Hawaiian Mango Bread

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Mango bread has taken the place of banana bread in our house, hearts and stomachs ever since we had in it Maui a couple years ago and again in Kauai this past summer. Made with Chosen Foods Avocado oil to keep it extra moist and delicious. I am a Chosen Foods ambassador and received Avocado […]


High Protein Banana Colada Smoothie

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High Protein Banana Colada Smoothie is a great way to start off your school day with vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber and healthy fats. This post is sponsored by Nutribullet on behalf of their Nutribullet University program. They sent me a Nutribullet to try out the new Nutribullet University Pro as well as one to give […]


Tasting Kauai Part One – Kealia Farm Tour

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Kealia Farm is one of Kauai’s thriving Taro Farms located on the East Side of Kauai across from Kealia beach. We visited the farm on our first stop of our Tasting Kauai food tour, the “coconut coast tour”. This post is sponsored by Tasting Kauai.  On our recent vacation to Kauai one of the days […]


Chocolate Drizzled Fresh Pineapple with Toasted Coconut and Sea Salt

Dark Chocolate Drizzled Fresh Pineapple with Toasted Coconut and Sea Salt. I don’t think these need any more explanation other than the title, and YUM. My friend Liz of the blog, Floating Kitchen, posted the other day how she is rebelling against the early onslaught of pumpkin that we are already starting to see online. […]


Sparkling Watermelon Lemonade

Sparkling Watermelon Lemonade is my go-to drink to stay cool all summer long and what perfect day to share than none other but National Watermelon Day!! We are bona-fide watermelon addicts in my house. Especially my 6 year old. She can’t get enough. I think if I let her she would eat an entire watermelon […]


Hummingbird Pancakes

Hummingbird Pancakes are a fun breakfast twist on the southern classic cake. Spiced pecan pancakes layered with pineapple, coconut, bananas and cream cheese whipped cream. Delicious! This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market on behalf of their blog, Discover. We are back from Hawaii and it was amazing like it always is. I have […]


Grilled Pork Chops with Grilled Chile Lime Corn

Grilled Pork Chops are a summer staple at our house so is grilled corn. We look forward to when we get to have fresh corn on the cob during summer and our favorite way to prepare them is to grill and season with chile lime salt and butter. I also got to try out Grill […]


Mermaid Smoothie (Banana-Mango-Pineapple-Spirulina-Smoothie)

My Mermaid Smoothie is full of vitamins, minerals, super-healthy spirulina, (blue green algae) and several tropical fruits to give you a boost of nutrition to start your day. This delicious smoothie recipe is sponsored by Wolf Gourmet. Why did I call it a Mermaid Smoothie? Because its blue, green and yellow layers look like the […]


Lavender Passion Fruit Vodka Lemonade

Lavender Passion Fruit Vodka Lemonade is a refreshing and tart summertime cocktail. Sweetened with a vanilla lavender simple syrup this Hawaiian cocktail creation is sure to slip your mind into a daydream about a tropical vacation with every sip. Even if only for a brief few moments of your day.  My husband has been pushing […]


Grilled Mixed Seafood Kabobs and Old Bay Sweet Potato Wedge Fries

Summertime and the grilling is easy… oh so cheesy but it is summer time so that means grill all the foods!! This Grilled Mixed Seafood Kabobs with Old Bay Sweet Potato Wedge Fries recipe is sponsored by World Market on behalf of the blog, Discover.    Living in Las Vegas we tend to use the […]


Roasted Pineapple Hawaiian Mule Cocktail

I often see articles on “What is your signature cocktail for summer of 2016?” Or whatever season is being talked about, a signature cocktail is always discussed for that season. This year I discovered Moscow Mules and while on their own they are refreshing and delicious, I think they are a starting point for so […]


Red, White and Blue Sangrias

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Red, White and Blue Sangrias are perfect for the Fourth Of July and I made these exclusively for Discover, a blog by World Market. This post is sponsored by World Market.  Fourth of July. When you see all things red, white and blue, especially foods. The majority of what you see these days are off-putting […]