Famous Coconut Cookie Recipe


  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 coconut extract  
  • 1 ½ cups flaked coconut


  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth.
  3. Beat in the egg and vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually blend in the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Mix in the coconut flakes.
  5. Drop dough in balls by 2 onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly toasted. Cool on tinfoil.

Easy & Delicious Pumpkin Bars Recipe

Try this delectable recipe for Pumpkin Bars, it’s soooo good!

We first tried it when our clinical coordinator, Kelly, brought them into work. All we can say is you gotta try them for yourself.


Kelly’s Pumpkin Bars 

1 15 ounce can of 100% Pure Pumpkin
1 cup of veg oil
2 cups sugar
2 eggs

Blend these four ingredients together


Add 2 cups of flour
Couple good shakes of cinnamon
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda 

Mix together.
Set aside ¼ cup of mixed pumpkin batter to use when you are going to make frosting.
Spread the rest of your pumpkin batter on cookie sheet- Bake @ 350 for 30-35 mins.


¼ cup of pumpkin batter
8 oz softened cream cheese
1 stick of softened butter

Splash or two of vanilla
Shake or two of cinnamon
Blend and spread onto bars.

Then eat them.

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

fresh spring rollsIngredients

2 ounces rice vermicelli
8 rice wrappers (8.5 inch diameter)
8 large cooked shrimp – peeled, deveined and cut in half
1 1/3 tablespoons chopped fresh Thai basil
3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves
3 tablespoonschopped fresh cilantro
2 leaves lettuce,chopped
4 teaspoons fish sauce
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons white sugar
1/2 teaspoon garlic chili sauce
3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon finely chopped peanuts
1. Bring a medium saucepan of water to boil. Boil rice vermicelli 3 to 5 minutes, or until al dente, and drain.
2. Fill a large bowl with warm water. Dip one wrapper into the hot water for 1 second to soften. Lay wrapper flat. In arow across the center, place 2 shrimp halves, a handful of vermicelli, basil, mint, cilantro and lettuce, leaving about 2 inches uncovered on each side. Fold uncovered sides inward, then tightly roll the wrapper, beginning at the end with the lettuce. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
3. In a small bowl, mix the fish sauce, water, lime juice, garlic, sugar and chili sauce.
4. In another small bowl, mix the hoisin sauce and peanuts.
5. Serve rolled spring rolls with the fish sauce and hoisinsauce mixtures.
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From: http://allrecipes.com
Vietnamese Spring Rolls PDF

Smoothie Secret Tip for Healthy Skin

Skin Care raspberry SmoothieWhat’s your favorite flavor?

Raspberry? Peach? Maybe it’s blueberry?

What if we said Spinach… now hold on, before you say “Blech!” hear us out!

You can have any flavor smoothie you like, Raspberry, Peach, Blueberry or whatever. Simply toss in a few leaves of spinach. Other than adding a bit of green color, you probably won’t even taste them, and the health benefits are out-of-this-world good.

Dark Spinach leaves are loaded with fiber & vitamin K. (Vitamin K aids in preventing inflammation in the body.)

Try it out, your skin will thank you with added radiance!

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