Six Degrees of Alisa and Hallie–and No Bake Chocolate Chunk (or Chip) Cookies!

[This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with (and recipes from!) cookbook authors, bloggers, women entrepreneurs and home chefs whose work I enjoy and admire. If you’ve got someone in mind you’d like me to approach for an interview, please shoot me an email at rickiATrickihellerDOTcom, or leave a comment here and […]

Mum’s Original Review and Giveaway

[Yes, these Raw Caramel Cupcakes with Banana-Cacao Frosting are bursting with superfoods ingredients!] As many of you know, I spend some quite a bit a crazy amount of time every day on twitter. I love that I’ve been able to strike up acquaintances with other bloggers, writers, nutritionists and companies that way. Well, several months […]

“It’s a Keeper” Butterscotch-Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

[Note: this recipe is now available in my cookbook, Naturally Sweet and Gluten-Free, along with over 100 more refined sugar-free, gluten-free, egg-free and dairy-free treats!] [photo: Celine Saki] When I first met the HH way back in 1997, he was dabbling in astrology. I don’t mean the kind of  horoscopes you read in the daily newspaper or […]

Everything-Free Chocolate “Buttercream” Frosting (Sugar-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free, Grain-free, Egg-free, Soy-free, Corn-free)

[Whipped “buttercream” variation. Go ahead. . . lick the beaters.] When we were kids, my sisters and I used to crowd round my mother every time she baked something (coffee cake, chocolate chip cookies, cheesecake, or her legendary chiffon cake) just so we could vie for who’d get to lick the beaters, or bowl, or spoon (this […]