I've been bed ridden for days and yesterday was the first day I kind of had my appetite back. Do you know what I woke up craving? A coconut cupcake. While I'm admittedly a sugar addict, I didn't have enough energy to sit up in bed let alone go buy a cupcake.
Today I was still craving that stupid cupcake but still didn't have enough energy to get to the cupcake shop. Luckily I ended up remembering a little 'dessert snack' recipe that I came up with a while ago that satisfied the craving and required very little energy on my part (and is much easier on the waistline than the cupcake). And, since I obviously have no style related photos to show you, I thought I would share this quick recipe with you.
For those of you who think of this as more of a style blog and have no interest in seeing two recipe posts in a row... I'm sorry. Right now I'm wearing a grey Nike hoodie and black Champion sweatpants, hopefully that inspires you ;)
There are only three ingredients needed for this snack (or you can call it dessert) so it's super easy. Normally I just throw the toppings on, but I thought I'd measure it out this time so I could let you know the calories in this, for anyone who cares. In other words, don't feel obligated to measure anything if you don't want to!
What you'll need (makes 2 servings... or one depending on how hungry you are!)
4 Graham Crackers
2 Tbsp Frozen Cool Whip (Softened)
1 Tbsp Coconut.
Top each Graham Cracker with 1/2 Tbsp Cool Whip and then sprinkle 1/4 Tbsp of Coconut on top.
That is it! Occasionally I would add little bits of chocolate to it but I couldn't taste it enough so it wasn't worth it.
Calories: For 2 s'mores - 86.5
I'm hoping I'll have my energy back tomorrow so I can get back to my style posts. Hope you had a nice weekend. xo
those look delicious! hope you enjoyed your sunday!ReplyDelete
Mmm!!! looks so good! i never tried it with coconut before!ReplyDelete
Awe Melissa, I hope those coconut smores treated you well and that you recover quickly! Being sick is no fun. <3 feel better!ReplyDelete
So many coconut recipes floating around lately. I just wish I liked it!ReplyDelete
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i bet that tasty treat helped you feel better!ReplyDelete
i really enjoy reading your blog!ReplyDelete
wanna read mine?
Yum yum! Thanks for sharing the calories too. ;)ReplyDelete
Wow. Just. Wow. I think I'm going to make these at my next dinner party.ReplyDelete
Those look super yummy, Melissa! I hope you feel more energized soon and get to enjoy the sunshine/make use of it for outfit photos!ReplyDelete
Have a great week :)
Hey lady! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm so excited to be following yours now, you are completely adorable! These coconut smores look absolutely DELICIOUS! YummmmmReplyDelete
Definitely stop by my blog again, I'd love to hear from you! :)
Those look delicious!ReplyDelete
These look really yum! Hope you're feeling better doll!ReplyDelete