Monthly Archives: May 2014

Healthy Banana Nut Cookies

To be honest, these aren’t really cookies, they are just cookie shaped. Their texture is more like banana bread. I saw this recipe floating around the internet and tried them, but I was missing the cookie crunch. So I added walnuts and just a few mini chocolate chips. These are a great healthy snack or breakfast option because there is no flour or white sugar (except what is in the chips). These keep about two, maybe three days as they are very moist...

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Perfect Buttermilk Pancakes

Just hearing the word pancakes makes me want pancakes. I never not want pancakes. But they have to be big, fluffy pancakes with a dot of salted butter in between each and a good amount of warm syrup poured over them. For this recipe, I use 2% milk (Lactaid for me) to make the buttermilk, but you can use whatever you like. I add oatmeal to the whole batter and then split it and add blueberries to one bowl and chocolate chips to the other.

2 cups milk
4 T...

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Aunt Chrissy’s Eggplant Meatloaf

Fear not – for those that don’t like the taste of eggplant, you will never even know it’s in here! My sister has been making this recipe for years and it’s super-moist and tasty. It has the added health benefits of eggplant and if you keep the skin on, you retain even more nutrients. I waited for my husband to tell me he loved it before I told him it had eggplant in it. : )

1/2 lb lean ground beef
1/2 lb ground veal**
1/2 lb ground pork
1 eggplant (pee...

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