quick recipe

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate Macaroons 2 225x225  Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

With Easter weekend right around the corner, I’m starting to plan out what delicious desserts I’ll be making for family and friends. Chocolate and coconut are two combinations that are a must have for me during Easter. Last year, I created these chocolate coconut nests which were such a hit that I decided to stick to my coconut theme. Chocolate dipped coconut macaroons are on the menu for this year and I’m so excited to be using coconut oil in the chocolate coating for this recipe! My mom always taught me to add butter into chocolate when melting to keep […]

Leave a comment

Healthy Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice 2 225x225  Healthy Shrimp Fried Rice

Chinese food as always been a guilty pleasure of mine, but getting take-out or going to a restaurant each time I get a craving is getting pretty expensive for me! Inlight of eating healthier and pinching pennies where I can, I decided to just recreate my favorite Chinese dish – shrimp fried rice. Now I know the best part of fried rice is the combination of flavors and a little grease from the oil, but I’m making things a little healthier by replacing olive oil for coconut oil in this dish. The coconut oil also does a wonderful job of […]

Leave a comment

Peanut Butter Clusters – Great for Pups

Peanut Butter Clusters 2 225x225  Peanut Butter Clusters – Great for Pups

In honor of peanut butter lover’s day, I just had to share a treat that’s enjoyable for both pets and humans. Who doesn’t love peanut butter?! The average adult consumes close to 3 pounds of peanut butter per year – whoa! Adding peanuts into your diet will help serve as a source of protein, vitamin E and folate. When looking at smooth or crunchy peanut butter, I personally like a crunch. These peanut butter clusters give both a crunch with a little bit of smoothness, so you’ll actually get the best of both.Dogs tend to gravitate towards peanut butter (and […]

2 Comments