Seared Sockeye Salmon Salad with Figs and Honey Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

I love salmon on salads and this Seared Sockeye Salmon Salad with Figs and Honey Lemon Basil Vinaigrette is my new fave. Copper River Salmon sent me a few Prince William Sound Sockeye Salmon Filets to make two new recipes.  The first recipe is my Grilled Sockeye Salmon with Summer Stone Fruit Salsa. This salad is […]

Grilled Sockeye Salmon with Summer Stone Fruit Salsa

Grilled Sockeye Salmon with Summer Stone Fruit Salsa is one of your two new favorite summer salmon recipes. Copper River Salmon sent me two gorgeous Prince William Sound Sockeye Salmon fillets to make recipes with for a fun little salmon vs salmon recipe contest. Gorgeous gorgeous fish. I was on Twitter a few weeks ago […]

Golden Layered Piña Coladas

Do you like Piña Coladas? I think if Jimmy Buffet had never sang those words would we even think them every time we saw a piña colada? Things to think about. I will ponder this as I sip on my golden layered piña coladas. This is my obligatory Piña Colada cocktail post for National Piña […]

Frozen Pimm’s Cup Slushies

Frozen Pimm’s Cup slushies made just in time for Middle Sunday of this year’s Wimbledon tennis tournament. It has been especially hot there this year, which is much better than the rainy days in years past during the tournament, so a frozen version of their signature cocktail is much needed for cooling off.

Hawaiian Wedding Mai Tai Cocktails

Hawaiian Wedding Mai Tai Cocktails. These are the mai tai cocktails we had at our wedding on Kauai 11 years ago and I am finally sharing for National Mai Tai day!!   I love a good Mai Tai. I have had them on every Hawaiian island, and have yet to pick a fave. Each one […]

Grilled Korean Chicken Wings with Honey Gochujang Dipping Sauce www.pineappleandcoconut.com #ad #discoverworldmarket

Grilled Korean Chicken Wings with Honey Gochujang Dipping Sauce were made for Discover, A blog by World Market. This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market.  Summertime is here, so is Memorial Day weekend which means get those grills and BBQ’s ready to grill all the foods!!  Foods like these crazy tasty Grilled Korean […]

Puff Pastry Mexican Breakfast Pizza

Puff Pastry Mexican Breakfast Pizza is a delicious savory pastry perfect for breakfast or brunch. Made for Discover, a blog by World Market. My kids aren’t old enough to make breakfast for me for Mother’s Day, well they are, but its not worth the mess and I don’t quite trust them to use my stove […]

Guava Hibiscus Mint Sorbet ( bonus recipe – Lychee Coconut Sorbet )

This post for Guava Hibiscus Mint Sorbet ( and bonus Lychee Coconut Sorbet recipe) is sponsored by Le Creuset on behalf or their new adorable Sorbet Collection. Weather is starting to heat up here in Las Vegas so that means it is popsicle, ice cream and sorbet making time. When Le Creuset asked me to […]

Maui Sunset Cocktail (Pineapple Hibiscus Vodka Cocktail) for Earth Day with PAU Maui Vodka

 Maui Sunset Cocktail ( Pineapple Hibiscus Vodka Cocktail) was created for PAU Maui Vodka for Earth Day 2018. This post is sponsored by PAU Maui Vodka.  When PAU Maui Vodka contacted me to create a cocktail with their vodka ( that is distilled from pineapple, so you know I love it) for Earth Day, I […]

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Raspberry Cake

This Valentine’s Day Chocolate Raspberry Cake was made for Discover, A blog by World Market. This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market.  Valentine’s day is just around the corner and what better way to say I love you to your sweetheart than with making them a show stopper Chocolate Raspberry Cake decorated with […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Bacon and Crispy Leeks

*****Giveaway is over****** Please check your emails to see if you are the winner. I have notified the winner chosen by random. If I do not hear back in 48 hours I will pick a new winner! I am a huge fan of roasted butternut squash soup. It is so simple to make, and so […]

Spicy Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp Bowl with Pineapple

Spicy Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp with Pineapple is a sweet and spicy version of the famous Hawaiian garlic shrimp that can be found at shrimp trucks on several of the islands. I first had this version when I visited Maui a few years ago, but it took a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii last […]