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Cranberry, Orange, Almond and Banana Breakfast Muffins

Cranberry, Orange, Almond and Banana Breakfast Muffins Ronit PensoFresh cranberries can be now found in the market, and I’ve been playing with ideas for using them other than in the traditional cranberry sauce. In the muffins here, the cranberries are pureed whole, along with other good ingredients like almonds, orange and bananas.

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Almond, Coffee, Banana and Dates Breakfast Bread

Banana, Almond, Coffee and Date Breakfast Bread Ronit PensoThis fragrant, not overly sweet bread, is a great way to start your day. It contains a fairly small amount of oil, fresh and dried fruits, fiber from unblanched almonds and whole wheat flour, and to top it all, even the coffee and milk are already in! Continue reading “Almond, Coffee, Banana and Dates Breakfast Bread”

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Chocolate Banana Cake

Banana Chocolate cake Ronit PensoWhen I was about to prepare a chocolate cake, I realized I didn’t have the amount of butter the recipe required. Noticing I have three ripe bananas in the kitchen, I thought the bananas could act as a butter substitute, while also add their unique flavor to the cake. The “trick” worked beautifully, and the result was the following decadently rich and moist cake. Adding a luscious chocolate glaze on top, made it even richer and tastier.  Try it and enjoy.

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Sweet Potato Banana Breakfast Bread

Sweet Potato Banana Bread Ronit Pensofast Bread Ronit Penso“Nutritious” doesn’t necessarily mean “not tasty” – and this breakfast bread is all the proof needed. Continue reading “Sweet Potato Banana Breakfast Bread”

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Banana-Carrot-Apple muffins

Banana-Carrot-Apple muffins Ronit Penso

Writing recipes for a health/diet oriented magazine, requires experimenting with transforming “regular” recipes to ones that will be friendlier to the readers’ requests. It’s not so easy, especially when it comes to cakes and desserts. The results are not always edible, to put it mildly, and it requires quite a few trials in order to come up with a texture that’s moist and flavorful, yet not rubbery or heavy due to using whole wheat flour and less fat and sugar. Continue reading “Banana-Carrot-Apple muffins”