Luscious Lemon Bars from Whole Food Energy Cookbook

raw lemon bars | pamela salzman

My friend Elise Museles over at the blog Kale and Chocolate recently released her cookbook, "Whole Food Energy," and I couldn't wait to dig into it.  I don't normally say that about a cookbook, but hers is loaded with recipes for nutritious, energy-boosting snacks, which is where I sometimes fall ...

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Salted Flourless Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

salted flourless chocolate chunk cookies | pamela salzman

I swore I wouldn't post this recipe, but I gave in to persistent begging.  I didn't know the world needed another chocolate chip cookie recipe!  But apparently many people could not live without this one.  I will admit, these are quite, quite delicious and you can't always say that about a ...

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Baked Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

baked chocolate doughnuts | pamela salzman

I think everyone cooks something special during the holidays. Perhaps there are traditional dishes you grew up with or you make homemade treats to give as gifts. On school days I limit sweets and other lower quality foods for my family. I really want the kids to be as well-nourished as possible so ...

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No-bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars Recipe (no added sugar)

no-bake chocolate peanut butter bars | pamela salzman

After I posted these chocolate peanut butter bars on instagram a few months ago, I was harassed, yes harassed! into teaching them in my classes pronto.  Of course they look delicious and beautiful and there's no added sugar, so I can see why there would be interest.  But, no one could focus in my ...

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Whole Wheat Sweet Potato Muffins Recipe

whole grain sweet potato and date muffins | pamela salzman

I don't know if you cooked a little or a lot for Thanksgiving (or maybe not at all), but were you like me wishing even a little that everyone would eat a bit more slowly?  I mean, that's a lot of cooking just to be inhaled in less than 30 minutes.  I whispered to my husband during dinner, "please ...

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pumpkin pie smoothie recipe (with a secret ingredient!)

vegan pumpkin pie smoothie with a secret ingredient | pamela salzman

Ironically, I will start this post about a smoothie recipe by telling you that you don't really need a recipe for a smoothie.  I'm no smoothie expert, but I can't say that I have ever followed "directions" or a "recipe" for one.  I quite literally place some ingredients into a blender, blend, and ...

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Whole Grain and Almond Pulp Apple Quick Bread Recipe

whole grain apple quick bread with almond pulp | pamela salzman

I know not all of you are making your own almond milk and therefore aren't desperate for almond pulp recipes.  But believe it or not, it's one of the most common SOS's I receive in my email inbox.  "More uses for almond pulp, please!"  "I have a freezer full -- HELP!"  Believe me, I'm in the same ...

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chocolate-chia-raspberry popsicles recipe

chocolate chia raspberry popsicles | pamela salzman

This is the last hurrah before school starts and then the recipes start getting more serious.  Throughout the summer, I've assembling more than cooking, presenting meals at irregular hours, winging it a bit.  But with the first day of school looming, I know I have to get my act together and have a ...

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