Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed – Coconut Brioche French Toast with Guava Syrup

Mother’s Day Breakfast in bed – Coconut Brioche French Toast with Guava syrup and Guava-Rosé mimosas. The perfect tropical breakfast in bed for the special mom in your life. Sponsored by Cost Plus World Market on behalf of their blog, Discover. There are two things moms want on Mother’s Day. A day off without their […]

Baked Churros with Three Dipping Sauces

Cinco De Mayo is almost upon us and that means margaritas, tacos and of course churros!! I made these Baked Churros with Three Dipping sauces for Cinco De Mayo Baked Churros with Three Dipping sauces for Cinco De Mayo and for Discover, a blog by World Market. This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World […]

Island Dreamsicle Cocktail #AlohaFriday

It’s that time again, Happy Aloha Friday and I have a brand new Koloa Rum Cocktail for you all today. This is my Island Dreamsicle Cocktail. One sip and you will be dreaming about an Hawaiian island vacation. At least I do when I drink this cocktail.  Thank you to Koloa Rum Company for sending me […]

New Zealand White Wine Steamer Clams Pasta

If I had to pick a favorite dish to eat that I could never give up, white wine steamer clams would be it. It has been a favorite dish of mine since I was young and this New Zealand White Wine Steamer Clams Pasta takes it to a whole new level.  The lovely people at tePā Wines from […]

Tropical Cucumber Kimchi with Mango and Pineapple

I love cucumber kimchi. I love traditional kimchi with cabbage too. But cucumber kimchi? I could eat every day and be a very happy person. There is a Hawaiian poke shop in town that we will get a wide variety of ahi, octopus and salmon poke from as well as cucumber kimchi. I get at […]

One Pot Teriyaki Chicken and Pineapple Rice

One Pot Teriyaki Chicken and Pineapple rice is a great option for a quick weeknight meal that is minimal fuss and mess because it is made all in one pan!! This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market on behalf of their blog, Discover.  It has been so busy around my house this year. […]

Guinness Stout Skillet Brownies with Salted Chocolate Guinness Frosting

Guinness Stout Skillet Brownies with Salted Chocolate Guinness Frosting are a perfect treat for celebrating St. Patrick’s day. Chocolate and Beer. A perfect food pairing. This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market on behalf of their blog, Discover.  There are two camps for brownies the fudgy camp and the cakey camp. I am in […]

Hawaiian Passion Fruit Chiffon Pie (Hamura Saimin Lilikoi Chiffon Pie)

Hawaiian Passion Fruit Chiffon Pie is pie perfection as far as I am concerned. Light, flaky crust filled with an almost lighter than air tart passion fruit chiffon filling, and a sweet marshmallowy frosting and topped with fresh passion fruit seeds. If Hawaii was a pie, this would be it. I counted and this passion […]

Chicken, Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya

This post for Chicken, Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market on behalf of their blog, Discover.  Chicken, Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya is one of my most favorite meals to cook and eat. I discovered it years ago when my husband and I were first dating, we went out […]

Vanilla Pavlova with Vanilla Bean Whip, Passion Fruit Curd and Pineapple Boba

I LOVE Pavlovas and this Vanilla Pavlova with vanilla bean whip, passion fruit curd and pineapple boba is my most favorite version that I have made to date. Light, marshmallowy and not too sweet, it’s a perfect dessert for any time of year. Pavlovas have an interesting history. Apparently it is quite the controversy down […]

Hawaiian Isles Kona Coffee Giveaway

Giveaway is now over. Congrats to Kelly A. There will be another Hawaiian Isles Kona Coffee Co. Giveaway around Valentine’s day – this time an Instagram only giveaway. Be sure to be following me there to keep a look out for it! Happy Aloha Friday!!  I am so excited today because I have partnered with […]

Australian Open Tennis Court Tim Tam Cake

This Australian Open Tennis Court Tim Tam Cake post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market. I can already tell 2017 is going to be an amazing year since my first sweepstakes promotion and recipe for Cost Plus World Market combines BOTH of my worlds. Food and tennis! I made a Tennis Court Tim Tam […]