Ke'e Beach, Kauai - where the Kalalau Trail hike began - we made it 8 miles to Hanakapiai Beach and Hanakoa Falls. The scenery along the Napali Coast was spectacular!

Ke’e Beach, Kauai – where the Kalalau Trail hike began – we made it 8 miles to Hanakapiai Beach and Hanakoa Falls. The scenery along the Napali Coast was spectacular!

One of Cathy's creations....crostini, "nacho" style!!!

One of Cathy’s creations……crostini, “nacho” style!!!!

An afternoon pick-me-up: chocolate chip coconut bar with macadamia nut shortbread crust and a double expresso iced latte!

An afternoon pick-me-up: chocolate chip coconut bar with macadamia nut shortbread crust and a double expresso iced latte!

A beautiful surf-side sunset with clouds rolling in...

A beautiful surf-side sunset with clouds rolling in…..

Yummers! Shrimp and Chips!

Yummers! Shrimp and Chips!

An Honor System fruit stand! We all need one of those!

Honor System fruit stand….we should all try this! You can purchase a sprouted coconut or unsprouted….I had to stop and think about that! :)

Cloudy Bay and spring rolls with a view of the Kauai Coast....life doesn't get better than this!

Cloudy Bay wine and spring rolls (made by Chef Emma) with a view of the Kauai Coast….life doesn’t get better than this!

Blow Hole in Kauai, Hawaii

Blow Hole in Kauai, Hawaii

While my family and I were visiting Kauai, we not only got to see some incredible scenery (surf), we enjoyed some delicious food (turf)!  I come from a family that loves to travel, chat, and enjoy good food and we definitely covered all of those bases!  Now if I can only find some of these recipes and try them out on my friends at home…….