Coconut Fudge

Coconut Fudge with toasted coconut on top from @createdbydiane

These cute little tubs of coconut deliciousness will be a huge hit with the coconut lovers in your life!   I just LOVE coconut, and I'm not alone... everyone in my house loves it too. For a quick and delicious treat, I whipped up a batch of coconut fudge and topped them with some … [Read more...]


How to toast coconut in the oven

how to make toasted coconut in the OVEN @createdbydiane

Toasted Coconut is one of my favorites, I love it on a dish of ice cream and even on my dish of yogurt for breakfast, this post will show you how easy it is to toast a whole tray of coconut in minutes to a delicious crispness.     It's no secret I love coconut, I've shared lots of … [Read more...]


Chocolate Coconut Football Cookies

football cookies @createdbydiane #football #gameday

Get GAME DAY ready with these Chocolate Coconut Football Cookies, no matter how the game is going, these are a must. You may be hearing grunts and growns or WHOO HOO's from in front of the TV, these will help celebrate or they can help soothe the bad play, bad call or error. These will … [Read more...]


Coconut Chicken with Pineapple Guacamole

Coconut Chicken  with pineapple guacamole recipe @createdbydiane

I'm sure I've mentioned a time or two how much I love snacking. I think"snack time" is under rated. My kids have snack time or they call it "break" well I need a break, how about you? For my snack I'd like something sweet and crunchy and filling and well dipping is essential in all … [Read more...]


Almond Joy Cupcakes

Almond Joy Cupcakes @createdbydiane

Sweet and Easy Almond Joy Cupcakes to start off the Christmas Season in Style. Have you started decorating for Christmas yet? Do you wait until day before to do everything? Either way you will HAVE To make these because they will put you in the Christmas spirit immediately! You will … [Read more...]


Luau Pasta Salad “Summer Picnic Party”

Luau Pasta Salad Recipe @createdbydiane

Pasta Salad is one of my go to items for an item to bring to a.... Party, BBQ, Picnic, Beach Day I like that it's all contained in one dish and at anytime I could grab a scoop and be satisfied that I'm not loading up on everything in sight, especially if all other items aren't ready … [Read more...]


Coconut Banana Cake

Coconut Banana Cake @createbydiane

Yes, I eat cake for breakfast... Every chance I GET! It has bananas in it, so it's breakfast food, right? And when you think about it, this is half the calories of all the cakes I see in my local coffee shop, so that right there means it's good for me in the morning. I like figures, … [Read more...]


Grilled Pina Colada Pie

Grilled Pina Colada Pie @createdbydiane

  Easy as PIE! I know some of you don't think pie is easy, but it really can be. Pillsbury makes pie making even easier, they take the mystery right out of it and allow you to be creative with your pie making, so you'll have more time to enjoy PIE! I just love pie and have for as long as … [Read more...]


Coconut Cut Out Cookies

Coconut Cut Out Cookies @createdbydiane

I just love coconut! toasted, regular even unsweetened.... I love it all. I remember years ago seeing coconut shrimp on a menu and well... The menu got closed immediately, I knew just what I HAD to order and it didi't disappoint in the least. Crunchy toasted coconut covering the shrimp and … [Read more...]


Pink Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pink Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies @createdbydiane

I just love that February is full of all things Pink and Red. No better way to dress up a yummy chocolate chip cookie but to wrap it in PINK COCONUT if you ask me. They remind me of those snowball cakes I had as a kid. So pretty in pink.   To make pink coconut, tint it with a few … [Read more...]


Chocolate Cherry Coconut Buttermilk Scones

Chocolate Cherry Coconut Buttermilk Scones @createdbydiane

As you know I just love scones. They really are so delicious, I could eat them morning, noon and night. And I do sometimes, there is no set time to have a scone. These combine the delicious tartness of cherries along with coconut and chocolate and really nothing could be better if you ask … [Read more...]


Raspberry Coconut Scones

raspberry coconut scones @createdbydiane

How on earth did we ever survive a day without technology such as cell phones and internet. I remember back in the olden days we used to just dream and wish a store to carry a particular item. We'd wait and wait to see if it became trendy enough for the stores to sell the items of our dreams. Now … [Read more...]


Coconut Lime Scones

Coconut-Lime Scone Recipe

                It's the middle of winter and I keep hearing about all the snow everyone is getting. So to bring you all some warm thoughts I made these tropical Scones. The warm breeze is blowing a Coconut-Lime aroma all over … [Read more...]


Caramel Coconut Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie Pie

Caramel Coconut Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie pie

Caramel Coconut Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie Pie I love pie, but there are times when I want pie with no pie crust. Either I don't want to make pie crust, or I want a  cookie pie crust. There are no rules in pie, so this pie has a cookie pie crust. Not one thing wrong with it. Disagree...well you … [Read more...]


Mini Gold Kiwi Upside Down Cakes

Gold Kiwi Mini Upsidedown cakes

Gold Kiwi Upside Down Cakes I love gold Kiwi and look forward to "season" which is from May-Oct. It has a more tropical flavor than the green kiwi that you typically see. The skin is smooth and you can eat it, really it's not fuzzy. Since this fruit is juicy and delicious and when sliced the size … [Read more...]