Description: What if you could make sweet treats that are leaner and more nutritious, but still taste sumptuously indulgent? In Sweet Spot, you’ll discover modern desserts your guests will swoon over, and only you will know that you actually made healthier choices for them. Enjoy 112 full color pages, more than 60 versatile recipes--all meticulously tested, mouthwatering photography, and clever tips for adopting a (mostly) dairy-free diet. See the official Sweet Spot page for details.
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What if you could make desserts that are leaner and more nutritious, but still taste sumptuously indulgent? Making better-for-you sweet treats that don’t feel like a watered down version of the real thing is not impossible. After author Marie Asselin was diagnosed as lactose intolerant, she embarked on a 15-year quest to create desserts that didn’t rely on the overuse of butter and cream to be crave-worthy. Over the years, she developed clever tricks that allowed her to significantly diminish the use of dairy products, carving a spot for healthy ingredients along the way.
In Sweet Spot, you’ll discover modern special occasions desserts, small cakes, cookies and bars, candies, and many more treats that your guests will swoon over, but only you will know that you actually made healthier choices for them. Through quality ingredients and complex flavor combinations, you will create dishes that reach a balance between rich and satisfying—that sweet spot that means you don’t need to over-indulge to feel like you treated yourself. The book features over 60 recipes ranging from basic to elegant, along with mouth watering photography, clever tips, a thorough chapter about essential baking ingredients, and information about the benefits of a dairy-free diet, which is relevant to all sweet lovers, lactose intolerant or not.
You don’t have to be lactose intolerant to bake from this book. You just have to care about what you eat and love sweets.