Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes

February is known by most as the month of love, but did you know that it’s also Heart Health Month? Treat your loved ones to a dessert that not only says, "I love you" but also, "I care about your heart." These Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes are made with cacao powder, which is rich in two flavonoids: anthocyanidin and catechins,…

Acorn Squash Salad and Apple Pie Filling

It's no longer just a nip in the air; fall is in full swing now! These crisp, cool days urge us to wear layers with warm sweaters, scarves and jackets. We’re getting cozy on the couch with blankets, a hot beverage and a good book. In the kitchen, it’s the time for soups, casseroles and every kind of comfort food. 

Healthy Fall Fare

 Healthy Carrot Cake Doughnuts  What Kid Doesn't Love Doughnuts?  Here is a great way to give your kiddo a treat while sneaking in some fruits and veggies. This recipe can easily be made gluten-free and/or vegan and makes for a perfect pre-trick-or-treat snack! 

Summertime Slime

 So long, sticky slime!  Are you tired of finding slime stuck in your carpet, in your kids' hair and on their clothes? Edible slime is a fantastic solution! Without the toxic ingredients of traditional slime, edible slime is kid-friendly, fun to make and rather tasty! Try these recipes for a fun summer treat:   Red Hot Houghton

Star Spangled Sweetness

As the weather heats up, you can chill knowing this guilt-free sweet treat is dairy free, gluten free and about as healthy as a cupcake gets. Don't sweat it!

Spring-Inspired Salad

 Ingredients  4 ounces Pacific wild-caught salmon  Avocado or olive oil spray

Sugar, Spice and All Things Cuisine

This past August, L'eau Pastry Cuisine Studio opened its doors, offering delicious world cuisine through culinary classes and events at its contemporary studio in Kirkland’s Totem Lake. Owner and Chief Instructor Ranita He, along with three other chefs, offers hands-on cooking, baking and pastry classes spanning countries from France and Spain to Japan and the Caribbean.