Category Archives: Tropical fruit

banana, mango, coconut, etc

Banana Tea for Sleeplessness

By Cat, May 8, 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love bananas, and use them in my smoothie every morning. I’ve always wondered if there were something I could do with the peel besides adding it to my compost … Continue reading

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Spiced Banana Bread with Coconut Flour, Gluten-free

By Cat, March 29. 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love banana bread and don’t have a problem with gluten, but this recipe sounds so good with nutmeg and cardamom spices, I decided I would give it a try … Continue reading

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Keto Cacao/Chocolate Truffles

By Cat, Feb 2018 (photo, right, cropped from Kettle & Fire (2)) I’ve been following a ketogenic eating program for over 3 years and am always on the lookout for a healthful high-fat, low carb treat. More well-known as Keto … Continue reading

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Festive ‘Eggnog’ or Pumpkin Spice Smoothies/Shakes

By Cat, Dec 2017 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons; image below from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve adapted these morning smoothie-like drinks from ones by Dr. Alan Christianson, a naturopathic physician who did the online Adrenal Reset Summit. Much simpler than my … Continue reading

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Alternatives to my Morning Smoothie recipe

By Cat, Aug 3, 2017 For the last 15 years or so, I have made a fruity milk and yogurt smoothie for my breakfast meal. It started out as just a few ingredients (fresh fruit, raw milk, homemade yogurt and … Continue reading

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Moringa Latte

By Cat, July 9, 2017 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Never heard of Moringa? You’re not alone. Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing tree native to South Asia, but now grows throughout the tropics. Its leaves (or the powder made from them) … Continue reading

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Caribbean Chicken, with Orange & Rum Sauce

By Cat, February 25, 2017 (photos, right and below, from Wikimedia Commons (2)) I’ve not yet tested this chicken recipe, but the combination of flavors promises to be delicious. First you prepare, stuff and fry the cutlets, then bake them. … Continue reading

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Mini Quinoa-Carrot Cakes or Muffins

By Cat, September 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I have always loved carrot cake; it’s so moist and deliciously sweet, yet contains healthful ingredients like carrots, nuts and fruit. I usually make mine with whole grain flour but this … Continue reading

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Amaranth Porridge with Dates, Apricots & Pine Nuts

By Cat, March 16, 2016 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Breakfast & Brunch Menu; 2. Soaking, Sprouting & Working with Grains, Nuts, Legumes & Seeds; Amaranth seeds, like quinoa, are used a pseudo grain, and are gaining popularity as more … Continue reading

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Muesli Recipes

by Cat, Feb 2007; updated Aug 2007, Mar 2016 (photo, right, fromWikimedia Commons): see also: 1. Granola & Meusli (About & General Instructions); 2. Breakfast & Brunch Menu; 3; Soaking, Sprouting & Working with Grains, Nuts, Legumes & Seeds Menu; 4. Granola Recipes Includes: 1. Oat, … Continue reading

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