#Tropical Recipes Quick & Easy


Tropical Pineapple Coconut Rum Cake

By Jeanne Pence
I served this cake to my friends with Jamaica Me Crazy coffee and they raved over...

Aloha Cheesecake

By Brandy Bender
I love cheesecake!

Coconut, White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut Belgian Waffles

By Leah Stacey
We like to eat Breakfast for dinner on Sunday nights. One night I wanted to mix...

Starfruit (Carambola) Fruit Salad

By Monica H
Starfruit is very delicious; it is a tart fruit that is kind of like a granny...

Watermelon Lime Spritzer

By Connie "Kiyu" Guerrero
A refreshing cold drink on a hot summer afternoon! Quenches the thirst!

Tropical Rum Balls

By Toni Thompson
This is my own spin on traditional rum balls. They are a hit with my friends....

Momma's Coconut-Pina Colada Birthday Cake

By Kimi Gaines
I made this for my moms 82nd birthday. She's not much on cake, but loves...

Mango Bread

By Laura Spencer-Whitacre
I made this at a friends in hawaii , he had a mango tree and a...

Tropical Cream Cake

By SK H
This is one of those cakes that you lick the beaters, the wooden spoon, and bowl...

Tropical Pound Cake

By Sena Wilson
We all have busy schedules beyond the "kitchen". Therefore, I search for shortcuts in recipes...

Island Breeze Chicken

By Barbara Miller
When we go to the island of Cozumel, all you can smell wafting through the air...

Super HOT and SWEET Ghost Chile Chicken Wings

By Dan Barto
HOT/SWEET ASIAN PEPPER CHICKEN This chicken has a hot peanuty taste thanks to the cinnamon, cocoa...

1967 Grand Prize Mandarin Dream Pie

By Family Favorites
This recipe was the Grand Prize Winner in a 1967 bake-off. Although it uses simple, inexpensive...

TROPICAL DESSERT

By Carol Parkhurst
A LITE RUM FLAVORED TROPICAL DESSERT. NO COOK TIME...BUT NEEDS YO BE RERIGERATED FOR A COUPLE...

Tropical Mashed Sweet Potatoes

By Sarah Ziegler
I was looking for a new and interesting way to use cook my sweet potatoes, and...

It's Five O' Clock Somewhere Cookies

By Monica H
No butter here - only coconut oil!

Pina Tropicale

By Grace Pulley
If you like Pina Coladas then you will love this non-alcoholic version. It's not too sweet...

Tiki Tini

By Vickie Parks
This is a tropical drink for two. It has a soft pink tint (from the...

Mango Cooler

By Vickie Parks
This is very refreshing and provides a tropical touch. It's perfect for those hot summer...

Passion Fruit Mimosa

By Vickie Parks
This is an update of the classic brunch drink with a tropical twist, replacing the standard...

Tropical Bread Pudding

By George Levinthal
My friends and co-workers love when I bring bread pudding for pot lucks and brunches and...

Linda's Tropical Rum Cooler

By Linda Kauppinen
I love coconut rum! And I have made this drink with and without the pineapple...

PainKiller Cocktail

By Heather Trice
This is a 4-1-1 ratio drink with the Rum being up to you. We make...

Royal Hawaiian

By Vickie Parks
This drink dates to the 1920s when the Royal Hawaiian was one of the first (and...
17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes


Looking for lunch ideas? Bored of the same old, same old? We’re here for you. These 17 quick and easy lunch recipes are filling enough to get you through to dinner (and not one is a green salad). If you want something hot or cold, healthy or indulgent, there’s a recipe for you.

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes


Tomatoes are at their juiciest right now, so it’s the perfect time to use them in your weekly menu. Did you know there are more than 3,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and a total of 15,000 known varieties? If you want to know some of the types, we have a rundown here. From breakfast casseroles […]

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite


A summer BBQ menu isn’t complete without a side of baked beans. They’re delicious with a juicy burger or a nicely grilled hot dog. It’s a classic side dish that can be prepared sweeter (think apples and brown sugar) or savory (hello bacon!). All these recipes start with canned beans which makes prep a breeze. […]