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Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Banana Coconut Bread

Okay, okay. I know, I have been MIA these past few days but this week has just been one of those weeks where I have had no desire to cook or bake. Last night my husband was searching the house for baked goods so I told him I would make something today. So right now as we speak I have a banana coconut bread in the oven. 

1/2 cup oil
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
3 mashed ripe bananas
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup shredded coconut

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees

Friday, 9 November 2012

Steak Salad Bowl

This dish I came up with about a year ago and it has been a favourite ever since.  I think I could eat it once a week and never get sick of it! You can do so many different varieties of vegetables and change it up constantly. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Ingredients: (for 2 bowls)
Cut of your favourite grilling steak
1 cup of quinoa or couscous (measured before cooking)
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 Tbsp juice from a lemon, separated 
1/4 cup cilantro, plus more
1 garlic, minced
mixed greens
veggies (Avocados, Peppers, Beets, Red onion, Tomato's...)
cooked Parmesan or feta cheese

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Nutty Coleslaw with Grapes

So I have been hooked on this coleslaw now for a couple weeks. I just can not get enough of it! I actually think this salad would go really great with a Christmas Dinner or Thanksgiving dinner. It is very easy to make and tastes delicious.

Sliced Cabbage (as much as you want, depends on how many you are serving)
     *green and purple
Grated carrot 
1 chopped green onion
1/4 cup craisins
1/4 cup variety of seeds (I like to use pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds and sunflower seeds)
1/4 cup sliced grapes
few slices of chopped bacon
Poppy Seed Dressing (either a premade bottle of homemade dressing)

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