Nurses Week '21: Treat Yourself – Dessert First

Lifestyle 😃
Thu, May 6, 3:00 PM (PDT)

About this event

Happy Nurses Week! We’re so grateful for all of the amazing things you do as a nurse and as a mom, a brother, a chef, a runner – a human.

We hope that this Nurses Week (and every other week during the year), you really take the time to treat yo’self. In this vein, we’re bringing you five amazing, very treat yo’self worthy event experiences that we know you’re going to love.


Our first event will be led by one of the nation's leading health authorities, Joy Bauer. Joy is the nutrition and healthy lifestyle expert for the TODAY show and host of her own weekly Amazon Live show, Health, Happiness, Joy.

Joy will be opening up her kitchen and demoing three delicious and easy to make desserts: Dairy-Free Chocolate Milkshake, Single-Serve Apple Pie, and Chocolate Mug Cake. 🤤 Join us and Joy as we kick off Nurses Week in the sweetest of events.

All nurses are invited to this event, just make sure you RSVP!*

*All event attendees (yes, we'll know if you attend the event!) will be shipped an exclusive Trusted swag item to revel in your cooking and baking adventures.


If you'd like to cook along with Joy, here's what you'll need:

Dairy-Free Chocolate Milkshake

  • 1 cup almond milk (or any milk of choice)
  • 1 large ripe banana, peeled and frozen
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup ice (~5 ice cubes)

Single-Serve Apple Pie

  • 1 apple finely diced, skin on (about 1.75 cups)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch or arrowroot flour
  • 1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar
  • 6 cinnamon graham cracker squares

Chocolate Mug Cake

  • 3 tablespoons fudgy chocolate “boxed” cake mix
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon semi-sweet chocolate chips

Tropical LimonCello Slushy (bonus dessert!)

  • 1¼ to 1½ cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice (or orange juice)
  • 12 ounces LaCroix LimonCello Sparkling Water
  • 1 cup ice


  • Joy Bauer

    Joy Bauer

    Health & Lifestyle Expert, The TODAY Show

    MS, RDN, CDN

    Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, CDN, is one of the nation’s leading health authorities. She is the nutrition and healthy lifestyle expert for the TODAY show and the host of NBC’s Health + Happiness. She recently launched her own Amazon Live weekly show, Health, Happiness, Joy, where she cooks up mouthwatering recipes, answers viewers’ questions, and shares her favorite products. In addition, Joy is a month...

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  • Organizers

  • Britt Greaves

    Britt Greaves

    Trusted Health

    Community Manager

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  • Nicole Warshauer

    Nicole Warshauer

    Trusted Health

    Head of Community

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  • Casey Smith

    Casey Smith

    Trusted Health

    Community Lead

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