Fruit Salad Smoothie

I don’t know about you, but I rarely have time to make a fresh fruit salad in the morning. Luckily, I can take my fruit salad to work with me in the form of a delicious smoothie! This fruit salad smoothie includes all of my favorite fruits: oranges, strawberries, raspberries, apples, banana, and grapes. Talk about a super smoothie! It’ll give you energy on those busy mornings and is loaded with vitamin C to keep your immune system strong. Fruit […]

Bananas for Raspberry Smoothie

If you love raspberries as much as I do, you’re in for a treat! This banana raspberry smoothie is so refreshing, it’s the perfect way to start your day. It’s packed with vitamin C and other healthy nutrients to give you the energy you need to take on the day. Each sip contains a blast of raspberry flavor with just a hint of banana. So many smoothie recipes these days have a huge list of ingredients. I like to keep […]

Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream

One of my first jobs in high school was at Cold Stone Creamery serving up ice cream. I actually gained 15 pounds after working there for a year! It took me an entire summer of working out and banning ice cream from my diet all together to drop the weight. Now whenever I crave ice cream, I look for healthier alternatives to satisfy my sweet cravings instead. This banana peanut butter ice cream always does the trick! The consistency is very […]

Healthy Banana Bread

Do you know what the best use of old bananas is? Banana bread, of course! This recipe uses some whole wheat flour in place of all-purpose flour for extra fiber and walnuts for healthy omega-3 fatty acids. It is perfectly moist and great for breakfast or snacktime! The Magic Bullet makes this recipe quick and easy – just load up the large blender cup with the ingredients and pulse until you get a nice chunky batter. I love banana bread […]

Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes

I was introduced to these fluffy whole wheat banana walnut pancakes on my trip up north to Mendocino, CA last summer. Whenever I used to make banana pancakes, I would slice up the banana and drop them onto the batter in the skillet. They were just “ok” and didn’t have a huge amount of banana flavor. At the bed & breakfast I stayed in, the hosts made these incredible banana pancakes with the bananas blended in. I don’t know why […]