Coconut Berry Parfait

Hi Everyone, I am just going fruit crazy this week!  I have the following fruit in my kitchen as we speak; strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, apples, peaches, lemons, limes, pineapple, watermelon, plums and raspberries.  I am trying to stay away from the sweets, so I am filling my belly with fresh fruit with natural sugar, rather […]

Pineapple Banana Popsicles

Hi Everyone, Now that it feels like summer, I thought it would be a great time to pull out the Popsicle mold.  I love Popsicles!  I thought it would be a bit healthier making my own, rather than buying them and besides I think there fun to make.  Plus it’s so quick and easy.  The […]

Cranberry Coconut Mini Scuffins

Hi Everyone, I know I took last week off, but I spent my cooking time outside tending the garden and working late.  Anyway, when I get home from work, I love to turn on Food Network for some inspiration.  I was watching Valerie Bertinelli’s cooking show while doing my steps.  Noting like working out and […]

Coconut Lime Granola

Hi Everyone, One thing I love to make that I haven’t made in about a year is granola.  It’s a great way to add crunch to yogurt, pancakes or to have as a quick snack.  What’s great about granola is that you can use leftover nuts and dried fruit that you may have lying around […]

Almond Joy Cookies

Hi Everyone, I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite all time candy is Almond Joys.  I simply love them.  Chocolate, Coconut and Almonds, oh yeah!  So with that in mind I decided to create a cookie based on my favorite candies; Almond Joy Cookies!  If you love Almond Joys, you will just […]

German Chocolate Cupcakes

Hi Everyone, I was requested at work to make German Chocolate Cupcakes and I’ll be honest I never had German Chocolate Cake.  I know, can you believe that?  How could I not?  It’s made with wonderful things like chocolate, coconut, pecans and almonds, all of my favorite things.  So I did a google search for […]

Whole Wheat Mango Coconut Bars #SundaySupper

Hi Everyone, Today for #SundaySupper we are sharing with you tropical recipes.  I just love tropical recipes, mangoes, limes, papayas, coconut, mmmmm….  I could go on and on.  Since this past week I went to Napa for work, I thought before I left I would make my Husband a snack to take to work.  So […]

True Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hi Everyone, As some of you know just about every Sunday morning I do some baking.  Not only is it something that I like do, plus it feels great to share with my friends and family  But one thing you may not know, but in my real job description the last bullet point says “other”.  It’s […]

Chocolate Coconut Haystacks #SundaySupper

Hi Everyone, Nothing says love for Valentine’s Day than chocolate and wine.  Today #SundaySupper teamed up with Gallo Family Vineyards to share with you Valentine’s Day wine pairings.  I just love wine and chocolate together, it’s one of my favorite indulgences and I truly think it is romantic.  So today I whipped up one of […]

Strawberry Coconut Water Smoothie #SmoothieMonday

Hi Everyone, Today I have for you another fantastic smoothie that will make you feel good inside and out. It is my Strawberry Coconut Water Smoothie. This is the perfect smoothie for after a workout or if your feeling dehydrated. Plus it’s low-calorie, sweet and refreshing. The smoothie is made with 3 simple ingredients; coconut […]