Category Archives: Recipes

Banana Microwave Mug Cake Recipe

banana mug cake
Photo courtesy: Swah of Love Swah

This banana cake recipe will bring your night (or any other part of your day) to a whole other level. All you need is a few basic ingredients, two minutes of your time and a mug. The banana will bring a perfect moist texture making this mug cake your next favorite treat. If you are craving a dessert and don’t want to wait for the oven to warm up, this is the perfect recipe for you. Easy, quick, and yummylicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. butter, melted (or flavorless oil)
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • 1 tbsp. milk
  • 1 ripe banana (mashed)
  • 3 tbsp. plain flour
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • 1 scoop of coffee ice cream to serve

Instructions

  1. Put butter into mug and microwave for 10 seconds to melt
  2. Add in egg and milk and lightly beat with a fork until combined
  3. Add mashed banana into the mug and continue stirring with your fork until mixed through
  4. Finally, add dry ingredients into the mug and beat with your fork until combined
  5. Place mug in the microwave and cook for 1 minute on medium heat
  6. The cake should be risen and still slightly gooey in the middle. If still undercooked for your liking, cook it further in 10-second bursts in the microwave
  7. Serve with a generous scoop of coffee ice cream

This delicious mug is ready to be enjoyed!

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Image credit: Swah of Love Swah

Recipe source: Love Swah

Strawberry Banana Granola Bars Recipe

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Photo courtesy: Jen of CincyShopper

You thought making your own granola bars was a lot of work? With this Strawberry Banana Granola Bars recipe, it is as easy as running to the store to buy pre-made ones. Except it’s healthier, fresher and so yummy! Your co-workers and kids’ friends will be jealous of your homemade snack bars. Don’t feel bad for craving some sweetness. It’s all natural! Continue reading

Banana Cocoa Refrigerator Oatmeal

Banana cocoa oatmeal
Photo courtesy: Monica Matheny of The Yummy Life

Start your morning off great with this healthy and fresh, banana cocoa oatmeal. Did you ever think you would be eating oatmeal cold? It is refreshing for a hot summer morning and a great on-the-go breakfast or snack. Oatmeal contains high amounts of fiber and it is known that fiber decreases risk of high blood pressure, lowers high cholesterol and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the Dairy Council of California. This month is also National Mental Health Month, making bananas the perfect fruit to eat while celebrating this holiday. Bananas produce dopamine, which is important to keep us alert and focused as it controls the brains reward and pleasure centers. Look for our informational blog later this week that will discuss more details on bananas and mental health. Continue reading

Vegan Triple Banana Cake

vegan triple banana cake
Photo courtesy: Janet Hudson of Vegan Feast Catering

With so many summer celebrations around the corner, all your guests will be looking for something sweet and delicious to indulge in at the end of the night. Consider the triple banana cake when prepping for your Mother’s Day celebrations. Don’t hesitate to bring out the big guns and surprise everyone with this recipe at the family barbeques for Memorial Day weekend or Fourth of July weekend. This may be a favorite recipe for those that enjoy vegan treats. Continue reading

Banana with Honeyed Mascarpone & Caramel

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Photo courtesy Jo Missoula of Jo in the Kitchen

Looking for a fast and easy dessert or snack that is just deliciously yummy? This recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and creamy, similar to a banana cream pie but without all the extra work. Did you ever think you would eat cheese and bananas together? With this delicious recipe, it’s a must have. Mascarpone is an Italian cheese of smooth, creamy, buttery texture that blends well with honey and caramel. Add a banana on top, and you’ll have your guests and family begging for more. Continue reading

Double Chocolate Banana Cake

chocolate banana cake
Photo courtesy: Angie of Friday is cake night

We all have a sweet tooth from time to time, sometimes it’s even every night, and it feels so good to satisfy it. If you are craving some chocolate cake but feel guilty because of all the oil and butter in it, try the double chocolate banana cake. Bananas and applesauce create the perfect moist texture without having to add any extra fat. It’s easy, delicious and healthy. Give it 5 minutes to prepare and 30 to bake and your taste buds (and hips) will be eternally grateful.

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Banana Almond Baked Oatmeal Cups (Vegan)

banana almond cups
Photo courtesy: Erica of Coffee & Quinoa

In honor of World Health Day, we thought we would provide you with a healthy on-the-go breakfast, snack or dessert. This (banana almond baked oatmeal cup) takes a maximum of 35 minutes to prepare and is a healthy, delicious recipe that everyone will love. Bananas are packed with potassium, which helps keep your heart beating. While almonds are a source of vitamin E and are high in protein, they help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. This recipe provides you with the healthy nutrients you need, while allowing your sweet tooth to enjoy its sweetness. Continue reading