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Black Bean Cake with Chocolate Maple Frosting

I can appreciate that my idea of dessert may well be wide of the mark of traditional family fare. But these low fat, high protein and minimal sugar treats are really something to consider if you are trying to eat healthy. Come on! Have you ever heard of a slice […]

Hummus Lasagna

A wonderful dish for a holiday meal or anytime you are feeding a full table. This recipe comes from our cookbook, The 30-Day Vegetarian for the Hummus Lasagna with the substitution of a new product I found called Butler Soy Curls for the middle layer.

4 Cans Organic Garbanzo Beans 3 Red Bell […]

Lemon Chiffon

Still working on my gluten free, high protein line of cakes, I tried a new dessert this weekend for lemon festival fans! This light lemon chiffon uses garbanzo beans as the base which harmonize with the lemon and dates in this dish to make a perfect medly.


6 Egg Whites […]

Chocolate Torte Video!

Check out our new video for the Chocolate Raspberry Torte (ok, we didn’t have any raspberries on hand, so we used strawberries and called it Chocolate Berry Torte 😉

Chocolate Raspberry Torte

Ok, in my previous bean cake creations I mention that these low sugar, gluten free natural treats were something to dance about if you had food allergies or other dietary restrictions and could not partake of normal cakes and other decadent desserts. But this new torte changes all that. My new recipe for […]

Gluten Free Banana Cake with Walnut Dream Frosting

I get a lot of people asking me about gluten free cooking. My book, The 30-Day Vegetarian does have many gluten free meal ideas, but when it came to cakes I had been at a loss to replicate the moist and light texture within a whole foods paradigm. That was until I discovered […]

Gluten Free Carrot Cake

This recipe is part of a new line I am working on of “bean cakes” that replace traditional flour with canned beans. These wonderfully moist cakes are also minimal sugar and higher in protein making them a guilt-free indulgence!

Cake Ingredients:

2 cans Navy Beans (drained) 1/3 cup Raisins 1 ½ cups Grated […]

Easy Lemon Cheesecake

I am always trying to create amazing desserts with whole foods and without refined sugars or artificial sweeteners. My fellow creative cooks will know this is a hit and miss epicurean adventure. But finally I have hit on an easy cheesecake that will definitely make a come-back at kitchen table.

Most cheesecake recipes […]