Category Archives: Recipes

Double Chocolate Banana Cake

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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)

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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

Caramelized Banana French Toast

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Photo courtesy: Stephanie Le of I am a food blog

Looking to start your day on a positive note? Give a kick to the old French toast and add yummy caramelized bananas. This will give you the motivation to get out of bed on a Sunday morning. Caramelized Banana French Toast is also a perfect treat for the kids during their spring break vacation. Continue reading

Nutella® Banana Pastry Purses

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Photo courtesy: Elaine Schurr McCardel of The Italian Dish

Looking for a quick and tasty dessert that will make your guests want more? This unforgettable pastry recipe only requires four ingredients and about 30 minutes of your time. Nutella® Pastry Purses are crispy and deliciously sweet. A staple dessert and breakfast treat in Europe, these will have your guests begging for more. Continue reading

Banana Bread Crepe Cake with Butterscotch

banana bread crepePhoto courtesy: Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen

As you begin to prepare for your spring outdoor gatherings, consider this delicious one of a kind recipe.  The banana bread crepe cake is the perfect combination of sweet, creamy and light.  This crepe goes above and beyond to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. While this banana bread crepe cake is perfect for birthday celebrations, it can also be ideal for a morning brunch gathering with friends and family. Thanks to the creaminess of the cream cheese, the sweetness of the ripe bananas and butterscotch topping, this cake is completely irresistible. Continue reading

Banana Yogurt Bites

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This fast, easy and delicious recipe makes for a perfect frozen summer treat. It is great for any spring/summer cookout and is a great way to entertain kids in the kitchen. This healthy treat provides your body with the potassium, whole grains and protein it needs. Don’t forget to have fun while making them. Try to explore a variety of yogurt flavors to mix with the banana nut crunch and discover which one tastes best. Continue reading

Banana Cheesecake Squares

cheese Take your cheesecake making skills to the next level with this delectable recipe that will have everyone talking at your next soiree. We’ve given you no-bake cheesecake option before, but this is a step above and beyond your typical cheesecake. Thanks to the creaminess of the bananas and the flavorful crust, topped off with coconut flakes, this dessert is completely irresistible. Continue reading