Posts tagged ‘bread’

October 17th, 2013

Toasted Coconut Chia Chai Banana Bread

by Chrissy

Coconut Chia Chai Banana Bread_LYK13

Sometimes you have some pretty gnarly ripe bananas, but just don’t feel like making plain old banana bread with them, it’s time to get crafty. I like to change up the banana bread flavor, quite often. Here’s proof:

Mango & Chocolate Chip

Healthy Cranberry Flaxseed

Almond Joy

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Bread 

Healthy Banana Carrot bread with Cranberries

And a personal favorite: Dark Chocolate Banana bread w/ Coconut

DIY Coffee Canister_LYK

Besides getting crafting with banana bread, I got a little crafty with … Read more...

July 26th, 2013

{Mango & Chocolate Chip} Banana Bread

by Chrissy

Mango Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips_LYK5

Mmmmm Mango.

Lately, I’ve been putting it in smoothies, Greek yogurt, and this chia seed pudding.

Mango Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips_LYK6

Here’s another great way to usefully employ a perfectly ripe mango: throw it in some chocolate chip banana bread. Oh yea, that’s what’s up.

This bread turned out super moist, so flavorful, and it was a crowd pleaser.

Mango Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips_LYK4

Truth be told, I was house-sitting in a huge house all by myself and needed something to do, since I couldn’t get to sleep. At … Read more...

May 20th, 2013

Kale Pesto Braided Bread

by Chrissy

This past weekend, we had a green-themed party in honor of our friend’s long-awaited green card. Hey, any excuse for a party, right?

When we gather for celebrations, we don’t mess around when it comes to the food spread. We know how to potluck. We go gourmet, homemade, unique, delicious, and…bacon. Often times we find a reason for bacon to be present and accounted for.

Kale Pesto Braided Bread_LYK5

This braided loaf of pesto love, has easily become my favorite gourmet type of bread. … Read more...

March 11th, 2013

Pepperoni Pizza Dip {with fresh basil}

by Chrissy



Pepperoni Pizza Dip_LYK2

As you may know, I have a big family consisting of 6 siblings and one awesome mom.

After church on Sunday, it was our weekly ritual to hit up Costco to stock up for the week (yes, the week; groceries never lasted long in our house). Naturally, we would fill up on samples, while my mom did all the shopping.

Pepperoni Pizza Dip_LYK4

Once we had exhausted our welcome at the various … Read more...

February 18th, 2013

Dark Chocolate Banana Bread {with Coconut}

by Chrissy

 Double Chocolate Banana Coconut Bread_LYK6

Let me break it down for you, real quick: banana + dark chocolate = ah-mazing.

But, banana + dark chocolate + coconut = heaven!

Double Chocolate Banana Coconut Bread_LYK5

Seriously, this banana bread is quite the treat.

Double Chocolate Banana Coconut Bread_LYK4

Have you ever had a frozen chocolate-covered banana?

I sure hope you said,  “duh”.

This totally reminds me of those treasures, except just imagine that it was dipped in a layer of coconut.

Double Chocolate Banana Coconut Bread_LYK1

Besides the shredded coconut, the coconut oil is a key player in this recipe. … Read more...