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double chocolate banana dessert bread

by Jackie Newgent  |  March 21, 2018  |  2 Comments
It’s perfect timing for me to share this oh-so-yummy family-friendly recipe! (That’s partly because “Family Springtime Celebrations” is the theme of this month’s Recipe Redux.) And no, I didn’t sneak kale or anything weird in here! This is just what you think it is … a chocolate lover’s quick bread that has plenty of banana goodness and mouthwatering moistness. Enjoy it as a snack or, as the name implies, dessert. A healthy-ish dessert, that is! You can even grill up a thick slice of the chocolatey bread and top it while warm with a scoop of plant-based ice cream or mashed raspberries—or both! Perhaps I’m a bit odd, but my favorite way to eat this is semi-frozen and thinly sliced....
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banana hemp seed bread

by Jackie Newgent  |  March 24, 2013  |  2 Comments
(Click on photo for full-size image!) Makes 20 servings: 1 slice each My brother, Jim, challenged me to develop a sweet yet good-for-you recipe to enjoy in the morning that has a punch of protein. I love challenges. So voilà … here’s one option for you, my dear brother. The protein in this made-over banana bread is mainly provided by egg whites and hemp seeds. The sweetness comes from extra-ripe bananas and a just-right amount of turbinado sugar–and it’s naturally enhanced by pure vanilla and almond extracts. Best of all, this inviting banana bread is nuttier and banana-ier than the original with twice the protein. Enjoy alongside a cup of Greek yogurt or cottage cheese for still more protein, if...
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