Month: August 2011

Super Simple Summer Salad

Looking for an easy and refreshing summer dinner? Look no further. This couldn’t be easier. It’s light and refreshing but filling enough to call a meal. Perfect for a hot summer evening when you don’t feel like standing over the stove. 1 Small Head…

Pecan Pie Bars

I just realized I’m on a bit of a pecan kick today. First the haystacks and now these bars. Kind of funny actually because I didn’t like nuts growing up in my food at all. My Grandma always said “your tastes will change as you…

Toasted Coconut and Pecan Haystacks

Chocolate, toasted pecans, toasted coconut. Absolute yummy goodness. Enough said. Toasted Coconut and Pecan Haystacks 8oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking Squares (they are dairy free) About 1 cup Shredded Sweetened Coconut About 3/4 cup Finely Chopped Pecans Melt chocolate in a double broiler or in…

Clementine Carrot Cookies

I have been searching for this recipe for more than 10 years. My mom used to make a cookie similar to this when I was young and it was so good! Smelled good, looked good, and tasted heavenly. The last time I remembered eating…

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These cookies are so easy a monkey could make them. Seriously. They come together in minutes and only take about 12 minutes or so to bake. Perfect if you have unexpected company or want to satisfy a peanut butter and chocolate craving but don’t…

Homemade Mixed Berry Sorbet

I have to admit, I’m astonished at how good this is. I can’t believe I haven’t been making my own sorbet for years. It is leaps and bounds above store-bought sorbet. There really is no comparison. The flavors are pure and powerful and literally taste…

Black Bean Dip

I have a deep love for summer. The sun, the heat that seeps deep into your bones…so relaxing. The long days, the gardening, barbecuing, yummy drinks with lime and mint, camping. I could go on and on. I also love all of the foods that…