Banana Coconut Sweet Bread: Guest Post for Food Babbles

Banana Coconut Sweet Bread | This Banana-Coconut Sweet Bread is incredibly easy to make. It uses coconut in each element to really give it a tropical twist. Enjoy!

This Banana Coconut Sweet Bread is incredibly easy to make. It uses coconut in each element to really give it a tropical twist. Enjoy! This sweet bread recipe is one of our favourites. It's one I've been making for about 15 years. It takes my Mom's Banana Bread recipe and changes it up a little bit. The addition of coconut comes from my extreme love of all things coconut. I am a coconut recipe fiend. I can never get enough of it. I made this recipe for my friend, Kate. She blogs at … [Read more...]

Vegan Toasted Coconut Ice Cream: Guest Post for Around My Family Table

Vegan Coconut Ice Cream| Toasted coconut meets ice cream, this recipe is going to knock your socks off. Plus it's vegan, so you can eat more of it because it's healthy. Right?

Toasted coconut meets ice cream, this recipe is going to knock your socks off. Plus it's vegan, so you can eat more of it because it's healthy. Right? Excuse me while I stare at ice cream.... Are you doing it too? Of course you are. I mean look at this stuff. It's gorgeous. My lovely friend Wendy of Around My Family Table asked me to guest post for her. I was so super excited. I adore Wendy, she is such a wonderful blogger. I admire her greatly. Once the excitement settled a … [Read more...]

Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits: Guest Post for Katie of Clarks Condensed

Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits | Layer upon layer of chocolate and coconut, these Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits will impress your guests.

Layer upon layer of chocolate and coconut, these Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits will impress your guests. If you share them, which is really asking a lot to be honest! Seriously man, these things are dangerous. I had way too much fun making them. They should be illegal. But I'm so glad they're not. These little cups of indulgence are filled with brownies, caramel, mini chocolate chips, coconut, chocolate cheesecake, and coconut flavoured whipped cream. I know right. It's like heaven … [Read more...]

Mini Coconut Milkshakes #SilkAlmondBlends @LoveMySilk

Mini Coconut Milkshakes | Silk Almondmilk combined with coconut sorbet makes the perfect treat to beat the heat!

Silk Almondmilk combined with coconut sorbet makes the perfect treat to beat the heat. Add a little garnish to the top the glass for some added fun. I love coconut. It is something I can't get enough of. Whether its fresh coconut, flaked coconut, or coconut milk, I'm in my happy place if coconut is involved. If I can find a way to sip on a coconut drink all the better. If that coconut drink is a bit healthy then that's a huge bonus. This is perfect for an after dinner treat. Silk … [Read more...]

Coconut Whipped Cream and Cherry Parfaits: Guest Post for Crumb

Coconut Whipped Cream And Cherry Parfaits by Cravings of a Lunatic

This simple and quick dessert looks really impressive. It also tastes super decadent, and people will adore you when they try it. What I love about this is how easy it is. There's just something so satisfying to me about tricking people into thinking you spent all day on a dessert when you really only spent a few minutes. I have no idea what that says about me on a personal level, but I get a charge out of pulling the wool over people's eyes on occasion. Don't judge. I'm a huge cherry fanatic, … [Read more...]

Coconut Cream Cookie Stacks | Burning Down The Kitchen with Curry and Comfort

Coconut Cream Cookie Stacks by Cravings of a Lunatic

I just love easy recipe so much. I can't help myself, any chance I get to whip up a quick dessert I jump at it. I'd like to say there's some complicated or honourable reason for it.... but... I just like tricking people. There I said it. I love the idea of people thinking a recipe took a long time to make. I encourage people to think I spent hours in my kitchen working long, tiresome hours in order to satisfy their sweet tooth, and widen their waistlines. I love the feeling of bursting … [Read more...]

Coconut Chocolate Cookies | Burning Down The Kitchen with The Cooking Actress

Coconut Chocolate Cookies by Cravings of a Lunatic

There is just something about the smell of fresh chocolate chip cookies baking that just makes me happy and content. The scent of them just fills the house, wafting through each room until the whole house smells like a bakery. Add the lovely tropical scent of coconut to the mix and it's just sensory overload, in a good way. I can barely keep my hands off them as the finish baking. There are empty spots where cookies should be on the baking sheets. I would love to blame the kids but they are not … [Read more...]

Cherry Cake Pops | Cookbook Review | Cookbook Giveaway

Coconut Cherry Cake Pops 5

Cakepops... it's a love/hate relationship for me. I love to look at cakepops other people like Bakerella make. She is so talented and it makes me think I can make pretty cakepops too. Then I realize I can't. But you totally can...and I'm here to help you. … [Read more...]

Double Coconut Macaroon Cookies: Guest Post for Chelsea’s Culinary Indulgence


Now here is a cookie any one can make. They are simple, fast and completely off the charts when it comes to flavour. I make a different version of these every year for the holidays. This year I wanted to kick things up a notch. I had scored some coconut M & M's on a shopping excursion to the states. So I hid them away knowing I would use them for just this purpose. I knew I would be so happy I saved them so they could add extra coconut goodness to my already fabulous coconut cookies. I was … [Read more...]

Christmas Coconut Cake for Day 3 of #ChristmasWeek


Hi folks. Welcome to day #3 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by yours truly, and Jen of Juanita’s Cocina. Today’s theme for Christmas Week is “Christmas Cakes and Cupcakes”. Make sure you visit all the participating bloggers today to see what special dish they whipped up for you. … [Read more...]

Samoas aka Coconut Caramel Cookie Bars | Burning Down The Kitchen with “From Cupcakes to Caviar”

Samoa Bars | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make and the perfect blend of chocolate and coconut!

Hi folks. We're still on the road, probably flying down some highway right now in an attempt to get mini-me home for school tomorrow. I'm highly doubtful she'll make that first class. I told her I would try but it's a long way from Alberta to Ontario so we'll see how things go. I cannot wait to sleep in my own bed. And hug all my pets and horsey. Probably after a much-needed nap though. Naps then hugs all around. … [Read more...]

Coconut Cream Mini Cheesecakes

Coconut Cheesecake

So today is reveal day for our Burwell Vintage Recipe Swap. Christianna from Burwell General Store runs this group and once a month we makeover a vintage recipe from an old cookbook. I really enjoy this group so much. It is so much fun to see how different people interpret the recipe and change it. Everyone puts their own spin on it which leads to some unique recipes. It's a joy to be involved with these people. They make me push my boundaries each month. This month I did not reach too far as … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Bites for Ice Cream Sunday


Hi folks! Welcome to another Ice Cream Sunday. My fave day of the week. Any day where I get to make and share ice cream is a great day in my book. I had some fun with this one. It is a tad messy to make these but I'm not going to lie, that was half the fun. … [Read more...]

Burning Down The Kitchen with I Breathe…I’m Hungry…while making her Coconut Frenzy Cake

coconut cake

Hi folks. So today I have a special treat for you but before we get to that I did promise some news. I do not want to take the spotlight away from my lovely featured blogger today so I am going to post the breaking Lunatic news on Friday. I hope you can all hang on that long. It's pretty cool news and I look forward to sharing it with everyone. I promise I take absolutely no pleasure in torturing you until then. *evil laugh* For now, on with the show! … [Read more...]

Pistachio Coconut Meringues

Hi folks. Okay so this really has to be snappy today. It's mini-me's 18th Birthday today! Yup, 18 years ago she came into this world kicking and screaming and not much has changed in 18 years. Bah, she knows I am kidding. She is one of the quietest, shy people on the planet. But she does pack a punch. Or a poke, in my right arm, constantly, just because she knows it bugs me. … [Read more...]

Fruity Cherry and Coconut Bars for Secret Recipe Club

Hi folks. Today is reveal day for the Secret Recipe Club. I am going to do something very un-Lunatic like and make this a snappy post though. I am quite sick and it's late, and I really need some rest. … [Read more...]

Fruity Chicken Kebabs/Kababs

Chicken, Coconut and Pineapple Kebabs | We love these kebabs, coconut done on the grill is freaking amazing.

Fruit and Chicken Kebabs are something we love so very much. These ones are fantastic. One batch is Chicken, Mango and Papaya and the other is Chicken, Coconut and Pineapple. Trust me, these kebabs will rock your world! Hi folks. I told you I'd be back. Well, more like warned ya. Whatever! So I have been busy. I made something a little out there but we love them. These are something we make every summer and then gobble them up like mad. Not sure if you will. But you know, whatever! So … [Read more...]