Banana Caramel Mille Feuille

Serves 8 Ingredients For the spiced phyllo ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground cardamom ¼ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar, plus more for dusting 6 sheets phyllo dough, thawed if frozen For the filling 1 cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 large […]

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Banana Ginger Rice or Oat Cereal

For babies 6-9 months INGREDIENTS 1 cup of organic rolled oats or organic brown rice 1 teaspoon ginger water (½ teaspoon fresh ginger infused with 1 cup water) Banana 1 cup filtered water DIRECTIONS In a blender, blend 1 cup of rolled oats or brown rice until a powder is formed. With a flour softer, […]

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Doce de Banana in Syrup

Imagine yourself on the Bahían coast surrounded by the balmy breezes of the Mata Atlântica.

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Ger-Nis Muesli with Honey, Banana Chips, Pepitas & Coconut

Makes approximately 4 cups Ingredients 2 cups old fashioned oats ½ cup bran flakes ½ cup corn flakes ½ cup flax seeds 1 cup pepitas ½ cup unsweetened coconut ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup honey 1 cup honey banana chips Directions Preheat oven to 275°F. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, bran and corn […]

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Honey Banana Cups

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 3 semi-ripe bananas, sliced thin 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey Directions Preheat oven to 225°F. Mix lemon juice and honey in a small bowl using a whisk. Brush liquid mixture over bananas evenly, and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place in oven for 2 ½ to […]

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Leaf-Wrapped Rice and Banana Bundles

Khao Tom Mat (Thailand) Serves 4 to 8 (makes 8 dumplings) INGREDIENTS For the Rice Mixture ¼ cup dried black turtle beans, soaked in plenty of water for 6 to 8 hours or ½ cup canned, drained and rinsed 3 pandan leaves, each folded in half and tied into a knot for easier handling, or […]

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Mango Banana Spring Rolls with Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Makes 6 rolls Ingredients 1 cup sweet red bean paste (recipe follows) 6 small rice paper wrappers 1 semi ripe mango sliced long and thin 2 bananas, halved and sliced into 3 inch long strips about ½ and inch thick Fresh Star Anise Strawberry Sauce (recipe follows) Directions In a large bowl of warm water, […]

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