Category Archives: Sweets

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire” – the easy way

We know the song, but how often do you make chestnuts? You don’t need an open fire to roast chestnuts, there is a short cut. Consider it. Seriously. They are really tasty with butter & salt. But then again – what doesn’t … Continue reading

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Rhubarb strawberry dessert with a very cool whip

REPOST from June 2012. Rhubarb season is here and this is good stuff. So this month I am featured in a Danish Magazine called LIV. It’s not really about me though, it’s an insider guide to my Los Angeles. Lots … Continue reading

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Halloween spider cake pops

My daughter attended a Halloween party at her school and she had to bring a cake. She searched through Halloween cakes on google images and fell for these spooky spider pops, which originally came from this fun cake pop site. We made a chocolate version. The … Continue reading

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Pumpkin muffins with pepita topping

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Organic canned pumpkin was what I used for these treats. When I read on the nutrition facts on the back of the can that Vitamin A is way up there with 280% per serving (of the daily values, … Continue reading

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Roasted hazelnut chocolate bites

A few things that are good to know. Don’t skip roasting the hazelnuts. Roasting is where the magic happens. The magic that brings out the flavors of gianduja. Use Medjool dates, if you have a choice, because they are moist … Continue reading

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Watermelon strawberry popsicles or smoothies

This is a cooling repost from a hot day in Los Angeles not too long ago: If you have been looking for a sweet, healthy, refreshing treat in the heat – well look no further. These watermelon strawberry popsicles must be your answer. If … Continue reading

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Carrot muffins with applesauce

These muffins don’t look like anything special, but honestly one is not enough. Each moist bite is bursting with spices and subtle sweetness. Really, really good – and good for you – any time of day. Definitely a keeper! 1 … Continue reading

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Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

             Liquid nitrogen ice cream has become more mainstream and Copenhagen now has its own liquid nitrogen ice cream shop called Istid, which translates into Ice Age. Apparently using liquid nitrogen is a much older invention than you … Continue reading

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Swimming pool cake

I make my kids eat so much healthy food. When my 6-year-old son had to bring a cake to his class at school, he really wanted to bring a swimming pool cake. I have no idea how he came up … Continue reading

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Lucuma coconut bites

In the last post I experimented with super food baobab powder, which worked really well. So now I decided to tackle lucuma powder, also known as “the Gold of the Incas” with numerous health benefits like antioxidants, B vitamins and much more. It … Continue reading

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