Guilt-free Banana Bread

GUILT-FREE BANANA BREAD | Relish guiltlessly in this moist loaf made without butter I totally have a soft spot for moist, delicious banana bread. However, I noticed my waistline thinks otherwise so I’ve been meticulous with this treat (read: trying to not make it a daily routine everytime I walk past the coffee shop on…

Banana Coconut Financiers with Crushed Walnuts

BANANA-RAMA | Banana, desiccated coconut, and crushed walnuts unite to create a moist and wholesome financier.  I have truly jumped onto the financier bandwagon. This time, seeing I had two overly ripe bananas sitting inside my fruit bowl, rather than let them expire and go to waste, I decided to put them to good use by…

Irresistible Blackberry Pistachio Financiers

PISTACHIO-LICIOUS | A combination of pistachio, blackberries, and a dash of banana gives these financiers a touch of the extraordinary.  Since having left Paris not too long ago, I’m still going through a financier-crazed phase. This time I wanted to go real lush and experimented with blackberries, pistachios, and a smudge of banana. Once again, the key…

Nigella’s Banana Chocolate Muffins

Found some overly ripe bananas lying around so decided to seize the opportunity and do something about it. Inspired by Nigella’s banana chocolate muffin recipe, I decided to put to good use my Ghiradelli unsweetened cocoa I purchased from Ghiradelli Square last year in San Francisco and whip out my pretty blue and white striped…

Lavender Infused Greek Yoghurt Banana Bread

Banana bread has always been a favourite treat of mine. To lower the overall fat content, I lessened the amount of butter and substituted greek yoghurt instead. Given the natural sweetness of ripe bananas, I also reduced the amount of sugar required. I also added a slight twist by infusing some lavender into the batter….

Wholewheat Banana Pancakes

So I woke up this morning thinking I’ll be embarking on a challenging hike today with some friends. On the presumption that I’ll be conquering the deadly Twin Peaks (name of trail) and burning a bucketload of calories, I thought I could justify devouring something scrumptious for breakfast without the associated guilt trip. Seeing I…