Chocolate Banana Bread #Choctoberfest

Note: I received complimentary product for this post. All opinions are my own. New, inventive recipes are always fun – but sometimes you just want a classic.  We love banana bread around here. Add in lots of chocolate, and you’ve got a treat that barely lasts 24 hours.   It was also a great opportunity […]

Kids in the Kitchen: Banana Blender Muffins

The kids’ nap schedules have been wonky lately, so I’ve been getting some solo time with Julie while big brother naps – which means she’s been getting some kitchen projects of her own. Our favorite has become blender muffins. The idea behind blender muffins is that you just dump all the ingredients in to mix, […]

Kids in the Kitchen: Sweet Potato Banana Muffins

Today, I’m kicking off a series of kid-friendly recipes – ones they’ll be able to help make and like to eat. I generally get a lot of questions about how I incorporate Jake into the cooking process. There’s nothing really earth-shattering about my approach: I just let him jump in wherever he can. Yes, it’s […]

Cranberry Honey Banana Bread #RecipeMakeover

Disclosure: I received products from Barlean’s free as part of #RecipeMakeover week. All opinions are my own. While I’m pretty decent at whipping up a healthy dinner when need be, my baking projects are decidedly different.  Tackling a makeover of one of my most-frequently-baked items – banana bread – seemed like the perfect challenge. As I […]

Banana Bread

I haven’t tackled that many kitchen projects since Jake was born, but when we ended up with a pile of over-ripe bananas, I decided it was time to get back to it. I’ve waned to try this recipe for a while – but never seemed to end up with enough bananas for it. Even though this is a quick bread, […]

Banana Split Pie

My friend, Tara, made a pie like this for a Christmas party years ago. I loved it, and bookmarked a similar recipe when I ran across it. Tara got married a few weeks ago, so when I was looking for a dessert a few days later, I must still have been thinking about her – […]