Category Archives: bananas

Banana Peanut Butter Bites

“Mom! These melt in your mouth!” cried the swooning kiddo. I’ll take that as a sign. If you want a vegan version, check out my Almost Elvis cookies. Banana Peanut Butter Bites 1 very ripe banana 1/2 cup creamy peanut … Continue reading

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Tropical Tart

It’s the dead of winter, and it’s cold. Wouldn’t we all like just a little bit of the tropics right about now? You know you would. Unless you’re my kiddo, who absolutely turned his nose up at this one. Silly … Continue reading

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Pina Colada Smoothie

Creamy, comforting, and full of vitamin C, this is the perfect smoothie for the cold and flu season. Or so says the sick kiddo. Pina Colada Smoothie 1 very ripe banana 1 small handful frozen pineapple 1/4 to 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Non-Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake (Take 2)

A long time ago, I posted a super simple dairy-free “Better than Dairy Queen” ice cream cake. The picture sucked, and it was barely a recipe at all. And, yet, it still continues to be one of my most popular … Continue reading

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SRC: Chocolate Bananas Foster Ice Cream

After a brief intermission, we are back with our monthly installment of Secret Recipe Club – the food bloggers version of a secret Santa club, where each month we are secretly assigned a blog to cook or bake from and … Continue reading

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Glass Dharma Giveaway (and a Choco Cherry Smoothie)

I’m super excited about this giveaway, because I love straws. Bendy straws. Loop-de-loop straws. Great big straws. Those itty-bitty straws you get in mixed drinks. Yep. I dig straws. But, sadly, when I got all green and eco-conscious and such, … Continue reading

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Banana Brownies (nut-free, grain-free, vegan, sugar-free)

Despite the fact that these brownies are typically considered the kiddo’s favorite, this is how this morning’s conversation went… Kiddo: “These are nummy! Best brownies I’ve ever had. Awesome!…. You know what would make these even better? Peanut butter.” Me: … Continue reading

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SRC: Banana Cake (365 Days of Baking)

Have you heard about the Secret Recipe Club? It’s a monthly food blogger event where each blogger is secretly assigned another blog from which to draw inspiration. There are so many participants that posts actually go out three times a … Continue reading

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Kiddo Creations: Blueberry Banana Smoothie

I’m home with a sick kiddo today. He’s wiped out. Spent. Beat. I guess we played a little too hard this weekend. Can kiddo’s get fun hangovers? If they can, I think he has one. But, he isn’t too spent … Continue reading

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Coconut Cacao Nib Ice Cream Sandwiches

When I was in sixth grade, I had to do a demonstration for school. Even then I was a bit of a foodie. Well, not exactly a high-brow foodie, but I loved to cook. So, I decided to demonstrate making … Continue reading

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