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yamanana bread


yamanana bread is ideal for post-workout nutrition, breakfast and a quick complete snack. it is the perfect combination of protein (eggs), carbs (yam & banana) and good fats (coconut oil). there are many possibilities with this dish, so as always feel free to take some liberties with it. i don’t know exactly where this recipe […]

here’s a birthday take on the pumpkin almond butter dessert/bread frosted with elana’s vegan chocolate frosting (instead of 1 teaspoon of vanilla, i used 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract & 1/2 teaspoon almond extract) & topped with shreds of coconut.

(basic scone + add-ins: walnut pieces, dark chocolate chunks & vanilla) basic ingredients: 2 1/2 cups almond meal or flour 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 eggs (or 1 egg & half of a ripe banana, mashed) 1/4 cup honey 1/3 cup grapeseed oil add-ins (optional, pick one or more): 1 tablespoon […]

banana bread


i had some over ripe bananas & thought that they would work well in place of the pumpkin in the pumpkin almond butter bread. this bread is delicious & simple! again, there’s plenty of room to experiment with this & add in spices, nuts, etc. ingredients: 1 cup almond butter 3/4 cup mashed banana 1 […]

(recipe adapted from this primal life) two christmases ago, my friend becky and i had to make 4 batches of cookies for our annual polyanna at janelle’s house (going strong since middle school) :) we decided to make cardamom cookies- however, when we went to the acme to get the ingredients, a jar of cardamom […]