You’re Invited to A Gluten-Free Holiday Progressive Dinner Party!

It’s almost the holidays!! Are you as excited (and as yet unprepared) as I am? ūüėÄ This year, Hallie of Daily Bites had a great idea: host a progressive dinner party to provide you with some fabulous recipe ideas for your own holiday tables, making everyone’s life easier! Starting Monday, December 10th, a different blogger […]

Six Degrees of Lisa and Nicole–plus Tiny Treats Ebook Giveaway & Granola Recipe!

[This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with 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 dietdessertdogsATgmailDOTcom, or leave a comment here and let me know! […]

Simply Gluten-Free Magazine Subscription Giveaway!

Happy Friday, all! ūüėÄ As many of you know, I’ve recently started working with the new Simply Gluten-Free magazine, which will make its debut in November (I’m one of the associate editors who’ll be contributing material on vegan cuisine).¬† The magazine is the brainchild of the incredible Carol Kicinski, who also authors Simply Gluten-Free (the […]

Six Degrees of Dreena Burton + Cocoa Granola Recipe

[This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with 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 dietdessertdogsATgmailDOTcom, or leave a comment here and let me know! […]

Superfood Raw Caramel Cupcakes with Banana-Cacao Nib Frosting

[SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR DDD READERS!! If you’d like to get started with your own Mum’s superfoods, the company is offering a special 15% discount for any online orders from Diet, Dessert and Dogs readers! Just order your products via the Mum’s website and key in the code “RICKI” upon checkout. Note: This is an affiliate […]

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 […]

Low Fat Cinnamon Walnut Loaf (Xanthan-free) for New Year, New You!

Pretty much anyone who knows me from this blog (or anywhere else) knows¬†that I don’t consume refined sugar. In fact, since¬†I started the anti-candida diet in March, 2009, I’ve abstained from¬†almost all sweeteners, refined or otherwise.¬† (I’ve also abstained from¬†about 1,182 other foods that are verboten on the ACD, but that’s a whole other kettle […]

Looking Back on 2011: It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Not-So-Best of Times*

*Or, a Tale of Two Rickis *Or, How About a Dickens Reference Other Than A Christmas Carol for a Change? [“Happy New Year, Mum!¬† A saner approach to¬†2012 sounds good to me, too.¬† Oh, and kudos on that atypical Dickens reference!”] Happy 2012, everyone!¬†Hope you all had a great time ringing in the new year.¬† […]

Black-Bottomed Almond Mousse Pie with Chocolate Ganache Drizzle

I actually first made this pie quite a while ago (some of you may remember that I posted about it on Facebook), but¬†I’ve been holding on to the recipe, clinging to it like¬†Scrooge gripping his last penny so that I could save it for this very post. Seriously, this is one is a show-stopper, a […]

Chocolate Mint Truffles

[You wanna piece of me?¬† Recipe at end of post.] When I thought about what foods evoke “holidays” for me, there was only one answer: chocolate.¬† As an avowed chocaholic (okay, serious, recidivist,¬†chocolate addict), pretty much any special occasion has to include the beloved blissful brown bite, but wintertime holidays in particular bring this¬†confection to […]