Bananas Foster Coffee Cake

Have ripe bananas? Whatever you do, do NOT throw them out!! Use them in this recipe, or freeze them now and use them later in this recipe. This coffee cake is THAT good! Did I mention that breakfast is my favorite meal of the day? INGREDIENTS    2 c. all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 c….

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…

Mango Sweet Bread

Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs 2 1/2 cups diced mango Directions Sift dry ingredients into a mixing bowl. Make a well and add remaining ingredients. Mix until well…

Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Ingredients Casserole: 1 (12-14 ounce) loaf french bread (stale is better) 2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 8 large eggs 2 and 1/4 cups whole milk 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3/4 cup (150g) packed light brown sugar 1 Tablespoon (15ml) vanilla extract 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup Streusel: 1 cup…

Grapefruit Brûlée

Oatmeal isn’t the only heart-friendly breakfast: Enjoying one grapefruit a day can help lower “bad” LDL cholesterol levels by 15.5% and triglycerides by 27%, according to a study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Grapefruit Brûlée “Top grapefruit slices with a little butter and brown sugar and run them under the broiler for an…

Mango Chicken Lettuce Wraps

MANGO CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS WITH YOGURT DRESSING   Ingredients dressing 1/4 cups greek yogurt 2 1/2 ounces mango chutney (plus extra to serve) 1 tablespoon curry paste (yellow Thai) chicken (Mango) 1 chicken (per-cooked Rotisserie chicken skin removed, meat shredded) 1 mango (destoned, peeled, thinly sliced) 4 scallions or onions (finely diced) 1 head romaine lettuce (washed, leaves trimmed, cut into palm sized sections) 1/4 cups cilantro Directions  In a large bowl, toss chicken, mango and…

Tangerine & Mango Salad

This salad is packed with Vitamin C, B’s potassium and magnesium… This is a very heart healthy recipe! Did you know that mango and tangerines are also great for your skin and hair? Ingredients 2 tangerine peeled and segmented 1 mango peeled, pitted, and diced 2 tbsp onion finely diced 1 tomato finely diced 2 tbsp cilantro chopped 1 tbsp mint leaves chopped 1 tbsp rosemary leaves chopped…

Thai Chicken & Red Pepper Lettuce Wraps

Chicken and Red Pepper Lettuce Wraps 3 pounds chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces Salt and ground pepper 6 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 2 large red bell peppers, ribs and seeds removed, thinly sliced 5 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon tangerine peel 1/8 teaspoon red…

Crunchy Kale & Cabbage Salad

This pretty salad is full of flavor and texture. Crunchy. Sweet. Salty. Tangy. Yum🙂 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. […]

Baked Pear Pies

The best things about this recipe? How beautiful and simple it is! Uses only 4 ingredients!! It is so easy to customize for your family size- just use the amount of pear halves you actually need and scoops of ice cream. INGREDIENTS 4 large pears 1 lb. refrigerated pie crust (1 box of rolled pie/pastry…

Rome Apple Cake

Rome Apple Cake  INGREDIENTS  BATTER 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup oil ( or 1/2 c.oil,1/2 c. applesauce) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 2 cups Rome apples ( peeled, cored, sliced or cubed) TOPPING 1/2 cup brown sugar…

Georgia Peach & Nectarine Oven Pan-Cake

This…is all things Southern…and delicious! The “cake” is an oven baked pancake, since it is sweetened up with these natural sweeteners, there is no need for table syrup making it a perfect make ahead and eat on the go breakfast or snack. This recipe was created with B & G Honey, from Register, Georgia, on of…