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Showing posts with label Breakfast Goodies. Show all posts

2015-02-12

Chocolate Banana Mug Cake

Number of Servings: 2




INGREDIENTS:

1 ripe banana

4tbsp penaut butter

1 large egg

2tsp light brown sugar

3tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder


1 In a bowl, mash banana. Then, add peanut butter and egg. Mix well.

2 Add sugar and cocoa powder, mix until smooth.

3 Divide the batter into two mugs. Cook separately in microwave for 1 minute.


Enjoy!

Chocolate Espresso Mug Cake

For One Serving






INGREDIENTS:

45g dark chocolate (50-70% cocoa)

3tbsp unsweetened almond milk

1tsp vegetable oil

2tbsp plain flour

¼tsp baking powder

¼tsp espresso powder


In a mug, melt chocolate with milk by microwave for 40 seconds. Stir until smooth.

Add all other ingredients and mix until well combined. Microwave until done.


***This one was cooked in 800W microwave in 1 minute.
***Use whichever milk of your choice.

2014-12-12

Double Chocolate Hot Chocolate

Yield: 1 serving




INGREDIENTS:

- 240ml coconut rice milk (=48kcal / no added sugar)
- 40g dark chocolate chips or chunks
- 1tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½tsp coffee granules
- ¼tsp ground cinnamon
- ½tsp vanilla extract
- handful of mini marshmallows


In a mug melt chocolate in one-third of the milk by microwave. Stir until smooth.

Add in the remaining milk and all other ingredients. Stir until smooth. Heat in microwave until hot.

Stir well again before serving. Enjoy!!

2014-11-12

Applesauce Banana Bread

Yield: 1 loaf


INGREDIENTS:

- 256g plain flour

- 1tsp baking soda

- ¼tsp salt

- 125ml sweetened applesauce

- 2 eggs

- 330g peeled ripe bananas (~2-4 bananas), mashed



1. Combine all dry ingredients in a big bowl and mix the wet in another. 

2. Pour the wet into the dry. Mix until well blended.

3. Pour batter into silicon or greased loaf pan. Bake in preheated oven set at 175c for 55-65 minutes until a toothpick inserted into center of the bread comes out clean. Let bread cool before serving/storage.


***If I could find unsweetened applesauce, I would have added 2tbsp of honey.

2014-09-12

Applesauce Oatmeal Blueberry Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins


INGREDIENTS:
- 200g plain flour
- 125g rolled oats
- 80g granulated sugar
- 2tsp baking powder
- 1/2tsp baking soda
- 1/4tsp salt
- 250g fresh blueberries
- 1 egg
- 125ml sweetened applesauce
- 240ml unsweetened soy milk
- 1tsp vanilla extract


In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients and blueberries, and then make a well in the center of the bowl. In another bowl, mix egg, apple sauce, soy milk, and vanilla extract. Pour the liquid mixture into the well of the large bowl containing dry ingredients and mix until just blended. 

Spoon the mixture into silicon or greased muffin cups. Bake in preheated oven set at 190C for 20 minutes, until the muffins are light and golden brown.

Banana Blueberry Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins


INGREDIENTS
- 340g peeled ripe banana (~2-4 bananas), mashed
- 1tsp baking soda
- 170g fat free plain greek yoghurt
- 2 egg whites
- 60g granulated sugar
- 1tsp vanilla extract
- 195g plain flour
- 1tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 250g fresh blueberries


1. Preheat oven to 180C. Grease 12 muffin cups.

2. In a medium bowl, mix mashed banana, baking soda, and yoghurt.

3. In another medium bowl, mix egg whites, sugar, and vanilla extract.

4. Combine 2&3.

5. In a large bowl, mix all remaining dry ingredients with the mixture in no.4.

6. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, until done.

Creamy Mango Strawberry Smoothie

To make 2 servings of the delicious Creamy Mango Strawberry Smoothie…



INGREDIENTS:

- 255g mango meat

- 400g strawberries

- 2tbsp desiccated coconut

- 4tbsp rolled oats

- coconut rice milk (blend of coconut and taste of rice; 40kcal per 200ml; no added sugar)


Blend all ingredients using a blender until smooth.

2014-08-12

Berry Smoothie

To make 2 servings of the Black and Blue Berries Smoothie …





INGREDIENTS:

- 150g blackberries

- 200g blueberries

- 2tbsp desiccated coconut

- 1tbsp chopped almond

- 120g fat-free lemon flavor greek yoghurt

- 400ml berries juice not from concentrate


Blend all ingredients using a blender until smooth.

Banana Strawberry Smoothie

Number of Servings: 2


INGREDIENTS:

- 400g strawberries

- 1 banana

- 165g fat-free strawberry yoghurt

- 160ml water


Blend all ingredients using a blender until smooth.

2014-07-12

Orange Chocolate Chips Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins


INGREDIENTS

- 195g plain flour
- 1tsp baking powder
- ¼tsp salt
- 60g granulated sugar
- 100g plain chocolate chips
- grated zest of 2 large oranges
- freshly squeezed juice of 1 large orange
- 1tsp vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- 170g fat free plain greek yoghurt


Grease a 12-cup muffin pan. Preheat oven to 180C.

Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl, and then make a well in the center of the bowl.

Mix orange zest, orange juice, vanilla extract, eggs, and yoghurt in another bowl, until well combined.

Pour the liquid mixture into the well in the bowl containing dry ingredients and mix until just combined.

Bake for 25 minutes.

Strawberry Smoothie

To make 2 servings of the Berries Strawberries Smoothie …





INGREDIENTS:


- 600g fresh strawberries

- 100g strawberry flavor fat-free greek yoghurt

- 160ml berries juice not from concentrate




Blend all ingredients using a blender until smooth.

2014-06-12

Creamy Mango Smoothie

To make 2 servings of the delicious Creamy Mango Smoothie…







INGREDIENTS:

- 510g mango meat

- 170g fat free plain Greek yoghurt

- 360ml water



Blend all ingredients using a blender until smooth.




ANOTHER FORMULA with a taste of refreshing coconut:

255g mango meat

1 banana

2tbsp desiccated coconut

coconut rice milk (blend of coconut and taste of rice; 40kcal per 200ml; no added sugar)

Apple Banana Smoothie

To make 2 servings of the delicious Apple Banana Smoothie…







INGREDIENTS:

500ml unsweetened soy milk
1 banana
2 apples
2tsp ground almonds
2tbsp desiccated coconut
¼tsp ground cinnamon


Put all ingredients in a blender and blend for 15-20 seconds, or until mixture is smooth.

Drink within 15 minutes after blending.

***For a full breakfast, add also 4tbsp of rolled oats.



Raspberries Chocolate Bread Pudding

Number of Servings: 6


INGREDIENTS
- 250g brioche cut into cubes
- 150g fresh raspberries
- 500ml unsweetened soy milk
- 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 60g light brown sugar
- 1tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2tsp ground cinnamon
- 4 eggs


1. Place brioche cubes evenly onto a 23cm round casserole dish. Arrange raspberries on the top.

2. Whisk together all other ingredients to form a smooth custard.

3. Pour custard over brioche cubes and raspberries. Make sure everything is fully covered in custard.

4. Let it sit for 1 hour.

5. Bake in preheated oven at 180C for 1 hour.

6. Serve warm, at room temperature, or chilled.

2014-05-12

Banana Oatmeal Muffins

Number of Servings: 12



INGREDIENTS

- 3 bananas, mashed
- 2 eggs at room temperature
- 225ml skimmed milk
- 1tsp vanilla extract
- 300g porridge rolled oats
- 1tbsp baking powder
- 45g light brown sugar, sifted
- 1tsp ground cinnamon
- 150g dried raisins


1. Preheat oven to 190C. Grease muffin pan.

2. Mix all wet ingredients in one bowl, and all the dry in another.

3. Pour the wet into the dry. Mix until just combined.

4. Bake for 20 minutes.

5. Leave muffins in muffin pan for 10 minutes. Then, transfer them onto a wire rack to cool completely.

2014-03-12

Lemon Cake

Yield: One 23cm Round Cake





INGREDIENTS:

- 4 eggs at room temperature
- 120g granulated sugar
- 1tsp vanilla extract
- zest of 1 lemon
- 50ml lemon juice
- 200g all-purpose flour
- 1tsp baking powder



1. Using an electric mixer beat eggs with sugar on high speed until pale and thick.

2. Add in vanilla extract, lemon zest and juice. Continue to beat the mixture until everything is well combined.

3. In 4 batches, sift over and then patiently fold in flour mixed with baking powder using a spatula.

4. Pour batter into a round cake pan with a parchment paper lined on the bottom only. 

5. Bake in preheated oven set at 180c for 25 minutes.

6. Remove the cake from oven and let it cool completely before serving and storage.

2014-02-10

Simple Chocolate Cake

Yield: 1 Loaf Cake


INGREDIENTS
165g plain flour
100g light brown sugar
50g cocoa powder, sifted
1tsp baking soda
1tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
1 egg yolk and 2 egg whites
160ml unsweetened soya milk
180ml water or coffee
60ml vegetable oil
1tsp vanilla extract


1. Grease and flour a loaf pan. Preheat oven to 180C.

2. Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Mix all wet in another.

3. Pour the wet into the dry and mix well.

4. Transfer the batter into the loaf pan. Bake in preheated oven at 180C for 50-60 minutes.

5. Let it cool on a wire rack before serving.

2014-01-12

Basic Pancakes

Number of Servings: 2



INGREDIENTS

130g plain flour
30g sugar
1 ½ tsp baking powder
¼ salt

(all at room temperature)
1 egg
240ml unsweetened soya milk


Mix the dry ingredients in one bowl, and the wet in another. Pour the wet into the dry and mix well. Cook  on a greased pan over medium to medium high heat for 2-3 minutes for each pancake.

Chocolate Banana Bread Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins or 1 loaf






INGREDIENTS

454g peeled ripe banana (~3 large bananas), mashed
1/4 tsp baking soda
120ml unsweetened soya milk
80g light brown sugar
2 eggs
1tsp vanilla extract
150g plain flour
80g rolled oats
3/4tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
30g unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
30g chopped almonds
50g chopped walnuts



1. Grease and flour a loaf pan or 12-cup muffin pan.  Preheat oven to 180C.

2. In a medium bowl, mix mashed banana, baking soda, and soya milk.

3. In another medium bowl, mix sugar, eggs and vanilla extract.

4. Combine 2&3.

5. In a large bowl, mix all remaining dry ingredients with the mixture in no.4.

6. Bake in the preheated oven for 60 minutes (if using loaf pan), or 25 minutes (if using muffin pan), until done.

2013-12-12

Greek Yoghurt Banana Bread

Yield: 1 loaf


INGREDIENTS
340g peeled ripe banana (~2 large bananas), mashed
1tsp baking soda
170g fat free plain greek yoghurt
2 egg whites
65g light brown sugar
1tsp vanilla extract
195g plain flour
1tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1. Grease and flour a loaf pan.  Preheat oven to 180C.

2. In a medium bowl, mix mashed banana, baking soda, and yoghurt.

3. In another medium bowl, mix egg whites, sugar, and vanilla extract.

4. Combine 2&3.

5. In a large bowl, mix all remaining dry ingredients with the mixture in no.4.

6. Bake in the preheated oven for 50-60 minutes, until done.