Coconut and Lime Tres Leche Cake

 Posted by at 6:47 am on May 4, 2017  Comments Off on Coconut and Lime Tres Leche Cake
May 042017
 
Coconut and Lime Tres Leche Cake

A creamy coconut cake, with a hint of lime, caps off Day 4 of our Cinco de Mayo recipe week. It’s so good…. and calorie free says my husband (ha!ha!ha!) I started with a basic white cake…. I used a cake mix, and 1 oz. coconut extract. Baked until light and fluffy, golden brown. Remove […]

Sweet Corn Fritters with Spicy Sour Cream

 Posted by at 3:45 pm on May 3, 2017  Comments Off on Sweet Corn Fritters with Spicy Sour Cream
May 032017
 
Sweet Corn Fritters with Spicy Sour Cream

Day 3: Cinco de Mayo recipes on the blog. Today’s recipe was inspired by the sweet corn I found at the grocery store, and I decided I needed to do something with it! So, here you go. These little babies are gluten free, and could also be dairy free if you choose to omit the […]

Coconut Key Lime no bake cheesecakes

 Posted by at 9:40 am on May 2, 2017  1 Response »
May 022017
 
Coconut Key Lime no bake cheesecakes

Day 2: Recipes for Cinco de Mayo You had me a coconut and key lime. This no bake dessert is perfect for ANYTIME. Really. These no bake cheesecakes, not too sweet, not too tart. Just perfection in a small glass. I like to use these mini trifle bowls. But any small glass or jar you […]

Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

 Posted by at 2:49 pm on March 9, 2017  Comments Off on Cauliflower Rice Pilaf
Mar 092017
 

I LOVE it when veggies not only are good for you but taste really good too. Almost like a cheat meal, without any cheating. Here’s to a new year, eating healthier! And feeling better in our bodies. Cauliflower Rice Pilaf with Asparagus Serves 6 1 medium head of cauliflower, washed and dried or pre chopped […]

(NEW) Lemon Coconut Raspberry Cupcakes

 Posted by at 9:15 am on July 1, 2016  Comments Off on (NEW) Lemon Coconut Raspberry Cupcakes
Jul 012016
 
(NEW) Lemon Coconut Raspberry Cupcakes

I’m known to #stressbake. It’s a thing, I promise. So these beauties were born. And they were eaten almost as fast as I made them. Lemon Coconut Raspberry Cupcakes 1 box white cake mix 1 1/2 cups lite coconut milk 3 eggs 1 tbsp. coconut extract 1/2 cup butter 3 cups powdered sugar 1/3 cup […]

Simple Guacamole

 Posted by at 8:50 am on July 1, 2016  Comments Off on Simple Guacamole
Jul 012016
 
Simple Guacamole

Avocado. Not only is it beautiful to look at (one of my favorite colors in the entire food world) it’s a great base for so many recipe ideas. Guacamole. It’s always the star of the party, the first dish to get scraped clean with a tortilla chip. Make this recipe your family favorite this summer. […]

Pineapple Teriyaki Turkey Burger

 Posted by at 8:26 pm on June 22, 2016  Comments Off on Pineapple Teriyaki Turkey Burger
Jun 222016
 
Pineapple Teriyaki Turkey Burger

Let’s talk about burgers for a second. It’s a summer staple at our house, and I’m always looking for more ways to serve them than just the staples of ketchup, mustard, pickles… you get the drill. So I thought, why not add some island flare? Teriyaki is one of my favorite flavors, and I had […]

Blueberry Hand Pies

 Posted by at 8:13 pm on June 22, 2016  Comments Off on Blueberry Hand Pies
Jun 222016
 
Blueberry Hand Pies

I haven’t baked in about 2 weeks except for an occasional dinner…. I’ve been sick and its so dang hot here. Even I don’t want to bake. The last thing I need is a hot kitchen. But today was an exception. My friend Holly shot me a text last weekend about this recipe, and the […]

A pretty picnic on Studio 5

 Posted by at 4:59 pm on June 22, 2016  Comments Off on A pretty picnic on Studio 5
Jun 222016
 
A pretty picnic on Studio 5

Oh, my… summer is here!! And it’s time to P.A.R.T.Y! So let’s start at the beginning and talk about food. My favorite part. Food. I had a blast with this pretty picnic menu for Studio 5. It has all of my favorite treats rolled into one meal- a meal that your whole family will enjoy. […]

PBB & J Muffins (Peanut Butter, Banana & Jelly)

 Posted by at 6:00 am on April 25, 2016  Comments Off on PBB & J Muffins (Peanut Butter, Banana & Jelly)
Apr 252016
 
PBB & J Muffins (Peanut Butter, Banana & Jelly)

I’m always on the lookout for great after school snacks for the kiddos. And this one was really fabulous. Tasted like a PB & J- with a little bit of healthy stuff thrown in for good measure. The sweetness of the bananas, allows me to add almost no sugar, and I’m a huge fan of […]