Category Archives: coconut

Tropical Tart

It’s the dead of winter, and it’s cold. Wouldn’t we all like just a little bit of the tropics right about now? You know you would. Unless you’re my kiddo, who absolutely turned his nose up at this one. Silly … Continue reading

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Whipped Coconut Butter Frosting

Remember the coconut cake? I teased you then and said I’d post the recipe for the frosting soon. Today’s the day! Alas, there are no photos. You’ll just have to refer back to the cake and picture what it might … Continue reading

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Coconut Cake (grain-free/paleo option)

This is the season of birthdays in my house. We’ve got one in February, one in March, a couple in April…. It’s a cake extravaganza around here. And, now, finally, I can say there’s a cake I like. Okay. A … Continue reading

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Passing a Plate of Chocolate Coconut Goodness

Let’s talk unsweetened chocolate. Growing up, my mom always had an orange box of Baker’s unsweetened chocolate in the cupboard. It was a crucial ingredient in brownies, cakes, my annual birthday chocolate torte, and my dad’s annual birthday whipped frosting. … Continue reading

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Pina Colada Smoothie

Creamy, comforting, and full of vitamin C, this is the perfect smoothie for the cold and flu season. Or so says the sick kiddo. Pina Colada Smoothie 1 very ripe banana 1 small handful frozen pineapple 1/4 to 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Super C Porridge

In case you’ve been living under a blog-world rock, let me just mention that it’s October Unprocessed.  (Don’t worry, I was living under a blog-world rock until about, oh, September 29th.) I won’t reiterate all the rules of October Unprocessed … Continue reading

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Coco-Nutty Truffles

Easy, quick, just a handful of whole-food ingredients. That sums up my cooking these days. But that’s okay, because when the kiddo comes home from school ravenous and needs a snack NOW, these coco-nutty truffles are just the thing. You … Continue reading

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Vanilla Coconut Ice

It’s been hot. I haven’t been baking. Except those darn coco-meal cookies that I can’t get quite right even after 5 batches. My food has been boring. Some might even say vanilla. Except sometimes vanilla is good. Like this. Vanilla … Continue reading

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Coconut Carob Truffles

Oh coconut, how I’ve missed you. But, now you’re back! So, let’s have a torrid love affair in the shape of a truffle, okay? Okay. Coconut Carob Truffles – Vegan, Grain-free, Nut-free, Sugar-free 1/2 cup roasted pumpkin seeds, ground fine … Continue reading

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What we do for friends….

A friend of mine has been dealing with chronic and debilitating back pain issues. She’s tried most of the conventional (non-invasive) approaches. Nothing has worked. Her primary care doc decided to send her to a naturopath, who asked her to … Continue reading

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