Tamale Pie

I’ve been making a few minor changes here to my blog as I’m sure y’all have noticed. Please bear with me as there will be more as I learn more about blogging. After all I am only three months into it and I know there is much more for me to learn. So be patient and hang in there with me and let

Orange Creamsicle Cookies

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up outside, which means spring is just around the corner. As with the changing of the seasons, the fruit selection in my local store is changing too. I’m seeing more fruit like strawberries, blueberries, and oranges. And I must say, the oranges caught my eye the other day and I just had

White Chocolate Banana pancakes with White Chocolate Syrup ~ Series 2 of the Ultimate Chocolate Lover’s Breakfast

After last week’s ultimate chocolate lover’s breakfast of chocolate pancakes with Nutella syrup, different ways to add chocolate to breakfast have been running through my mind all week long. When this coming week’s breakfast came to me, I knew I just had to try it. For this week’s ultimate chocolate lover’s breakfast, I am catering to all white chocolate lover’s

Nutella Syrup

I have been craving chocolate all this week! But I think my chocolate craving has finally been satisfied today (at least for the time being! {smile}). Now usually on my cheat days, I make pancakes and top them with my peanut butter syrup. But since chocolate has been my craving this week, I decided to try something a little different


I know what you’re thinking, “spaghetti!?!…anyone can make spaghetti!” Ah, but this isn’t just spaghetti, this is Sweet and Spicy Monkey’s version of the traditional Italian favorite. Now you’re thinking “how can you change spaghetti?”. Let me just say this isn’t your momma’s spaghetti! I didn’t just pick this blog’s name Sweet and Spicy Monkey out of a hat, there’s