Monthly Archives: February 2016

For the Love of Chocolate

I hope you had a lovely Valentine’s Day last weekend, though I expect you celebrated it without the salt-filled, hard-boiled egg of colonial times. It’s far more likely that you gifted or received a box of chocolates, or maybe split a bar of chocolate with a special someone. But where did this association between romance and […]

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American Heritage Chocolate Roasted Nuts

You guessed it ……I’m nuts about you!  Here’s a delightful Valentines Day treat that all your loved ones will enjoy.  American Heritage Chocolate Roasted Nuts 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup raw pecans 2 tbsp melted butter 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 ½ tsp coffee extract 3 tbsp coconut sugar (white […]

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American Heritage Chocolate Almond Coconut Cake

Kismet! I love it when it happens and things just fall together. That’s what’s what happened when I started planning a new recipe for Captain Jackson’s. I recently joined a diet team challenge at my workout studio, and as fate would have it, our team captain gave us a wonderful health cooking goody bag that […]

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