Monthly Archives: February 2011

Coconut Banana Bread

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of Unsalted Butter (1 stick) 2 1/2 cups of Flour 1/2 cup of Agave Syrup 1 tablespoon of Baking Powder 1 cup of Shredded Coconut 1 1/4 cup of Coconut Milk 2 Eggs 1/2 teaspoon of Vanilla … Continue reading

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Caribbean Rice Pudding

Ingredients: 2 cups of Water 1 pinch of Salt 1/2 Brown Rice (not instant) 1/2 cup of Coconut Milk 1/4 cup of Raisins 1/4 cup of Honey 1/4 cup of Shredded Coconut 1/2 teaspoon of Ground Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon of … Continue reading

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Clementine/ Orange Sherbet

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of Light Agave Syrup Zest from 6-7 Clementines 1/4 teaspoon of Salt 1 cup of Orange Juice Juice from 6-7 Clementines 1 tablespoon of Lemon Juice 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract 1 cup of Light Cream 1 … Continue reading

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Baked Bananas

Ingredients: 3 Bananas (peeled and sliced in half lengthwise) 1 tablespoon of Butter or Margarine 1/2 cup of Honey 1/2 teaspoon of Nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon of Cinnamon 1/2 cup of Orange Juice Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Place bananas … Continue reading

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Snack Mix

Ingredients: 1 cup of Pecans 1 cup of Dried Cherries 1/2 cup of Dark Chocolate chunks Directions: Mix all ingredients together and enjoy! Tips: 1) We take this type of snack mix with us on long bike rides or when … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Ingredients: 2 cups of Unbleached White Flour 2 cups of Whole Wheat Flour 1 cup of Light Agave Syrup 2 teaspoons of Baking Soda 2 Eggs 2 cups of Milk ( I used fat free) 1/2 cup of Canola oil … Continue reading

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Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup of butter or margarine ( I used Earth Balance Spread) 3/4 cup of Light Agave Syrup 1 egg 1 tablespoon of Lemon Zest 1 tsp of Lemon Extract 3 tsp of Fresh Squeezed Lemon 1 cup of … Continue reading

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The Sweet Stuff

I am currently experimenting with different types of sweetners.  In the past I have mostly used organic evaporated cane sugar in my baking, but now I am testing out: honey, agave syrup and maple syrup.  I really like using the … Continue reading

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Roasted Chickpeas

Ingredients: 1 12oz can of Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas), drained Olive Oil Spray Salt Your Favorite Spices ( I used paprika and cumin) Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Drain and dry chickpeas.  Spray baking sheet with olive oil. Spread chickpeas … Continue reading

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Mango Lassi

Ingredients: 1 cup of Frozen Mangoes 1/2 cup of Orange Juice 2 tablespoons of Honey 1/2 cup of Vanilla Yogurt Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender.  Blend until smooth and frothy.  Enjoy! Tips: 1) You can substitute fresh mangoes … Continue reading

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