Calorie Cutting Tip: Frozen Fruit

    Banana Soft Serve As I have gotten older, it has become harder and harder not to gain weight, I just look at something and the pounds come on. I have a bit of a sweet tooth and love desert. Ice cream is my favorite after dinner treat. Deciding to cut calories first I would reach for frozen yogurt or sherbet. Then I found out the calorie count for a cup is 140 for frozen yogurt and 260 for sherbet. Frozen fruit is only 120 for that same size cup.   When bananas Read more [...]

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

    This chocolate banana smoothie is a great way to start the day! 8 ounces soy milk, or low fat milk. 1 TBL honey 2 bananas (frozen) 1 TBL cocoa powder.   Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.   100% pure cocoa has many health benefits, and you don't need to pay a premium price for the pure stuff.  We get powdered cocoa and add it to things, like smoothies for that extra antioxidant boost.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts Read more [...]

Ever Heard of Super-Mood Foods

  Have you ever heard of super-mood foods? Maybe not, but if you’re suffering with the debilitating symptoms of anxiety or stress because of your divorce, you might want to start looking into them. There is no advice better than the stuff you’ll receive from a good doctor, however, a bit of research into the best victuals to feed your mind and body, will serve you a slice of distraction therapy and might make you change your mind about what you want to cook for supper. Pure raw organic 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 [...]

Banana Bread Muffins

    Try this wonderful Banana Bread Muffins recipe today 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup white flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/8 tsp. nutmeg   Mix dry ingredients together.  In separate bowl, combine:   2 eggs 1/4 cup canola oil 1 cup mashed bananas 2 TBL plain yogurt   Mix wet ingredients into dry until it is all moistened.   Drop batter into muffin tin.  Then sprinkle over each Read more [...]

Raspberry and Cream Banana Ice Cream

    The key ingredient in Raspberry and Cream Banana Ice Cream is a frozen banana. To make this, blend in a food processor: 1 1/2 frozen bananas 1/2 cup frozen raspberries 1/3 cup vanilla Greek yogurt Blend until smooth and creamy.  Eat immediately or place in the freezer for a harder consistency.  This flavor is creamy and delicious, but also refreshing!   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & Read more [...]

Dairy-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

  The key ingredient in Dairy-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream is a frozen banana. 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. Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! Read more [...]

Chocolate Banana Burgers and Cinnamon Fries

    Ingredients for Chocolate Banana Burgers and Cinnamon Fries   1 cup raw almonds 2 TBL cocoa powder 2 TBL honey dash of salt 1 banana Apple peels   Instructions   Place almonds, cocoa powder, honey, and salt in a high powered blender or food processor. Pulse until you have a paste. Slice bananas and peel apple. Assemble your burger with one slice banana, cocoa patty, apple peel, and another banana.     To turn the chocolate patties into Read more [...]

Tasher’s PUMPKIN NUT BREAD

  Tasher's PUMPKIN NUT BREAD 13/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ cups sugar 1 tsp. baking soda ¾ tsp. salt ½ tsp. nutmeg ½ tsp. ground cinnamon 1 cup  Tashers  homemade pumpkin puree or  15 oz. one can pumpkin 2 eggs ¼ cup olive oil 4 TBSP melted butter ¾ cup chopped nuts 1 mashed banana optional Pour into loaf pans and bake 350 degrees for about 1hr 15 min. till you can put a knife in center and it comes out clean.   Other recipes you might like WHAT TO DO WITH THAT Read more [...]