Tag: banana

Fresh Lemon Cake Recipe

Looking for a simple cake recipe without eggs, low-fat, low sodium, TOTALLY MOIST, and made with fresh lemon juice?  This Fresh Lemon Cake recipe is a BIG HIT!  You might be wondering, “Where’s the lemon glaze?”   I had the same thought.  However, after I devoured my first slice, I understand why it wasn’t needed. […]

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SUPA-MOIST Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

SUPA-MOIST Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are my new favorite chocolate fix.  Just like with zucchini bars, the zucchini is flavorless. Offer these delicious muffins to your spouse and kids and all they’ll taste is chocolate.  For all you waist-watchers out there, this simple vegetarian recipe is so low in fat, it barely registers on the nutritional […]

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Tropic Smoothie Recipe

Tropic smoothies are awesome for breakfast, snack time, and dessert.  I shared this recipe with a friend and they said it would be good with a splash of rum.  I haven’t tried their suggestion. If you try it, let me know what you think.

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Green Cherry Malt

This may sound like a strange combination, but trust me, it’s wonderfully sweet.  The frozen, sweet cherries and cashews together make this smoothie taste like a cherry malt. I kid you not.  The banana lends its smooth thick texture and the spinach is only noticeable by its color.

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Creamy Double Nut Smoothie

This is not a smoothie I would make if I were on a diet.  Creamy Double Nut smoothie is an indulgence for peanut butter lovers.  

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Walnut Smoothie with Bananas & Blueberries

Walnut Smoothies are my favorite breakfast drink. Bananas are a perfect match with walnuts for a creamy base and I can always have it cold thanks to the best portable ice maker that I got online.  You can top them with just about any fruit and get a new flavor each time.  Try this fruity […]

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Walnut Smoothie with Spinach and Banana

Pretty soon I’m gonna have to rename this food blog “Daily Smoothie Recipes.”  In the words of Depeche Mode, “I just can’t get enough.” HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Serves 4 1 cup walnuts 2 fistfuls baby spinach 2 small, cold bananas 1 cup frozen cherries 1 cup frozen pineapple 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (soy, almond, […]

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Vanilla Pecan Smoothie

This Creamy Pecan Smoothie is like drinking a caramel pecan coffee cake. I’m so glad everything in it is good for me.  It helps when I go back for seconds. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1/2 cup pecans 1/2 unsweetened coconut flakes 3 large, cold bananas 1 cup frozen pineapple 2 1/2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (soy, […]

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Cashew Smoothie with Mixed Berries

Very light and refreshing for a breakfast smoothie recipe. I didn’t care for the blackberry seeds, but it didn’t stop me from slurpin’ it down. I finished my glass before I was ready to be finished.  HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1/2 cup raw cashews 2 cups frozen mixed berries 1 large, ripe banana 2 cups […]

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Quick Quick Fruit Salad Smoothie

The night before, I got a hankering for my favorite fruit salad.  This morning there was just enough to blend into a breakfast smoothie.  I thought it might turn out funny tasting with the pecans.  It didn’t.  It was EXCELLENT!  I couldn’t taste the pecans at all, neither could the kids. ;D heeheehee In the […]

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Walnut Smoothie with Spinach and Blueberries

Fruit and nut smoothies are my go to breakfast every morning.  Not overly sweet, highly nutritious and the kids love them. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 cup walnuts 1 heaping handful baby spinach 1 cup frozen blueberries 1 large ripe banana 1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk (soy, almond, coconut, etc.) Blend on high in a […]

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Healthy Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Healthy Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins are the new rave in my household. I’ve filed this recipe under the “WINNER” listing of whole food plant-based recipes.  All the ingredients can easily be found or substituted without a hitch. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES FOR 12 MUFFINS 1 tablespoon fresh ground flaxseed 1 cup non-dairy milk (soy, almond, coconut, […]

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Walnut Smoothie with Cherries and Spinach

On the trail to eating whole food plant-based recipes, I’m discovering tastier ways to start my day.  The combination of this smoothie may sound weird, but I assure you, the flavor is OUTSTANDING!  All you can really taste is the bananas and cherries. Walnuts and spinach have such mild flavors that they’re easily overpowered by […]

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Banana Bread for Health Nuts

You might notice that I’m on a serious health kick right now.  I’ve been learning how to bake without using oils and eggs.  I love the lab results. ;D  My family can’t even tell the difference between my usual moist banana bread recipe and my new and improved, eat-it-for-breakfast, oil free, egg free, banana bread […]

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Simple Apple-Pumpkin Muffins

I’ve made Apple-Pumpkin Muffins before.  Or were they Pumpkin-Apple Muffins?  Anyhoo.  This time I’ve converted the recipe to one that meets a higher standard of healthy.  No, I didn’t substitute a regular ingredient with it’s reduced-fat cousin.  I completely left out the artery clogging stuff and kept all the spicy, fruity goodness. Yep, this muffin recipe […]

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