Tag Archives: Banana

Eat, Fast And Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Day Meal Idea Under 200 Calories. Banana Pancake Stack With Summer Stone Fruit.

This morning I was greeted by a whole hand of bananas fully ripened by the summer heat. Sadly those stalwart and reliable bananas can’t compete with the glorious tumble of juicy stone fruit also sharing the fruit bowl on my kitchen … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. Fast, Healthy and Wholesome. Raspberry and Banana Smoothies.

Last week I embarked on just one full fast day instead of my usual two. Railroaded by an attempt to bake my husband’s rather decadent chocolate birthday torte on fast day number two. My usual fast day eating plan was … Continue reading

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Sunday Brunch. Sticky Date and Banana Loaf.

Another wet and miserable Sunday. After having spent the best part of Saturday outdoors watching rugby, I drew the short straw and spent a full day from 8am to 6pm warming my usual seat at the aquatic centre watching my … Continue reading

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Summer in the City. Breakfast Smoothies with Fresh Fruit and Greek Yoghurt.

Its December First.  Hello Summer.  Another hot, humid, sticky day. We woke to a summer rain storm. Today’s headline in the Sydney Morning Herald reads “Summer in the City…and its Hot, Hot, Hot”.  Somehow I don’t think its going to … Continue reading

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Hermann Loves Coconut. Mango and Banana Muffins. Raspberry and Apple Cake.

It has been a very warm week and Hermann has been so very active breaking free from his bowl on the kitchen bench every other day. I’d almost started to think of him as a recalcitrant child. On Sunday I … Continue reading

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Emptying the Fruit Bowl. Banana Bread with Choc Chunks and a Pecan Streusel Topping

What to do with bananas fast approaching their use by date? I glanced at the fruit bowl this morning and the bananas were looking decidedly ripe. There were no takers for smoothies, and we had a freezer stocked with  banana … Continue reading

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Hola! Mad About Paletas

I have an obsession with all things ice cream – gelato, sorbet, tartuffo, glace, granita, cassata, semifreddo, sherbet, tortoni , frozen yoghurt, parfait, sundae – you name it, if its frozen and sweet I’ve tried it. So how is it … Continue reading

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Roasted Banana Paletas with Grated Chocolate

Roasted Banana Paleta with Grated Chocolate Original recipe courtesy of Paletas by Fany Gerson. Adapted by The Paddington Foodie Makes 8-10 Ingredients 3 ripe bananas 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 cup milk 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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