Month: June 2015

How to extend the life of an avocado.

Did you know you can keep avocados all year round without spending exorbitant prices during the off season. It’s winter now, we’re stock piling for taco nights ahead. Instructions 1. Cut and peel avocado 2. In a bowl or food processor mash or puree the avocado (I recommend roughly mashing with a fork if you like a bit texture) . 3. Add half a tablespoon of lemon per avocado into the mix making sure it’s all blended well. 4. Scoop the mashed avocado into airtight containers or freezer bags, place them in the freezer for up to 4 months and thaw when ready to use. Advertisements

Thumbs up banana cake!

For Hal’e birthday I decided to bake him something a little healthier than the traditional banana cake. This recipe has much lower in sugar than a traditional banana cake.Also by choosing to using rice brand oil instead of butter makes it low in saturated fat too. Bananas are also a great energy booster and rich in potassium, vital for muscle developments and to great in helping regulate blood pressure. Perfect for a gym buff like Hal’e, G.T.L bro! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups gluten free flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 1/2 cups extra ripe banana mashed 1/2 cup oil * I used rice bran oil 2 large eggs *preferably free range 1. Preheat the oven to 338F (170C) 2. Sift flour,baking soda and sugar in a bowl 3. In another bowl add eggs, oil, bananas and vanilla mix until well blended 4. Add half the wet ingredients to the dry and whisk until well blended.Mix in the remainder and whisk with a electric beater for about a …