Trying sumthing new

Native Zuni sterling ring. I love the weight to this ring weighing 28.4 grams. It is composed of sterling silver and is set with genuine turquoise, onyx, oyster shell, and mother of pearl cabochons. Great vintage piece to have in a collection for sure

Unique needle point ring

This ring is one of my favorite rings
I just adore the needle point detail 
Especially the slither of sterling silver down the middle


Pineapple coconut butter cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup coconut butter - 1 cup white sugar - 2 eggs - 1 teaspoon vanilla extract - 1/2 cup pineapple juice - 2 cups all-purpose flour - 2 teaspoons baking powder - 1 teaspoon salt
Prep: In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs, juice and vanilla. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cover, chill dough for at least one hour. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Scoop cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10 minutes in preheated oven


Broccoli fried rice

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh broccoli, stems peeled - 2 tablespoons olive oil1 - large yellow onion, diced - 2 garlic cloves, minced - 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger - 4 cups cooked jasmine rice - 4 tablespoons organic soy sauce - 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
Prep: In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the broccoli until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Drain and set aside. In a nonstick large skillet, heat the oil. Add the onion and stir-fry over high heat until softened and beginning to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in the broccoli, fry until any excess water has evaporated, about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and ginger, half soy sauce and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the rice and stir-fry until heated through and beginning to brown, about 3 minutes. Remove the fried rice from the heat. Stir in cilantro and the remainder soy sauce - serve the fried rice in bowls


Sweet potato coconut bread

Ingredients: 1 cup coconut butter, softened - 1 cups sugar - 2 eggs - 1 teaspoon vanilla extract - 2 cup all-purpose flour - 2 teaspoons baking powder - 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon - 1/2 teaspoon baking soda - 1/4 teaspoon salt - 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg - 2 cups cold mashed sweet potatoes

 Prep: In a large bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture alternately with sweet potatoes. Beat until combined. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes


Super salsa

I'm sure everyone will have no problem with this recipe - it's so simple and easy, simply 
one of my favorite things
Ingredients: 2-3 nice sized fresh tomatoes - 2 med avocados - 1/2 white onion - 3 tbs Tobasco - juice of one lime - 1/2 cup chopped cilantro - Salt and pepper to taste - pinch of dried oregano/cumin

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Rich coconut chocolate cake

Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour - 2 cups sugar - ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder - 1 cup coconut, crushed - 2 teaspoons baking powder - 1½ teaspoons baking soda - 1 teaspoon salt - 1 teaspoon espresso powder (optional) - 1 cup milk - ½ cup butter, melted - 2 eggs - 2 teaspoons vanilla extract - 1 cup boiling water
Prep: Preheat oven to 350. Prepare two 9-inch cake pans by buttering and lightly flouring. Add bread flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt and espresso powder to a large bowl or stand mixer. Whisk through to combine. Add milk, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla to flour mixture and mix together until well combined. Combine coconut, carefully add boiling water to the cake batter until well combined. Distribute cake batter evenly between the two prepared cake pans. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 10 minutes, remove from the pan and cool completely
Chocolate frosting: melt your favorite chocolate over a double boiler, add milk or heavy cream, let cool then frost as you like ! enjoy