Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

  In a food processor blend 1 1/2 frozen bananas 2 Tbsp Peanut Butter 2-3 Tbsp Chocolate Soy Milk That is it!  This will make about 2 servings. Blend until the consistency is smooth and creamy.  When you are done the texture should be similar to soft-serve ice cream.  If you like it a little more frozen, place in a dish or freezer safe container and freeze for an hour or so.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, Read more [...]

Orange Cranberry Muffins

Start by mixing dry ingredients. 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup low-fat milk 1/4 cup canola oil 1 TBL grated orange peel 2 egg whites Mix wet ingredients.  In separate bowl mix: 1 cup white flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 TBL baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup fresh cranberries, chopped.   Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients.  Scoop into prepared muffin tin. Sprinkle top of muffin with sugar.  Bake at 400 for 15-25 minutes or until cooked through.  Makes Read more [...]

Apple Pie Parfait

Granola Apple Cinnamon Plain Yogurt Peel and cut one apple. Sprinkle cinnamon on apple portions and microwave for 1 min. Take out and stir.  Microwave for another min. Remove apples from microwave and let them cool. Layer natural yogurt, granola, apples, and natural yogurt to make your parfait. This is healthy enough for a morning meal, and delicious enough to be dessert!   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & Read more [...]

Banana Pecan Bread

     Banana Pecan Bread  3 bananas (mashed) 1 cup low fat buttermilk 3 TBL. canola oil 2 egg whites 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar In separate bowl, combine: 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup white flour 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt. Fold in 1 cup toasted oats (or untoasted, but toasted tastes better) 1/3 cup toasted pecans Fold dry ingredients into the wet, without over mixing!  Spoon into a prepared Read more [...]

Low Fat Mini Pecan Pie Recipe

    Low Fat Mini Pecan Pie Recipe   1 TBL Honey 1 Egg white 1/4 tsp. butter flavored extract 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract 1 TBL chopped pecans dash of apple pie spice (or cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice) 6 Mini Fillo Shells Warm honey slightly on low heat.  Add egg white slowly, so as to just warm the egg and not make scrambled eggs!  Add the extracts and pecans.   Spoon out mixture by the teaspoonful into mini Fillo Shells.  Bake on a cookie sheet for 10-15 minutes at Read more [...]

Fruit Parfait Bites

  These were really easy to make.  I whipped up a batch in less than 15 minutes! I used Wonton Wrappers. I just pressed them into a mini muffin tin and baked at 375 for about 8 minutes until they started to turn golden.         Then I filled each cup with: Yogurt - I used Strawberry-Honey flavored Greek yogurt Granola - Just a small sprinkling Fruit - I diced kiwi, blueberries, and strawberries Voila!! My kids liked breaking off the edges and dipping it in Read more [...]

American Flag Popsicle

    American Flag Popsicle    Layer 1: Chop strawberries finely.  Put 1/2 TBL chopped strawberries in bottom of Popsicle mold.  Add enough water to barely cover the berries (Just a few drops at a time). Freeze for a min. of one hour Layer 2: Spoon out 1/2 TBL plain or vanilla yogurt on top of strawberry layer.  Return to freezer for min. of one hour. Layer 3 and 4: Repeat steps one and two.  Don't forget the sticks! Layer 5:  Fill top of Popsicle mold with blueberries.  Read more [...]

Black Bean Brownies

     Recipe for Black Bean Brownies 1 15 ounce can of black beans, or 1 1/2 cups pre cooked black beans. 1/2 cup cocoa (100%) 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup honey 1 tsp. vanilla 3 eggs 1/2 cup flour 1/4 tsp. salt     Rinse beans! If you are using canned beans, make sure to rinse them thoroughly!  Hot water is ideal Mix all ingredients together.  Pour into an 8X8 inch greased pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.   Recipe originally posted on Super Read more [...]

Peachilicious Pie

      To make Peachilicious Pie  The Crust: 3/4 cup white flour 1/2 cup multi grain wheat flour 3 tablespoons shortening 4-5 tablespoons cold water Mix the two flours together.  Cut the shortening in with a pastry cutter until shortening is in little balls.  Add cold water slowly, stirring with each tablespoon until a dough is formed.  Roll dough out and line pie plate, or ramekins with the dough.  Bake at 350 degrees, for 15-30 minutes, depending on how big your pie Read more [...]

Gluten Free Fruit Tart with Walnut Date Crust

    The only things to use  to make Fruit Tart with Walnut Date Crust are: 1 cup dates 2 cups of walnuts Place in a food processor and blend until smooth.  Then press the dough in a tart dish or pie plate, and chill while you decide or assemble the filling! SO EASY! This crust is perfect-  How about adding: Coconut Orange zest wheat germ oats Dried apricots   After crust chills assemble with fruit and pudding (or anything you want) and eat! Recipe originally posted Read more [...]