100 Things to Do with a Banana How many times has someone spotted excess, overripe or just unused bananas in your kitchen and said, “uh-oh, looks like it’s time to make banana bread!” — as if the only things possible to do with a banana are eat it or turn it into bread? Well we say “no more.” Here’s our carefully curated list of 100 Things to Do with a Banana (not including banana bread). Click on the photos for full recipes. From Bananas to Apples, 100 things to do with apples: Sponsored Content My New Best Pizza Dough As you must have noticed by now, we love pizza here! It’s okay to be a pizza fiend. No, really, it is. It’s by far our favorite junk food Friday meal. Since I usually top ours with not all too much cheese, my own pizza sauce and add loads of fresh veggies, I’m not quite sure just how junky it still is. I’ve tried lots of recipes over the years. What was even more depressing were all those times I couldn’t get the dough to rise no matter what I tried. Now, if you need me… I’ll be on the Stairmaster. Ingredients: 1 cup warm water 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp instant yeast 2 tbsp honey 3 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 tsp salt (2 tsp also works well) Directions: We’ll be needing yeast—I opted for instant yeast but feel free to use active dry yeast—salt and olive oil. You can either use your stand-mixer, food processor or hands for this. Add 2 tbsp honey. And add 1 cup warm water to it. I let the machine spin to combine it all. Add the oil and 1 cup of flour. Lightly oil a big bowl.
Mongolian Beef I LOVE P.F. Changs but it can be a little pricy for what you actually get. I have been making this recipe for YEARS now and I always get rave reviews. Most people who have it say they actually like it MORE than P.F. Ingredients 4 tsp. vegetable oil 2 tsp. ginger, minced 2 Tbsp. garlic, minced 1 c. soy sauce 1 c. water 1 c. brown sugar (packed) 2 c. vegetable oil 2 Lb. flank steaks ½ c. cornstarch 3 large green onions Instructions Make the sauce by heating 4 tsp. vegetable oil in a medium saucepan over medium/low heat. 15 Creative Ways to Use Oreos Hey there! Have you downloaded the latest version of Springpad yet? To learn about the updates in Springpad 3.0, check out this blog post: “The New Springpad Makes It Fun and Easy to Share.” We all know Oreos taste just fine on their own. The compilation below looks at 15 inventive recipes that feature the Oreo. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Save this whole list: Save anything you want to remember to your free Springpad account here.
Carrot Cake Banana Breakfast Cookie And Bars Recipe A cookie comprised of nothing but healthy yummy ingredients is nothing to take lightly. The flavors of carrot cake and banana sink into a mound of oats and flour and create the most magnificent little ball of dough. They are hardly anything to look at, mind you the kids might even whence at them (before they take a bite of course) after that first bite they will be begging you for more! Replace the chocolate chips with yogurt bites or get rid of them all together and if the flavors of carrot cake don’t float your boat then go for a chocolate banana theme, cranberry and banana or even apple and banana. Ingredients 1 cup white whole wheat flour½ tsp baking powder½ tsp cinnamon¼ tsp salt⅓ cup vegetable oil3 Tbsp granulated sugar⅓ cup brown sugar2 tsp vanilla1 large egg½ tsp grated lemon peel½ cup oats⅔ cup shredded or grated carrots½ cup raisin1 banana mashed Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Read more from Belleicious Kids.
Baked Egg Boat recipe Breakfast is my favorite meal. I like to drink iced coffee and watch the cream climb its way down the chunky ice cubes in a dazy before the caffeine hits. I like to order bacon with whatever I’m eating. I like eating potatoes with ketchup. I like eggs over easy, and fluffy scrambled eggs. I pretty much like everything there is to like about breakfast. Baked Egg BoatsMakes 4 Ingredients: 4 demi sourdough baguettes 5 eggs 1/3 cup heavy cream 4 ounces pancetta, finely chopped and fried until crisp 3 ounces gruyere cheese, grated 2 green onions, thinly slicedsalt and pepper to tasteDirections: 1. Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes Finish your Thanksgiving dinner with one of these Thanksgiving desserts. We have the classics, like Pumpkin Pie and Sweet Potato Pie, and new favorites such as Chocolate Spice Souffle and Cran-Raspberry Nut Puff Pastries. Caramel Apple Cheesecake Why choose between an apple pie and a cheesecake for dessert this Thanksgiving? Mini Pumpkin Pie Bites When you are full of turkey and all the trimmings, these bite-sized pumpkin pies are just enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. Butternut Squash Tart Why limit yourself to just pumpkin? Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars All the goodness of a pecan pie with the decadence of chocolate in an easy bar cookie. Ginger Pumpkin Parfaits Afraid of baking? Cran-Raspberry Nut Puff Pastries Delicate puff pastry squares with pecans are filled with a creamy jellied cranberry mixture and topped with a cranberry-raspberry sauce. Sweet Potato Pie Sweet potato pie is another great dessert recipe for Thanksgiving. Walnut Streusel Pumpkin Pie
Never Fail Lemon Curd — Beth Dunham Try this recipe for bite sized Lemon Almond Tarts, filled with foolproof lemon curd, perfect thing with a cup of tea. Almond Shortbread Crust 5 tablespoons cold butter, cut into cubes1/2 cup all purpose flour1/4 cup finely ground blanched almonds1 tablespoon sugar1/2 teaspoon Amaretto2-3 tablespoons ice cold water Mix together flour, ground almonds, and sugar in a small bowl. Using a pastry blender or two knifes, cut the cold butter into the flour mixture until it resembles a coarse meal. Cut the dough into 12 equal pieces, and distribute these into a mini muffin tin. Let cool completely before filling with the lemon curd.