coconut oil and chocolate

White Chocolate Stars

With July 4th right around the corner, I’m already planning ahead for what sweet treats I’ll be making for this holiday. On July 4, 1776 the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, which set the 13 colonies on their way to freedom as a sovereign nation. By celebrating this National Holiday, many take this day to spend with family, relax, watch fireworks, and have outside barbecues. To avoid any mishaps with my cooking, I decided to test out my idea for white chocolate stars ahead of time. To make the final product even more festive, I added […]

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Chocolate Coconut Nests

With Easter right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to start planning what desserts I will be making for this weekend. Of course, I chose to contribute to the dessert portion of my family’s meal. Chocolate and coconut has always been a favorite combination of mine…I’m obsessed with anything that contains the two! A few Easters ago, Russel Stover came out with coconut nests; I was in love! The chocolate mixed with crunchy coconut flakes got me absolutely hooked. Sad to say, I stocked up on this wonderful creation once the Easter candy went on sale. Since […]