5 minute chocolate soy mousse

5 minute chocolate soy mousse

My family loves chocolate. We favor darker, more flavorful varieties which also happen to be healthier because they are lower in fat and sugar and higher in antioxidants. The kids are so used to dark chocolate that they often prefer to the more "kid-friendly" milk...
Pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin muffins

What says "fall" better than the flavor and color of pumpkin? We are using pumpkin in almost every recipe these days, from a salad to a smoothie. So when I was cleaning the fridge yesterday and found some leftover canned pumpkin puree I knew pumpkin was on the menu...
Turkey-mushroom meatballs

Turkey-mushroom meatballs

Mushrooms are one of our family's favorite vegetables. Call it a part of the Russian heritage or just a penchant for the easy-to-handle veggies, we tend to add some mushrooms to almost every savory dish we cook. They impart a pleasant "bite" and a distinctive "meaty"...
Fast and easy nori-salmon sticks

Fast and easy nori-salmon sticks

Weeknight dinners can be a challenge. Especially when both parents are working, kids' schedules are jam-packed with activities and the convenience of a take-away is so tempting. But wait before you pick up the phone: I am starting a series of 20 minute dinner recipes....