Coconuts and Cardamom – Foods Infused with Passion and Love from All Around the Globe

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  Back to the Basics                    ….       Breads                                        Breakfasts                .           Cakes / Cupcakes

                                     

Cookies / Candies             . …..Desserts         …………..              Drinks              …..       Hawaiian Grinds/Local Eats

                                   

Main Dishes                                        Meat                                      …… Muffins                   .         ….….Pasta / Pizza

                           gluten free carrot cake muffins        

.Pies  (Coming Soon)                         Poultry                                        Salads                                           Sandwiches

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Seafood                                             Sides                                    Snacks/Healthy Treats                    Spreads / Sauces

lemon pepper salmon pan fried                                    Natural Nutella, Vegan, Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

…….Soups                                      Travel Inspired                            ... Vegetables

savory vegetable soup                        

 

Our Collection of Recipes — By Category

 

Back to Basics 

Roasted Red Peppers Simplified

Chiffonade of Basil, Mint, and other herbs

 How to Cut Open an Avocado

Cheesecake – Tips, Tricks, and Recipes

Leek and Garlic Wild Rice

Rice for making Sushi

 

Bread

Apricot Loaf – Gluten Free

Toasted Coconut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with a Sweet Hazelnut Drizzle… Gone Gluten-Free

Zucchini Carrot Bread – Gluten Free 

Apple Cake with Brandy Sauce – Naturally Gluten Free

Banana Coconut Bread – Gluten Free

 

Breakfast 

Autumnal Oatmeal Bake

Baked Oatmeal Squares 

Mini Italian Quiche

Blueberry Pound Cake Stuffed French Toast with Toasted Coconut and Blackberries

Stuffed Croissant French Toast with Nutella, coconut, and bananas

Warm Cocoa Quinoa with Toasted Hazelnuts, Dried Fruit, Fresh Raspberries and Greek Yogurt

Egg in a Hole / Toad in a Hole

Acai Bowls

Crepes – Traditional AND Gluten Free

Quiche – Mushroom and Goat Cheese with Basil and Ground Pork

 

Cake

Spiked Oatmeal Cake

Gateau au Chocolat Fondant de Nathalie  (AKA best chocolate cake ever)

Chocolate Roulade with Blackberry and Lemon Zest Cream – GF

Hawaiian Carrot Cake – GF

Banana Cream Cloud with Nilla Pecan Crust 

Apple Cake with Bourbon Caramel Sauce, Gluten-free

Cheesecake – Hazelnut Infused Chocolate Cheesecake with Hazelnut Caramel Drizzle and Skor Bits

Cheesecake – Tips, Tricks, and Perfecting the Base to a perfect cake

 Cheesecake – White Chocolate Raspberry with Vanilla White Chocolate Frosting

Cheesecake – Hazelnut, White Chocolate, Nutella

Gluten Free Carrot Cake Muffins with Dairy Free Cream Cheese Frosting 

“Good Stuff” – Done Two Ways (Better Than Sex Cake)

Apricot Loaf – Gluten Free

 

Cookies & Candies

Maca No Bakes: Cacao cookies with coconut and maca powder. Ultimate health… in more than one way!

Carob Fudge, All Natural

Chocoholic’s Solution: Triple Chocolate Cookies, Gluten-free

Ooey Gooey Smores Ice Cream Bar

Butter Mochi - Naturally Gluten Free

 White Chocolate Chip Cake Box Whoopees with Peanut Butter Filling

Lemon Cake Box Cookies with White Chocolate

Au Natural Caramel Balls with Toasted Pecans: No butter, No sugar!

Desserts – Other

Gateau au Chocolat Fondant de Nathalie  (AKA best chocolate cake ever)

Coconut Mango Sticky Rice – A Thai Dessert

Chocolate Roulade with Blackberry and Lemon Zest Cream – GF

Coconut Mascarpone Panna Cotta

Banana Cream Cloud with Nilla Pecan Crust 

Boozed Peach Cobbler

Ooey Gooey S’mores Ice Cream Bar

Better than Sex Cake – Done Two Ways

 Easy Dark Chocolate Pudding – Gluten and Dairy Free

Sopapilla Cheesecake with a drizzle of Honey

Healthy Desert – Warm Cocoa Quinoa with Toasted Hazelnuts, Dried Fruit, Fresh Raspberries and Greek Yogurt 

Crepes – Traditional AND Gluten Free

 

Drinks / Smoothies

Samoan Cocoa Rice Drink

Mango Lassi – Pakistan Travel Inspired

Xocolatl – Aztecan Dark Hot Chocolate

Purple Storm Pina Colada

 

Gluten Free – See our Gluten Free Page

 My Story of Going Gluten-Free, Andrea

My Story of Going Gluten-Free, Tawny

 

Hawaiian Grinds / Local Eats

The Kahuku Grill – North Shore’s Best Eats

One Love Surf Shop aka Kava Roots — Pupukea 

 Kahuku Superette- Voted Best Poke on the Island

Acai Bowls – Welcome to the Amazon!

 

Main Course/Entree 

Light Chicken Lettuce Wraps, PF Chang style, GF

Fois Gras My Burger Please!

Chicken Bryan (inspiration from Carrabba’s famous dish)

Tinfoil Dinners: The taste of camping in your backyard

Green Chili Turkey Lettuce Wraps with Avocado Lime Topping

Roasted Ham with Maple Dijon Apricot Glaze

Prime Rib with Garlic Herb Rub, and Red Wine Garlic and Shallot Au Jus

Crepe Bake with White Cheese Sauce, Mushrooms, and Ham

A Take On Tetrazzini – Asparagus, Mushrooms, and Ham in White Sauce over Brown Rice

Savory Chicken Vegetable Soup- A complete meal in a bowl

 Quiche – Mushroom and Goat Cheese with Basil and Ground Pork

Chimichurri Lamb Chops with Garlic and Leek Wild Rice

The Great Croque Monsieur et Madame

 

Meat

Prime Rib with Garlic Herb Rub with Red Wine and Shallot Au Jus

Chimichurri Lamb Chops with Garlic and Leek Wild Rice

Roasted Easter Ham with Maple Dijon Apricot Glaze

 

Muffins

Carrot Cake Muffins – Gluten Free with Dairy Free cream cheese frosting

 

 

 Pasta and Pizza

Zucchini and Goats Cheese Pizza, Gluten Free

 

Poultry

Chicken Bryan (inspired from Carrabba’s famous dish)

Green Chili Turkey Lettuce Wraps with Avocado Lime Topping

Lemon Tarragon Sticky Drumsticks 

 

Salads

Roasted Citrus Beet Salad with Blue Cheese and Craisins

Roasted Beet Salad with Orange Vinaigrette and Goats Cheese

Your Daily Quinoa Salad

Cucumber Avocado Salad with Feta and Mint

Cucumber Ribbon Salad with Lemon Herb Vinaigrette 

Watermelon Goat Cheese Salad with Balsamic Herb Vinaigrette

Get Green Shrimp Ceviche 

 

Sandwiches

Fois Gras My Burger Please!

Pan Seared Ham Sandwich with Brie, Watercress, & Rosemary Bread

The Great Croque Monsieur et Madame

Feeding Kids: Get them to Eat a Veggie-Filled Sandwich

 

Seafood

Salmon with Browned Butter Lemon Sauce - gluten free, lactose free

Pan Seared Lemon Pepper Salmon

 Shrimp Ceviche

Ahi Poke – Kahuku Superette

Rice for making Sushi

 

Sides

Gougeres – aka Cheese Puff Pastry 

Mini Italian Quiches

Roasted Sweet Spiced Beets

Leek and Garlic Wild Rice

Salted Edamame with Roasted Garlic and Herbs 

French Stuffed Potatoes with Mushrooms and Mascarpone

Potato and Cauliflower Gratin 

 

Snacks and Healthy Treats

Maca No Bakes: Cacao cookies with coconut and maca powder. Ultimate health… in more than one way!

Date Night Cheese Platter

Date Ball Madness

Au Natural Caramel Balls with Toasted Pecans: No butter, no sugar! 

 

Soups

Split Pea Soup with Ham

Peppered White Bean and Ham Soup

Savory Chicken Vegetable Soup with Turmeric 

 

Spreads and Sauces

Harrisa – A spicy Moroccan spread with roasted red peppers

Chimichurri Sauce 

Homemade Nutella – Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Natural Nutella – Raw Vegan Style

 

Travel Inspired 

Gateau au Chocolat Fondant de Nathalie  (AKA best chocolate cake ever)

Fois Gras My Burger Please!

Gougeres – aka Cheese Puff Pastry 

Samoan Cocoa Rice Drink

South of France – Mushroom and Goat Cheese Quiche with Basil and Ground Pork

 

 Vegetable Dishes

Roasted Red Peppers Simplified

Roasted Sweet Spiced Beets

 Salted Edamame with Roasted Garlic and Herbs

How to Cut Open and Avocado

French Stuffed Potatoes with Mushrooms and Mascarpone

Potato and Cauliflower Gratin