White Chocolate, Blueberry & Toasted Coconut Truffles

White Chocolate, Blueberry and Coconut Truffles

Blueberries, toasted coconut flakes, white chocolate, crystallized ginger and macadamia nuts come together in these delectable truffles. My entry in the “Blueberries Meet Their Match” blogger recipe contest being held by the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. The challenge was to use blueberries with coconut, balsamic vinegar, rosemary or bananas. Being I had six bags of… 

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White Chocolate Cranberry Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

White Chocolate Cranberry Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

A decadent tea bread speckled with tart cranberries, crystallized ginger and white chocolate chips. If that’s not enough to thoroughly entice you then maybe the rich cream cheese frosting slathered generously over top, will. When you bake fresh cranberries most of their overwhelming tartness is subdued leaving a sweet berry behind. The same goes for… 

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Thai Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup

Thai Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup

An exotic spin on old-fashioned chicken soup that brings the same nourishing, curative comfort we crave from it. With the addition of coconut milk, edamame, rice noodles, carrot, ginger, lemongrass and cilantro – the homey, comforting flavors of chicken soup are kicked up a notch. Or two. The coconut laden broth is the best part… 

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