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About snacktasticbecker

I am a big believer in it real foods, not overly processed boxed foods. When I go grocery shopping for my family I purchase mostly organic foods and local foods. All of the recipes I post will be made using organic foods (when possible). Making sure my family is making conscious food choice and educating my daughter on where our food comes are my number one priorities.

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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