Cinnamon Peach Dessert

Have you noticed how craving dessert after a meal becomes more pronounced when you are trying to lose weight? If you do not then you are lucky, because it seems to happen to me a lot! It’s almost as if a meal is not complete unless you finish it with a dessert. However, what I…

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Guava and Cream Cheese Ice Cream

So this is the recipe that I feel took me over the top in creations and is one of the first inserts to my Cookbook –  Buy Cookbook Here A very popular dessert in Cuba is too serve casacaras de guayava con queso crema en galletas cubana (guava shells with cream cheese on Cuban crackers). It…

Coconut Rum Macaroons

Coconut, Coconut, Coconut! This is such an amazing ingredient and not only is great for food, you can also use it for scrubs and fragrances. I have another blog that is titled toasted coconut, and this is great to have and top other dishes off with them. I can guarantee that I will have plenty…

Toasted Coconut

Coconut is an ingredient that is delicious on savory or sweet dishes and toasted it’s even better. You will usually find sweetened coconut at the grocery, and it’s even yummier when toasted due to the sugar, but I usually have the organic unsweetened and natural coconut flakes. To toast the coconut you need nothing but…

Sugar Twisted Donuts

Okay so two back to back dessert recipes doesn’t really follow the theme of healthy cooking, but I actually made these last week and it took me a while to write the blog. So to keep with the all work no play statement on the cookie blog, don’t make these until next weekend (LOL). So…

Oatmeal-Choco Raisin Cookies

Okay so this is definitely part of the “all and no play” is a no go in my world recipe. I’ve never considered myself much of a baker because everything is so measured, but when I do bake, I make myself proud. This is definitely one of those proud moment recipes. I also love to…

Healthy Fruit Bowl

I love Saturday’s more than any other day of the week and I am sure I am not the only one. As a realtor, however, I show property on the weekends, but this Saturday, I am off ; ). I woke up early and did some exercise. I had the entire gym to myself in…