Watermelon Granita

Watermelon Granita (no sugar added)

Light and refreshing on a hot summer evening, watermelon granita is an icy dessert with the texture of a chunky SlurpeeĀ®. Go to your local farmers’ market and get a ripe, juicy melon, cut it into chunks, toss it in a blender and then stick it in the freezer. What could be simpler? This recipe…

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Root Beer Baked Beans

Root Beer Baked Beans

I saw this recipe in the July 2010 issue of Bon Appetit and knew I had to try it. I’ve made it a bit more diabetic-friendly by using turkey bacon and diet root beer and adjusting some of the seasonings. BA says to use an “artisanal” root beer – one made with real sugar instead…

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