RECIPE: Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

[1] and [2] Mini carrot cupcakes are a lighter version of dense carrot cake (photos courtesy Kraft). [3] Shred extra carrots and add them to a salad (photo courtesy Stylepresso. [4] Lactose intolerant? Use Green Valley Organics’ lactose-free cream cheese. You can also substitute ghee for butter, at a 1:1 ratio.   Yesterday we made…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Turn Your Favorite Cake Into Mini Cupcakes

A new book, The Case Against Sugar, is pretty; scary. For a synopsis, read the review in The New York Times. The one-sentence message: Beyond our diabetes and obesity epidemics (had these been infectious diseases, according to the book, sugar is probably related to heart disease, hypertension, many common cancers and Alzheimer’s. But we’re not…
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TREND: Beyond Mini Cupcakes > Micro Cupcakes

First there were cupcakes. Then came mini cupcakes. Now, thanks to Melissa Bushell, there are micro-cupcakes: just one inch in diameter, or one bite. If you need more visualization, they’re the size of a quarter—there’s a photo on the website. We love them! You can have just a bite: one cupcake. You can have a…
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