Energy Ballz

My sister and I recently took a road trip to her college town and spent a few days with her soccer teammates. As usual we were cooking up a storm in the kitchen and exchanged recipes. Her roommates kept talking about these ‘energy balls’, a recipe given to them by their coaches for healthy eating in season. The balls, which can only be compared to Chef’s chocolate salty balls of South Park, are sinfully good and packed with healthy deliciousness. Though the name and shape of these goodies may lead to many inuendoes and giggles, the flaxseed meal that binds these balls together are filled with fiber, antioxidants, and Omega-3 fatty acids so you can feel less guilty about overindulging in them!

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Michael's Christmas Coconut Macaroons

This article comes from my second father, Michael Lynch. A retired pastry chef, Michael always prepares the most wonderfully delicious morsels for the holidays. His coconut macarron recipe is one of the best and one of my favorites. Bon appetit! 

If it’s Christmas, It must be Macaroons


Macaroons have become for me, my wife and daughters, an annual drumbeat, a marker of the season, smaller than a breadbox, more reliable than the weather, small jewels that we never tire of. Of course I speak of the incomparable Coconut Macaroon. 

Having recently brought forth a batch of 6 dozen for my companies Christmas cookie exchange, I posted some photos on Facebook and immediately received 4 requests for recipes! And two requests for samples!! 


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