Banana Bread

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What Nutrients can you get from Ripe Banana?

A ripe banana contains a high concentration of dietary fiber, vitamin C, potassium, vitamin B-6 and antioxidant compounds. It can also decrease a risk number of medical problems because of the nutrients that we get from it.

Avoid eating bananas if you are allergic to latex. Bananas contain some of the same proteins as latex and may provoke a severe reaction. Get immediate medical help if you develop hives, facial swelling or difficulty swallowing after eating bananas.

Always Remember

A good balance between exercise and food intake is important to maintain a healthy body weight. Start by having a Oz Slimming Tea before eating this meal today!


Ingredients

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 5 tbsp honey
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 mashed bananas
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups almond flour or finely grounded almonds

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 170
  2. Cream the egg yolks and honey in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the oil, vanilla, mashed banana, cinnamon, baking soda and almond flour and combine well.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  5. Fold egg whites into the banana mixture to pull it away from the sides before gradually folding the rest of the egg whites into the mixture.
  6. Line a loaf tin with coconut or almond oil and pour the banana mixture into this.
  7. Place in the oven for 40-45 mins

No Sugar Oat Drops

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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups regular rolled oats (use whatever type of oats you like)
1 cup coconut flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/4 cup of almond meal (or nutmeal of your choice)
( If you want to make it nut free you could use a flour, just adjust the wet ingredients to get the right consistency)
1/2 cup mixed nuts, finely chopped
1 cup dried fruit (of your choice or chocolate chips or berries)

3 ripe bananas, mashed ( or substitute applesauce, or 2 eggs)
1/4 cup canola oil (or oil of your choice)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Preheat oven to 175C. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, combine rolled oats, almond meal, mixed nuts and coconut flakes. Stir in allspice and cinnamon. Add dried fruit and stir until well and evenly mixed. Make sure the dried fruit do not stick together in big batches.
In another bowl, combine canola oil, mashed banana and vanilla extract. Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients and stir until well combined.

Take a large cookie cutter and press spoonfuls of the batter into it. Remove cookie cutter. Or simply form balls with your hands and flatten slightly. Bake for about 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown.

*These are not gluten free, due to the use of oats. Please adapt to your personal preferences.

Better Slow Cooker Robust Chicken

Better Slow Cooker Robust Chicken

Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1 inch strips 2 tablespoons bacon bits 1/4 cup chopped green olives 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained 1 (4.5 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained 1 (1.25 ounce) envelope dry chicken gravy mix 1/2 cup red wine 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

How To Prepare:

In a slow cooker, combine the chicken, bacon bits, olives, tomatoes, mushrooms, gravy mix, wine, mustard, and vinegar. Mix together. Cover slow cooker, and cook on Low setting for 6 to 8 hours.