• Sweet Plantain, Apple, Sausage Hash
    Food,  Recipes

    Sweet Plantain Hash

        I woke up this morning thinking I’d have a simple toast for breakfast. As I was grabbing the bread, I noticed a lone sweet plantain sticking out of my fruit basket. In 2 seconds flat, I grabbed a gala apple right beside it and a piece of chicken sausage from the fridge. I quickly shifted gears and off I went to make a sweet plantain, apple, and chicken sausage hash for breakfast.   Plantain – quite different from a banana While they look like bananas, plantains are actually quite different.  While you would normally just eat a banana as is, plantains usually require cooking before they can be eaten. …

  • 5 ingredient banana bread
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    Easy and Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

        This banana bread recipe has bananas! B-A-N-A-N-A-S, and only 5 ingredients total.  The motto in our household growing up is, “a banana a day keeps the doctor away”.  I would eat it plain, in cereal, dried, as chips, with oatmeal, turned into fritters, or rolled into a spring wrapper, dusted with brown sugar, then pan-fried (called Turon).  My mom was not much of a baker, and I remembered one of the things that we always loved buying from the grocery store was banana bread.   A “baker” is born Fast forward 32 years, not much has really changed and my love for banana bread is still strong.  Like my…