Fresh made sweet coconut buns

Iced Coconut Buns

I'm pretty sure every Mother's Day begins with mom being allowed to sleep in. This is standard protocol and should be the precursor to other special day treatment like foot massages, cocktails and mammoth sized bunches of flowers. But first we have to get her for the day with sweet Iced Coconut Buns ...

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Easy carrot cake with a light and fluffy cream cheese frosting

Three Many Cooks Carrot Cake

When the co-author of a cook book tells you to make the carrot cake, you do exactly that. The reason is simple, it's because said carrot cake is ultra moist, full of crunchy pecans and cranberries, and slathered in a thick vanilla cream cheese frosting.  ...

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Grilled chicken with a snow pea and cashew rice salad

Grilled Chicken Skewers with Snow Pea Rice Salad

I couldn't decide who the star of this post was going to be, at first I was leaning towards the nutty brown rice salad using my favorite sprouted rice from Planet Rice. Or maybe it should have been the juicy grilled chicken skewers, gahh being a Pisces makes for a bad decision maker so I just chose ...

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Fresh ceviche with mango, jalapeño and lime juice

Mango and Jalapeno Ceviche

Now is the time to experiment with this ceviche, so when Cinco De Mayo comes around you'll be able to make it with your eyes closed. Ceviche is one of my favorite summer appetizers and it's best served with an ice cold beer and some salty tortilla chips. Sit outside in the sunshine and start ...

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Rhubarb and white chocolate blondies, moist and delicious

Rhubarb and White Chocolate Blondies

My last post began with an apology of sorts for not posting a sweet recipe in a while and being all up in a serious relationship with some veggies and a few salad leaves. Well, I hate to disappoint anyone so today I made you blondies...with rhubarb and white chocolate! ...

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Sweet peas pureed with linguine with Parmesan

Sweet Peas with Linguine and Parmesan

I just noticed it's been a while since I posted a sweet recipe, but at this time of the year all I can think about is veggies and salads! I'll miss my slow roasted meats and creamy mashed potatoes but don't worry because my plan is to replace them with loads of awesome grilled meats instead. Bring ...

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