Chewy Coconut Cookies {Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap}

Chewy Coconut Cookies

I made these cookies for the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap of 2013, a virtual charitable cookie exchange whose proceeds go to Cookies for Kids Cancer.  If you're not familiar with the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap you can read all about it here. Basically, bloggers around the world pay a small fee to join the swap then send a dozen cookies to three different bloggers (assigned at … [Read more...]

Copy Cat Gourdough’s ODB Donut Holes

Gourdoughs ODB Donuts(main)

You might remember a few weeks ago I headed to Austin, Texas for a food bloggers conference.  I mentioned how in just three short days I ate my weight in delicious food.  From taco trucks to hearty Texas barbecue to healthy & wholesome donuts.  Scratch that, the donuts were everything but healthy & wholesome.  BUT SO DANG GOOD.  Everyone at the conference tweeted, … [Read more...]

Coconut Pecan Quinoa Granola


I'm a little bit obsessed with this granola.  It's perfectly sweet and nutty, made with natural ingredients, and it's packed with protein.  When I'm not just munching on it as a snack, I'm making these awesome yogurt parfaits {keep scrolling down}.  I kept this recipe really simple, not a lot of mix-ins, but  you can totally get creative with it.  Some dried fruit would … [Read more...]

Key Lime & Coconut Cream Pushpops & a Duncan Hines Sweet Treat Giveaway!


My site got a little makeover over the weekend ! Do you like?  I'm loving the fresh, clean look! I've still got some tidying up to do but once that's all done I'll go over some of the new features with you:) But for today I've got a fun recipe and a fun little giveaway for you.... My friends at Duncan Hines sent me some samples of their new Spring Frosting Flavor Creations Mix-ins--Key … [Read more...]

Coconutty Oatmeal Almond Joy Cookies


Brett got me a whirly pop for Christmas.  A whirly pop and a giant tub of coconut oil.  Because using coconut oil is the best way to make popcorn, especially in a whirly pop.  And we've been making popcorn almost every day since Christmas.  Not even kidding, we are slightly addicted. So I've had this giant tub of coconut oil and all I had made with it was popcorn.  I … [Read more...]

Coconut Cream Pie Bars

coconut cream pie bars

I always go for the cream pies on Thanksgiving.  I grew up with my Grandma making all sorts of cream pies so I'd take a slice of each and wouldn't even touch the pumpkin pie.  As much as I love pumpkin, it's just not my favorite pie.  Coconut Cream Pie isn't typically my favorite cream pie, but these just looked so good on Pinterest.   My husband thinks these needed just a … [Read more...]