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100 Things to Do with a Banana

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.” With no particular offense meant to anyone’s banana bread recipe, we believe the humble banana is in fact as versatile as bacon or eggs, and we’ve got the internets to prove it. Here’s our carefully curated list of 100 Things to Do with a Banana (not including banana bread). Yes, we’ve got plenty of banana breakfasts and banana desserts, but how about some banana curry, banana soup or a banana martini? Click on the photos for full recipes. From Bananas to Apples, 100 things to do with apples: Sponsored Content

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100 Things to Do With Peanut Butter You most likely learned long ago that peanut butter ain’t only good for PB&J sandwiches. George Washington Carver’s greatest invention can in fact spruce up everything from drinks to desserts. Actually, we’d be hard-pressed to come up with a dish that wouldn’t be better with a little Skippy. Peanut butter chili, peanut butter broccoli, peanut butter ice cream and peanut butter cocktails — it all works. Folks, there is peanut butter tuna salad to be found on this list. They're Back….Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes Guess what’s back!! You guessed it. Another round of chocolate cream cheese cupcakes. You cannot go too many months without baking these again if you can even survive that long. It is a sun-filled day today so I thought I would share with you a baking recap from a few nights ago. I made these last year at the zesty in laws in the summer and they are always a huge hit.

Delicious Recipes to Spice Up Your Dinner Rotation This post is in partnership with French’s Sweet Yellow Mustard and Spicy Yellow Mustard. I received compensation to write this post through the Sweet and Spicy Influencer Program. All content, photos, and opinions are my own. 8 Fabulously Flavoured Veggie Burger Recipes … Veggie burgers aren´t just for vegetarians. Even meat eaters can try them for a change! There are so many delicious veggie burger recipes that you don´t need to buy the ready-made version. Plus you can make more than you need, and freeze the rest for another time. Here are some of the tastiest veggie burger recipes I could find … vegetarian.about.com

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries These cheesecake stuffed strawberries are the perfect dessert treat! Can I just say that I have died and gone to heaven. Cheesecake stuffed strawberries….how have I not made these before?! I’m serious. My Vegan Pantry One of the requests I receive often is to write a post on building a vegan pantry, providing a list of the ingredients that I use the most. I’m a bit embarrassed by how long this post has taken me to put together, but as they say, better late than never. Or is it better never than late…heh. Pizza Party! 100 Healthy Ways to Top a Pizza By Brooke McLay | Who says you can’t have your pizza and eat it to? No matter how many calories you’re trying to cut, you’ll be able to indulge in all the goodness of a gourmet neighborhood pizzeria right in the comfort of your own kitchen.

e is for eat I'm very excited about today's post for a couple of reasons. First of all, it's freaking delicious. And simple. And relatively healthy (minus the sugar). You should probably run out and buy the ingredients RIGHT NOW. I'll wait for you to come back. Warm and Nutty Cinnamon Quinoa Recipe This stunning berry-studded breakfast quinoa is from Dr. John La Puma's recent release - Chef MD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine. I've written about just a handful of books this year (more to come, I promise!), but I wanted to highlight this one for a few reasons. Asian Noodle Salad In the spring of 2004, I planted myself a mean garden. And boy howdy was I ever ambitious. Aside from over thirty tomato plants, I also planted red and green bell peppers, lettuces, cabbages, spinach, cucumbers, squash, and just about every herb under the sun: basil, cilantro, dill, fresh parsley…and a few things I couldn’t even pronounce. And sure, I was pregnant with my fourth baby at the time. And I was big.

Pumpkin Cinnamon Overnight Pull-Apart French Toast with Vanilla Maple Butter If a crockpot is the equivalent of a set-it-and-forget-it dinner solution, this is the parallel equivalent for breakfast. I’m an advocate of as little as humanly possible to do in the morning and this is a recipe that even I can pull off when I’m bleary-eyed because the work is done the night before. And ‘work’ is a very loose term because there’s hardly any involved. Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken Today is Cinco de Mayo and I wanted to take the opportunity to update one of my favourite recipes, this bacon wrapped jalapeno popper stuffed chicken with some new photos! The basic idea was to stuff chicken with all of the flavours of jalapeno poppers and then to wrap them in bacon and grill, fry or bake them. Jalapeno poppers are commonly filled with cream cheese and/or cheddar cheese and they are either coated in bread crumbs and fried until crispy or wrapped in bacon and grilled or baked until the bacon is cooked. I like a simple mixture of cream cheese, cheddar or monterey jack cheese and diced jalapeno peppers for the filling and the jalapenos can be roasted, fresh or even pickled.

Peanut Butter Cup Granola You know what I kind of hate? Those “scan your own” grocery aisles. As if shopping wasn’t enough work, now I have to scan my own scallions as well? And not for nothing, the fact that I have this blog on the internet is something of a miracle in itself, because I am so very not computery. So when faced with a new thinking machine that I need to figure out, I’m basically playing a game of Russian Roulette with my Ben N Jerry’s. Oh yeah, and lady who sighs really loud behind me…I GET it.

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