Posts Tagged ‘coconut’

Banana Pina Colada Muffins

March 26, 2010 by andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes

Recently, I ran across this recipe for Banana Pina Colada Muffins. Since I had some ripe bananas that needed to be used, I decided to give the recipe a try. They’re a nice change from the typical banana muffin. I don’t think they tasted anything like a pina colada, though. The name must be referring to the ingredients used […]

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John’s Kitchen Sink Cookies

March 5, 2010 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Baking, Chocolate, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Recipes

Chewy and delicious, these gussied-up chocolate chip cookies have a few bonus ingredients thrown in for kicks (oats, coconut, raisins and/or pecans). You can have fun changing up the add-ins each time you make them. Add more chocolate chips if you don’t like raisins or pecans. Anyway, you get the picture…just make ’em how you like […]

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Chicken Curry Soup with Coconut and Lime

December 29, 2009 by andrea | Comments Off on Chicken Curry Soup with Coconut and Lime | Filed in Asian, Chicken, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew

  Here’s a quick curry-flavored soup that is delicious and easy to make. You can even change up the flavors each time you make it by using different curries. I used curry powder this time (doubling the amount called for); next time I’ll try red, green or yellow Thai curry paste. Although the soup would be […]

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Fruit & Nut Granola

February 11, 2009 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Breakfast, Recipes

My first attempt at making granola was a few years ago around the holidays. I gave a sample of it to a few friends to try and they both liked it so much they made it themselves to package up and give out as teacher’s gifts for Christmas. I’d say that’s a hearty stamp of approval! The […]

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Coconut Blondies

January 29, 2009 by andrea | Comments Off on Coconut Blondies | Filed in Baking, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Recipes

Everyone needs a dessert recipe they can turn to that is quick and delicious. This recipe for moist and chewy Coconut Blondies is one of those. I think they’re really good exactly as written, but extra good with 3/4 cup of chocolate chips added to the dough. The recipe calls for toasted pecans but I don’t bother with that; I just use […]

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