Power Desserts is Karen’s second cookbook. Her dessert creations are a product of her uncompromising sweet tooth and her passion for healthy living. Creating desserts has been a hobby since she was an undergraduate at St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. She has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of South Florida and an M.B.A. from The Citadel. Pellegrin is is currently the Chief Compliance Officer for Discovery Alliance International, Inc. (DAI) and the President of Patient Advocacy Council, Inc.Pellegrin, Karen is the author of 'Power Desserts The Ultimate Collection of Nutrition-Packed, Reduced-Fat Indulgences', published 2004 under ISBN 9781891400568 and ISBN 1891400568.