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….

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

I  must admit, I was skeptical, too. If not for having to get out of my comfort zone each week, I probably would have never tried this. Boy, oh boy, would I have been sorry! You literally get to have your cake and eat it, too! INGREDIENTS: 3 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 1/2…

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…

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…

Apple and Cheese Roll Up

Kid Activities has tons of kid friendly ideas…this one is such an easy snack to make, I had to share! Their recipe and tips follow. Try this recipe this week with a Rome Apple. Let us know how it turns out! APPLE AND CHEESE ROLL UP Ingredients 1 flour tortilla (6 inch diameter) 4 tbsp medium cheddar…

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…

Fresh Peach Muffins

It’s a long shot, I know, but if you actually do get to make something with your peaches, try this Fresh Peach Muffin recipe. So easy and quick, and you have homemade peach muffins for breakfast or even a snack. Pouring the batter into a loaf pan makes it even easier.  INGREDIENTS 3 cups all-purpose flour…

Peachy Banana Snack Cake

INGREDIENTS 1 egg 1⁄3cup  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…