Chocolate Almond Joy Bread

Chocolate Almond Joy Bread

Chocolate Almond Joy Bread is a chocolate quick bread with almonds and coconut, named after a famous candy bar. Quick breads and I go way back to middle school, if not before that. I learned how to bake mainly from my home economics class in 8th grade (do schools even offer home economics anymore? I’ve […]

Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies (Egg Free)

Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies (Egg Free)

Soft, chewy, and gooey – these Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies are the perfect companion to dunk into a glass of milk. I love trying new-to-me ingredients. I used to have a really bad habit of buying random things at the store without knowing what to do with them. Then they sit there and usually go […]

Baked Coconut Shrimp with Mango Jalapeño Dipping Sauce

Baked Coconut Shrimp with Mango Jalapeno Dipping Sauce

Baked Coconut Shrimp made healthy with little fat and a Mango Jalapeno Dipping Sauce made with Greek yogurt. Whether you eat it for dinner or serve it as a party starter, this dish will please all seafood lovers. Remember the 5 pounds of shrimp that I received via my Shrimp Showdown post? Here’s another shrimp […]

Coconut Lime Meltaway Cookie Bars #SundaySupper

Coconut Lime Meltaway Cookie Bars

These Coconut Lime Meltaway Cookie Bars will instantly transport you to warmer climates after one bite, as if winter is finally over. If there’s one ingredient a baker like me can’t live without, it’s sugar. Sugar in my coffee, sugar in my ice cream, sugar in my cookies. Granulated sugar, brown sugar, powdered sugar. I […]

Watergate Salad (Pistachio Pineapple Pudding – From Scratch)

Watergate Salad (Pistachio Pineapple Pudding - From Scratch)

Watergate Salad is not a salad at all but rather pistachio pudding mixed with pineapple, coconut, cherries, mini marshmallows, and walnuts. This version is made from scratch without boxed pudding. Remember two weeks ago when I made Pistachio Pudding from scratch? I took it one step further and turned it into my favorite pudding dessert […]