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Spiced Hot Chocolate

As we’re approaching the end of this long winter, I received a request from a reader for a hot chocolate recipe. If you’re reading this blog, you know that I prefer my desserts and sweet beverages on the less sweet side. This hot chocolate is rich and has a lot of depth without being cloying. The addition of chili powder gives it a nice, smoky punch! Serves 2. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons bittersweet chocolate shavings, plus more to... Read More

Grilled Grapefruit

*This is part of my Bourne living series, which promotes healthy ways to eat while pregnant!*   Grapefruit is a great year-round treat — it’s tart, sweet, and refreshing in the summer, and offers a bright and much-needed shot of vitamin C in the winter months, during cold season. My version of grilled grapefruit combines smoky, tangy sumac with a hint of heat from chili powder, and caramelized brown sugar that feels decadent while still... Read More