Tag Archive | "bananas"

Chocolate Chip Banana Oat Waffles

Saturday, February 8, 2014


I'm watching the snow continue to fall as we gear up for another fun day of skiing, sledding and tromping around the neighborhood. But first, we are savoring our morning waffles. Though it's technically not a holiday, it sure does feel like a mini vacation around here.

Chocolate Banana Oat Bars

Sunday, May 12, 2013


These healthy chocolate banana oat bars {homemade energy bars} taste just like the moist chocolate banana cookies that my mom always made for my sister and me. Wishing all of you mommies a Happy Mother's Day!

PB&J Parfait

Friday, August 3, 2012

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This PB&J parfait transforms one of my favorites - a peanut butter & jam sandwich - into a parfait that triples as a hearty breakfast, healthy snack and wholesome dessert. The options for pb&j combos are endless with different fruit and granola toppings.

Raspberry Banana Oat Muffins

Sunday, July 22, 2012


Instead of mixing berries throughout these muffins I dollop raspberry freezer jam in between layers of batter to make a sweet berry swirl on the top of each banana oatmeal muffin.

Silly Face Smoothies

Sunday, March 11, 2012


With or without silly faces, these fruit and spinach smoothies make a quick, healthy and kid-pleasing breakfast, snack or dessert.

Low-Fat Banana Bread

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

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Substituting low-fat yogurt for the shortening in my family's classic banana bread recipe makes for a healthier banana bread that is still moist and flavorful.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Sunday, April 3, 2011


My family loves banana bread and the recipe that I grew up with is a classic that we never get tired of. Sometimes I stir in some chocolate chips to make it extra special.

Chocolate & Banana “Ice Cream”

Sunday, August 8, 2010


Now that I'm hooked on banana "ice cream" (an easy, creamy frozen dessert simply made of bananas) I decided to try adding chocolate, which is never a bad decision, in my opinion.

Banana “Ice Cream”

Sunday, August 8, 2010


Could it be that bananas are the only ingredient in this frozen treat and yet it has the creamy texture of traditional ice cream? Unbelievably, yes! It is so easy to make (you don't even need an ice cream maker). And I love the fact that when my son now screams for ice cream, I can give him this -- an elegant form of frozen bananas.

Electrolux #splits: Chocolate-Covered Banana Split

Friday, July 16, 2010


For every banana split recipe submitted by a Featured Publisher, Foodbuzz will donate $50 to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (up to $5,000). What a great excuse to make a banana split! In my rendition of this classic sundae, a chocolate- and coconut-covered banana sandwiches three scoops of vanilla bean ice cream, Heath toffee chocolate sauce, shredded coconut, whipped cream and a maraschino cherry.

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