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Grapefruit Ricotta Cake

I can’t believe I never shared this Grapefruit Ricotta Cake with you. It was divine. I realized this year that I like cakes that are simple and not heavily frosted. They make a nice ending to dinner without being too sweet.

Grapefruit is part of my daily meal plan. For breakfast I sprinkle raw sugar over the top. I use the juice as the base for many of my smoothies. Sometimes I add the zest to my vinaigrette. Grapefruit is great for weight loss and weight management. One of my drinks is fresh grapefruit juice over ice with a pinch of cayenne and a shot of apple cider vinegar. The combination is good for your metabolism. Mine needs help!

Ricotta cakes are light and moist. Easy to make, you bake them in a springform pan and when the cake is cooled you sprinkle powdered sugar over the top.

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If you have noticed my site changing, it’s true. I will share more later this week but it is a very exciting time.

The job I did with the fabulous Louise Mellor is now up over at Birthday Express. Six of the 10 parties we worked on are up and the pictures are beautiful. They make me happy just looking at them. It was one of those jobs that was just perfect..magical really. We worked with an amazing team in a beautiful Pacific Palisade home and then a studio in Hollywood. This year I have had the opportunity to do things I never dreamed of. Being an assistant food stylist for an Evite shoot opened up new avenues.

Here are a few shots from the Hello Kitty shoot. These parties were created for moms who are busy. Birthday Express sells most of the product seen in the shot and each party has super easy party food recipes utilizing store bought food. Like ice cream in a cute cup with blue and pink candy on top. It is a one stop shop for your party needs.

Don’t you just smile when you look at the pictures? Click over and see the entire shoot. If you like it Pin it and share with your friends. I will share the other parties in the upcoming weeks.

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