Banana Cake with Browned Butter Frosting

It’s happening. Easter is coming. While everyone else is getting pumped about carrot cake, I’m over here dying over my favorite Easter tradition- banana cake. Not just plain banana cake, but banana cake with a light browned butter frosting. This was my grandma’s original recipe which she passed down in her cookbook- All’s Well That…

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Vegan Walnut Date Banana Bread

I have brunch on the brain, and the best way to quickly curb that craving (and use up those ripe bananas at the same time!) is with an extra large slice of this guilt-free Vegan Walnut Date Banana Bread. This recipe is as clean as can be- no butter, no dairy, no salt, no sugar…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake

I’m kicking off the holiday weekend by recreating my favorite chocolate peanut butter shake from our ice cream shop, only lighter. Not only is this recipe much healthier, but it honestly tastes as delicious and creamy as the dairy version made with ice cream and whole milk. Better, actually, since it doesn’t have that overpowering sweetness from…

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Door County Banana Walnut Muffins

Each and every summer since I was a kid, my family would pack up the car and make the drive from Chicago up to Door County, Wisconsin. My grandma had a summer cottage in Egg Harbor, and we would spend a week or two reading on the deck, floating on inner tubes, and having breakfast…

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Instant Ripe Bananas

I love seeing bananas turn into that black spotty color because in my house it means 1 of 2 things: banana bread or bananas foster. I had a hankering for some banana bread but realized my bananas were WAY too unripe for my liking. The stage they were at was no where near as over-ripe as…

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Bananas Foster Bread with Cinnamon Crumble

Bananas foster meets banana bread meets cinnamon crumble topping; fitting for Mother’s Day! I love seeing bananas turn into that black spotty color because in my house it means 1 of 2 things: banana bread or bananas foster. In this case we aren’t sacrificing either because this recipe combines both- bananas foster banana bread with…

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Banana Coconut Smoothie

I’ve been on a massive smoothie kick lately. They give me bursts of energy and nutrition to keep cravings and drowsiness at bay. Most of the smoothies I make are green and loaded with kale or spinach, but I was in the mood for something a tiny bit sweeter without compromising the health benefits. This Banana…

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Banana Nut Muffins

Whole wheat flour, mashed banana, and slivered almonds make this banana nut muffin recipe delicious and healthy! Perfect morning snack! Adapted from Curious Cuisiniere.

Banana Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce

Salted caramel is one of my favorite flavors, and it really shines through with this banana pudding recipe. Homemade caramel sauce with a sprinkle of sea salt over creamy banana pudding. Be sure to use ripe bananas!