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Gluten-Free Banana & Walnut Bread

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Oxygen Magazine recently posted this recipe for Gluten-free banana and walnut bread. They said that “walnuts provide healthy fats that improve fat metabolism.”  Add this with the coconut oil and you are eating a ton of healthy fats!  Oxygen also said, “Bananas contain resistant starch, which studies suggest nudges your body to use up fat for energy instead of carbs.”   Gluten-Free Banana & Walnut Bread Makes 16 servings   2 large eggs 3 medium bananas Dry ingredients 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1/2 cup rice flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie […]

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Celebrate Banana Split Day!

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It’s Banana Split Day! I didn’t make that up, it is a real holiday. Since I know I can get the perfect mini snack size banana split at Sonic Drive In for just a buck, I don’t see the point of making them at home. However, this Banana Split Pie is a really good twist on a classic and uses a blend of yogurt and cool whip instead of ice cream, which makes it less heavy than a bowl of ice cream. I add extra pineapple because I am a pineapple freak, but you can do nuts, strawberries, or more […]

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Muffin Top Monday: Banana Blueberry Muffins

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I’m not a big fan of going to the gym and running an hour on the treadmill. But I do love finding new and creative ways to make workouts fun.  I would much rather go rollerblading, run on the beach, or play Wii!  Wii is definitely one of my favorite workouts and if you own a Wii you know why.  Not only does it get you up and moving while playing a video game, but I am always sore the next day too!  My favorite games to play are The Biggest Loser, Wii Fit, Active 2, and Just Dance.  I […]

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