Was perusing Pinterest before Easter, and of course it was full of Easter treats recipes. One that stood out to me though, were these coconut macaroon nests. For the one and only reason…simplicity!! With only a few ingredients, it was pretty easy for me to decide to try this recipe out. It was the perfect choice to make while our son was having Daddy time playing. I was able to whip them up quickly and the nests were done before his bed time. Instead of melting white chocolate (we’re not much fans of it any way), I hacked it with cookie icing, to stick the eggs to the nests. Not as pretty, but I think I actually, almost nailed it visually LOL For me the recipe made 24, since it seems I put a bit more of the mixture in each mini cupcake holder 😉 They were yummy, though on the much sweeter side. I may cut the sugar in half the next time I try, since the coconut flakes are already sweetened. All in all, it’s a super cute treat for Easter or for spring in general. Because who really needs a holiday as an excuse to eat – right?! The link for the recipe is below. Give it a try and let me know what you think of it!!
A friend of mine posted a list of St. Patrick’s Day recipes, and when I came across these squares I had to try them out. And let me tell you, they DO NOT disappoint, in the tart lime flavour department…omnomnom!! They were super easy to make, as it was just an adaptation, from a lemon square recipe. And it only took about an hour, from start to finish. I didn’t dust the top with icing sugar, but you can definitely go that route for guests, if you decide to try this recipe out 🙂
Saw these available at Timmy’s a while back, and we decided to give them a try. Not bad!! The flavour was just right, and not too in your face. If you’re a fan of the salted caramel flavour, then give it a try, as a timbit or donut.
We made these last Christmas, and we loved them!! Last year, we made them right around Christmas, but this year, we didn’t get to making them until this past Monday. The original recipe calls for rum, but we’re not a fan, so I tried peppermint and they’re so yummy!! This recipe is on our list of holiday recipes, and if you give it a try, it may just get onto yours too 🙂
Saw this a while back, and wanted to give it a try, when it went on sale. Then last week, it was on sale, so we bought one. In a nutshell, it tastes like maple flavoured milk LOL It’s not bad to drink on its own as a flavoured milk, but being that it’s high in sugar, I won’t be having it very often!! We also used it when making homemade pancakes last weekend, and though I didn’t notice the flavour in the pancakes, they didn’t taste bad either LOL If you love maple, as much as I do, I think you’ll like it too. But it’s definitely a treat!!
I used to love raw cookie dough…licking the bowl, the spoon and even eating the cookies before they went into the oven! I don’t know many people who don’t like it, as a matter of fact. Usually cookie dough is loaded with sugar, white flour, butter and eggs. It is definitely not something healthy to be snacking on. That is why I decided to make a clean, healthy, protein-packed recipe to snack on and I think I’ve come up with a winner.
Cookie Dough Protein Bites
🔹1/4c pb, heated
🔹1/4c greek yogurt
🔹2scoops vanilla protein powder
🔹1t vanilla extract
2⃣Add in and mix again:
🔹2T carob chips (or dark chocolate chips)
3⃣Roll into small “bites” and refrigerate
Made these Coconut Cocoa Balls, just now, as I had been looking for a recipe to try out. They were SUPER simple, and now chilling in the fridge!! We did taste test, and with the peppermint extract I put in, it was pretty good 🙂 I’ll definitely try almond extract the next time I make them, because as much as I’m a fan of rum, I don’t like them in these LOL I have a feeling, these will be our new, New Year’s Day tradition…omnomnom.
My hubby surprised me, and brought these scrumptious goodies home for us yesterday…omnomnom!! The Chocolate Iced Heart is basically their Chocolate Iced Kreme Filled donut, but in the shape of a cute heart 🙂 The Double Chocolate is basically their Chocolate Iced Glazed with a swirl of chocolate cream in the centre…pure nummy evilness!! These donuts are available at Krispy Kreme until tomorrow (Valentine’s Day – February 14), so get them while they last 🙂