Your Low-Fat Baking Substitutes


Wish you could trim some of the calories and fat from your favorite sweets? Make these substitutions when you bake. No one will know the difference — except maybe your waistline! Remember, taking in too many calories will result in weight gain. And, being overweight or obese puts you at a higher risk for cancer […]

The Best Brownies of Your Life


Here they are, the brownies I’ve always wanted and never found. I didn’t know my brownie life was lacking; for years, I’d been melting chocolate in a double boiler along with some butter to make the Martha Stewart version. Those were always good. So were all the other brownie recipes I attempted with a similar […]

45 Healthy Holiday Foods for your Table


Don’t let the holiday season become an excuse for skipping out on cancer-fighting nutrients. Use this list to stock up on in-season produce and other nutrient-rich foods your body needs to stay healthy. Remember to make these foods the biggest part of every meal throughout the holidays — and year-round. Fresh, in-season fruits and vegetables […]

Keep Cool This Weekend Of July 22-24!


Anthony Macioce Exhibit Where: Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, 1516 S Cranbrook Rd, Birmingham, MI 48009 Date: Daily Next on: Tomorrow, July 22, 2011 Anthony Macioce presents ‘Palette & Brush’ and will be at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center until Aug. 26. Features: Open to All Free Boater Safety Class Where: 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Building 38E, […]

Making Baking Even Easier


If you’ve done much baking, you know that a well-greased pan is what keeps your beautifully baked cake from becoming The Cake That Looks Like a Cat Chew Toy.  Even the airiest chiffon can fall prey to a sticky, grasping pan…and while a flattened chiffon is still delicious, an easily-gotten-out-of-the-pan chiffon is even better.  (The […]

Banana-Flax Pancakes And Banana-Flax Bread


Banana-Flax Pancakes These pancakes are a delicious treat that provides a good source of whole grains, cinnamon, and flaxseed. 1 ½ cups flour (you can use part whole wheat or oat flour) 2 Tbsp. ground flaxseed 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. ground cinnamon 2 Tbsp. agave sweetener 1 ¼ cup nondairy milk 2 very […]