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  • shredded pork with pineapple barbecue sauce

    Pulled Pork with Pineapple Barbecue Sauce

    Pulled Pork with Pineapple Barbecue Sauce ~ impossibly tender meat slathered in a sweet and savory barbecue sauce inspired by Hawaiian huli huli, this will make the best pulled pork sandwiches of…

  • Pineapple coconut squares with forks

    Pineapple Coconut Bars

    Pineapple Coconut Bars are an easy tropical inspired treat made with juicy crushed pineapple, coconut, and a brown sugar shortbread crust ~ perfect for breakfast, bunch, or all day snacking.  I…

  • No Churn Pineapple Chile Sorbet

    No Churn Pineapple Chile Sorbet ~ just a few healthy ingredients and a blender make a uniquely refreshing sorbet ~ the flavor inspiration comes straight from the fruit carts of Mexico. …

  • Salmon with Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa

    Salmon with Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa ~ this is a healthy light meal for a warm night, and the spicy fruit salsa can double as an appetizer ~ just add chips and…

  • Spicy Pineapple Habanero Jam with cheese and crackers

    Pineapple Habanero Jam ~ just 3 ingredients!

    Pineapple Habanero Jam is a delicious no-sugar, no-pectin recipe — the heat and the sweet will duke it out in your mouth, and cheese and crackers will never be the same…

  • chunky carrot and pineapple cake with a berry icing

    Carrot Pineapple Cake with Blackberry Icing

    Carrot Pineapple Cake with Blackberry Icing has to be one of the more unique cakes on the blog, the moist and chunky cake is chocked full of fruit and nuts, while…

  • Jamaican Jerk Chicken with Pineapple & Rum

    Jamaican Jerk Chicken with Pineapple & Rum ~ change up the old routine with a vibrant roasted chicken with an island vibe! Quick — what do you think of when someone…

  • Pineapple Banana Bread

    Pineapple Banana Bread

    This Pineapple Banana Bread is an unexpected treat ~ ripe bananas, crushed pineapple, and shredded coconut make for a dreamy cake, and don’t forget that sweet/tangy pineapple glaze!…

  • Grilled Pineapple Salad 4

    Grilled Pineapple Salad

    Grilled Pineapple Salad ~ think outside the box this year and save some space on the grill for this unique grilled fruit salad ~ it’s the perfect barbecue side dish!…

  • Pineapple Jalapeno Popsicles 10

    Pineapple Jalapeno Popsicles

    I’m kicking off the unofficial start of summer with a whole week of new popsicle recipes, tips, and useful links. Homemade popsicles are so incredibly versatile I need an entire week to…

  • Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa

    Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa ~ it’s Groundhog Day this weekend.  Also 48 days till the first day of spring.  53 till we visit my Dad and his wife in…

  • strawberry Barbecue Sauce in a jar with spoon and fresh berries

    Strawberry Barbecue Sauce

    Strawberry Barbecue Sauce is a luscious concoction of some of my favorite flavors ~ fresh berries, rum, raw sugar, cider vinegar, and molasses. Grill with it, slather it on meatloaf, or…

  • Tropical Hot Dog Bar ~ seven exotic condiments to take your next barbecue to the tropics!

    Tropical Hot Dog Bar

    I admit it, I’m a closet hot dog lover, maybe you are too?  Today I’m sharing a slew of exotic toppings for a tropical hot dog bar, including homemade spicy kiwi…

  • Homemade Hawaiian Rolls Recipe

    Homemade Hawaiian Rolls are a diy version of the famous King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls ~ these golden buns are soft, lightly sweet dinner rolls that will round out all your meals this…

  • a slice of blueberry lemon layer cake with fork

    The Spring-iest Spring Dessert Recipes!

    The days are getting longer and warmer, and our treats are getting lighter and springier! Make one of these pretty dessert recipes the centerpiece of your next spring fling.…

  • Fabulously Fudgy One Bowl Brownies!

    Fabulously Fudgy One Bowl Brownies!  Brownies are the ultimate pantry recipe, and this one is so simple you can memorize it for those times when you’re craving a little comfort.  It…

  • jalapeño butter in a small glass container

    How to Make Jalapeño Butter

    Do you know how to make jalapeño butter? Because everybody needs a kicky butter to slather on their corn, their green beans, their biscuits, and their steak, right?  This spicy compound…

  • plum amaretto sorbet in a small glass with spoon

    Easy Plum Amaretto Sorbet

    Easy Plum Amaretto Sorbet ~ this epic summer fruit sorbet is unlike anything you’ve ever tasted, it’s like biting into a ripe juicy plum, exploded tenfold.   To be honest, a…

  • Colorful Firecracker Chicken in a wok with tongs

    The 16 Best Panda Express Copy Cat Recipes!

    The 16 Best Panda Express Copy Cat Recipes ~ from chow mein and fried rice to everybody’s favorite orange chicken, these restaurant style copy cats are spot on!…

  • Sweet Fire Chicken Skewers fanned out on a plate

    Sweet Fire Chicken Skewers

    Sweet Fire Chicken Skewers ~ tender chicken kabobs stacked with a rainbow of onions, peppers, and pineapple chunks grilled up in a sweet and spicy sauce inspired by my current Panda…

  • Coconut Rice with a sprig of cilantro

    How to Make Coconut Rice

    How to Make Coconut Rice ~ coconut rice is rich and creamy with a subtle tropical flavor that is so much more than a side dish for chicken or fish.  It…

  • Fruit Salad with creamy coconut poppy seed dressing

    Creamy Fruit Salad with Coconut Dressing

    Creamy Fruit Salad with Coconut Dressing ~ it’s  grandma’s potluck classic spiffed up and brought into the 21st century with a non-dairy vegan coconut lime dressing, and trust me, you won’t…

  • Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad in glass bowl

    Summer Potluck Salad Recipes for the 21st Century!

    Summer Potluck Salad Recipes for the 21st Century! ~ it’s potluck season again and whether it’s the company picnic or a backyard barbecue, you’re going to need a few potluck salads…

  • Great Island Salad Plate in a white bowl with chicken salad and mixed fruit

    Great Island Curried Chicken Salad Plate

    My Great Island Curried Chicken Salad Plate has a definite tropical spring break vibe with a tumble of colorful mixed fruit anchored by a big scoop of curried chicken salad (made…

  • Colorful Firecracker Chicken in a wok with tongs

    Firecracker Chicken

    I love everything about this Firecracker Chicken ~ the vivid peppers, the tender chunks of chicken, and the fiery sweet and spicy sauce ~ it’s so much better than takeout!…

  • The Ultimate Guide to Nachos!

    The Ultimate Guide to: Nachos!

    The Ultimate Guide to: Nachos! ~ possibly the world’s most perfect food.  This beloved game day appetizer can double as an easy 30 minute dinner any day of the week.…