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Grilled Summer Fruit–the healthy way to do dessert from The Oaks at Ojai

easy grilled summer fruit recipe from The Oaks at Ojai

An easy guide to serving fruits of passion

This recipe comes to us from The Oaks at Ojai spa in Ojai, California. The Oaks is noted for incorporating healthy, local, seasonal ingredients into its menus. Here their health-conscious culinary team take the essence of summer and transform it into a succulent dessert. They do it not with the addition of extra ingredients but through the magic of grilling. Read more

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Summery Ice Cream Cocktail (the adult ice cream float!)

Why should the summertime ice cream floats be reserved for the kids? When Campari sent us this recipe we said, “Yes! We deserve something creamy, refreshing and most definitely adult.” Read more

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No-Bake Cheesecake with Strawberry and Basil–a stress-free recipe perfect for summer

No-Bake Cheesecake with Strawberries and Basil | EatSomethingSexyThis book comes to us from Melanie Underwood, author of Making Artisan Cheesecake. This week, she’s offering us a perfect summer cheesecake recipe. Because it’s a no-bake cheesecake, you won’t have to slave over a hot oven. Instead, you’ll just whip up something cool, refreshing, creamy, oozy and aphrodisiac. Read more

Hog Heaven Bacon Brownies Recipe

hog heaven bacon brownies Chocolate? Bacon? This decadent brownies recipe has every base covered whether your aphrodisiac preference is savory or sweet. But the best part just might be a dash of whiskey, which gives these brownies an undeniable richness and depth of flavor.  Read more

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Dark Chocolate Bark From The Oaks at Ojai

The Oaks at Ojai Dark Chocolate BarkThis recipe comes to us from The Oaks at Ojai, an oasis of health and wellness in Southern California. The Oaks prides itself on creating calorie-conscious but full-flavored cuisine. This Dark Chocolate Bark recipe, a perfect example of that philosophy, is also one of the sexiest homemade chocolates we’ve tried. Made from a base of premium, dark chocolate, it combines decadent richness with a medley of raw nuts and dried fruits. Read more