Category Archive: Fruit

Caribbean Rice,Black Beans & Baked Plantains

Caribbean Rice Black Beans & Baked Plantains

A couple of years ago I had my first taste of plantains at a local Mexican restaurant that served  plantains with black beans and sour cream. It was love at first bite and I was hooked! Since then I have made a healthy version of baked plantains at home. When I saw this menu on …

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Go Berry Breakfast Bars

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Do you like to have easy grab and go breakfast choices? As much as I love to cook, I don’t want to cook first thing in the morning so these healthy bars are the perfect make ahead solution. Not only are they tasty (which is always a priority) but they are filled with antioxidants, oatmeal, nuts, seeds and fruit …

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Triple Berry Smoothie & Favorite Health Related Apps & Websites

Triple Berry Smoothie

If you are like me you don’t usually think of having smoothies this time of year. It’s always been kind of a warm weather item for me. Since I’m trying to listen to what my body needs and I have been craving fruit and vegetables this smoothie is the perfect solution. Not only does it taste good …

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Stuffed Banana Boat – Grill It, Bake It or Microwave It

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If you were a girl scout you may have made this at a camp out when you were a young girl. Not being a girl scout I missed out on this wonderful, easy dessert until I stumbled across the idea on the Internet a couple of years ago. It’s the perfect ending to a BBQ …

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Vanilla Berry Protein Shake

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Last week I mentioned a new protein shake I made for hubby Tom and I to share. Well, it was so good that I have been making it everyday! It starts with a purchased vanilla protein drink that I found at Costco. Sam’s club carries it too but I think they just have the chocolate flavor which …

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