Breakfast Pina Colada

Spring is in the air. Summer is right around the corner. You struggle to eat breakfast every day. You long to spend long days dancing in the summer breezes. If you can relate to any of those statements, and maybe even like getting caught in the rain (are not into yoga or have half a brain) – then you have Jimmy Buffett on the brain!

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Chocolate Covered Matzo Crack

Have you heard of Matzo Crack?

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The meaning behind the name is basically that it is so good, that you will get addicted to it, like crack!* If you are looking for a more PG version of the reasoning… well matzo does “crack” when you break it or bite into it! OR you can just go ahead and call this Homemade Chocolate Caramel Covered Matzo.

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Easy Macaroons

Its Macaroon Week! After Researching and Testing a few recipes this week (like Meringue Macaroons and Whipped Coconut Macaroons), I am sharing the easiest of all of the recipes with you today. The cooking on these were a little bit confusing - I actually had to reform and then cook a few of them again, but once you get them cooked right – they could not be easier!

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Macaroon Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies are like the neglected cookie of the cookie family. Some people love them, but most people forget about them in favor of other, more traditional cookies. Meringues are their own unique individual and we often overlook them. They may not be soft, but they have that crunch we so often crave. Just like any other cookie, they can be made in a wide variety of flavors. Once you bite into them, they nearly melt in your mouth. Additionally, they are so much lower in fat/calories due to the fact that they are pretty much just egg and sugar.

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Coconut Macaroon

Coconut Macaroons – I think they may be one of those foods that you either love or hate, probably mostly due to the Coconut! Growing up in a house where my mother hated Coconut, I am not quite sure where I developed my love for these treats. Most often Only bought & eaten around Passover, Manischewitz Macaroons were, for as long as I can remember, one of my favorites! The sweetness of shredded coconut, paired with the slight crunch on the outside and the soft doughy inside – it is just heavenly.

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Coconut Macaroons – 3 Ways

COCONUT – if you are not a fan, you may want to stop reading right now, and stay away for the next few days!

In an effort to try to duplicate Manischewitz Macaroons for Passover, I have researched and read and Googled and recipe-book-searched and then finally cooked many batches of macaroons. Over the course of all of this research and subsequent cooking, I have luckily not tired of coconut or macaroons! I think we have a “tastes-most-like-Manischewitz” Winner, but that does that mean that there are any losers here!

Because all of the Macaroons I made this week are different, and delicious, I couldn’t narrow down which one to share with you – due to the mental dilemma, I decided the only logical option would be to share them all with you!

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