Hello everyone and welcome,
Since today is National Banana Bread Day…..I thought I would do some baking. I must tell you this bread is soooooo good. I could barely restrain myself from eating it all….lol. One good thing about this bread is that it does have some nutritional benefits….which made me feel better about having 2 slices!
Now onto the recipe…….
2 C organic Spelt Flour or AP
2 ripe organic bananas
3 Tbsp organic cacao powder
1/2 C organic unsweetened applesauce
1 1/4 C organic cane sugar
1/2 C grapeseed oil ( or oil of choice)
2 Tbsp organic peanut butter
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp organic vanilla extract
1/4 tsp pink Himalayan salt
- Preheat oven to 375°F and lightly grease a loaf pan.
- Mix together the (dry ingredients) flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cacao powder.
- In a separate bowl or food processor mix together (wet ingredients) bananas, applesauce, sugar, peanut butter and vanilla extract.
- Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix until combined.
- Pour mixture into loaf pan and bake for 1hr-1hr 15 minutes. Let it rest for about 10-15 minutes before removing from the pan. Allow it to completely cool on a wire cooling rack.
Now let’s talk about a few of the nutritional benefits.
- 40 Times the Antioxidants of Blueberries.
- Highest Plant-Based Source of Iron.
- Full of Magnesium for a Healthy Heart & Brain.
- More Calcium Than Cow’s Milk.
- A Natural Mood Elevator and Anti-Depressant. (c/o Be Good Organics)
- Vitamin B6
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
- Vitamin B6
I hope you will give this recipe a try and enjoy the benefits of all the nutrients it contains as well as it’s deliciousness!
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Enjoy & Until Next Time,
I just wanted to share a quick and easy sauce. It’s great on salad to pasta and more. So let’s jump right into the recipe.
1/2 Cup of Peanut Butter (smooth or crunchy)
1/2 Cup of Water
1 TBS of Rice Vinegar
1 TBS of Toasted Sesame Oil
1 TBS of Honey
1 TBS of Amino Acid or Soy Sauce
1 Clove of Crushed Garlic
In a saucepan on low heat add all your ingredients. Stir until smooth and full combined. Takes about 3-5 minutes.
Until Next Time,
I have been wanting to make this for week’s. It’s such a great feeling to make something new and it turns out right the first time. The little thing’s excite me!!!! So onto the recipe……
2 Cups of all purpose flour
1 Tablespoon of baking powder
1/2 tsp of sea salt
1 Cup of Almond Milk Unsweetened Plain or Vanilla ( or milk of choice)
1/4 Cup of Sugar
1 Cup of Peanut Butter
3/4 Cup of Squash Puree (or 2 eggs)
Pre-heat oven to 350°
Line a loaf pan with parchment paper
In a large bowl sift in your flour.
Next add baking powder, sugar, milk, peanut butter and squash puree.
Mix until smooth by hand or with a hand mixer.
Pour batter into parchment paper lined loaf pan and bake for 45-50 minutes. ( Feel free to add 1/2 Cup of chocolate chips and or 1/4 of nuts right on top of the batter and then place into the oven.
Once done let it completely cool.
Cut and enjoy. Drizzle on some chocolate ganache or spread on some jam. I love this recipe because you can customize it in so many ways.
Until Next Time,
I have not blogged in days…….and I have missed it. I have been busy moving and because of the move the family and I have been eating out. Today I had enough. I desperately needed a home cooked meal. So I got the kitchen in order and started prepping dinner. Tonight I was in an experimental mood and wanted to try something different.
So I made my household famous “Oven Fried Wings” and added a Brown Sugar and Peanut Butter Glaze/Sauce. It gives the chicken a bit of an Asian Flare. It was absolutely delicious. This is one experiment that paid off!!
To make the wings click here.
Now onto the Brown Sugar & Peanut Butter Glaze/Sauce
1/2 C of light brown sugar
1/2 C of water
1/4 tsp of garlic powder
1/4 tsp of black pepper
1/4 tsp of Mrs. Dash
1 TBS of Peanut Butter
In a pot add water and brown sugar on medium high heat, until the sugar is dissolved. Your basically making a simple syrup. Remove from the heat. Add all of your remaining ingredients and whisk well. Once everything is incorporated pour over your chicken and serve.
Happy Cooking & Enjoy!!!! 😀