{Nourish} Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

Whole Wheat and Oat, Banana Chocolate Chip Breakfast Bread

When you buy bananas in anticipation of them browning, you know you’ve found a recipe you love. This Banana Chocolate Chip Bread rivals those you loved as a child. Moist, and rich without being overly sweet, I love that the speckles of dark chocolate chips are just enough to make this quick bread feel like a special treat. While the recipe incorporates some whole wheat flour, you can easily make it gluten free. Continue reading “{Nourish} Banana Chocolate Chip Bread”

{Nourish} No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars

Chewy and Crunchy, No Bake Coconut Peanut Butter Oat Bars with Almonds and Raisins

Store bought granola bars tend to be lacking. Lacking in flavor and nutrition that is. Fortunately, it’s extremely easy to make your own. So easy that there is no cooking involved. Simply mix the ingredients (there are only seven), press them into a pan, cut and enjoy. Plus, you can mix and match the the nuts and dried fruit to please your clan. Hearty, naturally sweet and super filling, you’re going to love these No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars that happen to be gluten-free, dairy free and vegetarian to boot.  Continue reading “{Nourish} No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars”

{Nourish} Salted Chocolate Avocado and Almond Butter Mousse

Salted Chocolate Avocado Mousse{Sponsored} Are you scrunching your nose at the idea of an avocado mousse? Well rest assured because this dessert is so good I swayed a classroom of doubting preschoolers with its chocolaty decadence. Desserts are not my thing. We know this. I would rather have potato chips. That was until this Chocolate Avocado Mousse came into my life. It’s a game-changer. I know it sounds weird but trust me, it is wildly delicious. It’s also ridiculously easy to make which, if you haven’t caught on, is must in my book. The foundation is nothing more than a few, whole food ingredients and it will be ready to eat in less than 5 minutes. Grab a spoon and line up by the blender — it may never make it to the bowl. Continue reading “{Nourish} Salted Chocolate Avocado and Almond Butter Mousse”

{Nourish} Maple Hazelnut Cornbread

Maple Hazelnut CornbreadA worthwhile accident turned comfort food…That’s how this cornbread recipe came to be. I was given a beautiful bag of local heirloom cornmeal a few months back and it has been taunting me ever since. For whatever reason, I haven’t been compelled to use it even though it glares at me each and every time I open that cabinet door. Then, on Thanksgiving morning (because I didn’t  have enough to cook), I literally woke up determined to add cornbread to our holiday spread and that is how this Maple Hazelnut Cornbread recipe came to be. Continue reading “{Nourish} Maple Hazelnut Cornbread”

{Nourish} Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

 Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cake @KatieCavutoRD{Sponsored} While I would love to tell you that Nutella is a nourishing food, I just can’t but, I can encourage you to savor each and every bite of this Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cake which is inspired by the Curate Indulgent Snack Bar. Hazelnuts and dark chocolate, need I say more. I am obsessed with this cake. With only a few ingredients and one bowl, this Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cake will be out of the pan and into your mouth in less than 45 minutes.  Oh, and by the way, it’s good. Like, really, really good. So good I may actually be enjoying baking!!?? Continue reading “{Nourish} Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cake”

{Nourish} Chocolate Chip Cashew Butter Oatmeal Muffins

Chocolate Chip Cashew Butter Oatmeal MuffinsIf you ask Hudson, he would tell you that we have been eating cupcakes for breakfast this week, and that is fine by me! Now three weeks into kindergarten, we (meaning me) might actually be getting used to this new schedule which has dramatically slashed our morning chill time. Less time calls for healthy breakfast options that are appealing and easy to eat on the fly. This baked oatmeal muffin is exactly that and even better, it is just as appealing to us parents as you only need one bowl and a few ingredients. You might even have enough left over to freeze. Continue reading “{Nourish} Chocolate Chip Cashew Butter Oatmeal Muffins”