Vanilla Dutch Baby (Pancake)

I love the range of innovative breakfasts that you can have with a simple dutch pancake recipe… Savoury, sweet, plain, fruity, chocolatey, nutty, etc… These pancakes can be a breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner recipe, too. Today we are eating them with fresh raspberries, banana slices and whipped cream… Maybe these pancakes will “be the…

Favorite Southern Banana Pudding

Time: 30 minutes plus 6 hours to set Lately, the news has been filled with events that show the importance of supporting each other, despite our differences. One great way to break down walls, is to get to know each other and in most cultures, food is a great way to meet your neighbors and…

Banana Chocolate Chip Bars

Time: 30 minutes My future lays beyond the yellow brick road… or beyond the banana chocolate chip bars… sigh. These bars are a great way to use up bananas that are ripe. They are a nice thin bar, so you can eat a few. They are a bit sweet, so I recommend a strong cup…

Banana Cream Pie

Time: 30 minutes plus good 6 hours to set “I’ve looked at the clouds that way” – don’t let the clouds get in your way… This is a day to blow the clouds away and the best way to do this is to make banana cream pie, invite family and friends over and have some…

Banana Double Chocolate Muffins

Time: 30 minutes (prep – 10 minutes night before; 20 minutes baking) Makes 12 muffins Music Selection: Michael Buble – Spiderman Chocolate and Michael Buble’ for breakfast… definitely food and music for the soul!! In our house, for whatever reason, we seem to wind up with a lot of ripe bananas… this is one of those…

Banana & Berry Crepes

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Carly Simon “Coming Around Again & Itsy Bitsy Spider” One of our favorite fast and breakfasts to use up bananas is crepes! While we also love these for dessert, I like to get some fruit, eggs, milk and grains/flour in my family before they head off for their days. Carly…