Tag Archives | coconut

Lazy Daisy Brownies

Now, if you’ve kept in touch up until now or you read my post on The Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake, you know that I’m not into weird or elaborate food names. It’s just my thing, okay? I’m not judging anyone else’s recipe titles, I just want my recipe titles to tell you what the […]

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Fudgy Mint Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

I was a little bit bitter last Christmas. We started building our new house in the Spring of 2013, and I was actually thinking we might be in our new house by sometime in November. A few months later I decided as long as we were in by December 1, that would be fine. A […]

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Sweet & Spicy Coconut Grilled Chicken

Lately, I have a bit of a thing for food that is sweet and sour and spicy all at once. Like this Honey Balsamic Pulled Pork. Or pretty much anything with an “Asian” flair. And I say “Asian” because I don’t pretend to know much about what real Asian food is. I don’t pretend to […]

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My TOP 10 Favourite Cookies Ever

So I started writing this blog because I had pinned about 550 recipes to my “Recipes I’ve Tried” board on Pinterest. I thought it was about time to start writing about my adventures and misadventures in the kitchen. I thought it was time I had a place to record my failures and successes, besides a […]

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Toasted Coconut Banana Bread with Vanilla Toasted Coconut Glaze

If you’ve been reading my blog at all, you know I love toasted coconut. You probably know that I love pretty much anything that has sugar in it. I also love banana bread. Banana bread baking in the oven is pretty much the best smell in the world to me. Add some toasted coconut in […]

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Nanaimo Layer Cake

This is big news. BIG. News. I made you a healthy cake. No lies. Look at that cake — don’t believe me? I seriously SKIPPED my Sunday afternoon nap to write this post for you guys. That’s a big deal. This cake is a big deal.     Would you believe that that cake is […]

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Samoa Shortbread Bars

I don’t love shortbread. Generally, I just don’t like food that is hard. And shortbread is hard. I’d much rather be eating a gooey, slightly underbaked chocolate/peanut butter/butterscotch/white chocolate chip cookie. Or pretty much anything that is soft, gooey or chewy-in-a-good-way. I guess I get that from my mom. She is one to always knock […]

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No-Bake Samoa Cookies

There’s no way around it. You just need to get yourself into your kitchen and make these cookies right now. I tried the recipe that is the inspiration for this cookie months ago and have been dreaming up different combinations and interpretations ever since. Since I am a die-hard Samoa fan (coconut, chocolate and caramel), […]

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