Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookie Recipe

Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookie Recipe |

There's the best 10-year-old boy ever living in my house. (I'm not biased at all!)  He has Celiac Disease and is therefor gluten-free, so I continue to create as many super delicious gluten-free cookie recipes as possible.Whenever I make cookies, both my kids want to try them (go figure), and it's a huge bummer … [Read more...]

Tropical Pancakes {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Tropical Pancakes {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Tropical pancakes.  Does that even make sense!?Maybe not -- however, as I mentioned when we dished up the Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Grilled Pork Chops, my family and I are going on a tropical beach vacation (today's the day!), and I've been working tropical fruits into all sorts of recipes. … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Coconut-Pineapple Pancakes & Recipes Organic Bakery

August 6-Gluten-Free Coconut-Pineapple Pancakes and Recipes Bakery

Since my nine-year-old son has Celiac Disease, whenever we travel I always google "gluten-free breakfast restaurants."  Lunch and dinner are easy on most trips since sushi and Mexican food are two of his favorites, and both offer a ton of gluten-free options.  However, breakfast is another story -- especially when you … [Read more...]

Ghost Pepper Jolokia Caramelized Pineapple with Coconut Sticky Rice

Ghost Pepper Jolokia Caramelized Pineapple with Coconut Sticky Rice | Cooking On The Weekends

Hot! We're talking H-O-T! We're talking very H-O-T! Ghost Jolokia peppers are said to be 300 times hotter than Jalapeños.  That's 300 times!  They are at the top of the list of the hottest peppers in the world!When Melissa's Produce sent me Ghost Pepper Jolokia Hot Sauce for recipe testing, I wasn't quite sure … [Read more...]

Spiced Granola Breakfast Cookie Recipe

Spiced Granola Breakfast Cookie Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Ever just wanna have a friend come by for a cup of coffee on a lazy weekend morning?  While I adore a feast of a brunch, on occasion, I just want a delicious morning snack and a fantastic cup of coffee.This creation developed as a result of my love of granola, cookies, and breakfast/brunch.  Rather than make this a … [Read more...]

Mango Ginger Chicken Recipe


Soometimes when I bite into a perfectly ripe mango with my eyes closed, I feel like I'm in the tropics.  The flavor and perfume of the mango takes me to Hawaii, the Caribbean, Tahiti -- really, anywhere tropical.And now I'm sitting on the beach!Certain foods often bring our minds to different places, moods, or … [Read more...]

Curry French Fries with Coconut-Lime Dipping Sauce


These Curry French Fries are unique, crazy delicious, and a most perfect snack!Who doesn't love a good French fry?I mean, seriously!Remember my Smoky Chipotle Parmesan French Fries?Well my friends, these fries, while a totally different flavor profile, are just as amazing!They're like a meal in and … [Read more...]

Salted Dulce De Leche Macaroons {Gluten-Free Recipe}


I'm back from a wonderful holiday.  We climbed rocks beneath amazing waterfalls, walked through unbelievable Sequoia trunks, and sipped coffee without rushing off anywhere. It was relaxing and rejuvenating.And I so hope you enjoyed your food "drop-off" while I was away.  I'm sorry I couldn't get your dessert to you … [Read more...]

Caramelized Banana-Coconut-Chocolate Chip Muffins {Gluten-Free Recipe}


You know that I adore a lovely brunch, right?  Well let's make it a gluten-free brunch this weekend.  And not just because -- but because that way my oldest son and husband can partake in all of it!I think the best gluten-free treats, are those that are inherently gluten-free.  So I try to develop my gluten-free … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: A Special Kind of Lily and an Almond Joy Cookie Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Almond Joy Cookie Recipe {Gluten-Free}

The common name for the lily flowers I'm sharing with you today is actually Naked Ladies. Naked Ladies don't usually bring my mind to food -- rather, to an amazing trip to Big Sur, California I took with my husband -- then suitor ;-).These pretty pink flowers were popping up here, there, and everywhere!  They were … [Read more...]