Banana Bread

Ingredients♥ ½ cup of sugar♥ ⅓ cup of butter (softened)♥ 2 eggs♥ 1 ¾ cups sifted flour (see gluten free substitution below)♥ 2 tsp. baking powder♥ ½ tsp. salt♥ ¼ tsp. baking soda♥ 1 cup/4-5 mashed, ripe, bananas ♥ 1 cup of walnuts, chocolate chips, etc. (optional) Directions➊ Preheat oven to 350 ºF. ➋ Cream butter and sugar; add eggs and beat well. ➌ Sift together dry ingredients; … Continue reading Banana Bread

Korean Bibimbap

Ingredients♥ 1-2 Broccoli heads, cut into florets♥ 1 (12 oz) package sugar snap peas♥ 1 (8 oz) packet of ramen, or noodles of choice (or rice)♥ 1-2 lbs of chicken (or preferred meat)♥ 2 cups of fresh green beans♥ ¾ cup House of Tsang Gluten Free Stir-fry Korean BBQ Sauce♥ 6 tbsp. Frank’s RedHot Sweet Chili Sauce Directions➊ Clean and cut chicken into bite-sized pieces. … Continue reading Korean Bibimbap

Paleo Double Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Ingredients Cake Frosting ♥ 4-5 bananas/2½ cups mashed/575 grams (the riper the better)♥ 4 eggs room temperature♥ ½ cup (140g) almond butter or nut butter of choice♥ ¼ cup coconut oil, melted♥ 1 tsp. vanilla extract♥ ½ cup (75g) coconut flour, packed♥ ½ cup cocoa powder♥ 1 tsp. baking soda♥ 1 tsp. baking powder♥ ¼ tsp. sea salt♥ 4 oz. dark chocolate chopped (make your own to keep refined sugar free) ♥ 2 – 8 oz packages cream … Continue reading Paleo Double Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Peanut Butter, Banana, & Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients♥ 1 frozen banana (peel before freezing)♥ Milk (any kind)♥ Peanut butter♥ Greek yogurt♥ Chocolate (nutella, chocolate syrup, chocolate chips etc. ) Directions➊ Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve. Enjoy! *For a creamier & thicker blend, add more milk & less yogurt Continue reading Peanut Butter, Banana, & Chocolate Smoothie

That’s Bananas! 🍌

Bananas are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, calcium, manganese, magnesium, iron, folate, niacin, riboflavin, and B6. These all contribute to the proper functioning of the body and help support brain, heart, and skin health.  Additionally, bananas can aide in digestion and combat other gastrointestinal issues by providing necessary fiber. In fact, for several decades starting in the 1920s,  bananas were believed to … Continue reading That’s Bananas! 🍌

Ham & Pea Pasta Carbonara

Ingredients♥ Ham steak, diced♥ Gluten-free spaghetti (Barilla, Bionaturae)♥ Full Flavor Foods Gluten Free Alfredo Sauce♥ Peas (frozen, fresh, or canned)♥ Water DirectionsDirections➊ Bring a large pots of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions (the longer the better for gluten free pasta).➋ In another pot, combine 2 quarts of water with the Alfredo sauce and bring to a boil to thicken.➌ In … Continue reading Ham & Pea Pasta Carbonara

Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients♥ 1/4 cup of water♥ 1/3 cup of vegetable oil or butter♥ 3 eggs♥ Krusteaz Gluten Free Blueberry Muffin Mix♥ Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips Directions➊ Preheat the oven to 400°F and line muffin tin with paper liners. If using blueberries, drain and rinse in cold water; set aside. ➋ Stir together water, eggs, oil/butter, and muffin mix until blended. Gently fold the drained … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Muffins

A Pretty Grape Invention

With an aim to optimize taste and selection, horticulturalist Dr. David Cain crossed the seedless Vitis vinifera, commonly known as the European wine grape or common grape, and the flavorful Concord Grape, to create the newfound Cotton Candy Grape hybrid.  Without genetic engineering or artificial flavoring, Cain and his team at International Fruit Genetics discovered this cotton-candy flavor after creating over 100,000 test tube plants.  … Continue reading A Pretty Grape Invention

Wegmans: The Hot Commodity

The bigger the better, right?  In this case, yes! Double the size of most supermarkets, the up-and-coming Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business known for their enormous stores and commitment to providing healthy, wholesome options in every aisle.  Unlike the average trip to the grocery store, a trip to Wegmans is a vacation.  Originating in 1916 in Rochester, NY, the company … Continue reading Wegmans: The Hot Commodity