Banana Cheesecake Squares

I first tried a loaf pan, but the “bread” part was not quite done enough. I wanted moist and banana-full bread PLUS cheesecake. Next, I tried a medium square pan (like you’d use for brownies), and got the perfect combination of moist banana bread and cheesecake! INGREDIENTS For bread: 1 egg 3/4 cup brown sugar…

Crunchy Kale & Cabbage Salad

This pretty salad is full of flavor and texture. Crunchy. Sweet. Salty. Tangy. Yumūüôā INGREDIENTS¬† Salad Ingredients: 2/3 head cabbage, thinly sliced and then chopped into short strips 2 small apples, peeled and chopped 3-5 oz. kale, stems removed and washed if needed 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup shelled pistachios Dressing Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. […]

Peachy Banana Snack Cake

INGREDIENTS 1 egg 1‚ĀĄ3cup ¬†brown sugar 2¬†tablespoons oil 1¬†teaspoon vanilla 2 peaches, peeled and cut into chunks 1¬†large¬†¬†banana¬†(mashed, ripe) 1¬†cup¬†¬†unbleached four¬†or 1 cup wheat flour 1¬†teaspoon¬†¬†baking powder 1¬†teaspoon ¬†baking soda DIRECTIONS Mix first six ingredients together, then add the last three. Mix Well. Pour the batter into a greased 8X8 pan and bake for 25…

Cabbage, Apple and Kale Salad

This pretty salad is full of flavor and texture. Crunchy. Sweet. Salty. Tangy. Yum ūüôā INGREDIENTS¬† Salad Ingredients: 2/3 head cabbage, thinly sliced and then chopped into short strips 2 small apples, peeled and chopped 3-5 oz. kale, stems removed and washed if needed 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup shelled pistachios Dressing Ingredients: 3…

Apple & Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Struggling to get the kids though the last few weeks of school? You are not alone! Let this recipe¬†make your mornings easier…and¬†provide your children with a homemade nutritious meal, for breakfast, the most important meal of the day. INGREDIENTS ¬ľ c steel cut oats ¬Ĺ c milk – fat free ‚Öď c plain yogurt –…

Whole Grain Pancakes with Warm Apple Topping

INGREDIENTS 2 cups whole grain pancake mix 1 medium apple- grated ¬Ĺ ripe banana – mashed 2 eggs 1¬Ĺ cups fat free milk (or almond milk) 2 tablespoons plain yogurt – low fat (or any flavor yogurt) 1 tablespoon canola oil (or melted¬†coconut oil) 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg ¬ľ teaspoon ground cloves Warm…

Strawberry Banana Trifle

Easy…Pretty…Yummy…And lots of fruit! Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 3 tablespoons strawberry gelatin powder 1 cup cold water 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced 1-3/4 cups cold milk 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix 3 medium firm bananas, sliced 1 tablespoon lemon juice 6 cups cubed angel food cake 2 cups heavy…

Go. Bananas. Go Go Bananas!…All About Bananas

  Bananas are one of the most widely consumed fruits in the world for good reason. They are eaten by babies, parents, grandparents and everyone in between! One medium banana (about 126 grams) is considered to be one serving. One serving of banana contains 110 calories, 30 grams of carbohydrate and 1 gram of protein….