{60 second flourless chocolate cake}

{60 second flourless chocolate cake}

I am a huge choco-holic and I’m constantly trying to balance my commitment to health with my obsession with the dark stuff! After several unsuccessful attempts, I came up with a recipe for single servings of dark chocolate flourless cake…

{2 ingredient nutella ice cream}

{2 ingredient nutella ice cream}

Nutella and ice cream…does it get any better. It sure does because you can whip up this bad boy in no time with only 2 ingredients! All of you lucky Californians enjoying this 70 degree “winter” weather can definitely use…

{Pegah’s tuna patties}

{Pegah’s tuna patties}

For the passed month a group of friends and I have been enjoying awesome Saturday nights in; partaking in delicious food, great films, and oaky red wine.  Our group dates so far have consisted of fondue night, gourmet hot dogs,…

{4 ways to detox after a cheat day}

{4 ways to detox after a cheat day}

We’ve all been there. A night of overindulgence, one too many glasses of wine, or an extra 3 slices of birthday cake that just made you feel groggy and overstuffed the next morning.  Cheat days, Friday nights, whatever occasion leads…

{cocoa-coconut smoothie}

I’ve been obsessed with skin care ever since my acne riddled middle school days. Enjoying foundation-optional skin is not something I take for granted and I’m always researching things to eat and slap on my face to keep my skin…

{eat that frog-mug brownie}

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today in Sep’s Kitchen, we are going to be eating…FROGS! Actually, we’re making healthy mug brownies but I would like to discuss some inspiration for this recipe and how you can use it to improve your life….

{whole wheat biscotti}

The first time I made home-made biscotti my family was so impressed, they thought it was store bought. No, I mean it…I literally had to show them pictures of the baking process to prove my handiwork! The final product speaks for itself,…

{4 ingredient “lara-balls”}

I love larabars! What’s not to like?  Tasty, quick snack bars with minimal ingredients that you can grab at a moment’s notice. However, in an effort  to bulk up my budget while slimming down my waist line this year, I…

{tropical detox smoothie}

Happy 2014! We are already a couple weeks into the glorious new year and if you’ve stuck to your resolutions so far, congrats! If you starting to fall of the health wagon, don’t give up! This smoothie is a perfect…

{post Christmas blues gingerbread latte}

As I sit in my PJ’s next to the Christmas tree, trying to stay focused long enough to write a long overdue blog post, I can’t help but feel a little blue. Maybe it’s because winter break is halfway over….

{turkey, cheddar, apple power snack}

This one is more of a snack idea rather than a “recipe”. I work in a school and understand that parents are always on the lookout for healthy, easy things they can pack in their kids’ lunchboxes. The great thing…

{pumpkin spice granola}

In my constant effort to help my family eat healthier, I’m always looking for ways to incorporate healthy breakfasts into the family’s diet. With my mom’s high cholesterol and aversion to traditional oatmeal, I decided to try my hand at…

{crispy eggplant pizza dippers}

One of the easiest ways to lose weight and get healthy is to eat more vegetables. One of the hardest things to do (for many people) is to find vegetables that appeal to them and make them easy to eat…

{pumpkin chocolate chunk bread bites}

{pumpkin chocolate chunk bread bites}

My favorite season is upon us and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with pumpkin…and chocolate of course! If I could eat one meal for the rest of my life, it would be breakfast (hands down)….