Pineapple cupcakes with coconut cream frosting - homemade tropical flavored cupcakes loaded with pineapple and coconut flavors.
Desserts

Pineapple Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Frosting plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

If you want a moist tropical flavored cupcake these Pineapple Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Frosting are just your ticket. These cupcakes are so simple to whip up and are loaded with pineapple and flavor that you may never consider using a boxed cake mix again. A little more measuring and mixing twice instead of just… Continue reading Pineapple Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Frosting plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Zucchini dessert recipes: Cakes, breads, brownies, muffins, cookies, pies and cobbler all made with zucchini.
Breads, Breakfast, Desserts

15 Sweet Treats Made with Zucchini

While garden-sitting for my neighbors while they were on vacation, I spied this beauty hiding under a leaf. Why do zucchinis do that?! One day nothing and the next day you have a green prickly billy club! Knowing it would be baseball bat size by the time she got home, I picked it. I will give… Continue reading 15 Sweet Treats Made with Zucchini

No Knead Pineapple Rosemary Bread
Breads, Breakfast, Desserts, Fruit

Pineapple Rosemary Bread – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Thanks to the Crazy Ingredient Challenge crew, I have found an amazing new flavor combination. So many great ideas to make with these two ingredients. Be sure to scroll to the bottom to see what the other bloggers came up with this month. I made this INCREDIBLE no-knead Pineapple Rosemary Bread. I spied some dried pineapple… Continue reading Pineapple Rosemary Bread – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Bahia Fruit Salad - Pineapple and Melon Salsa or Fruit Salad based on the one served at Café Bahia in San Diego, CA.
Desserts, Fruit, Sauces

Bahia Fruit Salad or Salsa

Have you ever made something and people ate it wrong and it turns out they created something equally awesome? It just happened to me on Sunday. I had "fruit duty" for Easter dinner, so I decided to take advantage of the opportunity and make some Bahia Fruit Salad so I could get some better photos of it… Continue reading Bahia Fruit Salad or Salsa

Light Carrot Cake
Appetizers, Beef, Desserts, Main Courses - meat, Main Courses - meatless, Pasta, Pork, Poultry, Seafood

Big C Little c, What Begins With C?

Yes, I know I did that title already with "B". But, as I was typing up the Carrot Cake Light recipe I realized I made a lot of things last week that begin with C: carrot cake cupcakes with pineapple cream cheese icing caramelized onion dip with crunchy pita chips candy cane heart confections chicken… Continue reading Big C Little c, What Begins With C?

Fruit, Relishes, Jams and Jellies, Vegetables and Salads

Fruit of the vine

Ah summer time........ when gardens are bursting with fresh produce.  Here in Southern California, vine fruits are in season.   I'll offer some suggestions on other produce in future blogs, but today it is melons and grapes. All kinds of ripe melons are beginning to become available at low prices at the grocery store, which is… Continue reading Fruit of the vine