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Calling All Coconut-Lovers! This Oreo Flavor Is For You

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In case you missed it, Oreo has a flavor perfect for coconut-lovers! While Coconut Delight Oreos are not new, some Oreo fanatics are just now discovering the flavor that was released in Asia in 2015. The package’s description reveals the Oreos are chocolate sandwich cookies with coconut-flavored cream, so they’re basically regular Oreos with a tropical, coconut twist. Instagram user snackbetch shared the photo above and says that she received the Oreo flavor from Journey Bites, a service that delivers snacks from around the world, and it seems the flavor is not available in the US.

For stateside coconut fans, there are Coconut Delight Oreo Fudge Cremes, which have the same coconut filling and are dipped in chocolate fudge. Earlier this year, Coconut Oreo Thins hit shelves, so we’re left wondering if the Coconut Delight flavor is similar. If you love all things coconut, keep your eye out for these and try them ASAP!

Starbucks’s New Iced Tea Drink Tastes Exactly Like a Piña Colada!

Starbucks recently gave us delicious tea infusions that are a permanent addition to the menu, but to take the drinks up a notch, the coffee house also gave us a new way to enjoy them: as a piña colada! This new drink, called the Piña Colada Tea Infusion ($3-$4), is a twist on the Teavana Shaken Iced Pineapple Black Tea Infusion. The iced beverage starts with Teavana black tea, gets a pineapple fruit and botanical blend, and is finished with a splash of coconut milk.

The new drink lands in all US and Canadian Starbucks stores today and is also a permanent addition to the menu, just in time to keep enjoying during the hot Summer months. The new teas – including Teavana Shaken Iced Peach Citrus Tea Infusion and Teavana Shaken Iced Strawberry Green Tea – are fully customizable, which means there’s something for everyone. You can adjust the sweetener level or add a splash of lemonade. Dare I say you could even add coconut milk to one of the other flavor options to come up with your own tropical concoction?

12 Back-to-School Essentials From Trader Joe’s to Make Busy Days Easier

Trader Joe’s is the best place to grocery shop all year round, but especially during back-to-school season. As Summer comes to an end and the reality of hectic schedules sets in, the transition can be a rough one, but thankfully, these Trader Joe’s finds make it a little easier. We’ve rounded up some of the best on-the-go snacks, quick breakfasts, and freezer staples that we swear by for busy mornings and evenings. Be sure to add these 12 items to your Trader Joe’s shopping list for the busy semesters ahead.

Kristen Wiig’s Hilarious Pizza Hut Ad Is Like All of Her SNL Characters in One

Pizza Hut has tapped Kristen Wiig for her hilarious impersonations in its new campaign. As usual, Kristen will make you laugh out loud with her many personas, this time meant to represent what the “Everyman” wants: oven-hot pizza. Kristen says in the comical commercials, “There are certain things every man wants, like oven-hot Pizza Hut pizza,” and she demonstrates the desire for pizza as a bearded mechanic, a farmer, a child, a gym rat, and more. If you’re an SNL fan, each commercial is worth watching just to see Kristen in all her glory, and they’ll make you crave a slice of pizza at the same time.

This Hot Cheetos-Topped Bloody Mary Is Basically Like, “F*ck Celery”

Unconventional variations on the Bloody Mary are not entirely uncommon. In recent years, there have been versions of the traditional recipe that include lobster claws, jalapeño poppers, and even bacon-infused vodka. One particular bar, however, is making things really interesting with the addition of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.

Center Hub is a bar neatly located within an indoor-outdoor food hall in Irvine, CA. The bar serves a seemingly traditional Bloody Mary that features a sprinkling of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos at the top. Even the rim is covered in crumbs from the junk food snack. If you like spicy cocktails, this drink will likely hit the spot. That being said, we’re having a hard time thinking about what happens to the Cheetos after they’ve been sitting in the liquid for more than a few minutes.

If you’re as curious about this brunch cocktail as we are, check out some more pictures ahead.

30 Snacks You Never Knew You Needed From Cost Plus World Market

For me, a trip to Cost Plus World Market can often end up like a trip to Target. I’ll have a short shopping list for things like candles and picture frames, and then I’ll end up perusing the food section for an hour and leaving the store with a cart full of snacks I never knew I needed. But, boy, am I always glad when I do. Check out this list of the 30 best snacks you can find at World Market, and you’ll see why the store goes far beyond cute knickknacks and home decor.

Cake-Stuffed Kit Kats Are So F*cking Glorious, and Here’s Where to Find Them!

Kit Kat may have just outdone itself with this glorious cake-stuffed Kit Kat you’ve always dreamed about. Known as the Chocolatory Gateau Mignon Kit Kat, the jaw-dropping dessert reportedly has a “soft and chewy piece of gateau chocolate cake inside the top layer.” In other words, it’s basically like heaven in your mouth. Of course, there is one catch though.

The new cake-stuffed Kit Kats, which were designed by Japanese patissier Yasumasa Takagi, will only be sold at the Kit Kat Chocolatory store in Tokyo, Japan. Ugh, we know! But if you’re lucky enough to live there or you’re planning to visit the country sometime soon (#blessed), this sounds like a treat you definitely won’t want to miss out on.

The Chocolatory Gateau Mignon will be sold for $13 and comes in boxes of three, so there will be plenty for you to savor. Read on to see what the packaging looks like and also get a glimpse at a drool-worthy Kit Kat parfait you can also buy at the store.

Kit Kat Parfait

The Kit Kat Chocolatory Parfait is the perfect combination of chocolate fondant served with fresh fruit and three different flavors of ice cream. And yes, those ARE fruit-flavored Kit Kats stuffed inside, because you deserve it!

5 Habits I Formed to Become a Better Home Cook

I’m a huge fan of food, but I’ve never really been a huge fan of cooking. When I first moved to New York, I made excuses to not cook by blaming it on my shared kitchen situation. When I moved into my own apartment, I then blamed it on my kitchen being too small. I’m really great at coming up with excuses and just ordering delivery. But turning 30 and wanting to be a healthy adult has helped put me in the right frame of mind to take control of what I do in the kitchen and really buckle down and become a better home cook. It was a process though, and this is how I got there.

Make the kitchen accessible

To get myself going in the kitchen, I assessed what I have from top to bottom. I set everything out on the floor and took a look at my equipment and really thought about what I wanted to keep and where I wanted to put it. Anything I didn’t feel like I’d use (sorry, rice cooker) was donated so as to not take up space, and anything I felt I’d use often (you win, Crock-Pot) was put in a place where I could easily reach for it.

Set aside the same time each week for grocery shopping

I don’t enjoy grocery shopping. At all. I refuse to go to the grocery store, mostly because it’s not all that easy in New York City and I’m picky about where I shop, so I have everything delivered. I try to set aside the same block of time each Sunday afternoon to plan out some food for the week and order it all from wherever. It’s not to say I don’t grab something here or there during the week, but I save the bulk of it for the same specific time so I have a routine.

Keep the fridge and cupboards well stocked

If I keep plenty of food on hand, it’s harder for me to let myself order out. Part of it is because I have the food, but it’s more about the fact that I’ve already spent the money on the food in my cupboards and not wanting to spend more money on more food I don’t actually need. That means I always, always have the same handful of foods around: eggs, flour, rice, chicken broth, and frozen vegetables.

Be realistic with myself

Because I know I don’t absolutely love cooking, I make sure to not overwhelm myself. I don’t tell myself I’m going to make huge, elaborate meals, because I know it’ll just psyche me out and I’ll end up doing absolutely nothing. I plan on easy things that I can bang out quickly, no matter what time I get home from work, that are satisfying and also at least somewhat healthy.

Set the mood

Tia Mowry once said that if you’re not a fan of cooking, the way to get yourself in the kitchen is to put on Beyoncé and pour a glass of wine, and I couldn’t agree more. When I’m headed to the kitchen to cook, I put on my One Direction playlist on my phone to really get my brain into a happy space. It makes the whole experience better.