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Chocolate Banana Bread

Nicole’s Chocolate Banana Bread Tutorial Ingredients: 3 ripe bananas, mashed 2 T. Blue Agave Nectar 2 T. Pure Vanilla Extract Several shakes of cinnamon and nutmeg 3 eggs 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 small packet of chocolate pudding mix 2 cups water 2 cups brown sugar 3 cups flour 1 t. baking soda 1. Mix […]


Trader Joe’s Bread Pudding

Trader Joe’s Bread Pudding 1 loaf sliced White Bread1 c TJ’s semi-sweet chocolate chips1 c Coarsely chopped dried apricots (optional)—OR coarsely chopped Uncrystallized Ginger OR dried cranberries OR cherries OR. . .1 pint TJ’s heavy cream½ c milk½ c sugar3 whole eggs plus 1 yolk1 tsp vanilla Preheat oven to 350º. Lightly butter an 8” […]


Nicole’s White Bean Chicken Chili

This week I had a few friends over for dinner when my husband was in town. I decided to make one of my favorite comfort foods…homemade soup in bread bowls. This is one of my “throw together” soup recipes, which always ends up better than if I follow a recipe exactly as written. Here’s my […]

This bread is bananas…B-A-N-A-N-A-S!

Tonight I made my favorite banana bread. The center gets nice and gooey from the vanilla pudding. I had to lick off my fingers to post this 😀 Vanilla Pudding Banana Bread 2/3 C. Oil4 Large Eggs3 Ripe Bananas, mashed1 t. vanilla extract2 C. Flour2 C. Sugar1 small box instant vanilla pudding1 t. salt1 t. […]