Coconut Pudding

I love a good pudding.  It’s like the perfect ending to a delicious dinner.  I have made so many varieties of pudding (vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, lemon and passion fruit), but this coconut one has now become a favorite on the list.  This is a must try recipe.  You will not be disappointed, and even the kids will want seconds. … Continue reading

Jalapeno and Peach Gelato

There is nothing better in the summer than a bowl of delicious ice cream. Being from Italian descent, I wanted to give gelato a whirl. So I called my dad up and asked for his recipe. He gave me the traditional ingredients but I wanted to bump it up a notch. This combo worked out perfectly.  … Continue reading

Guinness Chocolate Pudding

St. Patrick’s day is upon us. This recipe is great for the festivities. Guinness is a great stout beer with which to cook. The flavors of chocolate and beer really compliment each other in this pudding. Making pudding from scratch isn’t as complicated as some may make it seem. Get ready to enjoy some great … Continue reading

Roasted Pineapple

Did you ever think about roasting fruit? I think roasting fruit really brings out the sweetness of it. This dessert is a great way to enjoy fruit in the winter months. In the summer we usually grill our fruits because we want to avoid having the oven on. These pineapples came out perfect. I made … Continue reading

Coconut flour mini cake

I love having something sweet after dinner, but sometimes I don’t really feel like baking a whole big cake just to satisfy that sweet tooth. This recipe is super easy and great for entertaining.  My dad makes an almond version of this cake which is fantastic as well. The mini cakes basically come out looking … Continue reading

Cookie Butter Cup

As some of you may know I have a sweet tooth. I can’t go without having dessert after dinner.  I love experimenting with different things.  I wanted to try and make a peanut butter cup but instead of using peanut butter I went ahead and used Trader Joe’s cookie butter.  If you haven’t tried cookie … Continue reading

Banana coconut chia pudding

It’s been a super busy couple of weeks. Sorry for being MIA on the blog.  Of course, you should follow me on twitter, instagram, and facebook too if you aren’t already.  I’m constantly on the go, so I update those more often with news and fun little things.  Back to this delicious recipe though… Now that … Continue reading

Oatmeal Raspberry Cookie

Cookies are always fun to make.  You can pretty much create any type of cookie to your taste.  My kids love oatmeal raisin cookies but instead of making those I went ahead and did something different.  If you haven’t tried adding different fruits to your cookies this cookie will definitely change your mind.  The raspberry flavor really … Continue reading

Banana and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookie

As I have mentioned before I am a big sweets fan.  I always need something sweet after dinner and sometimes even lunch.  I had some really ripe bananas and I didn’t want to just toss them.  There are so many things you can do with them from ice cream to banana bread.  This time I … Continue reading

St. Patty’s Day Pavlova

Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova.  It is a meringue dessert with a crisp crust, and soft and light inside.   It reminds me of a meringue cookie.  The inner part of this meringue is like a little boat so you can stuff it with whatever you like when its done … Continue reading