Deconstructed African Grapefruit

Similar to a minneola orange, the pith is thick, not bitter, and spongy textured. The fruit is sweet and luscious. Except for the nubs at both ends, it’s totally edible and enjoyable. Think of all the antioxidants, minerals and vitamins that benefit your entire body with this one total fruit. Serve as an alternate platterContinue reading “Deconstructed African Grapefruit”

Thousand Island Fruit Salad

Thousand Island Fruit Salad – reduced fat People use dressings, sauces and condiments on just about everything they eat. So that’s an area we can work on in lowering the fat and caloric content of what we put on our food. Nobody would suspect that there is a fat-reduced creamy sauce enveloping the fresh fruitsContinue reading “Thousand Island Fruit Salad”

Banana Bread Cake

BANANA BREAD CAKE We like cake every now and then, so why not have it and cut the fat and frosting, using jams and jellies? Instead of frosting the whole bread cake, we just tab a bit of topping onto each bite, or not. Lucky Leaf Lemon Topping is my favorite! Plus we add someContinue reading “Banana Bread Cake”

FLAX MILK BANANA SHAKE

Hey, just because New Year’s Eve is over doesn’t mean the fancy part must end with it. How about making the entire year of 2020 Extra Fancy in everything we do – from the simple to the complex it’s done with high class and sparkle! For your morning start begin with a sparkle shake!

Oh, About Those Bananas

Well, I ate the bananas as I said I would. It started out 2-3 a day, but became cumbersome, so I tapered to 1-2 a day and stayed there. Even making shakes became cumbersome. After about 9 days I lost 7 pounds and stayed there. Of course I didn’t diet in any other way, exceptContinue reading “Oh, About Those Bananas”

MATCHA BANANA SHAKE

I’m adding a few more ingredients to this banana shake today. Ingredients include: banana fresh squeezed orange juice SILK 3 G PROTEIN MILK carrot juice (I used Bolthouse Farms) cinnamon GREEN MATCHA TEA Use amounts as you like. With the cinnamon and Matcha Tea, I used 1 teaspoon of each. Blend till creamy for aContinue reading “MATCHA BANANA SHAKE”

BANANA CARROT SHAKE

While most people make smoothies, that is they add ice to the blender ingredients, that’s usually too cold for me, so I use mostly cold ingredients and make a shake instead. Eating 2-3 bananas a day on the BANANA DIET gets cumbersome, so I variate by putting them in a shake now and then. IngredientsContinue reading “BANANA CARROT SHAKE”

FAT-FREE HAWAIIAN FRUIT DRESSING using Bragg Bottled Dressing

FAT-FREE HAWAIIAN FRUIT DRESSING using Bragg Bottled Dressing Easy, fresh, velvety smooth. Perfect dress for fresh fruit! Top with smoky brown sugar walnut crumbles takes the party to the roof top. A fresh spinach bed teams up well with the crumbles extending texture contrasts without cluttering it! Makes 2-1/4 cups dressing

AFC BANANA DIET – I’m going to eat like a monkey and see where it takes me

Although for the past several months I focused a lot on eating healthy and not necessarily dieting, I’m now ready to get more serious in the weight reduction category. Just as always I’m back up to 162 pounds with a height of five feet eight inches from my 148 pounds on 31 December 2018. IContinue reading “AFC BANANA DIET – I’m going to eat like a monkey and see where it takes me”

CRAZY ABOUT BANANAS

By Jessie Szalay, Live Science Contributor | October 25, 2017 09:33pm ET Bananas are one of the world’s most appealing fruits. Global banana exports reached about 18 million tons in 2015, according to the United Nations. About half of them went to the United States and the European market. In the United States, each person eats 11.4 lbs.Continue reading “CRAZY ABOUT BANANAS”

6 Good Reasons to Eat a Banana Today

What goodness is in a banana? Other than being rich in vitamin B6, bananas are a good source of vitamin C, dietary fibre and manganese. W​hat do these mean for your health? The Dietetics Department at Tiong Bahru Community Health Centre explains.​ ​ BANANAS are not only rich in vitamins and fibre, but are alsoContinue reading “6 Good Reasons to Eat a Banana Today”