10 Waist-Friendly Desserts for Valentine’s Day

| February 12, 2010 | 1 Comment

bouquet-garden-2Living a healthy life is a major theme in my life — and my family’s life — these days. It wasn’t long ago that I had a hard time meshing my recipe development and my desire to be healthy. In fact, I struggled with it for a long time. Wanting to create good, tasty, craveworthy recipes just seemed to clash with wanting to be thin and feel good. I couldn’t figure out how to make them work together …

But then a few months ago, I had an epiphany. Actually, it was more of a mind shift. I managed to shake myself loose from the idea that to be good, a recipe needed to be built without calories or fat in mind. Man, was I wrong. And once I wrapped my head around that, I was able to start developing, cooking and writing about foods the way that I really want to eat.

With Valentine’s Day approaching, I have been thinking a lot about what to make and serve. Ultimately, I don’t want to abandon our hard-fought changes for any one day, so I am taking a healthy approach to the whole thing … even dessert.

I’m not exactly sure what we’ll be having yet … but I think one of these desserts could be the perfect fit.

10 Waist-Friendly Desserts for Valentine’s Day

P.S. I had the most lovely surprise this morning. My former editor, Helen Bennett Harvey, featured my blog on her vegetarian-themed New Haven Register blog, Vegging Out. She said the sweetest things … but I encourage you to read her other insightful posts that are sure to get you thinking about your food choices. Thank you so much, Helen!!

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Sarah Walker Caron is a freelance writer, editor and recipe developer. Her work has appeared in countless online and print publications including iVillage, BELLA NYC Magazine, Yum for Kids magazine and more. She lives in Connecticut with her two kids, two beagles and husband.

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  1. maris says:

    Thanks for the mention! I’m sitting here craving something sweet so I’m glad I don’t still have any of these in the freezer, or I’d be eating one now.
    .-= maris´s last blog ..Let It Snow: Lentil Soup with Spicy Italian Sausage =-.

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