Easy and *Healthy*: Brown Rice Pudding

So, as TRB continues on her noble quest for *healthy* recipes for sweet treats, here is one that is not only delicious, but is really good for you too – and does not involve turning on your oven in this heat! TRB was mighty skeptical about this recipe, having found it in Mom’s copy of… more »

Quick and Easy: Blueberry Crumb Cobbler

A recent trip to The Bistro at Red Bank (Red Bank, NJ) left TRB salivating for more of the Blueberry Crumb Cobbler, which was simply amazing. Since it has been consuming her every waking thought now for more than a week, TRB decided to try to re-create this delicious dessert at home – the (somewhat)… more »

Quick and Easy (and *Healthy*): Grilled Pineapple with Honey Glaze


Now that grilling season — and TRB‘s quest for *healthy* sweet treats — have “officially” begun, our focus is turning away from the oven in favor of some great grill recipes. And, in light of health concerns expressed by TRB readers, we’re also looking for recipes that are heart healthy, low in sugar and dairy-free…. more »

TRB Reader Poll Results


TRB Readers indicated that the following health concerns often limit their choices when it comes to making sweet treats: Dairy-free High cholesterol Diabetes TRB will keep these in mind when bringing you Quick and Easy recipes. Don’t forget – there’s still time to submit your *Healthy* Baker recipes – those that use substitutes for butter,… more »

Quick and Easy: Frozen Lemonade Pie

It’s that time of year again… In the coming weeks, many of us will honor our favorite graduates. And, what better way to show them how proud we are of their significant achievements than by making a simple, sweet treat for the celebrations that follow? While paging through the latest issue of Food Network Magazine,… more »