The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie
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The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

Choc chip cookies really are the ultimate comfort food, aren’t they? Even better, the whole family love them, fresh out of the oven or as a snack. However, with a little care, we can indulge ourselves with these delicious cookies while still maintaining a healthy diet. “Making these with my kids was as much fun…

French Buttercream Macarons
Dessert

French Buttercream Macarons

Who could resist the delicate taste of a macaron? It’s just one of those French inventions that the rest of us have come to love. Carefully fill the macaron shell with a luscious, flowing filling. But balance it later with a piece of fruit, not a second helping! After preparing the filling and piping the…

Chocolate Spice Cake
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Chocolate Spice Cake

You probably wouldn’t count chocolate as a healthy ingredient! Yet this simple recipe illustrates that fresh ingredients and a few spices can make an exciting dessert without overstretching your calories. As always, keep it simple – one slice (like the French do), not 5, despite the temptation. You can allow a few indulgences as long…