Tag Archives: Breakfast

Recipe: Banana Foster Parfait

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Photo courtesy: John Autry of Cooking Light

Last week we provided you with a simple, fun recipe to make with the kids during your Fourth of July or other summer barbecues. We would like to share a treat just for you that is fast, easy and a good nutritious breakfast. The Banana Foster Parfait has just enough potassium and protein to get you energized for your day. If you are always on the go, then this recipe can be prepared and stored in the fridge to accommodate your busy schedule. Continue reading

Recipe: Mashed Plantains or Majado de Verde

majado de verdePhoto courtesy: Laylita of Laylita’s Recipes

It’s a Latin American tradition to eat green plantains also known as platanos machos. The most common way to eat them are simply sliced and fried, usually served as a dessert. Here is a new twist to using this tasty tropical fruit in your next dish or brunch party. Continue reading

Recipe: 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

Marketing to Kids for Mother’s Day

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Photo courtesy of Tony Kadysewski of Fixtures Close-Up

Sunday, May 10 is Mother’s Day, and moms across the country will be treated like queens by their loving children. Those kids might need a little help in planning a special breakfast-in-bed for their moms, which means fathers or guardians will be making some grocery store visits in order to plan a love-filled morning. Continue reading

Recipe: 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

Recipe: 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

Recipe: Banana Crunch Muffins

Recipe for banana crunch muffins

Sweet and crunchy, these muffins will vanish from your table in a heartbeat. Perfect with breakfast, as a snack or as dessert, these banana crunch muffins are loaded with flavor. Whether you’ve got a sweet-tooth snack craving or are searching for a delightful new muffin to try, this scrumptious recipe will leave your home smelling heavenly – and you reaching for more.

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