Prosciutto Wrapped Cantaloupe

I’m embarrassed to even post this “recipe” but I have many requests for more easy entertaining ideas so here you go! This is one of my all-time favorite summer appetizers/side dishes. It takes two seconds to throw together and always impresses guests. Prosciutto Wrapped Cantaloupe 1/2 cantaloupe 8 oz prosciutto Buy the juiciest cantaloupe you…

Pineapple Yogurt Bowl

Go on a backyard vacation with my easy pineapple yogurt bowls! I am missing my beloved Caribbean terribly today and was inspired to take a little vacation in my own backyard with a tropical breakfast: pineapple yogurt bowls. My dog Gabby was into it. My longtime readers know that I adore pineapple. It’s one of my…

Fruit Skewers

This one of those non-recipe recipes that so many of my readers request. Let’s call it more of a serving suggestions than a recipe! Photos by Darling Photography  These look so pretty and are actually really practical for picnic and outdoor dining. Plus they look like a rainbow, which will put a smile on anyone’s face!…

Tropical Fruit Platter

This is hardly a recipe but I’ve had a lot of requests for simple serving ideas like this so here you go! Saving the pineapple top really adds a lot to your platter. P.S. I wanted to add mango to this but my store’s mangos weren’t ripe at all. Ugh! If you find delicious mangoes,…

Tropical Pineapple Sundae

Anyone else feel like taking a tropical vacation without paying for an expensive plane ticket? Me too! I’ve found the most gorgeous pineapple at my store the last few weeks and decided to turn one into a fun sundae. The pineapple topping is only FOUR ingredients and would be equally delicious over a waffle. Can…

Festive Fruit Salad in a Watermelon Bowl

Happy Independence Day! If you want a simple, impressive side dish to pair with just about ANYTHING from the grill, you’ve come to the right place. Festive Fruit Salad in a Watermelon Bowl 1 seedless watermelon (choose one that’s heavier than it should be to make sure you get a juicy one!) 1/2 pound strawberries,…