Posts tagged ‘coconut’

February 3rd, 2014

Brownie Cupcakes with Coconut Peanut Butter Frosting {and a Birthday!}

by Chrissy

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This past weekend we celebrated Lauren’s day of birth, with our favorite type of gathering: potluck food & plently o’wine with good friends.

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Thankfully, we are surrounded by great people who also have the same affinity for tasty wine and zesty food. We had a ton of yummy appetizers and dishes to go around, for seconds and thirds.

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We capped off the night playing darts and pool down at the local watering hole, followed by 2 AM breakfast burritos at … Read more...

January 29th, 2014

Breakfast Cookies {with banana, coconut, chocolate and more!}

by Lauren

 

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I made these twice in 4 days. If that’s not proof of their convenience, simplicity, and delicious flavor, I’m not sure what is. You know those bananas that are the verge of death in your fruit bowl? Don’t you dare toss them – make breakfast cookies instead.

I know, these cookies have zero butter or sugar but that makes them breakfast-worthy and they do still taste like and resemble cookies. Chris gobbled up 3 in no less than 5 … Read more...

December 20th, 2013

Chocolate Coconut Crunch Cinnamon Rolls {GIVEAWAY + Baking A Difference Campaign}

by Chrissy

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Homemade cinnamon rolls are one of the best Christmas morning treats. If you aren’t a kid anymore and don’t jump out of bed at the crack of dawn to rip open your stocking or anxiously peruse the gifts under the tree, you might still need an early Christmas morning wake-up call. Nothing does a better job at waking the household up from pleasant Christmas eve slumbers, than freshly baking sweet cinnamon rolls wafting throughout the house.

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This Christmas we’ll be … Read more...

October 17th, 2013

Toasted Coconut Chia Chai Banana Bread

by Chrissy

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Sometimes you have some pretty gnarly ripe bananas, but just don’t feel like making plain old banana bread with them, it’s time to get crafty. I like to change up the banana bread flavor, quite often. Here’s proof:

Mango & Chocolate Chip

Healthy Cranberry Flaxseed

Almond Joy

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Bread 

Healthy Banana Carrot bread with Cranberries

And a personal favorite: Dark Chocolate Banana bread w/ Coconut

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Besides getting crafting with banana bread, I got a little crafty with … Read more...

October 14th, 2013

Pumpkin, Coconut & Banana Oatmeal

by Chrissy

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So I’ll finally admit that it’s feeling like Fall. I’m all about it now.

I love a hearty bowl of homemade oatmeal in the mornings to get me energized for the day.

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My usual go-to consists of oats, cinnamon, chia seeds, vanilla protein powder, and dried cranberries and/or fresh fruit, like bananas, strawberries or pear.

Well, with the fall season officially here and the craving for pumpkin-spice flavored EVERYTHING constantly leaves me with half-used cans of pumpkin puree, this is … Read more...