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Chewy Chocolate Coconut Cookies

I love cookies. I love them with oatmeal because it offers a yummy chewy texture.  It is a constant battle with Ben, who is determined to rid “healthy” ingredients from otherwise perfectly delicious cookies. He likes his sugary and buttery and without les flocons d’avoine. Oh boy, did I show him. These oatmeal chocolate  ...

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Coconut and Nuts Granola

Granola is one of those treats that tastes delicious, is super filling, and a great breakfast option with milk or yogurt, or even a snack! Here is one of the various granola recipes I like to make. It has a delicious crunch from the toasted nuts, a delicate sweetness from the honey and brown sugar, and wholesomeness from the oats, and a fun  ...

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Banana Coconut Bread with Rum

We all have those black-brown bananas that sit in our freezer for weeks/months… peacefully waiting for us to use them in our favourite banana treat. I think it’s about time we try a unique type of banana bread! So, I made a loaf but added rum and coconut. You know, just to see how it would turn out. This is like revolutionized  ...

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Nuts for Coconut and Fruit Energy Bars!

Perhaps you know the feeling: that mild guilt that climbs up your throat like a case of heartburn when you buy those ridiculously miniature and expensive energy/granola bars in the ‘health’ and ‘organic’  food section. You know you can make healthier and more delicious bars at home, and you know they are overpriced, but  ...

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Coconut Lemon Squares

 There is nothing quite like the beautiful combination of lemon and coconut. You get the tangy ripeness from the lemons and the summery nuttiness and chewy texture from the coconut. Together, they make a magical pair! I always associate lemon squares with summertime; perhaps because they seem like picnic food. It is for this reason exactly I  ...

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