Mascarpone Pie with Fresh Berries and Almond Crust

This Fourth of July, I wanted to make a festive little something to decorate with the good ole red, white and blue! I decided on this fabulous, light and refreshing mascarpone pie, fragranced with lemon juice and zest. It's a no bake recipe, so it set in the refrigerator. I decorated it with sliced strawberries … Continue reading Mascarpone Pie with Fresh Berries and Almond Crust

Strawberry Crumble

What to do with a large container of overly ripe strawberries? Well, anything really! I decided that this weeks sugar free dessert should be a strawberry crumble. Very easy and perfect for your summer berries! I sweetened my strawberries with yacon syrup instead of sugar or other sweeteners. And my secret ingredient is a chocolate … Continue reading Strawberry Crumble

Chocolate Berry Jam Cake with White Chocolate Ganache Frosting

My favorite cake combination is chocolate cake and white frosting. I love white chocolate ganache! I especially love that I can make it sugar free by using sugar free chocolate chips! Sort of like a devils food cake. The filling for this version is my own sugar free seedless mixed berry jam. Best part of … Continue reading Chocolate Berry Jam Cake with White Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Chocolate Berry Jam Cupcakes with Strawberry Ganache Frosting

Who doesn’t love a festive looking scrumptious cupcake? These are chocolate cupcakes, which are my favorite! They are sugar free, gluten free, low carb and keto friendly. The frosting is a sugar free ganache frosting. I had an extra bag of strawberry chocolate chips from Choczero, so that is how I achieved the color & … Continue reading Chocolate Berry Jam Cupcakes with Strawberry Ganache Frosting

Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Dream Bar

My husband, who grew up in Greece, grew up eating Merenda, which is the Greek version of Nutella. The ever so loved chocolate hazelnut spread, that makes pretty much anything it touches delectable! One of my favorite sugar free chocolate brands, Choczero, makes the sugar free version! It’s so incredibly delicious! And in our usually … Continue reading Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Dream Bar

White Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Log

I was inspired by a dessert that one of my aunts had made for us on a visit to New York during the holidays one year. She always made these beautiful rolled cakes in the shape of logs. This is a beautiful dessert that begins on the stove top and ends in the refrigerator. I … Continue reading White Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Log

Lemon Ouzo Olive Oil Bundt Cake

This beautiful bundt cake will be a hit at your next gathering! It is made with almond flour, olive oil, Greek yogurt, lemon zest and ouzo! Glazed with white chocolate, and garnished with toasted almond slivers, lemon zest and dry edible rose petals. This is my take on a lemenoladopita, or lemon olive oil cake, … Continue reading Lemon Ouzo Olive Oil Bundt Cake

Greek Semolina Halva

Have you ever had halva made from semolina? This is the recipe that my mother would make when I was a child. Halvas Simigdalenios - or Semolina Halva. It is studded with nuts like pistachio, pine nuts or almonds, and dried fruit like raisins. Spiced with cinnamon & flavored with orange or lemon zest. It’s … Continue reading Greek Semolina Halva

Tahini Halva Fudge with Pistachios

Greeks love tahini halva. And when Lent comes around, it truly becomes a staple sweet in our homes. Traditionally, it is made with sugar, because it is technically a candy. It is made all over the Middle East and Balkans. In Greece we call it “halva tou bakali” or the halva from the grocer. The … Continue reading Tahini Halva Fudge with Pistachios