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    Anyone else digging the flavor combination of lemon + coconut lately? Oh man, if you haven’t tried it already, you need to. It’s incredible– sort of sweet with a hint of tangy citrus. Mmm! I just love it so much. And I love it even more as part of a healthy, protein-packed, no-bake treat that I can make in […]



    So, these bars were a huge hit in our house. I made a batch of them on Thursday afternoon and, by Friday afternoon, they were long gone. Between Mal, Quinn, and me, we could not get enough of these bars. They’re definitely a new family favorite! And besides being incredibly tasty (if you like butterscotch, you will love these […]


    coconut carrots with figs

    Apparently, I’m on a serious carrot kick lately. First Maple-Roasted Baby Carrots and now Coconut-Baked Carrots with Figs! This side dish is sweet, but not too sweet, satisfying, and tastes, oh, so wonderful. If you like coconut and figs (and, obviously, carrots), you will love this recipe! Coconut-Baked Carrots with Figs Ingredients: 1 pound of […]


    Tired Pug

    Hi, friends! I hope your week is off to a great start! Murphy’s week didn’t start off great, but I assume it’s because of his involvement with PAMC. I’m happy to report though that Murphy is feeling a lot better today. He ate a delicious dog treat from Oahu this morning, so he’s been in […]


    First Snowfall of the Year

    November 28, 2012


    Look what happened last night! Snow. Yikes. I’m not sure I’m ready for winter. Are you?  Breakfast For breakfast this morning, I made my favorite meal-of-the-moment: French Toast Breakfast Scramble. I added shredded coconut and a scoop of Teddie Peanut Butter to the mix. I also drank a glass of iced Dandy Blend with Rice […]



    Maybe I’m boring, but I tend to eat the same few breakfasts over and over again. I like to try new things, but breakfast is one of those meals that I don’t like to mess with too much because a good breakfast sets the tone for my day. I want my breakfast to fill me […]


    Loaded Pumpkin Cookies

    November 9, 2012

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    I guess today was one of those days when I was craving a plate of cookies. Almost as soon as I hit publish on my previous post, I started thinking about how delicious a warm, gooey cookie would taste. I had some canned pumpkin in the fridge that needed to be used up, so I […]