Bloggers Unite for Cookies & Crafts for Sandy Hook #BloggersforSandyHook

In the wake of the horrible events of Friday, December 14th, we wanted to organize a way for bloggers and people all over the world to show their tribute and unite in support of Newtown, Connecticut and Sandy Hook Elementary School. It’s times like these when we feel helpless; we want to DO something to […]

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Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Once thing I love about the holidays/Christmas time, is cookie baking. I actually call it “cookie baking” season. I usually don’t start baking until December 1st, I am one of those people that believes each holiday happenings should take place in the month its supposed to. Like right now I am so bothered by the […]

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Odds And Ends

I have been meaning to start these posts for a while now, but I wasn’t sure what direction I wanted them to go. I love reading “lifestyle”, non-recipe posts on the blogs I follow; they peek into the blog owner/writer’s world past all the baking, cooking, recipe fails and successes and giveaways, and allows one […]

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Spiced Mushroom Cookies #FBCookieSwap

Spiced Mushroom Cookies Pineappleandcoconut.com

These spiced mushroom cookies were made for this years Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap, a great event put on by Lindsay of Love and Olive Oil blog and Julie of The Little Kitchen AND sponsored by OXO, the company that makes all sorts of awesome kitchen and home gadgets, from mixing bowls to spatulas to […]

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Upside Down Cranberry Streusel Bundt Cake

Cranberry Upside Down Streusel Bundt Cake PineappleandCoconut.com

Since my last post was like a gazillion word this post will be short, sweet and to the point, maybe a little tart, just like this upside down cranberry struesel bundt cake is. Or was. We ate it all. Twice. Oops. I finally got to use my new cake platter too! Isn’t she purty??  I […]

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies and Holiday Cookie Baking Tips

Gluten Free Pumpkin Snickerdoodle cookies PineappleandCoconut.com

This is sort of a two part post. One for these deeeeeelicious gluten free pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies and one for MY own personal holiday cookie baking tips. I will alternate pictures of said cookies with my baking tips.  First off  a picture of these cookies: Yum right? Soft, spicy, pumpkiny cookies. There are two types […]

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A Major Pasta Award And Veggie Carbonara

#ilovepasta twitter party prize PineappleandCoconut.com

A few weeks ago, okay maybe a little longer than that, I participated in a twitter chat called #IlovePasta that was hosted by PastaFits.org and Paula from Bell’alimento.  There were several prizes for a few select participants and I found out after the chat that I was selected as one of the winners. Turns out […]

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Hawaiian Style Slow Cooker Kalua Pork

Kalua pork. My favorite Hawaiian pork dish ever. Typically seen at Luaus in Hawaii this amazingly easy and incredibly delicious Hawaiian style slow cooker Kalua pork is a mostly hands off recipe, my favorite kind of recipe. This is also called crock pot kalua pork, kalua pig, luau pork. However you call it or make it, anyway […]

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Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Salad

Butternut Squash Pomegranat Salad PineappleandCoconut.com

So the other day were doing our usual spend entire paycheck grocery shopping at Whole Foods and it was right before lunch and I was STARVING. I walked by the deli to see what they had, perused the salad bar, checked out what soups were on etc. And I spied this salad in the case. […]

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White Turkey Kale Chili

White Turkey Kale Chili PineappleandCoconut.com

Did you all have a great Thanksgiving holiday? Eat way too much? Not enough? Sick of all things turkey yet? Or still loving all the leftovers and things you can make with leftovers say like oooooh I dunno, maybe this white turkey kale chili? We had a great Thanksgiving. Got to go to my parents […]

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Sweet Potato Crepes With Orange Scented Cranberry Sauce

Sweet Potato Crepes with Orange Scented Cranberry Sauce PineappleandCoconut.com

Sweet potato crepes with orange scented cranberry sauce. Fancy way of saying I put something orangey in the sauce. The food blog world is a lot like the stores when it comes to holiday decorating. MONTHS before the actual holiday is upon us there is decorations already up. In food blog world people are posting […]

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Spiced Apple Cider Bourbon Caramel Sauce

Spice Apple Cider Bourbon Carmel Sauce - PineappleandCoconut.com

You ever make a recipe with several parts and decide one part is so good it needs to be its own separate creation and then put it on everything you make/eat/bake/ or just on a spoon to shove in your mouth until you run out? No? Just me? Ok. Because I made this insanely good […]

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