering how to decrease the amount of white sugar consumed by your family, hot cocoa might not be the best idea. Fortunately, I've figured out some natural, sweet substitutions with lower glycemic indexes so you get the cocoa without … Continue reading More Cocoa, Less Guilt

Sausage, Kale, and Bean Soup

T'is the season for craving bowls (or bucket-loads) of hearty, cleansing soup. This easy, family-friendly option refreshes with all of its veggies but also satisfies the hungriest of carnivores. This recipe adjusts an Epicurious recipe in a number of ways, but mostly by adding kale, which, I think, takes the soup "to 11." Note: If … Continue reading Sausage, Kale, and Bean Soup