Chocolate Coconut Walnut Cookies

Impromptu baking moments yield the best results. For example, this cookie. I opened my cabinet, finished off a bag of dark chocolate and white chocolate chips, folded in some coconut and who doesn’t like a little crunch in their cookie? One google search, a few 10-minute batches later we chowed down on these deliciously soft…

Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad

I had a few chicken breast left over after making a chicken caesar salad last night. I needed to find a recipe with the following requirements: low hassle prep and clean-up, few ingredients and tasty (of course). Jackpot! Smitten Kitchen’s chicken salad recipe was just what I was looking for. I had all of ingredients…

Walnut Goat Cheese Salad with Roasted Red Peppers

Recently James and I have been thinking about being vegetarian. Not that we’re going to stop eating meat right away, but we’re beginning to learn and understand the benefits — both personally and environmentally — of eating less meat. The goal isn’t necessarily to become a vegetarian, just be more aware of what we eat…

Cherry Espresso Walnut Brownies

An Emily original! Super easy and sadly, no photo. But let the ingredients lead you to create a delectable photo in your mind. Ingredients Boxed brownie mix (can you believe it?! 2 T. coffee grinds 1/4 cup dark chocolate shavings 1 cup fresh cherries, pitted, sliced 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions Preheat oven to box…