Chocolate Pots de Crème

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What’s going on with Mother Nature? Her spring-like temperatures along the East Coast this December have upended everyone’s normal expectations for winter.  There’s just something bewildering about Washington D.C.’s cherry blossoms blooming in December!

That said, the one benefit to this month’s warm temperatures that I am appreciating is the opportunity to spend more time outside in the sun, although the reason for my enthusiasm is not what you might guess. You see, more time in the sun means more opportunities for our bodies to make Vitamin D, a critical nutrient that many of us may be deficient in, especially during the winter.

In my last post I described the importance of vitamin D and the three ways that our bodies can obtain it. Today I thought I’d share a recipe for pots de crème, an easy-to-make French dessert that uses milk, a great source of vitamin D.

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