Coconut Banana Pancakes (Gluten-Free)

gluten and dairy free pancakes

Some days, I have to force myself to eat breakfast. Today was not one of them. These are coconut banana pancakes from the brand new (and completely fabulous!) In the Small Kitchen: 100 Recipes from Our Year of Cooking in the Real World. The book is written by the adorable and fabulously talented Cara Eisenpress … Read more

Brown Butter Banana Bread (Gluten-Free)

4/29/11: A couple of people have had problems with the baking time for this banana bread. I’m going to need to do some re-testing, so please hold off on making it until I know the recipe is correct. XO Winnie Even though I don’t have celiac disease, I choose to eat gluten-free. Why? Because I … Read more

Banana Avocado Smoothie and iHerb Giveaway

If you use high quality ingredients, smoothies can be one of the healthiest fast foods around. They can be blended in a hurry and make a quick and tasty breakfast or snack; children generally love them and they are easy to customize. From a health perspective, however, a lot can also go wrong when you … Read more

Healthy Pumpkin Shake

This pumpkin shake is like cool and creamy pumpkin pie in a glass. You know I love me some smoothies: I’ll put just about anything in my Blendtec and call it breakfast. This particular shake is one of my favorites for fall: I usually make it with homemade pumpkin puree (I had plenty left over … Read more

Fresh Fig and Banana Smoothie

This vegan fig banana smoothie blends up just a few seconds, but tastes rich and ever so exotic. This is one of my favorite smoothies. I haven’t had one in a while, and was reminded of it when I saw this gorgeous fig banana milkshake at Pinch My Salt. Figs are high in fiber, calcium, … Read more