Banana Boats – Grilled Banana Heaven

What happens when you grill a banana? Even better.. what happens when you stuff a banana with peanut butter and chocolate and THEN grill it? Amazingness. Pure awesome. A great alternative to my former favorite fire-friend: s’mores These were so delicious they seemed to disappear! This is a super easy way to have a sweet treat…

5 minute cake 

One of the hardest things about a cleanse is wanting something rich and not having 45 minutes to create it. Hence, the 5 minute cake. It’s all the glory of something instant with all of the health of made-from-scratch baking. Well, health might be a stretch but its a heck of a lot better than…

Cantaloupe Carpaccio

This is a great treat for an afternoon where you want something light, especially as the weather starts to warm up and we see hints of spring. The complex flavor of fig really adds to the dish, complementing the light and wispy flavor of the cantaloupe. And the sprouts add great texture.        Ingredients: 1/2 cantaloupe…

PB&J Pancakes

Sometimes you wake up wanting a banana, but not really wanting a banana; wanting pancakes, but not wanting to feel like you ate pancakes all day (nap time – please?). That’s when I make banana pancakes. It looks and feels like a pancake, but its secretly a banana, in disguise. What?! It’s true. I thank…