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A Gentle Reminder. . . by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Just a reminder that DDD has moved!  The new address is http://dietdessertndogs.com  , in case you wish to update your readers and blogrolls Hope to see you there! ... Read on »
Diet, Dessert and Dogs has Moved! by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking DIET, DESSERT AND DOGS HAS MOVED! If you’re reading this post, you’ve landed on the last post on the old site. Please follow us over to the shiny NEW Diet, Desse ... Read on »
Raw Raw for Spring! Crimson Salad with Pecans and Pumpkin Seeds by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking THIS SITE HAS MOVED! A vibrant and refreshing salad to help usher in the spring season. . . To read the blog post and see the recipe, please come on over to my ... Read on »
Sweet (Freedom) Giveaway–and Blog News! by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking First, the blog news:  I’ve got a new blog home!  (Well, almost–we’re about 95% moved in and unpacked so far. . . we’ve still got to add a virtual top coat of paint, rearr ... Read on »
Maple Mania, Part I: Marvelous Maple-Flax Cookies! by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A few weeks ago, I was contacted by Coombs Family Farms, an organic farm in Vermont that specializes in “all things maple,” to see if I’d like to sample some of thei ... Read on »
Tomorrow: Cookies. Today: Reflections on ACD, Week One by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [ It was great to read so many positive messages from all you okra fans in response to my last post.  Who knew there were so many okra supporters out there?  Here's to a ... Read on »
The Nerd Makes Good: A Double Ode to Okra* by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking * Or, Give Pods a Chance! [ Okra pods, in the raw ] I have a confession to make.  I haven’t told you all about this yet because, quite frankly, I was afraid yo ... Read on »
Please Standby by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m going to be dashing around town for the next couple of days, doing cooking classes (short notice, but if you’re in the Toronto area, I’ll be at the Bayview/Sheppard Lo ... Read on »
Grain Free Lemony Almond Pancakes by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [ Changes are afoot: I'll be revamping the blogroll (actually, the entire site!) in a few weeks and want to be sure I don't miss any of the blogs I regularly enjoy readi ... Read on »
A Bowl Lotta Love by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Diet, Dessert and Dogs has moved!  If you’re reading this page, you’ve landed on the old site.  Please visit the new location by clicking here –and don’t forget to u ... Read on »
Three Shindigs and a Mid-Term (Break) by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [ Okay, so the post title is a bit obscure (I was alluding to Four Weddings and a Funeral )--but with the Oscars coming up in a couple of days, and with my having seen, ... Read on »
PS, I Love You: V-Day Dinner 2009 by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [ Dig that romantic lighting in this photo!] I have a new love, and it’s not the HH. (” What?  Mum, you’re not getting a divorce, are you?  Because who’s going ... Read on »
Of Pods and Poetry: Arame and Edamame Salad by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Full disclosure: even if I hated seaweed and loathed green soybeans, I would still have tasted this salad based on the poetry of its name alone.  I mean, how can you ... Read on »
Dog Day: Be Mine by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking “Mum, I heard it’s Valentine’s Day, so I’m practising my best come-hither look. . . do you think that cute Henry will notice?  In the meantime, would you mind peelin ... Read on »
Featured in Clean Eating! by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Just a quick note to share some exciting news: my recipe for Orange-Infused Chocolate Almond Cake is featured in this month’s Clean Eating magazine!  When I was a ... Read on »
Sweet Potato for My Sweetheart: Spiked Sweet Potato Truffles or Truffle Cups by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Are you looking forward to V-Day next week?  Seems most people either love it or hate it.  Being from the “never too much schmaltz ” school of romance, I love Valent ... Read on »
Flash in the Pan: Grown-up Fig and Walnut Baked Apples by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [ Sometimes, you just want to eat something now.   I've decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is ... Read on »
Nava’s Sweet and Sour Cabbage and Bread Stew by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Now is the discontent of our winter. The dozen or so of you who were reading my blog last year at this time probably remember how much I hate the snowy season.  ( ... Read on »
Winners! by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well, the results are in and we have our winners of the Ritter Sport and Sweet Freedom goodie pack contest!  Here’s how I selected them: First, I went to Random.o ... Read on »
Herb and “Feta” Polenta Appetizers by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You know how on Cheers, every time Norm would walk into the bar, all the patrons and wait staff would turn to look at him, and call out in unison, “NORM!” ?  I remem ... Read on »