coconut

Fudgy Cacao-Coconut Cookies

coo 035                     It is with wide open arms that I welcome back my chocolate addiction. After my guiltless Christmas blitz of lindor’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner I said tootleoo to chocolate for a little while. (Terrible decision, I know).

Although the separation brought on initial anxiety and withdrawal, I was able to push through a month or so without calling on my dark, rich and tasty friend for comfort. I had less cravings, slept easier and my tummy felt great. Life was good. But I missed my dear friend. (more…)

INDIA BOUND- Chewy Chia Coconut Almond Energy Bars

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Chewy, sweet, with hints of coconut, these bars are addictive as they are healthy. Lightly drizzled with dark chocolate and sweetened with dates, they act as a dessert and an energy bar in one wholesome bite.

Everyone needs a good natural energy bar recipe. Whether you plan to be on the plane for 20+ hours or hiking the Bruce Trail with your pooch. There is just way too many unfamiliar ingredients in even the so called ‘nature’ bars. I have been trying and testing out many a granola bar recipe, but what really makes them shine is the gorgeous dates, which provide lots of sweet and chewiness. (more…)

Mango Coconut Macaroons

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Coconut addicts unite! Moist and chewy macaroons, sweetened with honey and ripe mangos. Bite into these babies and get wave of your last island vacation. Refined sugar, and gluten free, these little macaroons please everyone while remaining a clean and light dessert.

Can we get some sunshine please? Im starting to look part zombie with the lack of sun situation that has been occuring as of late. It doesnt help that I work evenings and sleep until 4 all day… I crave the feeling of warm sun on my cheeks! (more…)

Chewy Coconut Almond Cashew Cookies {GF}

IMG_9142 IMG_9116 IMG_9104Tender nutty morsels, chewy at first bite. These coconut sensations are something to sing about. Put me in a corner with 5 of these and a tall crips glass of almond milk and I am a happy camper.

If coconut cravings flow through your veins, these healthy little cookies are your cup of tea. They radiate coconut, but not in a macaroon kinda way. The almonds and cashews provide perfect company, blended up with the coconut to give you  a buttery creamy cookie. You’ll freak. (more…)

Loco For Coco; Coconut Chocolate Almond Crunch Granola

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Healthy, filling and crazy addictive

GRANOLA! the first time you make granola is an experience you’ll always treasure. Your like…

“wow I just successfully tossed  together random things in my cupboard to make edible crunchy GOLD essentially…and Im never going back”.

You will then immediately start eating it by the handfuls half-heartedly trying not to cover the entire kitchen floor with coconut flecks (thats what the vacuums for anyways)

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