Archive | May, 2013

Salad: Broccoli and Cabbage Spring Salad

11 May

If you’re weird like me and always crave this dish when you’re in the deli section of Haagen or Fred Meyer…

 

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Ingredients:
1/2 head of green cabbage, chopped into thin strips
2 heads broccoli, cut into florets
3/4 small red onion, diced (this ingredient totally makes the dish, so feel free to add extra)
3 celery stalks, diced
Sunflower seeds
A few handfuls of Prunes, diced into raisin sized pieces

Dressing:
1 c light mayo
4 TB apple cider vinegar
TB honey

Recipe:
1. Prepare all vegetables.
2. Prepare dressing.
3. Mix thoroughly in a large bowl.
4. Add dressing little by little (I used about 3/4 of the amount I made.)
5. It’s that easy! Enjoy 🙂

Snack: Banana Chocolate Coconut Bread

1 May

Apparently my goal lately is to produce a delicious baked good every Wednesday on my day off work…I made this recipe up from scratch and it turned out surprisingly well! Super easy…just requires a long baking time.

Ingredients:
4 bananas, mashed
1tsp Nutmeg
2TB Cinnamon
1tsp Ground Cloves
Dash of Salt
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
3TB honey
2 eggs
1/4 c quality dark hot cocoa mix (optional, I wanted to use up my Harry & David mix)
1/2 c sweetened, shredded coconut
1/4 c brown sugar
Dash of vanilla
1 c gluten free all purpose baking flour

Recipe:
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2. Mix all ingredients thoroughly in order listed.
3. Pour into greased glass bread dish.
4. Bake for 1-1.5 hours until a toothpick comes out clean.
5. Enjoy by the slice and dress up with extra banana, coconut, and/or ice cream if you would like 🙂

 

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