Month: September 2018

Chocolate Banana Zucchini Bread

Chocolate and banana are a match-made in heaven don’t you think?  But it’s always bonus points especially if you are a mom and you throw in some greens in there.  Zucchini is one of those versatile fruits (although most people would consider it a vegetable) which you can pretty much throw in almost anything–from meatballs to burgers, and of course, banana breads. WHAT YOU’LL LOVE ABOUT THIS It’s using gluten-free flour, sweetened with coconut sugar and pure maple which are perfect sweetener alternatives, and it has loads of bananas and zucchinis in there which makes it extra moist. Zucchini has …

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Chickpea Mediterranean-Style Salad

WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS This CHICKPEA MEDITERRANEAN-STYLE SALAD is a one-bowl salad recipe which has all the vitamins, minerals, proteins, and healthy fats altogether.   The star of the recipe is chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans which are a good source of protein, carbohydrates, and fiber.  It is widely used for Mediterranean and middle Eastern food and is popular for its known health benefits from improving heart health, to preventing constipation, and reducing inflammation and cholesterol.  Chickpeas are also the key ingredient in making hummus, which is a healthy dip or dressing option. You can also add more …

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Fluffy Greek Yogurt Pancakes

If you are looking for pancakes that are moist, fluffy and with a protein boost, these FLUFFY GREEK YOGURT PANCAKES will be your new favorite recipe. I used spelt flour for these but a good alternative could be whole wheat flour or your regular all-purpose flour. If you wish to sweeten it up a bit, you can also add a tablespoon of your favorite sweetener. Make sure to also use unflavored and just plain greek yogurt. And a tip to make fluffy pancakes is to not overmix it. I usually use a rubber spatula or spoon and slowly fold in …

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