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Sweet Coconut Scrambled Eggs on Toast

February 12, 2012
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 Today we are going to prepare something so simply perfect. Mindful, simple + happy food. Eggs are usually considered a savory, but let’s face it they are used in sweets all the time. From cakes, cookies, frostings, puddings and more. Eggs take either center stage or they make baked recipes come together. Over here we […]

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Strawberry Peach Coconut Popsicles

July 13, 2011
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With summer here we all like to relax a little more and spend less time in the kitchen. American Express asked me what dessert I could make with 6 or less ingredients. The first thing that came to mind were sweet & fruity popsicles. Both kids and adults love popsicles. They are a tasty little […]

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Baked Coconut Oatmeal with Pepper Nut Topping

February 7, 2011
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Pepper, coconut and oatmeal. Almost like an exotic rice pudding – for breakfast. Peppercorns are usually thought of paired with savories. With sweet and creamy oatmeal pepper takes on a whole new taste profile. Just a dash and a bowl of oats transforms into something a little more. Not to mention in this recipe it combines […]

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Grilled Coconut Sweet Potato Kebabs

July 23, 2010
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Thankfully I want and crave healthy food all the time. I desire simple preparations that let the ingredients speak for themselves. Sweet Potatoes (what we interchangeably call the Yam) is at the top of my list. Traditionally sweet potatoes are served in the Fall & Winter months. I need them and crave them all year round. […]

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Butternut & Coconut Polenta Pudding

December 6, 2009

On my last post I shared a savory take on polenta: Mini Polenta Cakes {with Feta & Wild Mushroom Ragú.} I am loving the diversity of polenta. In this recipe I created a sweet “pudding” that is yummy enough to have as a dessert and healthy enough to have for breakfast. I added a sneaky […]

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Strawberry Coconut Cake – “Sweet Six”

November 10, 2009

I went a bit off course with this cake my friends. It is not the usual super duper healthy kind of baking that you usually find over here. I had some fun with good old fashioned refined ingredients. A rarity indeed. All my daughter wanted for her 6th birthday was a big pink strawberry cake. How […]

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Oatmeal Bowls: 7 Flavor Ways

September 7, 2009

I love a steamy bowl of oatmeal, there are so many great ways to prepare it. I always recommend the Big Batch Method for cooking your oats. That a surefire was to make certain that you have lots of cooked oats handy to serve up as you need them. From nuts to natural sweeteners to dried […]

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